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Johannesburg - The Johannesburg Metro police Department (JMPD) says Vincent Tshabalala Road in Alexandra has been blocked following a protest. It's understood protesters placed burning tyres and rocks on the road. They're unhappy about the removal of illegal shacks in the area. Metro police ...
This is not the first time lawyers are teaming up to protest against acts of impunity against the government. In June 2016, lawyers held protests to condemn the murder of human rights lawyer Willie Kimani who was allegedly mudered by police officers. Recently after the deportation of Miguna Miguna to ...
But the death of a shopkeeper, who died in an alleged extrajudicial killing, led to a protest by some Pashtuns. ... In Islamabad, the Pashtuns held a 10-day peaceful protest against militancy and extrajudicial killings. It ended .... Organizers criticized local Pakistani media outlets for not covering the protests.
In late December, a young woman appeared standing atop a utilities box in front of the French Bakery on Enghelab (Revolution) Avenue, one of the busiest streets in Tehran. She was holding a long stick with a white veil hanging limply off the end of it. She appeared just before the recent wave of protests ...
Jamal X, center, yells at police officers after lighting a portion of an American Flag on fire while protesting outside of a College Republicans rally on .... Several groups responded by organizing counter-protests and a large crowd marched into the square to oppose the rally shortly before speeches started.
Hundreds of thousands of Iranians rallied on the streets Sunday to mark the anniversary, just weeks after anti-government protests rocked cities across the ... "People have the right to protest against inflation and economic troubles," he said, "The same people have come to demonstrate on the revolution ...
Thousands of people gathered in Italy to protest against racism. The anti-racism demonstrators protested on Saturday, one week after a far-right activist shot and wounded six African migrants in the same town. Luca Traini said he carried out the shooting in response to the murder of an 18-year-old Italian ...
In the 1930s, 80,000 Muslim men and women formed an "army of peace" to protest England's oppressive occupation of what is now Pakistan. Led by Abdul Ghaffar Khan, whose nonviolent leadership prefigured Martin Luther King Jr.'s and Nelson Mandela's, they endured severe maltreatment prior to and during the ...
Attorneys with the Legal Aid Society and Bronx Defenders staged a protest outside of Bronx Criminal Court on Thursday over what they say was another ... court operations, along with having to react quickly so that defendants are properly represented when defender organizations hold impromptu protests.
... of not respecting Americans' First Amendment right to protest. In an op-ed for NBC News, Lieu references his own history of service in the Air Force before explaining that Trump's comments about Democrats not applauding during his State of the Union address reflected his disrespect for the Constitution.
RIVERVIEW, Mich. (WWJ) - A protest is planned outside a Downriver church Thursday evening as police investigate threats over its alleged practice of "conversion therapy." ... "Because watching the media you've seen peaceful protests before, and they have a potential to become lethal." "I just want to ...
How The Eagles Sneaked A Little Protest Into The Super Bowl ... After his sentencing, several Eagles players attended a rally protesting the decision. ... a tortured fiction, and it was demolished for good this season, when the biggest storyline was the on-field protests around race and the criminal justice ...
A judge in Bangladesh has convicted the opposition leader Khaleda Zia of corruption and sentenced her to five years in jail as police clashed with thousands of her supporters outside the court. The court found the former prime minister guilty of embezzling money meant for an orphanage, a charge she had ...
Union Leaders protesting DeVos Are Left Out in the Cold ... Liz Hill, a spokeswoman for the department, dismissed the protest as theatrics. ... She has been met with protests in her travels around the country, and last February, she was nearly knocked down when she was blocked from entering a school in ...
WASHINGTON -- The federal government officially shut down early Friday morning for the second time in three weeks after a single senator, Rand Paul of Kentucky, held up a vote on a far-reaching budget deal that would have staved it off. Senators are still expected to vote in favor of the deal in a series of ...

It was the quietest protest Iran has ever witnessed. Vida Movahed, a thirty-one-year-old mother of a toddler, stood atop a large utility box on Tehran's busy Enghelab Street and removed the hijab head covering that all women are required to wear by law. Her jet-black hair cascaded far down her back.
