Protesters enter Capitol building in unprecedented security breach

Protesters enter the Capitol building and walk towards the House chamber in an unprecedented security breach. Members of the public have not been allowed in the building for the last nine months because of the coronavirus pandemic.Jan. 6, 2021Continue Reading

Hong Kong Protesters Who Fled by Boat Are Sentenced to Prison in China

The pro-democracy activists, who hoped to reach Taiwan, were caught by the Chinese Coast Guard and tried in the mainland’s opaque criminal justice system.Relatives of the activists detained in mainland China held a news conference in Hong Kong on Monday. Credit…Miguel Candela/EPA, via ShutterstockDec. 29, 2020HONG KONG — A group of Hong Kong protesters who were…Continue Reading

Protesters clash during rallies in Washington state and Washington, D.C.

One person was shot Saturday in Olympia, Washington, and six people were arrested in Washington, D.C., as demonstrators clashed with counterprotesters over the presidential election, racial injustice and pandemic restrictions.A suspect was detained in the shooting, said Washington State Patrol Sgt. Darren Wright, who indicated that pro-Trump and anti-Trump demonstrators clashed in and around the…Continue Reading

Protesters Condemn Radical NJ Abortion Bill Backed by Gov. Phil Murphy

Pro-life leaders protested a radical abortion bill introduced in the New Jersey legislature that would allow abortion for any reason throughout all nine months of pregnancy, repeal all existing restrictions on abortion, and force taxpayers to fully fund the procedure. A coalition of pro-life groups held “Day of Outrage” protests this week at the offices…Continue Reading

Thai protesters turn their anger on country’s big businesses

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Taiwan protesters rally against easing in US pork imports

People attend the annual pro-labour march “Autumn Struggle” to protest against the lifting of restrictions on US pork containing ractopamine feed additive, in Taipei on Sunday. Photo: AFP Participants in annual labour march say allowing in American meat containing ractopamine raises food safety issues Opposition KMT joins demonstration for first time as it tries to…Continue Reading

Protesters sue Chicago Police over ‘brutal, violent’ tactics

Dozens of activists who protested in Chicago over George Floyd’s death and the killing by police of other Blacks across the U.S. have filed a lawsuit alleging they were attacked by police and falsely arrestedBy DON BABWIN Associated PressNovember 19, 2020, 11:05 PM• 3 min readCHICAGO — Activists who protested in Chicago over George Floyd’s…Continue Reading

Thailand Protesters Call on Parliament to Make Democratic Overhaul

Lawmakers in Thailand voted to advance constitutional amendments a day after violent clashes between police and protesters who say the proposals fall short of the democratic changes they are demanding. Thousands gathered in central Bangkok during the vote Wednesday, calling for revisions that would limit the army’s role in politics. The constitution…Continue Reading

Protesters clash with police over COVID-19 restrictions in Barcelona

BARCELONA (Reuters) – Protesters who deny the existence of COVID-19 and object to restrictions to curb the pandemic’s spread clashed with police in Barcelona on Friday.About 50 demonstrators threw bricks and fireworks at police in the centre of Spain’s second largest city, police said.Police repelled the protesters but did not charge, a spokesman for the…Continue Reading

Why Protesters in Belarus Continue to Take to the Streets

For almost three months, thousands of Belarusians from across the social spectrum have joined weekly protests demanding that President Alexander Lukashenko step down after 26 years in power, following an election in August that critics say was neither free nor fair. The rallies often attract more than 100,000 people, who contend that the victory should…Continue Reading