Tag Archives: Protest

  • Thirty-one dead, scores wounded in attack in East Turkistan

    Attackers killed at least 31 people Thursday when they ploughed two vehicles into a market and threw explosives in the capital of East Turkistan, in the latest severe incident to hit the Muslim Uyghur homeland. ...

  • Anti-China protesters set factories on fire in Vietnam

    Anti-China protesters went on the rampage at an industrial park in southern Vietnam, attacking offices and setting several Chinese factories on fire, authorities said Wednesday. ...

  • Protests mark May Day around the world

    Tens of thousands of people across the globe were hitting the streets Thursday for mass rallies marking International Labour Day, with Turkey a flashpoint on the anniversary of clashes. ...

  • Nepal targets Tibetan exiles, under pressure from China: rights body

    Tibetan refugees living in Nepal face tighter curbs on freedom of expression and assembly as the tiny Himalayan nation succumbs to pressure from neighbour China, Human Rights Watch said on Tuesday. ...

  • Protesters occupying Taiwan’s parliament issue ultimatum

    Protesters barricaded themselves inside Taiwan's parliament for a third straight day on Thursday, threatening "further action" if the government pushes ahead with its trade pact with China. ...

  • Thousands join Tibetan Uprising day protest in New York

    Tibetans and supporters marched across the Brooklyn Bridge to the United Nations to mark the 55th anniversary of Tibetan National Uprising Day and the fifth anniversary of the self-immolation protests in Tibet. ...

  • Ukraine ushers in new era, president’s whereabouts unknown

    A new era opened in Ukraine Sunday as parliament gave itself three days to form a new government after impeaching a defiant president Viktor Yanukovych and calling early elections following a week of carnage. ...

  • China sentences activist to four years in jail

    Prominent Chinese legal activist Xu Zhiyong was sentenced to four years' jail on Sunday for his role in organising anti-corruption protests, furthering a crackdown on a rights movement he championed. ...

  • Thailand imposes emergency rule to deal with protests

    Thailand on Tuesday declared a 60-day state of emergency in Bangkok and surrounding areas to tackle mass street protests aimed at overthrowing the government. ...

  • Denmark lawyer calls police testimony “untrue” in Tibet activist case

    Police violated several laws when they prevented activists from displaying the Tibetan flag during the Chinese president Hu Jintao's visit in Copenhagen in 2012, according to defence lawyer Claus Bonnez. ...