Posts Tagged ‘unrest’

‘War In The Woods, Round Two:’ Amid Civil Unrest, Activists Gear Up For Bigger Battle Over Trans Mountain

OTTAWA — Recent protests and blockades are only the beginning of the civil disobedience that lies ahead as Ottawa pushes ahead with the controversial Trans Mountain expansion project, claims an activist group. “I really do see this as a taste of things to come,” said Alexandra Woodsworth, campaign organizer at the British Columbia-based Dogwood Initiative. […]

No foreign national arrested during Nov. unrest: official

MNA – Iran’s Prosecutor-General Mohammad Jafar Montazeri has rejected rumors about the arrest of foreign nationals during the recent unrest in the country. Asked by Mehr News Agency correspondent about rumors of the arrest of two French nationals or any foreign nationals in general, Montazeri said that “no, we had no such arrests.” He made […]

Japan’s Abe scraps one-on-one with PM Modi as unrest flares up in India’s Assam over citizenship bill

Tokyo and New Delhi have decided “to defer the visit to a mutually convenient date in the near future,” according to Raveesh Kumar, spokesman for India’s Foreign Ministry. Abe and Modi intended to meet on December 15 in Guwahati, Assam’s main city, but the lingering unrest threw a wrench into the plans. As part of the visit, the two […]

2019 Was a Year of Global Unrest — and 2020 is Likely to Be Worse

(CONVERSATION) — 2019 may well go down as the most disrupted year in global politics since the fall of the Berlin wall in 1989 and the subsequent implosion of the former Soviet Union. However, the likelihood is that 2020 will be worse, and bloodier. Conditions that spawned global unrest on every continent in 2019 are unlikely to recede. […]

Hashd Shaabi: ISIL Exploiting Unrest in Iraq, Carrying out Attacks

December 2, 2019 Iraq’s Hashd Shaabi paramilitary force said that Isil Takfiri group is exploiting the unrest taking place in the country to carry out attacks in several areas. In a statement, Hashd Shaabi, also known as Popular Mobilization Forces (PMF), said that 6 fighters of its fighters were martyred and 17 others were injured […]

The Empire strikes back – US incited unrest in Iraq, Lebanon and Iran is Washington’s revenge against the Islamic Republic

By Aram Mirzaei for The Saker Blog Since October,riots and unrest have wrecked havoc across Lebanon, Iraq and Iran. Iraq has suffered the worst as reports suggest over 300 people have been killed in the riots. In Lebanon, the US and its vassals have been busy hijacking the people’s grievances over the massive corruption among […]

Amnesty International Toes US Gov’t Line in Urging Unrest in Iran

The U.S. government has lent its full support to anti-government protesters in Iran. “The United States is with you,” announced Secretary of State Mike Pompeo. Vice President Mike Pence was similarly emphatic. As Iranians take to the streets in protest, the Ayatollahs in Tehran continue to use violence and imprisonment to oppress their people. The […]

Iran Social Unrest: Protests and Carefully Planned Provocations

When protests in Hong Kong, Iraq, and Lebanon erupted, I was fully anticipating protests in Iran to follow. In 2018 alone, the National Endowment for Democracy (NED) had spent millions of dollars in these countries (and elsewhere) to promote America’s agenda. However, I did not expect unrest in Iran to take place while I was […]

23 dead as violent unrest in Chile enters fifth week

Looting and demonstrations took place in cities across the South American nation, and an agreement on a political roadmap that will see Chile draft a new constitution has halted neither the anger, nor the bloodshed. Furious Chileans have since October 18 been protesting social and economic inequality, and against an entrenched political elite […]

Bot Campaign On Twitter Fuels Confusion About Bolivian Unrest

Bot Campaign On Twitter Fuels Confusion About Bolivian Unrest Above Photo: By Marcelo Perez Del Carpio / Anadolu Agency via Getty Images ‘Friends from everywhere, in Bolivia there was no coup’ Since last week, a network of Twitter bot accounts has been spreading confusion about the events surrounding Bolivian President Evo Morales’ abrupt resignation. The messages, […]

Catalan protesters burn tires at border with France as unrest continues

Traffic on the main highway between Spain and France remained at a standstill on Wednesday morning, as the unrest at the La Jonquera border point near Girona entered its third day. Footage filmed on the Spanish side of the border shows protesters burning tires and blocking the road with trees, tires and parts of […]

Iraqi PM urges safety of protesters as unrest continues

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Chile’s unrest rooted in frustration with social, economic inequality: Analyst

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Leader: US, West spy services inciting unrest in regional states

Press TV – Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has warned that the United States and Western spy services, funded by certain reactionary countries of the region, have been fomenting turmoil and insecurity in other regional states, calling for vigilance against such enemy plots. The Leader made the remarks at the graduation […]

We Now Have Mass Public Unrest In France, Spain, Algeria, Iraq, Lebanon, Egypt, Hong Kong, Venezuela, Chile, Ecuador And Bolivia

Submitted by Michael Every of Rabobank Ages and Ages of Rage Monday morning and we here we go again for another “dramatic week”. There are going to be monthly PMIs to look at in particular: will we see any further deterioration, or will growth start to pick up as an early Christmas present? And there […]

World social unrest: world recession may be coming

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Shadow government and major unrest? Kevin Shipp – You Need to Understand there is a Crisis Coming

Former CIA Officer and whistleblower Kevin Shipp is not worried about government kicking down your door. He worries about out of control civilians going on a rampage. Shipp says, “You need to understand there is a crisis coming. There is war in Washington. There is war in the streets between the two cultural factions, and […]

Civil Unrest Is Erupting All Over The World, But Just Wait Until The United States Joins The Party…

By Michael Snyder All over the globe, the mood is turning sour. Anger and frustration are bubbling over, and protests are becoming violent in major cities all across the planet. In some cases economic pain is driving the protests and in other cases political matters are motivating the protesters, and it has been a very […]

Foreign-instigated color revolutions fuel global unrest, Beijing says in veiled attack on US

Chinese Defense Minister Wei Fenghe took aim at the United States – without calling out Washington by name – during an address at the Xiangshan Forum, China’s annual conference on security and defense issues, on Monday. Wanton interference in other countries’ affairs will never win. Interfering in other countries’ domestic affairs, instigating a color revolution […]

More than 16,000 flee unrest in Indonesia’s Papua

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