Trump Administration's drilling plan draws Salem protest. In Oregon, protesters gathered at a hotel in Salem ... (AP) - The Trump administration's plan to drill for oil and gas off the coast of the United States is drawing protests in Congress and on the streets. In Oregon, protesters gathered at a hotel in Salem ...
Of those people who watched less NFL, 50% chose "don't approve of the national anthem protests," the No. 1 most popular response. (Some critics have taken issue with calling them "anthem protests" since it suggests the players were protesting the anthem.) Keep in mind that respondents were allowed to ...
He said the protests started out peacefully but soon turned violent. "The youths started throwing stones at the roof at the gate of UNMISS," he said. "Then we heard shouting. And when I turned, I saw that they were beating someone. "I was standing far [away], but I could see the beating, which went on at ...
The owner of the Shard has sought a high court injunction to prevent a protest led by a veteran anarchist outside the 72-storey London landmark, ... also said: "Obviously THE AIM IS TO OCCUPY THE EMPTY APARTMENTS eventually but the first couple [of protests] are more likely to be battles over space, ...
Talk about why 17 people got arrested, why you were outside protesting. MEL REEVES: How are you? I think there was a little confusion. I'm from Take a Knee Nation, and, actually, we organized a conference called "Race, police Violence and the Right to protest" over the weekend, where we had about ...
(Kaepernick actually shifted the form of his protest from sitting during the anthem to kneeling in an effort to curtail this line of critique. ... In doing so, Trump managed to change the subject by casting protesting NFL players -- the majority of whom are black; all of whom were drawing explicit attention to racial ...
The New Jersey senator also addressed the protests directly in a facebook post. "Ahead of the #Superbowl tonight, let's not forget that protest is patriotic -- whether you take a knee, raise a fist, sit down or stand up. We love America," Booker wrote. "We may all have different approaches in the struggle ...
Community members protested in Snake Park, Soweto, after illegal electricity connections were cut off on 31 January 2018. ... Johannesburg - police are on the scene of a protest in Snake Park, Soweto, where a truck has been torched. It's understood residents are protesting over electricity issues.
protests broke out in the city of Barcelona Tuesday after the Catalan parliament postponed a vote on who should be president of the semi-autonomous Spanish region. Pro-independence parties, which form a majority in the parliament, had nominated only one candidate -- exiled former leader Carles ...
The Thai military government must end its far-reaching crackdown on peaceful demonstrations, Amnesty International said today as nine activists - including the first person arrested for protesting after the military coup in 2014 - are facing criminal proceedings. They join hundreds of people who have been ...
police officers fire tear gas to break up a protest during demonstrations against rising prices and tax increases, in Tunis, Tunisia, January 10, 2018. ... Human Rights Watch also interviewed the families of five of a group of 23 people arrested in Tebourba in connection with the protests, as well as the family of ...
Donald Trump's first State of the Union address provided the opportunity for Republican Congress members to stand and clap repeatedly, and for Democrats to stay resolutely seated and silent, many of them using their clothing to protest. The address may be an out-dated relic, but it turns out that it's still an ...
The video gained momentum during the Iran protests on twitter, alongside a social media campaign called #whitewednesdays against the law forcing women to wear the hijab.
No one protested. In fact, she was applauded by many people. Taxi drivers and older women took her picture. The police, who maintain a booth in the ... The first protest in December took place on a Wednesday and seemed connected to the White Wednesday campaign, an initiative by Masih Alinejad, an ...
Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny was briefly detained Sunday after a scuffle with police, who seized him amid protests in various cities calling for a boycott of the March 18 presidential election. ... Supporters of Alexei Navalny at the rally "protest voters" in St. Petersburg, Russia, on Monday.
The ball has drawn protests every year since 2008 due to its reputation as a major social gathering for far-right politicians and supporters, many from mostly male student fraternities, known as ... About 5,000 people were protesting against a ball sponsored by the right-wing Freedom Party of Austria.
