Posts Tagged ‘protests’

‘Anti-American Traitors’: Crappy U.S. Women’s Soccer Team Blasted for Woke Protests

The woke U.S. women’s soccer team, which suffered a humiliating 3-0 loss to Sweden last Wednesday, is facing fierce criticism online after kneeling for Black Lives Matter. Fox News host Laura Ingraham is one of many who reacted to the team’s ‘wokeness’, calling the protest “Disgraceful & ungrateful.” “Disgraceful & ungrateful,” Ingraham tweeted. “Always all […]

Lithuanian border town protests over number of migrants from Belarus

The small town of Dieveniskes in a pocket of Lithuania surrounded by Belarus has risen up in protest against the government’s plan to house some 500 detained migrants in a disused building 24 metres from a local school. Dozens of its residents have tried to prevent the construction workers from turning it into a temporary […]

‘Fooled by disinformation’: Vaccine protests at Slovak parliament

Protesters against vaccine rules blocked entry to Slovakia’s parliament on Friday. Opposition politicians joined the crowds in the capital Bratislava, who were protesting against new rules — set to be passed by parliament — which would exempt people vaccinated against COVID-19 from some of the country’s restrictions. One policewoman was injured as officers tried to […]

Counter-revolutionary forces kill two people in Khuzestan protests: senior cleric

Counter-revolutionary forces kill two people in Khuzestan protests: senior cleric – Tehran%20Times TEHRAN – A senior cleric representing the protest-stricken province of Khuzestan in the Assembly of Experts has confirmed that two young protestors have been killed in recent protests over water shortage in the region, saying that the two young victims were killed by […]

Documents Point To US Hand In Cuba Protests

Above Photo: Marta Lavandier / AP. The US Government Can Cause Economic Misery For The Cuban People, But It Cannot, It Appears, Convince Them To Overthrow Their Government. Havana — Cuba was rocked by a series of anti-government street protests earlier this week. The U.S. establishment immediately hailed the events, putting its full weight behind the protestors. […]

CUBA: Differing Voices, Different Protests – I

A ‘Protest Song’, the Singers, what else they sang for, A Wrong Protester Vis-à-vis other kind of Cuban ‘protesters’ least talked-of #Patriayvida, @descemerbueno, @gentedezona, (René Pérez Joglar) @residente, @lajovencuba A new Cuban ‘protest-song’ is now much talked about. It is “Patria y Vida” sang by Descemer Bueno, Gente De Zona, and Yotuel, and written by […]

Greece: Mass Protests Against Vaccination Measures

Thousands of protesters rallied in Greece on Wednesday to oppose the governments coronavirus vaccinations programme. The protests follow announcements from the government saying the unvaccinated will be banned from visiting bars, restaurants, cinemas and other public places as “immune-only” venues and spaces will be created for the fully jabbed. The government also plans to make […]

Mass Protests Erupt in Greece against Government after Compulsory Vaccinations and Passports

Home » Europe, Protests » Mass Protests Erupt in Greece against Government after Compulsory Vaccinations and Passports     Thousands took to the streets in two of Greece’s largest cities to protest new health mandates, which bar the unvaccinated from many public spaces and require medical staff to take the shot, as well as plans […]

The Hypocrisy Of Washington’s Weaponization Of Protests In Cuba

Above Photo: Charles Hutchins. On 11 July, Cuba saw thousands of demonstrators take to the streets in cities across the island. The protests are believed to have started in the Artemisa Province before spreading to neighboring Havana and further afield, including Cuba’s second-largest city, Santiago de Cuba. Press reports largely claim that protesters are motivated […]

Mass Protests in Greece in Response to Unvaccinated Being Banned From Social Life

Greece has become the latest European country to be hit with mass protests after the government announced the unvaccinated would be banned from visiting bars, restaurants, cinemas and other public places. Thousands of demonstrators descended on Athens and Thessaloniki, with crowds chanting “Hands off our kids!” and holding signs that said “We say no to […]

Protests erupt in Georgia after journalist killed by anti-LGBT protesters

Thousands took to the streets in Tbilisi, Georgia, on Sunday, to demand the resignation of prime minister Irakli Garibashvili, following the death of a journalist after being beaten by anti-LGBT+ protesters. They could be seen in front of the Georgian parliament, holding signs reading “Who is next” and “First they came for the journalists – […]

Biden Administration Claims Cuban Anti-Communist Protests Are About ‘Rising COVID Cases/Deaths’

President Joe Biden’s administration responded to protests in Cuba against the Communist regime on Sunday by issuing a statement through a minor official commending protests “about rising COVID cases/deaths & medicine shortages.” On Sunday, protests broke out in Havana and several other Cuban cities, during which people chanted “Freedom!” and “Down with the dictatorship!” while […]

Nationwide protests held in Spain over suspected homophobic killing

The brutal killing of a 24-year-old man in northwestern Spain has sparked nationwide demonstrations from LGBT+ groups. Samuel Luiz was found unconscious at the weekend outside a nightclub in A Coruña, after being beaten. Emergency services failed to revive him and he died on Saturday morning. Major protests have been held in a number of […]

Despite PA crackdown, Palestinians continue protests over killing of Nizar Banat

In the early morning hours of June 24th, Palestinian Authority security forces raided the home of prominent Palestinian activist and dissident Nizar Banat. His family says he was pepper sprayed and brutally beaten with metal clubs and rifle butts before he was taken into custody. Just a few hours later, he was pronounced dead.  The […]

