The white former Minneapolis police officer shown in video footage using his knee to pin an unarmed black man’s neck to the street was charged with murder on Friday in the man’s death, an incident that has unleashed four nights of violent protests. Derek Chauvin, who was dismissed from the[…]
New Delhi is reeling from days of violence, described as some of the worst the Indian capital has suffered in decades. Dozens of people have been killed and more than 200 were wounded since the unrest began on Sunday in largely Muslim-populated areas in northeast Delhi. Protests against a new[…]
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[…]
As anti-China protesters transform Hong Kong universities into “weapons factories” and arm themselves with petrol bombs, mainstream media is increasingly impressed by their ingenious and “novel” methods of taking on riot police. Universities across Hong Kong are shuttering their doors and foreign students fleeing the chaos, as protesters hurl bricks,[…]
In line with lessening public sympathy with students damaging university property during protests‚ President Jacob Zuma on Friday warned violent offenders that they would have to account for their actions in court. “The destruction of property is a criminal offence and will be treated as such by the law enforcement[…]
Judgment in the case of the four SABC employees who were fired will be handed down in Cape Town on Tuesday, trade union Solidarity said on Monday. “We will now liaise to get a venue [in Gauteng] so that we can gather at 09:45 tomorrow for a livestream of the[…]
He does not need a scientific investigation to find out why South Africans are prone to arson, vandalism or violence, President Jacob Zuma said in a written reply to Cope leader Mosiuoa Lekota. He knows the cause, and it was called apartheid, the president answered with conviction. He was responding[…]
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