Tag: protest


Thousands Rally In Armenia Against PM

YEREVAN, ARMENIA — Thousands of Armenians took to the streets in the capital Yerevan on Sunday in a fresh protest against Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan’s concessions to arch foe neighbor Azerbaijan. The protests began in April, when the Caucasus nation’s government agreed to hand back to Baku territory it had controlled since the 1990s. Pashinyan has not changed his position, […]


Trump Expects To Be Arrested Tuesday, Calls For Protests

WASHINGTON — Former U.S. President Donald Trump, in a social media posting Saturday, told his followers that, based on what he called leaks from the Manhattan district attorney’s office, he expects to be arrested Tuesday. Trump, in the message on his Truth Social platform, called on his supporters to “PROTEST, TAKE OUR NATION BACK!” There is no confirmation from authorities of any […]


Tunisian Protesters Denounce ‘Coup,’ Demand President Steps Down

Thousands protest in Tunis, accusing President Saied of a power grab and demanding accountability for economic crisis. Thousands of Tunisians have demonstrated in the capital Tunis, denouncing President Kais Saied’s moves to consolidate political power and demanding accountability for the country’s long-running economic crisis. Supporters from the Ennahdha party and the Free Constitutional Party held parallel rallies in adjacent areas […]


Iranian Leaders Hold Meeting As Protests Enter Fourth Week

Iranian state television’s feed was hijacked for a few seconds in support of the protests in many cities on Saturday. Tehran, Iran – The leaders of three branches of power in Iran held a meeting as protests that erupted across the country over the death of Mahsa Amini in police custody entered a fourth week. President Ebrahim Raisi sat down with parliament speaker […]


Sri Lanka’s Crisis Erupts In Streets Protest

Sri Lankans turned out in large numbers in the streets to protest the Rajapaksa-led government. The country faces food shortages, increases in prices, power cuts, fuel shortages, and a health system that is in crisis. The protests have led to the government declaring a state of emergency twice in five weeks. The police have used teargas and water cannon to […]


India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi Bows To Farmers Demand

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi says he has decided to repeal three controversial farm laws against which farmers have protested for more than a year. “Today I have come to tell you, the whole country, that we have decided to withdraw all three agricultural laws,” said Modi. Political analysts have argued that Modi was upping his political ante to win […]


Barbadians Protest Mandatory COVID-19 Vaccination

Barbadians are not taking an attempt by their government to mandate COVID-19 vaccine lying down. Hundreds of Barbadians turn to the streets in protest to let their voices be heard on the matter. “We are neither anti-vaccine nor are we anti-government. This is about freedom, freedom of choice, freedom of conscience, the freedom to do what you want to do […]


Myanmar In Post-election Uproar

Thousands of people took to the streets in Myanmar to protest the military coup and demanded the release of elected leader Aung San Suu Kyi. “We don’t want military dictatorship. We want democracy,” the crowds chanted in the main city, Yangon. Rallies were held in more than a dozen other cities. Immediately following the coup, there was a blackout of […]


Pussy Riot Supports Russian Protests

Nadya Tolokonmivoka, the lead singer of the Russian punk group Pussy Riot – long-time critics of President Putin – has released a song in support of the protesters. Thousands of people were detained across Russia during protests in support of jailed opposition leader Alexei Navalny. Tolokonmivoka said, “Art is the most important weapon I have against a repressive regime that’s […]


President Trump Chimes In On The Act As 17-Year-Old Killer Gets “Big Up”

The 17-year-old shooter Kyle Rittenhouse who gunned down three protesters, two fatally, in Kenosha, Wisconsin, was charged with homicide. However, he is being praised by Trump’s supporters, who described him as a patriot, hero, and a defender. Meanwhile, Rittenhouse’s attorney said his client acted in self-defense. According to press reports, Rittenhouse has become a cause célèbre on the right. Shortly […]