People above Profit: Thousands Demonstrate in Brazil in New Wave of Protests in 350 Cities

In Brazil, social movements, trade unions, and human rights activists on Saturday demonstrated in at least 350 cities to condemn the recent corruption scandal linking President Jair Bolsonaro with the purchase at inflated prices of Indian-produced Covaxin COVID-19 vaccines. The protests supported the impeachment petition submitted by unions, left political parties and social organizations to the Lower House on Wednesday. […]

Mass protests against Bolsonaro held across Brazil after court decision

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro faced massive protests across the country a day after a criminal investigation into his response to allegations of potential corruption involving a vaccine deal was green-lighted by Brazil’s Supreme Court. Thousands gathered in more than 40 cities to demand Bolsonaro’s impeachment and greater access to vaccines against COVID-19, in a country […]

‘West Coast Mayors call for halt to all SNA work in wake of Far North protests’

EWR comment: Now here’s a magic turnaround I wouldn’t be placing any confidence in. This is Agenda 21 planning signed up to decades ago … no consultation with the public … now materializing as in, more visible to us all. It smacks of diversionary tactics; call off the heat until everybody has gone back to […]

Violent protests over police abuses continue in Tunisia’s capital

Violent protests erupted in the streets of Tunisia’s capital again on Saturday night, adding to the pressure on Prime Minister’s Hichem Mechichi’s government to crack down on police abuses, reports Reuters. The clashes occurred in the Sejoumi neighbourhood of Tunis and followed protests earlier in the day in the center of the city during which […]

Protests held across France against the far-right

A French leftist leader got a face full of flour at the start of a Paris march on Saturday against `the far-right and just days after the French president was slapped while greeting a crowd. Unions, associations, and left-wing political parties in France called for demonstrations a week before local elections and ahead of next […]

Swiss Trade Unions Federation to hold nationwide protests as MPs debate pension reforms

Switzerland’s Trade Unions Federation has called for a general strike next week over what it says are persistent inequalities faced by women in the workplace. The umbrella organisation, which represents about 20 trade unions with a cumulative membership of 370,000, is set to hold nationwide protests next week to draw attention to the issue. It […]

Protests Over Enbridge’s Pipeline Are Expected To Intensify

Protests Over Enbridge’s Pipeline Are Expected To Intensify Above Photo: Richard Tsong-Taatarii, Star Tribune. Protests are planned to resume Monday, and critical court actions are expected over the replacement for the Canadian company’s current Line 3. It could be a long, hot summer for the $3 billion pipeline Enbridge is building across northern Minnesota. As […]

Palestinian protests and Canada’s efforts to achieve ‘quiet’

On Wednesday May 18th, Windsor, Ontario’s Palestinian community came together with hundreds of supporters to protest the recent escalations of Israel’s ongoing ethnic cleansing. The latest atrocities included the violent desecration of Al-Aqsa Mosque, the expulsions of families in East Jerusalem, the campaign of state and mob violence against Palestinian citizens of Israel, and yet […]

Iraq protests: One killed amid clashes between demonstrators and security forces

Clashes between security forces and protesters left one person dead and over a dozen injured Tuesday after hundreds of Iraqis took to the streets in Baghdad to protest a rise in targeted killings of prominent activists and journalists. Violence erupted near Tahrir Square in the early evening following a largely peaceful demonstration. Iraqi security forces […]

Repression Of National Protests In Colombia Is Backed By The United States

By Margaret Flowers, Clearing the FOG. May 17, 2021 Colombians have been on a national strike since April 28 with protests in 500 cities and blockades that have shut down the major highway. The protests were sparked by a proposed bill that would place the burden of financing the country’s debt on the people while […]

‘We can’t breathe since 1948’: Gaza attacks stoke pro-Palestinian protests across U.S., world

News and Partnerships Life and Culture Columnists and Opinion Haaretz Heb and TheMarker Haaretz.com, the online English edition of Haaretz Newspaper in Israel, gives you breaking news, analyses and opinions about Israel, the Middle East and the Jewish World. © Haaretz Daily Newspaper Ltd. All Rights Reserved Source 00

Clashes, protests in mixed Jewish-Arab cities across Israel resume for sixth day

News and Partnerships Life and Culture Columnists and Opinion Haaretz Heb and TheMarker Haaretz.com, the online English edition of Haaretz Newspaper in Israel, gives you breaking news, analyses and opinions about Israel, the Middle East and the Jewish World. © Haaretz Daily Newspaper Ltd. All Rights Reserved Source 00

Colombia: Anti-Government Protests

Colombia: Anti-Government Protests Peaceful anarchy. This is Part 4 in a series. Colombia’s security forces apparently entered panic mode and the government of President Ivan Duque all but collapsed after the US Congress reiterated threats to cut military funds. The panic was most evident on the National Army’s twitter page, which suddenly began publishing in Spanglish about […]

Tlaib and Carson join rally outside State Dept as protests spread across the US

Protests are being held in solidarity with Palestine around the world this week, with large demonstrations planned for this coming weekend. Thousands of people have hit the streets in cities throughout the United States. Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-MI) and Rep. André Carson (D-IN) joined the crowd outside the State Department in Washington D.C. on Tuesday, […]

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

News and Partnerships Life and Culture Columnists and Opinion Haaretz Heb and TheMarker Haaretz.com, the online English edition of Haaretz Newspaper in Israel, gives you breaking news, analyses and opinions about Israel, the Middle East and the Jewish World. © Haaretz Daily Newspaper Ltd. All Rights Reserved Source 00

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