Posts Tagged ‘protests’

Solidarity with Iran as worldwide protests staged over death of Mahsa Amini

Protests have taken place in cities across the world in solidarity with Iranians outraged at the death of 22-year-old Mahsa Amini who died after being arrested. Source

Iran security forces were ordered to ‘mercilessly’ crack down on protests, leaked documents show

Iranian security forces were ordered to "severely" and "mercilessly" crack down on protests against the government as they spread throughout the country last month, leaked documents cited by the human rights group Amnesty International have revealed. According to the one of the documents, which were obtained by the group through unknown means, on 21 September […]

Tunisia police use excessive force against teacher protests

Tunisian police have used excessive force against teachers who protested on Thursday in front of the Ministry of Education, demanding authorities provide them with permanent jobs. According to the National Coordination of Representatives, the teachers were forced to end their protest after being subjected to "all forms of violence". Spokesperson for the National Coordination of […]

Protests In Iran Intensify As People Rise Up Against The Regime

Protests across Iran continue to grow following the death of a 22-year-old Kurdsih woman Mahsa Amini after she was arrested by the Islamic republic’s morality police. Public anger flared after Amini died in custody on […] The post Protests In Iran Intensify As People Rise Up Against The Regime appeared first on News Punch. Source

Turkey protests to Greek Ambassador over ‘militarization’ of Aegean islands; Greece rejects demarche

Turkey called in the Greek Ambassador in Ankara on Monday to protest the ‘militarisation’ of Greek islands alleging that Greece was violating international law through the presence of armoured military vehicles at border islands. Greece rejected a Turkish demarche which was presented to Ambassador Christodoulos Lazaris who in response underlined that Greece’s positions have been thoroughly… […]

Iran’s Protests Are No Longer About Women’s Rights

The death in custody of a 22-year-old woman, in Iran, following her arrest by the Islamic Republic’s Morality Police, sparked angry demonstrations, which spread throughout the country and turned violent. So what is happening in Iran, how can this be interpreted, and are the demonstrations still about Iranian human rights? The death of Mahsa Amini […]

Photos Show Widespread Protests In Iran Over Kurdish Woman’s Death

Mahsa Amini died days after Iran’s morality police detained her for not wearing her hijab properly, leading to demonstrations by civilians demanding justice. Source

Iran terrorist Leaders Call for Total Crackdown on Protests, Already Kill 50

    Iran’s president has called for a ‘decisive’ crackdown on the mass protests that have sent the Islamic theocracy reeling over the past week after the death in custody of a woman detained by the Islamic Republic’s morality police. The call for harsh measures come as the country’s ayatollahs scramble to get to grips […]

Israel summons Mexican Ambassador over Mexico City protests outside Israeli Embassy

The Israeli Foreign Ministry summoned the Mexican Ambassador in Jerusalem for a reprimand, after protesters gathered Thursday in front of the Israeli Embassy in Mexico City and vandalised its premises. “We view the issue very gravely. We expect that Mexico will fulfil its international obligations,” Israeli Foreign Ministry spokesman, Emmanuel Nahshon, said, according to Times […]

Israel summons Mexican Ambassador over Mexico City protests outside Israeli Embassy

The Israeli Foreign Ministry summoned the Mexican Ambassador in Jerusalem for a reprimand, after protesters gathered Thursday in front of the Israeli Embassy in Mexico City and vandalised its premises. “We view the issue very gravely. We expect that Mexico will fulfil its international obligations,” Israeli Foreign Ministry spokesman, Emmanuel Nahshon, said, according to Times […]

Israel summons Mexican Ambassador over Mexico City protests outside Israeli Embassy

The Israeli Foreign Ministry summoned the Mexican Ambassador in Jerusalem for a reprimand, after protesters gathered Thursday in front of the Israeli Embassy in Mexico City and vandalised its premises. “We view the issue very gravely. We expect that Mexico will fulfil its international obligations,” Israeli Foreign Ministry spokesman, Emmanuel Nahshon, said, according to Times […]

Israel summons Mexican Ambassador over Mexico City protests outside Israeli Embassy

The Israeli Foreign Ministry summoned the Mexican Ambassador in Jerusalem for a reprimand, after protesters gathered Thursday in front of the Israeli Embassy in Mexico City and vandalised its premises. “We view the issue very gravely. We expect that Mexico will fulfil its international obligations,” Israeli Foreign Ministry spokesman, Emmanuel Nahshon, said, according to Times […]

Israel summons Mexican Ambassador over Mexico City protests outside Israeli Embassy

The Israeli Foreign Ministry summoned the Mexican Ambassador in Jerusalem for a reprimand, after protesters gathered Thursday in front of the Israeli Embassy in Mexico City and vandalised its premises. “We view the issue very gravely. We expect that Mexico will fulfil its international obligations,” Israeli Foreign Ministry spokesman, Emmanuel Nahshon, said, according to Times […]

Israel summons Mexican Ambassador over Mexico City protests outside Israeli Embassy

The Israeli Foreign Ministry summoned the Mexican Ambassador in Jerusalem for a reprimand, after protesters gathered Thursday in front of the Israeli Embassy in Mexico City and vandalised its premises. “We view the issue very gravely. We expect that Mexico will fulfil its international obligations,” Israeli Foreign Ministry spokesman, Emmanuel Nahshon, said, according to Times […]

