Tag Archives: Protest

  • Indian Christians protest against ‘anti-Muslim’ law

    More than 8,000 people from the Christian community took to the streets in eastern India Monday to protest against a citizenship law that critics say discriminates against Muslims. ...

  • Police fire tear gas to disperse thousands in central Hong Kong

    Police fired tear gas on Sunday to disperse thousands of anti-government protesters who gathered in a central Hong Kong park but later spilled onto the streets, briefly barricading roads and spray-painting buildings. ...

  • Sikh youth killed in Pakistan; India condemns ‘targeted killing’

    A 25-year-old Sikh man has been shot dead by unknown gunmen in the northwestern city of Peshawar in Pakistan, police and the victim’s family said on Sunday, a day after a mob attacked Gurdwara Nankana Sahib in Lahore. ...

  • India celebrates New Year’s Eve with protests against citizenship law

    Thousands of Indians ushered in the New Year by demonstrating against a citizenship law despite Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s attempts to dampen protests that have run for nearly three weeks. ...

  • Massive Hong Kong pro-democracy rally ends in police clashes

    A huge New Year's Day pro-democracy rally in Hong Kong ended in mass arrests and clashes between police and hardcore protesters, as demonstrators sought to carry their movement's momentum into 2020. ...

  • Hong Kong to end year with multiple protests, kick off 2020 with big march

    Hong Kong will end 2019 with multiple protests planned for New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day aimed at disrupting festivities and shopping in the Asian financial hub, which has seen a rise in clashes between police and protesters. ...

  • Tourists stay away from Taj Mahal, other Indian attractions as protests flare

    India’s tourism industry has been hit by a wave of violent anti-government protests against a new citizenship law that have rocked several cities this month, with at least seven countries issuing travel warnings. ...

  • NS Venkataraman Majority rule or mob rule — India has to decide

    Government has responsibility to put down the negative elements with all force at its command. This would not be against the spirit of democracy but in favour of protecting the image and tradition of democracy. ...

  • German exchange student says he’s told to leave India after joining protests

    A German exchange student said on Tuesday that Indian authorities had ordered him to leave the country after he took part in protests against Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s new citizenship law. ...

  • India bids to bust citizenship law ‘myths’ with cartoon Muslims

    India's ruling party launched a video with animated Muslim characters on social media Monday as part of a publicity blitz to try to bust "myths" around a new citizenship law that has sparked deadly protests. ...