Police in the northern English city of Manchester have not pursued criminal charges after the death of the 12-year-old. Activists say she drowned as a result of bullying by classmates. A year after a 12-year-old child died in a Manchester river, activists and family members are planning to hold worldwide[…]
The fired US police officer who knelt on George Floyd’s neck will face a more serious murder charge, and three other sacked officers will be charged as aiding and abetting in the death of the 46-year-old unarmed Black man that triggered eight days of nationwide protests, court documents and prosecutors[…]
The South African government has spoken out against the widespread violence which has characterised protests in the United States sparked by the death of black American George Floyd after a white police officer knelt on his neck for a long time during an arrest. “The violence that has characterised some[…]
Israeli forces have fired tear gas at Palestinians protesting against the expansion of Israeli settlements, considered illegal under international law, in northern occupied West Bank, injuring dozens of them, according to local media reports. Friday’s two demonstrations in al-Sawiya and Kafr Qaddum coincided with the 72nd anniversary of the Nakba,[…]
At least a dozen Lebanese banks across the country were torched and vandalised early Wednesday during the second consecutive night of angry protests fuelled by frustration over the national currency’s unfettered depreciation. Hundreds of demonstrators took to the streets and dozens were arrested by security forces. The largest and most[…]
Mass arrests in recent days have reignited talks of large protests returning in Hong Kong, as police targeted prominent pro-democracy figures involved in last year’s protest movement. Over the weekend, demonstrators defied government-mandated distancing measures, protesting inside a mall in what is likely to become a trend in the lead-up[…]
Hundreds of people have taken to the streets across large cities in Brazil, snarling traffic as they denounced pandemic lockdown measures opposed by President Jair Bolsonaro. Protesters in trucks, cars and motorcycles, some wrapping in the country’s green and yellow flags, honked horns in the streets of Rio de Janeiro,[…]
By Loushe Jordaan Gilbert Unrest erupted across several communities on the Cape Flats on Tuesday, in what many believe is the start of worse things to come as a result of the national lockdown. A business robbery at Modacks in Manenberg caused widespread damage to other businesses in surrounding areas,[…]
Iraqi protesters vowed to continue their escalation until demands for an independent prime minister and snap elections are met, as deadly violence surged in Baghdad and several key southern cities. Two protesters were killed in the capital’s Tayaran Square in the early hours of Monday after security forces fired live[…]
Protesters closed large roads in cities across Iraq on Sunday night, escalating their campaign for political change, as the clock ticked down the final hours to their deadline for the government to meet their demands for reform. In Najaf, demonstrators burned pictures of Iranian General Qassem Soleimani and tore down posters of Abu Mahdi[…]
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