Showing posts with label protests. Show all posts
Showing posts with label protests. Show all posts

Wednesday, January 1, 2020

Sunday, July 8, 2018

Anti-gun violence protesters shut down Chicago highway, governor gets blasted for calling it 'chaos'

Anti-gun violence protesters shut down Chicago highway
The governor of Illinois has been accused of living in a “fantasy land” after he condemned Chicago’s mayor on social media for allowing the rally that saw the city’s interstate shut down by anti-violence protesters.

Saturday, May 26, 2018

109 Palestinian protesters injured by Israeli gunshots at Gaza border: report

109 Palestinian protesters injured by Israeli gunshots
At least 109 Palestinians were injured on Friday by Israeli gunfire during clashes with Israeli soldiers along the Gaza-Israel border, official Palestinian news agency WAFA reported.

Friday, May 11, 2018

Thursday, April 26, 2018

Greek pensioners protest new planned bailout cuts

planned bailout cuts
Thousands of Greek pensioners took to the streets of Athens on Wednesday to protest a new planned round of cuts to payouts scheduled for 2019 under bailout agreements with Greece's international lenders.

Wednesday, April 18, 2018

US-led airstrikes on Syria draw wide criticism, protests

US-led airstrikes on Syria
US, British and French leaders faced challenges and criticism from lawmakers following a US-led airstrikes on Syria while protests across the three countries were held against the attack.

Sunday, March 4, 2018

Kiev Utility Workers Remove Opposition’s Tent Camp outside Ukrainian Parliament

Opposition’s Tent Camp outside Ukrainian Parliament
Public utility workers of Ukraine’s capital Kiev on Saturday completed demolishing a tent camp outside the parliament, erected by the opposition activists last October and raided by police earlier in the day.

Sunday, February 4, 2018

Tens of thousands of Greeks protest FYROM's name

Chants blared through speakers as a crane lifted a massive Greek flag above Syntagma Square, where Greeks converged from across the country to rally against negotiations over a name dispute between Athens and Skopje.

Saturday, January 27, 2018

Kurds in Germany protest Turkish Syria offensive

Kurds in Germany protest
Hundreds of Kurds took to the streets of Cologne on Saturday in protest over Turkey's offensive in northern Syria, as German officials warned against tensions between the country's huge Kurdish and Turkish communities.

Sunday, January 21, 2018

Over 120,000 New Yorkers take to streets on one-year anniversary of Trump presidency

Tens of thousands of people took to the streets in New York City on Saturday to show support for groups including women, immigrants and people of color as many of them pointed their fingers directly at the US President Donald Trump's policies.

Wednesday, January 3, 2018

Iran protests: General declares 'sedition' defeated

Iran protests
The head of Iran's Revolutionary Guards has declared the defeat of the "sedition" in the country, referring to a wave of anti-government protests.

Tuesday, December 5, 2017

Greek islanders, officials protest in Athens over migrant overcrowding

migrant overcrowding
Residents and officials from three eastern Aegean Greek islands have gathered outside the country’s Ministry for Migration, protesting against increasingly overcrowded conditions for newly arriving migrants and refugees.

Sunday, November 26, 2017

Brussels rally turns violent as European capitals protest ‘modern slavery’ in Libya

‘modern slavery’ in Libya
Dozens have been arrested in Brussels after one of several European rallies against modern slavery in Libya turned violent. The very government that the West helped form after the fall of Gaddafi is now facing pressure over its inability to tackle human rights abuses.

Sunday, July 2, 2017

Saturday, May 6, 2017

Death toll of Venezuelan protests climbs to 37

Venezuela confirmed Friday the death of a 20-year-old man during an opposition protest not far from the capital city Caracas, bringing the death toll to 37 since the protest broke out early April.

Friday, April 28, 2017

South Koreans shout 'THAAD Out, Peace In'

South Korean people and religious figures gathered in central Seoul, where millions of people had demanded the impeachment of former President Park Geun-hye, for the removal of the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) from their territory and bring peace to the Korean Peninsula.

Thursday, April 27, 2017

French riot police clash with youths protesting against second round candidates

Smoke grenades could be seen being thrown at a demonstration in Paris where hundreds of protesters are marching against second round candidates for the 2017 French presidential election Marine Le Pen and Emmanuel Macron. French media reported that police deployed tear gas against the protesters.

Thursday, February 23, 2017

Hundreds in Sydney protest visit by Israel's Netanyahu

Several hundred pro-Palestinian protesters demonstrated in Sydney on Thursday against the first visit to Australia by an Israeli prime minister, branding Benjamin Netanyahu a "war criminal" and brandishing a banner depicting him as Adolf Hitler.

Friday, February 17, 2017

Schools, shops, restaurants and businesses across US close for "Day without Immigrants"

From snowing Washington D.C. to sunny Los Angeles, many schools, shops, restaurants and businesses closed down across the country Thursday to hold "Day without Immigrants" protests against President Donald Trump's policies on immigration.