Posts Tagged ‘protesters’

Memphis Protesters Block Highway After Tyre Nichols’ Death Footage Released

Protesters in Memphis have blocked off highways in the aftermath of video footage being released from the traffic stop that ultimately led to the death of 29-year-old Memphis resident Tyre Nichols.  Source

Israel demonstrations: Protesters call for an end to ruling coalition amid plans to reform judiciary

Israel demonstrations: Protesters call for an end to ruling coalition amid plans to reform judiciary Source

Netanyahu ignores tens of thousands of protesters criticising his judicial overhaul

Israeli Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, ignored an 80,000-strong rally organised on Saturday night in protest against his government's plans to remake Israel's judiciary. During his cabinet meeting, Netanyahu told his ministers that the elections represented the will of the Israelis so that he does not care about these protests. "Two months ago, there was a […]

Chaos in Brazil: Protesters Storm Capital, Destroying Supreme Court and Congress

Chaos in Brazil: Protesters Storm Capital, Destroying Supreme Court and Congress EVARISTO SA/AFP via Getty Images Frances Martel 8 Jan 20237,837 Thousands of opponents of socialist convicted felon President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva stormed his offices and the headquarters of the Congress and Supreme Federal Tribunal (STF) of Brazil on Sunday, reportedly demolishing the […]

AOC Claims Protesters Who Attacked Brazil’s Capital Were Fascists

Alexandria Ocasio Cortez (AOC) believes that those who took part in the huge protests in Brazil on Sunday are fascists. In a tweet from her personal account, AOC claimed that yesterdays protests in Brazil were […] The post AOC Claims Protesters Who Attacked Brazil’s Capital Were Fascists appeared first on News Punch. Source

Trudeau says he feels “serene and confident” over decision to freeze protesters’ bank accounts

An attempt to justify his actions. Source

Climate Protesters Bring Berlin Airport Traffic to a Standstill by Gluing Themselves to Runway

Berlin Brandenburg airport was briefly shut down on Thursday after a group of climate demonstrators broke in and glued themselves to the runway in protest over greenhouse gas emissions. The airport was forced to close its runways for takeoff and landing for nearly two hours after protesters from the Letzte Generation (Last Generation) environmental group broke onto the site and […]

Protesters in Germany and Cyprus condemn Turkey’s airstrikes

Hundreds of people took to the streets of Hamburg and Limassol calling for an immediate halt to Turkish airstrikes in northern Syria and Iraq. Source

Massive Crowds Of Protesters Swarm Military Base To Protest Brazilian Election Results

Massive crowds of Jair Bolsonaro supporters have been on the streets across Brazil, blocking major highways and calling for the armed forces to prevent Luis Inacio Lula da Silva from taking office. The numbers of […] The post Massive Crowds Of Protesters Swarm Military Base To Protest Brazilian Election Results appeared first on News Punch. […]

WATCH: Climate Change Protesters Storm the Field, Delay Penn-Yale Game

A swarm of climate change protesters rushed the field during halftime of the UPenn-Yale football game on Saturday and refused to leave, delaying the start of the second half. The protesters, numbering around 60, represented the Fossil Free Penn organization. The group is pressing the university to fully divest from fossil fuels. Penn vs. Yale […]

Van Gogh Cuts Off Own Ear So He Won’t Be Able To Hear Screaming Climate Change Protesters

LONDON — Sources at the National Gallery revealed today that a self-portrait of Vincent van Gogh cut its own ear off so that it would no longer have to hear the anguished cries of climate change protesters tossing tomato soup on his masterpieces. Going into a mad rage and reportedly losing consciousness for several minutes, […]

Climate Protesters Throw Soup At Van Gogh’s ‘Sunflowers’, Glue Themselves To Wall

LONDON (AP) — Climate protesters threw soup over Vincent van Gogh’s “Sunflowers” in London’s National Gallery on Friday to protest fossil fuel extraction. The group Just Stop Oil which wants the British government to halt new oil and gas projects, said activists dumped two cans of Heinz tomato soup over the oil painting, one of […]

Protesters block two TotalEnergies facilities in Belgium

Climate activists demonstrated at TotalEnergies oil sites at Feluy and Liege in Belgium on Saturday, against sky-rocketing energy prices and the use of fossil fuels. Source

Iran: State-run live TV hacked by protesters

Iranian state television was hacked Saturday by a hacktivist group while its main news program was being broadcast, Anadolu reports. A speech by Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei on the evening news was briefly interrupted with Khamenei's picture, surrounded by flames, next to images of Mahsa Amini and three women who were allegedly killed during […]

Iraqi protesters clash with security forces during rally in Baghdad

Iraqi anti-government demonstrators hurl stones at security forces as they rally on the Jumhuriya (Republic) bridge, which leads to the capital Baghdad’s high-security Green Zone, as they mark three years since nationwide demonstrations erupted against endemic corruption. Source

Protesters oppose Abe’s state funeral honour

Hundreds of people marched peacefully through central Tokyo, demonstrating their opposition to the state funeral of former Prime Minister Shinzo Abe. Source

Elon Musk Activating Satellite Internet As U.S. Eases Sanctions To Aid Iranian Protesters

SpaceX CEO Elon Musk has announced that he’s activating his company’s Starlink satellite internet service in Iran after U.S. officials eased sanctions to allow protesting Iranians greater access to the internet. Amini was arrested because her headscarf was allegedly “too loose,” which her family has denied. Officials claim she died of heart attack, but her […]

