Tag Archives: Protest

  • 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. ...

  • France on strike: Power cuts, schools shut, no Eiffel Tower

    French union activists cut electricity, Eiffel Tower staff walked off the job and even Paris opera workers joined in Tuesday's nationwide protests across France to rally against government's plan to raise retirement age to 64. ...

  • India protests rage over ‘anti-Muslim’ law

    Fresh protests rocked India on Monday as anger grew over new citizenship legislation slammed as anti-Muslim, after six people died in the northeast and as many as 200 were injured in New Delhi. ...

  • Hong Kong police fire tear gas as protesters return to the streets

    Police fired tear gas and pepper spray in Hong Kong on Sunday as tens of thousands of black-clad protesters flooded into the streets, a week after pro-democracy candidates scored a landslide local election victory. ...

  • Tibetan dies in self-immolation protest in Amdo Ngawa

    42 of 150 self-immolation protests in Tibet since 2009 have occurred in Ngawa. The protestors all called for China to allow the Dalai Lama back to Tibet, and for freedom in Tibet; some that Tibet regain its independence. ...

  • Record turnout in Hong Kong elections amid calls for full democracy

    Hong Kong's voters turned out in record numbers Sunday for local council elections that the city's pro-democracy movement hopes will pile pressure on the Beijing-backed government to heed their demands after months of protest. ...

  • Ugyen Gyalpo What can Tibetans learn from Hong Kong?

    We have shown solidarity towards others' cause marching hand in hand, but what about ours? How can we all sleep when we have dead countrymen and burnt bodies in the minds of our houses? ...

  • NS Venkataraman Will China face Hong Kong-type protest in Pakistan?

    In the coming decade, the real challenge for China’s totalitarian methods, expansionist plans, and aggressive postures will be in Pakistan. ...