Posts Tagged ‘protests’

Uncertainty In Puerto Rico After Protests Against Corrupt Governor

Uncertainty In Puerto Rico After Protests Against Corrupt Governor Above Photo: From Resumen-english.org Unrest prevails in Puerto Rico following long days of protests against Governor Ricardo Rosello, whose resignation is being demanded by the population. A third day of mass demonstrations intensified calling for his immediate resignation and extended into Tuesday morning, this time marked […]

No Arrests And No Construction Convoy After A Day Of Protests

UPDATED: Some Native Hawaiians think construction of a new telescope will desecrate a sacred site that already holds 13 other telescopes. MAUNA KEA, Hawaii Island — As the sun rose Monday over Hawaii’s tallest mountain, a mass protest was well underway on the road that leads up to the Thirty Meter Telescope construction site. By mid-afternoon, […]

There’s Something Wrong With The Hong Kong Protests

Derrick Broze breaks down the recent protests in Hong Kong and asks whether or not there is more to the story. Sources: Pro-Beijing Media Accuses Hong Kong Student Leader of U.S. Government Ties Joshua Wong on Hong Kong human rights, those CIA rumours, and his Sundance winner Teenager vs Superpower Hong Kong, NGOs, and Extradition […]

Hong Kong Protests: Hunt on the “wrong side” of the issue

Hong Kong Protests: Hunt on the “wrong side” of the issue The war of words between China and Britain over Hong Kong has escalated as Beijing’s ambassador to the United Kingdom urged Britain to stay out of Chinese affairs. But apparently the UK, and above all Jeremy Hunt, doesn’t seem willing to allow the […]

Portland Police Chief Calls for Anti-Mask Laws to Curb Violence at Protests

Portland police Chief Danielle Outlaw is calling for a series of new laws to curb the type of violence seen during last week’s protests between Antifa and right-wing groups. “We cannot allow people to continue to use the guise of free speech to commit a crime,’’ Outlaw said in a Wednesday news conference. Several people […]

Violent protests erupt in Israel after police murder Ethiopian-Jewish teen

   Some 47 police officers were injured and 60 people arrested after a spate of protests across Israel over the shooting dead of 18-year-old Ethiopian-descendant Solomon Teka. Protesters erected burning barricades and clashed with police in the northern city of Haifa on Monday and Tuesday following Teka’s death in Kiryat Haim late on Sunday. Crowds […]

Beijing slams Britain & US over ‘gross interference’ in Hong Kong protests

Beijing’s Hong Kong and Macau Affairs Office had blasted Britain, along with the US and the EU, for their position on the Hong Kong protests on Tuesday. The agency demanded “the relevant countries to immediately stop making false statements and actions that undermine China’s national security and Hong Kong’s prosperity and stability.” Foreign Ministry spokesperson, […]

Hong Kong Protests Re-Ignite – 1000s Storm Legislature, Cops Unleash Pepper Spray

Just when local (Chinese-beholden) authorities thought it was safe to continue their totalitarian shift to the motherland, the citizens of Hong Kong are rising up once again. Reuters reports that Hong Kong protesters stormed the Legislative Council on the anniversary of the city’s 1997 return to Chinese rule on Monday amid […]

Violence escalates at Honduras student protests amid molotov cocktails & police fire (VIDEOS)

Protests demanding the resignation of the country’s president, Juan Orlando Hernandez, have intensified in recent weeks as momentum gathers against privatization and austerity measures targeting the health and education sectors.  “About 40 military police entered the university campus without authorization,” Armando Sarmiento, director of institutional development at the Tegucigalpa-based university, told AFP. The military police […]

Turkey puts 16 public figures on trial for 2013 anti-government protests

Turkey has put on trial 16 high-profile figures accused of involvement in acts of “terror” and trying to overthrow the government of then-Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan in 2013 nationwide protests. The trial, taking place in a prison complex on the outskirts of Istanbul on Monday, was about the mass “Gezi Park” demonstrations that […]

