Back to homepage

Tag "Protesters"

USA POLITICS: Police Arrrest Rep. Luis Gutiérrez, 30 Other Protesters Outside White House For Protesting Agaist Trump Immigrant Policy

USA POLITICS: Police Arrrest Rep. Luis Gutiérrez, 30 Other Protesters Outside White House For Protesting Agaist Trump Immigrant Policy

Rep. Luis Gutiérrez (D-Ill.) said, “The same values that I inculcated in my daughters, that my wife and I raised them, [Dreamers] are an example and exemplify them. Their dreams are just like my kids’ dreams.”

Read Full Article
KENYA POLITICS: Chris Msando Murdered! Kenyans Demanding Speedy Probe

KENYA POLITICS: Chris Msando Murdered! Kenyans Demanding Speedy Probe

Chris Msando, the election board’s head of information, communication and technology, was found murdered on Monday. He had been tortured before he was killed. “This is not the time to allow a tragedy such as this to divide us, to turn brother against brother.” Kenya President Uhuru Kenyatta said.

Read Full Article
VENEZUELA POLITICS: Protesters Banned, Opposition Remains Defiant Ahead of Vote

VENEZUELA POLITICS: Protesters Banned, Opposition Remains Defiant Ahead of Vote

Venezuela’s government has banned street protests as the opposition has called for massive rallies ahead of a vote this weekend to elect a congress to rewrite the constitution.

Read Full Article
SAUDI ARABIA POLITICS: 14 Anti-Government Protesters to be Beheaded Including Michigan-Bound Student

SAUDI ARABIA POLITICS: 14 Anti-Government Protesters to be Beheaded Including Michigan-Bound Student

“King Salman’s signature is now all that stands between them and their execution,” Samah Hadid, of Amnesty International’s Middle East group said.

Read Full Article
VENEZUELA POLITICS: 100th Day of Protests: ‘I Continue to Rebel Against Tyranny’: Protester

VENEZUELA POLITICS: 100th Day of Protests: ‘I Continue to Rebel Against Tyranny’: Protester

Unrest in Venezuela was aggravated in early April after the Supreme Court decided to annul the powers of the opposition-controlled parliament

Read Full Article
UK POLITICS: ‘Day of Rage’: Protesters Call on Theresa May to Resign

UK POLITICS: ‘Day of Rage’: Protesters Call on Theresa May to Resign

“May must go” and “Justice in, Tories out,” the protesters also demanded justice for the people who lost their loved ones and their homes in the Grenfell Tower fire that killed at least 79 people last week.

Read Full Article
UK POLITICS: Police Rushed Theresa May Away as Protesters Shouted ‘Shame on You, We Want Justice’

UK POLITICS: Police Rushed Theresa May Away as Protesters Shouted ‘Shame on You, We Want Justice’

Protesters stormed the local town hall chanting: “We want justice.” London Mayor Sadiq Khan wrote to May on Friday, saying residents felt enraged.

Read Full Article
VENEZUELA POLITICS: Protesters Stage Violent Rally

VENEZUELA POLITICS: Protesters Stage Violent Rally

Anti-government protesters have clashed with police in Venezuela’s capital, Caracas, as unrest continues in the Latin American country.

Read Full Article
PALESTINE POLITICS: Israeli Protesters Support Palestinian State, Urge End to Occupation

PALESTINE POLITICS: Israeli Protesters Support Palestinian State, Urge End to Occupation

“The time has come to prove to the Israelis, the Palestinians and the entire world that an important segment of the Israeli population is opposed to occupation,” said Peace Now head Avi Buskila.

Read Full Article
BAHRAIN POLITICS: Bahraini Protesters Defy Manama’s Warning

BAHRAIN POLITICS: Bahraini Protesters Defy Manama’s Warning

Amnesty International has called for an independent probe into Manama’s use of “excessive force” against “peaceful” Bahraini protesters in Diraz.

Read Full Article
IVORY COAST POLITICS: Protesters Wounded By Gunfire at Anti-Mutiny March

IVORY COAST POLITICS: Protesters Wounded By Gunfire at Anti-Mutiny March

The mutiny began in Bouake and spread quickly to other cities and towns, mirroring an uprising by the same group in January that paralysed parts of Ivory Coast.

Read Full Article
SOUTH AFRICA POLITICS: Fourth Day Police, Protesters Clash Over Housing Demands

SOUTH AFRICA POLITICS: Fourth Day Police, Protesters Clash Over Housing Demands

“The law will reign at the end of the day,” South Africa Police Minister Fikile Mbalula said on Eye Witness News service.

Read Full Article
SOUTH AFRICA POLITICS: Opposition Protesters to Zuma: Quit!

SOUTH AFRICA POLITICS: Opposition Protesters to Zuma: Quit!

Over 30,000 people marched in Pretoria calling on President Jacob Zuma to quit. Zuma, who turned 75 on Wednesday, has survived previous protests.

Read Full Article
VENEZUELA POLITICS: Protesters Take to Streets After Key Politician Banned From Office

VENEZUELA POLITICS: Protesters Take to Streets After Key Politician Banned From Office

Thousands of people, some carrying signs reading “No to dictatorship!” and “Capriles for President,” took part in marches against the unpopular leftist government of President Nicolas Maduro.

Read Full Article
AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Ayaan Hirsi Ali Takes Center Stage Against Protesters Who Prevented Her Visit to Australia

AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Ayaan Hirsi Ali Takes Center Stage Against Protesters Who Prevented Her Visit to Australia

“Today you have this horrible alliance between the far left and the Islamists and they’re using the modern media tool to shut people like me out by smearing us,” Ms Hirsi Ali said.

Read Full Article
RUSSIA POLITICS: Kremlin Rejects US, EU Calls to Free Detained Opposition Protesters

RUSSIA POLITICS: Kremlin Rejects US, EU Calls to Free Detained Opposition Protesters

Medvedev’s spokeswoman has called corruption allegations against him “propagandistic attacks,” saying they amount to pre-election posturing by Navalny, who hopes to run against Putin next year.

Read Full Article
USA POLITICS: Trump Supporters Clash With Counter-Protesters, California March Turns Violent

USA POLITICS: Trump Supporters Clash With Counter-Protesters, California March Turns Violent

“There are a lot of angry groups protesting and we thought it was important to show our support,” said Peter Boykin, president of Gays for Trump, who helped organize Saturday’s rally in Washington.

Read Full Article
EGYPT POLITICS: Court Finds Mubarak Innocent in Killing of Protesters

EGYPT POLITICS: Court Finds Mubarak Innocent in Killing of Protesters

Mubarak was originally sentenced to life in prison in 2012 for conspiring to murder 239 demonstrators during the 18-day revolt – an uprising that sowed chaos and created a security vacuum but also inspired hope for democracy and social justice.

Read Full Article
UK POLITICS: Protesters Tell Trump From Tower Bridge – ‘Build Bridges Not Walls’

UK POLITICS: Protesters Tell Trump From Tower Bridge – ‘Build Bridges Not Walls’

A banner reading “Build bridges not walls” was draped across London’s Tower Bridge on Friday as part of a series of protests across the world aimed at expressing displeasure at the inauguration of Donald Trump as U.S. president.

Read Full Article
USA POLITICS: Kellyanne Conway To Obama, Clinton: Calm Down Anti-Trump Protesters

USA POLITICS: Kellyanne Conway To Obama, Clinton: Calm Down Anti-Trump Protesters

Conway said to Chris Wallace on Fox News Sunday that paid, professional protesters were behind most of the anti-Trump protests across the country.

Read Full Article