Tag Archives: Protest

  • 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. ...

  • Lebanon government steps down over blast fallout

    Lebanon's Prime Minister Hassan Diab announced his government's resignation Monday under a barrage of pressure over the catastrophic Beirut port explosion six days earlier that has reignited angry street protests. ...

  • Tens of thousands in fresh anti-Kremlin rally

    Tens of thousands of people took to the streets in Russia's Far East for a fifth consecutive weekend as anti-Kremlin rallies showed little sign of dying down on Saturday. ...

  • Thousands protest against coronavirus restrictions in Berlin

    Loudly chanting their opposition to face masks and vaccines, thousands of people gathered in Berlin on Saturday to protest against coronavirus restrictions before being dispersed by police. ...

  • Hong Kong marks handover anniversary with new security law arrests

    Hong Kong police made the first arrests under Beijing's new national security law on Wednesday as the city greeted the anniversary of its handover to China with protesters fleeing water cannon. ...

  • China unveils details of national security law for Hong Kong

    China on Tuesday unveiled details of a contentious new national security law for Hong Kong, ending weeks of uncertainty that have exacerbated concerns over Beijing’s erosion of freedoms in the global financial hub. ...