Tag Archives: Protest

  • 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. ...

  • Indian police to let protesting farmers into New Delhi on Republic Day

    Police in India’s capital New Delhi will allow thousands of protesting farmers to drive through the city after this week’s Republic Day military parade, despite security concerns, a senior official said on Sunday. ...

  • Russia detains thousands supporting jailed Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny

    Police detained more than 3,000 people and used force to break up rallies across Russia on Saturday as tens of thousands of protesters ignored extreme cold and police warnings to demand the release of Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny. ...

  • Five Hong Kong pro-democracy protesters seek asylum in United States

    Five Hong Kong protesters who reportedly fled to Taiwan by boat six months ago have arrived in the United States and intend to seek asylum, according to an activist group. ...

  • 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. ...