Georgian Parliament speaker resigns amid mass protests – ruling party

Irakli Kobakhidze resigned on Friday, the head of the ruling Georgian Dream Kakha Kaladze announced, explaining that “this decision means being accountable to the people.” The party leader also accused some “reckless destructive forces” of igniting the unrest, adding that they are to be prosecuted for what he said was “organizing mass violence.” Also on […]

Saudi Arabia cancels death sentence against teen who led protests at the age of 13 years

Saudi Arabia is reported to have cancelled the death sentence issued against a teen, Murtaja Qureiris, now 18 years old, who led anti-government protests at the age of 13, Reuters quoted Saudi official as saying. The Saudi prosecution has sought the death penalty for 18-year-old Qureiris for allegedly committing a series of crimes, including […]

Chinese government censors press, all social media, over Hong Kong protests, just like U.S. tech giants censor conservatives, Christians and Trump supporters

(Natural News) Something is taking place in an enclave of China that does not happen very often: Protests against the government that have spilled out into the streets. In the semi-autonomous city of Hong Kong, millions of residents are demonstrating against a controversial extradition bill, which has been temporarily suspended by the […]

Discussion: RoundUp saga, 5G protests, Christchurch

RoundUp spraying in NSW will be reviewed. Photo: Illawarra Mercury Residents in the Illawarra region have successfully forced attention to the aerial spraying of harmful chemicals on natural environments, while 5G groups hope to achieve the same with upcoming rallies. Could we be seeing new enthusiasm for community action in Australia? On the latest episode […]

Hong Kong leader apologizes to nation as massive protests over extradition bill grip city

The huge march went ahead as planned on Sunday afternoon, a day after Hong Kong’s Chief Executive Carrie Lam made a stunning climedown by suspending the controversial bill indefinitely, just days after she vowed to see it through. Hundreds of thousands of protesters gathered for one of the biggest demonstrations in decades to call for […]

Haiti Paralyzed By Protests Demanding The Resignation Of The President

Haiti Paralyzed By Protests Demanding The Resignation Of The President Above Photo: From Resumen-english.org Four months after the “blocked” country movement carried out in February protests with different sectors of the Haitian society large scale activities continue paralyzing large parts of Port-au-Prince.  Alterpresse reported on June 9 that tens of thousands of people protested against corruption and […]

US Government, NGOs Fuel and Fund Hong Kong Anti-Extradition Protests

Protesters in Hong Kong attempted to storm the parliament on Tuesday in opposition to an amendment to the autonomous territory’s extradition law with mainland China. The protest’s messaging and the groups associated with it, however, raise a number of questions about just how organic the movement is. Some of the groups involved receive significant funding […]

American Gov’t, NGOs Fuel and Fund Hong Kong Anti-Extradition Protests

HONG KONG — Protesters in Hong Kong attempted to storm the parliament on Tuesday in opposition to an amendment to the autonomous territory’s extradition law with mainland China. The protest’s messaging and the groups associated with it, however, raise a number of questions about just how organic the movement is. Some of the groups involved […]

Hong Kong Protests Today No Different Than the U.S.-Directed Umbrella Revolution in 2014

  Demonstrators march from Causeway Bay to government offices in Admiralty on Sunday to protest against the proposed extradition bill. Photo: SCMP/Robert Ng   By Tony Cartalucci Global Research, October 01, 2014 Land Destroyer Report Just as the US admitted shortly after the so-called “Arab Spring” began spreading chaos across the Middle East that it had […]

Saudi Teenager Faces Execution For Taking Part In Protests As A Child

A teenager, who has been imprisoned since his arrest as a 13-year-old, is facing execution in Saudi Arabia for participating in an anti-government protest as a child. Human rights experts say that 18 year old Murtaja Qureiris, is facing the death penalty, possibly by crucifixion for offences that date back to when he was only […]

Powered by WordPress | Designed by: Premium WordPress Themes | Thanks to Themes Gallery, Bromoney and Wordpress Themes