Tag Archives: Protest

  • Hundreds protest against Nepali PM’s sudden dissolution of parliament

    Nepal’s Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli faced a fresh political challenge on Friday as hundreds of opponents protested against his sudden move to dissolve parliament and call elections more than a year ahead of the schedule. ...

  • Farmers reject government offer to amend laws, will intensify stir

    Talks between the government and farmers’ groups agitating against the new agri laws broke down on Wednesday with the unions rejecting the Centre’s offer to amend the legislations. ...

  • Protesting farmers call for nationwide strike on 8 December

    Thousands of farmers protesting against the Centre's new agri laws for the past 11 days here have called on people to join their 'Bharat Bandh' on Tuesday in large numbers, as police increased deployment at various Delhi border points. ...

  • India fails to end deadlock with farmers, talks to resume next week

    India’s government failed on Saturday to break a deadlock with farmers protesting over agricultural reforms and will meet again on Wednesday, the agriculture minister and union leaders said. ...

  • Hong Kong activists Joshua Wong, Agnes Chow, Ivan Lam jailed

    Three prominent Hong Kong pro-democracy activists were sentenced to jail Wednesday for a protest outside police headquarters as authorities stepped up a crackdown on opposition to tighten control by Beijing over the territory. ...

  • Hong Kong activist Joshua Wong in custody after guilty plea

    Three young Hong Kong dissidents including Joshua Wong were remanded into custody on Monday after pleading guilty to inciting a rally during last year's pro-democracy protests, deepening the crackdown against Beijing's critics. ...

  • Indian Kashmir shuts down over new land laws

    Indian Kashmir was hit Saturday by its biggest general strike since losing its semi-autonomous status last year, with local anger brewing over a new measure allowing outsiders to buy land in the disputed territory. ...

  • Muslims protest against France over caricature of Prophet Muhammad

    Tens of thousands of Muslims protested in Pakistan, Bangladesh and Palestinian territories on Friday after killings in a French church prompted a vow from President Emmanuel Macron to stand firm against attacks on French values and freedom. ...

  • Farmers protest across India against new agricultural bills

    Angry farmers took to the streets and blocked roads and railways across India on Friday, intensifying protests over major new farming legislation they say will benefit only big corporates. ...

  • Tibet will be free one day

    Every human being on this planet deserves equal treatment, freedom, and fundamental rights. Tibetans sleep every night with the hope of returning to their homeland one day, hoping for their freedom, and for meeting their parted families. ...