At Least 9 Killed as Iran Protests Spread Over Woman’s Death

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates—Clashes between Iranian security forces and protesters angry over the death of a 22-year-old woman in police custody have killed at least nine people since protests erupted over the weekend, according to a tally Thursday by The Associated Press. The scope of the protests still remains unclear as demonstrators in at least […]

Hundreds march in anti-monarchy protests in Australia

Hundreds of people protested at anti-monarchy rallies across Australia on Thursday, as the country observed a national day of mourning for the late Queen Elizabeth II. The government declared Thursday a nationwide public holiday. A national memorial service was held in Canberra and attended by Prime Minister Anthony Albanese and Governor-General David Hurley, King Charles […]

Iran’s Revolutionary Guards issue warning as protests over woman’s death spread

Latest News / Iran’s Revolutionary Guards issue warning as protests over woman’s death spread / US sanctions Iran’s Morality Police in wake of Mahsa Amini’s death / Lapid hails UK Premier comment on possible embassy move to Jerusalem / Israel settlers shoot Palestinians near Ramallah / Iran’s cyber attacks against Israel increased ‘noticeably’, says army / […]

At Least 9 Killed As Iran Protests Spread Over Woman’s Death In Police Custody

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Clashes between Iranian security forces and protesters angry over the death of a 22-year-old woman in police custody have killed at least nine people since the violence erupted over the weekend, according to a tally Thursday by The Associated Press. The scope of Iran’s ongoing unrest, the worst in […]

Mass Protests Sweep Iran Over Death Of Woman Held By Morality Police

Protests have erupted across Iran in recent days after a 22-year-old woman died while being held by the morality police for violating the country’s strictly enforced Islamic dress code. The death of Mahsa Amini, who had been picked up for her allegedly loose headscarf, or hijab, has triggered daring displays of defiance, in the face […]

Mass Protests Sweep Iran Over Death Of Woman Held By Morality Police

Protests have erupted across Iran in recent days after a 22-year-old woman died while being held by the morality police for violating the country’s strictly enforced Islamic dress code. The death of Mahsa Amini, who had been picked up for her allegedly loose headscarf, or hijab, has triggered daring displays of defiance, in the face […]

Mahsa Amini: Protests escalate across Iran over young woman’s death after morality police arrest

Protests continued throughout Iran for the fifth night in a row over the death of a young woman said to have been severely beaten by the morality police tasked with enforcing a strict dress code for women. Demonstrators took to the streets in 15 cities across Iran, blocking traffic, setting fire to garbage cans and […]

Protests Erupt In Iran Over Death Of Woman Held By Morality Police

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Iran faced international criticism on Tuesday over the death of a woman held by its morality police, which ignited three days of protests, including clashes with security forces in the capital and other unrest that claimed at least three lives. The U.N. human rights office called for an investigation. […]

Protests Erupt In Iran Over Death Of Woman Held By Morality Police

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Iran faced international criticism on Tuesday over the death of a woman held by its morality police, which ignited three days of protests, including clashes with security forces in the capital and other unrest that claimed at least three lives. The U.N. human rights office called for an investigation. […]

Protests Erupt In Iran Over Death Of Woman Held By Morality Police

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Iran faced international criticism on Tuesday over the death of a woman held by its morality police, which ignited three days of protests, including clashes with security forces in the capital and other unrest that claimed at least three lives. The U.N. human rights office called for an investigation. […]

Protests Erupt In Iran Over Death Of Woman Held By Morality Police

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Iran faced international criticism on Tuesday over the death of a woman held by its morality police, which ignited three days of protests, including clashes with security forces in the capital and other unrest that claimed at least three lives. The U.N. human rights office called for an investigation. […]

Protests Erupt In Iran Over Death Of Woman Held By Morality Police

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Iran faced international criticism on Tuesday over the death of a woman held by its morality police, which ignited three days of protests, including clashes with security forces in the capital and other unrest that claimed at least three lives. The U.N. human rights office called for an investigation. […]

Protests Erupt In Iran Over Death Of Woman Held By Morality Police

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Iran faced international criticism on Tuesday over the death of a woman held by its morality police, which ignited three days of protests, including clashes with security forces in the capital and other unrest that claimed at least three lives. The U.N. human rights office called for an investigation. […]

“Leila’s Brother” director protests film’s absence from Iran Oscar submission consideration

TEHRAN – Saeid Rustai has criticized Iran’s committee following its decision to exclude his film “Leila’s Brother” from consideration for selecting the country’s submission for the Oscars 2023. Members of a committee selected by the Farabi Cinema Foundation choose Iran’s submission for the Academy Awards every year. The committee has not yet announced the list […]

Protests in London over police shooting of unarmed black man Chris Kaba

Hundreds of people protested in London on Saturday over the shooting of a young black man by police.  The protestors gathered outside of Scotland Yard, the headquarters of London’s Metropolitan Police.  Chris Kaba, 24, was killed by police on 5 September in south-west London after his car was cornered by officers. Firearms officers fired at […]

Protests in London over police shooting of unarmed black man Chris Kaba

Hundreds of people protested in London on Saturday over the shooting of a young black man by police.  The protestors gathered outside of Scotland Yard, the headquarters of London’s Metropolitan Police.  Chris Kaba, 24, was killed by police on 5 September in south-west London after his car was cornered by officers. Firearms officers fired at […]

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