Tag Archives: Protest

  • Myanmar’s Suu Kyi in good health, lawyer says

    Myanmar's ousted civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi appears in good health despite two months of detention, her legal team said Wednesday, as diplomatic pressure on the military junta ramped up. ...

  • Tibetans mark 62nd Uprising Day against China

    Tibetans around the world marked the 1959 Tibetan revolt against the Chinese invasion, renewing their pledge to fight until Tibet is free. Close to a thousand exile Tibetans with local Indian supporters gathered near the Dalai Lama temple. ...

  • Myanmar security forces kill at least 33 protesters

    At least 33 protesters were killed by Myanmar security forces on Wednesday, the highest number since a 1 February military coup, according to a compilation of local reports, as authorities extended their lethal crackdown. ...

  • Myanmar police launch most extensive crackdown; hundreds arrested

    Police in Myanmar launched their most sweeping crackdown in three weeks of nationwide protests against military rule on Saturday, arresting hundreds of people and shooting and wounding at least one person. ...

  • Armoured vehicles deployed to major Myanmar cities after mass protests

    Security forces in Myanmar opened fire to disperse protesters on Sunday and armoured vehicles rolled into major cities as the new army rulers faced a ninth day of anti-coup demonstrations that saw hundreds of thousands on the streets. ...

  • Indian police arrest climate activist for supporting farmers

    An Indian climate activist has been arrested for circulating a document on social media that allegedly incited protesting farmers to turn violent last month, leaving one protester dead and about 400 police officers injured during clashes. ...

  • Indian protests against agriculture reforms attract new supporters

    Thousands of farmers in a politically important Indian state on Friday rallied in opposition to new agricultural laws, signalling growing support for a months-long campaign to have the government reforms scrapped. ...

  • Hundreds protest coup in Myanmar as resistance spreads

    Hundreds of students and teachers took to Myanmar's streets on Friday to demand the military hand power back to elected politicians, as resistance to a coup swelled with demonstrations in several parts of the country. ...

  • Within hours, Indian farm protests turned from carnival to violent clashes

    A line of tractors stood ready at dawn on Tuesday to move out of a protest site near New Delhi where thousands of farmers had been camping for the last two months and rallying against farm reforms they say will hurt them and benefit large p ...

  • Angry farmers storm India’s Red Fort in challenge to Modi

    Tens of thousands of farmers marched and drove tractors into India’s capital on Tuesday, breaking through police barricades to storm the historic Red Fort — a deeply symbolic act that revealed the scale of their challenge to Modi. ...