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25 wounded, 23 arrested in Arab protests in Jerusalem and across Israel

Palestinians and Arab Israelis held demonstrations on Sunday night against Israeli policies in Jerusalem, with fierce clashes continuing in the capital. At least 25 people were wounded and 23 people arrested. The latest violence came a day before a contentious Jerusalem Day march was set to go ahead, despite reported warnings from security officials that […]

Arab citizens of Israel show unprecedented involvement in Jerusalem protests

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German antisemitism chief calls for ban on Star of David at COVID protests

Germany’s commissioner on antisemitism Felix Klein called for a ban on the use of the Star of David, commonly known as the Jewish star, at anti-coronavirus-regulation demonstrations, in an interview with the Tagesspiegel newspaper last week. “When people attach Jewish stars to demonstrations and thus make comparisons that relativize the Holocaust, the possibilities of regulatory […]

Global Protests Target Banks Funding Line 3 Pipeline

Above photo: Activists across four continents held protests on Friday calling on banks to stop backing the Line 3 tar sands pipeline. Stop the Money Pipeline. San Francisco – Today across 8 countries, 4 continents, and 50 U.S. cities, hundreds of climate and Indigenous rights activists are protesting 20 banks that have backed loans for […]

Protests over Jerusalem tensions spread to Arab communities throughout Israel

Arab members of left-wing parties slam police for stopping buses headed to Jerusalem Arab politicians in left-wing Zionist parties slam police after officers stopped buses of Arab Israelis headed to the Temple Mount in Jerusalem’s Old City, where the police say some passengers were planning to riot. “At this moment racist selection is taking place […]

‘Stop the massacre’: Colombia tax protests continue after more than a dozen people DIE in clashes with police

Heated demonstrations over a proposed tax reform in Colombia have continued even after the government pulled the controversial bill, reignited by the death of a young activist reportedly shot in the head by police. Rallying around the slogan “Stop the massacre,” protesters took to the streets in several cities on Monday, following the news that […]

Rising Antisemitic Attacks in Bavaria Driven by Coronavirus Protests, Warns German Monitoring Report

A participant at a demonstration in Munich on May 9 carries a sign comparing coronavirus precautions with the atrocities of Josef Mengele, the Nazi doctor known as the “Angel of Death.” Photo: @robertandreasch/Twitter. Antisemitic incidents recorded in Bavaria, a southwestern state in Germany, rose by about 30% during 2020 versus the previous year, according to […]

Myanmar’s ethnic rebels shoot down military helicopter as anti-coup protests continue (VIDEOS)

A major Burmese ethnic rebel group has claimed to have shot down a helicopter belonging to the country’s military. The incident comes amid continuing protests against the recent coup that ousted Myanmar’s civilian government. The Kachin Independence Army (KIA) said the helicopter had been shot down on Monday in Myanmar’s northernmost province of Kachin. The […]

Colombia: Violent Repression Of Anti-Government Protests

Above photo: Twitter. Residents of Bogota and Medellin continued to report brutal police repression of anti-government protests while Colombia’s third largest city Cali retook the streets on Saturday. The massive turnout followed days of terror that left 10 people dead since Wednesday, the first day of a national strike against a tax reform proposed by the government of President Ivan Duque. The […]

Anti-French Protests in Pakistan: the Causes and Consequences

In Pakistan, on April 11, 2021, massive anti-French protests erupted. The call for citizens to take to the streets came from the head of the Islamist party Tehreek-e-Labbaik – a group banned in the Russian Federation – Muslim cleric Allama Saad Rizvi. Subsequently, people went on strike over the fact that Rizvi was arrested on […]

Berlin bans annual Al-Quds march that protests Israel

Berlin banned the annual anti-Israel Al-Quds Day march this year, the first time the city has taken a stand against the event since it became a local tradition in 1996. Al Quds Day, which protests the establishment of the state of Israel, was established in 1979 by Iran’s leader Ayatollah Khomeini. Since then, his followers […]

Protests scheduled around the world against Sarah Halimi ruling

Protests have been scheduled in Paris and around the world against the recent decision by the French Court of Cassation to absolve the 2017 murderer of Sarah Halimi in Paris of criminal responsibility because he took cannabis before he killed her.The demonstration in Paris will take place at the Place Du Trocadero, close to the […]

Democrats fear GOP targeting racial justice protests

“It is the strongest anti-rioting, pro-law enforcement piece of legislation in the country,” DeSantis said during the bill’s signing. “There’s nothing even close.” Following the summer’s widespread racial justice protests after the killing of George Floyd, Republican lawmakers in 34 states have introduced sweeping anti-riot bills, many of which would enhance sentences for those convicted […]

Jewish Conservative youth group protests Hotovely with ‘Occupation’ event

The UK Conservative Movement (Masorti) invited Israeli Ambassador to Lonodn Tzipi Hotovely to speak. Noam, an independent Masorti UK-based youth movement, will host its own protest event in response, “The Occupation: What is it and what is our role as British Jews?” on Wednesday. “Throughout her career, Hotovely has made many racist and inflammatory statements,” […]

Pakistan to ban Islamist Party for violent anti-France protests

Pakistan’s interior minister on Wednesday recommended banning the far-right Islamist Tehreek-e-Labbaik Pakistan (TLP) political party under the country’s anti-terrorism law, after activists and supporters staged violent rallies across the country, leaving chaos in their wake.  For more stories from The Media Line go to themedialine.org The party is demanding the immediate expulsion of the French […]

EU Sanctions Elite Iran Commander, 7 Others Over 2019 Protests

BRUSSELS—The European Union has imposed sanctions on eight Iranian commanders and police chiefs, including the head of the elite Revolutionary Guards, over a deadly crackdown in November 2019, the bloc said in its Official Journal on April 12. The travel bans and asset freezes are the first EU sanctions on Iran for human rights abuses […]

