Tag Archives: Protest

  • 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. ...

  • Protesters rally near Hong Kong harbour, more demos planned over Christmas

    More than 1,000 protesters, many in surgical masks and balaclavas, filled a harbourside plaza near Hong Kong’s financial district late on Monday to demand full democracy and an independent inquiry into alleged police brutality. ...

  • Modi says citizenship law not anti-Muslim as protests continue across India

    Following days of violent, sometimes deadly protests across India against a new citizenship law critics say discriminates against Muslims, PM Narendra Modi led a rally on Sunday for his Hindu nationalist party in the capital. ...

  • Lobsang Wangyal CAA is unconstitutional and unsecular; divides India

    There's every reason that the Supreme Court could strike down the CAA, or ask for review, without hesitation, as its terms are capricious and violate the Constitution. ...

  • Six dead in deadliest day of Indian citizenship law protests

    Six people died and dozens were injured on Friday as police clashed with thousands of protesters who again took to the streets in several parts of the country to oppose a new law they say discriminates against Muslims. ...

  • Three die in protests against new citizenship law in India

    Three people died of injuries sustained in intensifying protests against a new citizenship law in India on Thursday with thousands taking to the streets nationwide in defiance of temporary bans on public gatherings. ...