Tag Archives: Protest

  • 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. ...

  • 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. ...