The City of Cape Town says it is determining the cost of damages to municipal property during the EFF protest in Brackenfell on Friday, with the intent of recovering costs through civil action. Initial reports indicate a fire engine was torched, roads and traffic lights were damaged, and a field[…]
The South African Human Rights Commission (SAHRC) has appealed for calm during Friday’s planned protest by the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) outside Brackenfell High School in Cape Town. The Commission will also be monitoring events. The SAHRC says the right to protest cannot be exercised in a manner that infringes[…]
The Egyptian city of Luxor has turned into a militarised area, with heavily armoured police and special forces troops deployed in anticipation of angry demonstrations against the killing of a man by a police officer. The incident occurred less than a month after police officers in the Giza governorate were[…]
Openly challenging the rule of Thai King Maha Vajiralongkorn, thousands of protesters have marched in Bangkok for the second straight day to present demands that include a call for reforms to curb his powers. Protesters have grown bolder during two months of demonstrations calling for reform of the monarchy, as[…]
Despite a government ban on large gatherings to prevent the spread of the coronavirus, scores of demonstrators have protested outside the Moroccan Parliament to denounce Arab countries agreeing to normalise relations with Israel. Protesters in Morocco’s capital of Rabat on Friday waved Palestinian flags, decrying the deals as “treason” and[…]
Say her name!” yelled Ruby Wharton to a crowd of Black Lives Matter supporters in Brisbane, as hundreds took to the streets of the Queensland city following the death of a 49-year-old Indigenous woman in police custody. The 23-year-old activist from the Warriors of the Aboriginal Resistance collective was speaking[…]
Belarus’s president, beleaguered by six weeks of mass protests demanding his resignation, has announced he is putting troops on high alert and closing the country’s borders with Poland and Lithuania. President Alexander Lukashenko’s decision on Thursday underlined his repeated claim that the wave of protests is driven by the West.[…]
News of a group of protestors at Fairview Racecourse near Port Elizabeth who allegedly took revenge on their employees by ‘maiming and killing horses at the racecourse’s stables’ has gathered huge attention. The South African Police Service (SAPS), however, has warned that it is not only the protestors who will[…]
Another round of protests have broken out in the St Helena Bay area, after residents of Laingville expressed their dissatisfaction at the provision of housing in the area. Those passing through the area are warned to be vigilant. As reported by SABC News, residents are unhappy about the allocation of[…]
Thousands of Israelis rallied outside Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s residence in Jerusalem on Saturday as anger mounted over corruption allegations and his handling of the coronavirus crisis. “Your time is up”, read the giant letters projected on to a building at the protest site, as demonstrators waved Israeli flags and[…]
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