EFF leader Julius Malema says alleged killers in Phoenix, north of Durban, are being handled with kid gloves by authorities at the expense of the poor and defenceless. Malema told the SABC on Sunday he was shocked by the alleged conduct of the military in the area. “Murder has been[…]
President Cyril Ramaphosa says over 130 murder cases are being investigated following the violent looting and vandalism incidents in KwaZulu-Natal and Gauteng. Ramaphosa addressed the nation on Friday night, saying that the unrest was pre-planned and orchestrated by individuals seeking to destroy the nation’s constitutional order. The SANDF has been[…]
Tens of thousands of people protested across the United States and in major world cities for a sixth night as outrage over police brutality intensified over the death of George Floyd. Floyd, 46, an unarmed black man, died last Monday after a white Minneapolis police officer knelt on his neck[…]
Riot police and demonstrators have clashed in France amid the ongoing general strike by labor unions against proposed pension reforms. Dozens have been arrested in Paris alone as over a million people marched across the country. Footage from Paris shows protesters hurling objects at police, and riot-geared officers charging in[…]
President Hassan Rouhani warned on Sunday that “anarchy and rioting” would not be tolerated after fuel price hikes led to deadly mass protests throughout Iran. An estimated 87,000 people took part in the demonstrations, the semi-official Fars news agency reported, and at least two people were killed. Dozens of banks and stores were[…]
The death of an Ethiopian-Jewish teen at the hands of an off-duty police officer has sparked protests across Israel. Israeli police allowed the protests but had to step in when they turned into violent riots, a spokesman tells RT. Israel is facing its own Black Lives Matter moment, as members[…]
Police in riot gear clashed with protesters who had gathered in the streets of Ferguson, Missouri, early on Tuesday to mark the anniversary of the police shooting of an unarmed black teen whose death sparked a national outcry over race relations. About 200 demonstrators, some waving flags, beating drums, and[…]
Burundi’s president has sacked three cabinet ministers, as protests resumed after last week’s failed coup. A spokesman for the president told the BBC that President Pierre Nkurunziza had dismissed his defence, external relations and trade ministers in a cabinet reshuffle on Monday. It comes amid protests against the president running[…]
A march planned by activists to protest the death of a black man in police custody is now being dubbed as a “victory rally” after criminal charges were slapped against the officers involved. The march on Saturday follows a decision by Baltimore’s top prosecutor to file criminal charges against the[…]
Demonstrators and police clashed briefly in a second night of protests in the US city of Baltimore, where a curfew has been imposed to quell rioting triggered by the death of a black man in police custody. Police used tear gas canisters and pepper balls against at least 200 protesters[…]
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