The president's office, as well parliamentary legislators have repeatedly said they want to avoid the "witch-hunts" that followed unrest in 2009 when millions protested the outcome of the presidential election that saw Mahmoud Ahmedinejad return to power. And even though calm returned to the streets ...
To defend the place of millions of immigrants and their progeny in American society, we need not only protest of political changes but also more art. We need to bring the ambitions, the foibles and the soul of immigrant America into the collective American mind. And for that we need television shows and ...
As politicians in Washington quarrel over funding for border security, a protest rally is planned for Saturday at the Texas wildlife centre that is set to be one of the first locations of Donald Trump's wall. This year marks the 75th anniversary of the Santa Ana national wildlife refuge, a 2,088-acre site by the Rio ...
Muslims pray following a protest to the mark the one year anniversary of the Trump Administration's executive order banning travel into the United States from several ... Faith groups protested on Friday against ongoing efforts by the Trump administration to institute a ban on travel by residents of a number of ...
Kurdish immigrants and supporters gather for a rally to protest against a Turkish military operation in a Kurdish enclave in northern Syria. in Cologne, Germany, Saturday, Jan. 27, 2018. police say some 7,000 protesters are demonstrating in the western German city of Cologne, which is one of the centers of ...
US President Donald Trump said on Friday that America would come "first" but would not be "alone" during a speech at the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos, Switzerland. By welcoming foreign investors to continue pouring money into the US, which is "open for business" under the ...
students and alumni are protesting USC administrators' decision to take over control of a fund -- paid for and largely managed by students -- that gives extra support to classmates who are first-generation immigrants or come from low-income families. L.A. Unified Board member Kelly Gonez told HuffPost ...
Thursday morning, the university, which on its website bills itself as an institution challenging conventional thinking, was the scene of protest over the unconventional thinker. Bannon is a self-described economic nationalist. For years, Bannon has promoted anti-immigrant views and critics describe him as a ...
Governor-General Sir Peter Cosgrove is urging people to celebrate the history and culture of indigenous people and contributions of migrants on Australia Day. Updated Updated 29 mins ago. Governor-General Sir Peter Cosgrove is urging Australians to embrace Australia Day to celebrate the rich history and culture of ...
Ethiopia army suppressing new protests in Amhara: gunfire, deaths reported. Ethiopia ... Local media portals are reporting violent protests in Ethiopia's northern Amhara region. The protest in the town of Kobo is against an earlier deadly crackdown that killed seven people in the town of Woldiya last Sunday.
Amid warnings that Trump would face protests in the streets when he arrived, he told the prime minister he would not be coming to the U.K. until she could promise him a warm welcome. May responded to say such treatment was simply the way the British press operate, and there wasn't much she could do.
Violent protests in India Follow Release Of Controversial Bollywood Epic. facebook; twitter; Flipboard ... firefighters work on a car set ablaze during a protest against the screening of the Bollywood film Padmaavat at Jyoti Chowk in Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh, on Thursday. Dominique Faget/AFP/Getty ...
In a statement, Amnesty International said it would send a delegation of nine observers to monitor compliance with human rights standards for the policing of protests. Two protest marches are scheduled for Sydney, one recreating the 1988 Long March for Justice and ending in a rally in Hyde Park, and the ...
LA MESA (KUSI) -- students, community members and activists marched from Helix Charter high school to La Mesa police Department headquarters Wednesday to protest the actions of a police officer who twice slammed a handcuffed female student to the ground while arresting her last week at the ...
USC professor George Sanchez rallied with dozens of students on campus this month to protest changes made to the Norman Topping Student Aid Fund. In recent days, students have protested outside the provost's office and spoken passionately about Yokoyama's crucial role -- helping students who had ...
Indian right-wing Hindu groups intensified protests against the release of a controversial Bollywood film "Padmaavat" amid heightened police ... In the financial capital of Mumbai, police have boosted security at all theatres screening the film, and detained more than 100 members of protest groups, such as ...


 

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