Despite Petitions, Protests and Pleas, Pico-Robertson Ralphs to Close May 15

The near-empty grocery shelves and parking structures say it all. Come May 15, barring unforeseen and unlikely circumstances, the Ralphs on Pico Boulevard and Beverwil Drive, will shutter for good. For close to two months, the Pico-Robertson community has mobilized to convince The Kroger Co., which owns and operates Ralphs and Food 4 Less, to […]

Protests intensify against Wright shooting, Chauvin trial – watch

Protesters gathered on Monday night to decry the police shooting of Daunte Wright earlier in the day. Less than 10 miles away was the trial of Derek Chauvin, the police officer currently on trial for George Floyd’s death. The name of the police officer who shot Wright has been revealed as Kim Potter, a 26-year […]

In acceptance speech, Israel Prize winner protests blocking professor’s award

A recipient of the prestigious Israel Prize, during an awards ceremony on Sunday, protested Education Minister Yoav Gallant’s move to withhold the prize from another nominee due to his political views. Israel’s top court on Thursday upheld Gallant’s move to temporarily block Oded Goldreich from receiving this year’s Israel Prize in mathematics and computer science […]

As anti-lockdown protests grow, Dutch ‘POLICE FOR FREEDOM’ group holds march against ‘Covid’ restrictions

As anti-lockdown protests grow, Dutch ‘POLICE FOR FREEDOM’ group holds march against ‘Covid’ restrictions David Icke / Gareth Icke – memes and headline comments by David Icke Original Article: https://davidicke.com/2021/04/11/as-anti-lockdown-protests-grow-dutch-police-for-freedom-group-holds-march-against-covid-restrictions/ Source 00 Hits: 0

Nation Braces For Most Peaceful Protests Yet

MINNEAPOLIS, MN—As the Derek Chauvin trial continued this week, the nation began bracing for the most peaceful protests so far.  “We’re getting ready for some really peaceful protests,” said one business owner as he boarded up his storefront. “We ain’t seen nothin’ yet when it comes to just how peaceful Black Lives Matter can be.” […]

Myanmar military claims protests dwindling, as mass unrest rages nationwide with deaths and injuries mounting

Myanmar’s military, which seized power on February 1, has claimed the anti-coup unrest has lost momentum. The protests, marred by a mounting civilian death toll, have nonetheless continued almost daily for over two months. The protests have dwindled recently, military spokesman Brigadier General Zaw Min Tun told a news conference on Friday, providing an explanation […]

7th night of Belfast riots and protests: Bus set alight and petrol bombs thrown

Police in Belfast faced further disruption in Belfast on Thursday (April 8) night as crowds gathered again for the seventh night. Police blasted rioters with water cannon. Police officers were called in from other parts of Northern Ireland to help to deal with the rioting. More than 50 officers have been hurt in violence in […]

Protests against Pakistan Prime Minister’s comment linking rape to how women dress

Pakistan rights campaigners have accused the country’s Prime Minister Imran Khan of “baffling ignorance” after the former cricketer linked how women dress to cause a rise in rape cases. In a weekend interview on live television, Oxford-educated Imran Khan said an increase in rapes indicated the “consequences in any society where vulgarity is on the […]

Myanmar activists hold shoe protests; another celebrity detained

Myanmar security forces on Thursday arrested Paing Takhon, a model and actor who had spoken out against the coup, his sister told Reuters, as activists placed shoes filled with flowers in parts of Yangon to commemorate dead protesters.Troops opened fire on pro-democracy protesters on Wednesday, killing at least 15 people and wounding dozens, activists and […]

‘Grim reaper’ artist in Berlin protests Brazil virus stance

A Brazilian activist dressed as the grim reaper is taking to the dark streets of Berlin every night in a one-man protest against what he calls the “deadly health policies” pushed by his homeland’s president in the coronavirus pandemic. Multimedia artist Rafael Puetter, who has been in Berlin for five years and originally comes from […]

Myanmar death toll mounts amid protests, military crackdown

YANGON, Myanmar — Security forces in central Myanmar opened fire on anti-coup protesters on Saturday in violence that a human rights group said has left 550 civilians dead since the Feb. 1 military takeover. Of those, 46 were children, according to Myanmar’s Assistance Association for Political Prisoners. Some 2,751 people have been detained or sentenced, […]

Court Convicts 7 Hong Kong Democracy Leaders For Unlawful Assembly At 2019 Protests

HONG KONG (AP) — Seven Hong Kong pro-democracy advocates were convicted Thursday on charges of organizing and participating in an unlawful assembly during massive anti-government protests in 2019 that triggered a crackdown on dissent. The seven include media tycoon and founder of the Apple Daily tabloid Jimmy Lai, as well as 82-year-old Martin Lee, a […]

Protests In 60+ Countries Against Genocidal US Blockade On Cuba

Above photo: Seville protesters demand the U.S. to end the genocidal blockade against Cuba. Twitter/@Jose_Martinez72. Citizens and organizations from at least 60 countries on five continents have begun activities this Saturday to demand the end of the U.S. economic, commercial and financial blockade against Cuba. In a worldwide day, the initiative launched a month ago […]

Myanmar Forces Suppress Protests, Kill More Than 100 People

YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — As Myanmar’s military celebrated the annual Armed Forces Day holiday with a parade Saturday in the country’s capital, soldiers and police elsewhere reportedly killed dozens of people as they suppressed protests in the deadliest bloodletting since last month’s coup. The online news site Myanmar Now reported late Saturday that the death […]

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