Elon Musk Activating Satellite Internet As U.S. Eases Sanctions To Aid Iranian Protesters

SpaceX CEO Elon Musk has announced that he’s activating his company’s Starlink satellite internet service in Iran after U.S. officials eased sanctions to allow protesting Iranians greater access to the internet. Amini was arrested because her headscarf was allegedly “too loose,” which her family has denied. Officials claim she died of heart attack, but her […]

Hundreds of Russian protesters arrested over saying no to Putin’s mobilisation order

Almost 1,200 protesters have been arrested in cities across Russia as they protested President Vladimir Putin’s order to mobilise 300,000 troops to fight in the Ukraine war.  Putin’s speech sparked protests in at least 37 cities, including St Petersburg and the capital Moscow, according to the independent Russian human rights group OVD-Info.  Journalists in Moscow […]

Hundreds of Russian protesters arrested over saying no to Putin’s mobilisation order

Almost 1,200 protesters have been arrested in cities across Russia as they protested President Vladimir Putin’s order to mobilise 300,000 troops to fight in the Ukraine war.  Putin’s speech sparked protests in at least 37 cities, including St Petersburg and the capital Moscow, according to the independent Russian human rights group OVD-Info.  Journalists in Moscow […]

Armenian protesters demand their country leaves Moscow-led military alliance

Over a hundred people gathered in Armenia’s capital, Yerevan, on Sunday demanding their country leave the Collective Security Treaty Organisation (CSTO). The organisation is a Russian-led military alliance that includes several former Soviet nations, including Armenia. Azerbaijan, Armenia’s neighbour, is not part of the organisation. The demonstrators argued the alliance did not do enough to […]

70,000 protesters swarm Prague in protest of energy crisis: “Europe on the brink”

(Natural News) Tens of thousands of people – around 70,000, according to reports – descended on Prague over the weekend to protest against the government of the Czech Republic for sanctioning Russia and helping to create an energy crisis. The mob demanded that the ruling coalition take a neutral stance on the war in Ukraine […]

Protesters Chased Him Out But Sri Lanka’s Ex-President Is Back and Living in a Mansion

A billboard announces the return of ousted former president Gotabaya Rajapaksa, who ended his self-imposed exile in Thailand and came back to the island on September 4. Photo: Amal Jayasinghe / AFP Sri Lanka’s former president Gotabaya Rajapaksa, who hastily fled his country as protesters took over his mansion less than two months ago, has returned.  […]

Protesters Chased Him Out But Sri Lanka’s Ex-President Is Back and Living in a Mansion

A billboard announces the return of ousted former president Gotabaya Rajapaksa, who ended his self-imposed exile in Thailand and came back to the island on September 4. Photo: Amal Jayasinghe / AFP Sri Lanka’s former president Gotabaya Rajapaksa, who hastily fled his country as protesters took over his mansion less than two months ago, has returned.  […]

Protesters Chased Him Out But Sri Lanka’s Ex-President Is Back and Living in a Mansion

A billboard announces the return of ousted former president Gotabaya Rajapaksa, who ended his self-imposed exile in Thailand and came back to the island on September 4. Photo: Amal Jayasinghe / AFP Sri Lanka’s former president Gotabaya Rajapaksa, who hastily fled his country as protesters took over his mansion less than two months ago, has returned.  […]

Protesters Chased Him Out But Sri Lanka’s Ex-President Is Back and Living in a Mansion

A billboard announces the return of ousted former president Gotabaya Rajapaksa, who ended his self-imposed exile in Thailand and came back to the island on September 4. Photo: Amal Jayasinghe / AFP Sri Lanka’s former president Gotabaya Rajapaksa, who hastily fled his country as protesters took over his mansion less than two months ago, has returned.  […]

70,000 Czech Protesters Flood Prague Over Energy Crisis

“Europe On The Brink:” 70,000 Czech Protesters Flood Prague Over Energy Crisis September 3, 2022 By Tyler DurdenMore than 70,000 Czechs are protesting in Prague, the capital, demanding the ruling coalition take a neutral stance on the Ukraine war to ensure energy supplies from Russia aren’t cut off ahead of winter. Protesters are outraged at […]

Iraq Protesters Begin Withdrawal After Sadr Demands Deadly Clashes End

Instability in Iraq has not ended in Iraq despite withdrawal of a fighting group. Iraqi supporters of powerful cleric Moqtada Sadr began withdrawing Tuesday from Baghdad’s Green Zone after he demanded fighting end between rival Shiite forces and the army that left 23 dead and hundreds wounded. The violence that erupted on Monday pitched Sadr […]

Sudan protesters block roads to demand civilian rule

Hundreds of Sudanese protesters blocked main roads in the capital, Khartoum, and the cities of Omdurman and Bahri yesterday to demand full democratic civilian rule. The protests were organised by the Local Resistance Committees Coordinators to demand democratic civilian rule. The protesters closed a number of main and tertiary roads in the centre of the capital with concrete barriers, tree trunks and […]

German protesters demand “right” to have sex with animals, including dogs, horses, boars and anything else they can catch

(NaturalNews) (Natural News) A new movement in Germany aims to decriminalize the act of a human having sex with an animal, also known as zoophilia.The goal is to turn LGBTQ into LGBTQZ, apparently, as marchers showed up with pets in tow to demand that Germany alter its animal protection law to allow the abominable act.Right […]

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