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Opposition leader Jean-Pierre Fabre said during the march it was a "great initiative", adding: "Faced with the refusal of the power to move forward, women have decided to enter the game." The female-focused demonstration follows similar protests in West Africa, notably the Women of Liberia movement ...
Marches in L.A., San Francisco, San Diego and Sacramento are among some 200 taking place around the world this weekend in opposition to Trump policies and to protest sexual assault and harassment. Demonstrators rally in downtown Los Angeles for a women's March on Jan. 20, 2018. Michelle Faust/ ...

(not) protests and shouts". Mr Tsipras, who is expected to meet with his Macedonian counterpart Zoran Zaev in Davos next week, said in an interview published on Sunday: "If there is an opportunity for a solution, it would be a national stupidity not to make good use of it." However, he told Ethnos newspaper ...
Officers took post at the street corners of the protest route, but for the most part looked on casually. There were a small faction of protesters dressed in Black Bloc garb: head to toe in black. But there seemed to be no provocation from the alt-right extremists who have a protest planned for this evening as well.
The closings have destroyed the savings of thousands of people, imperiled the banking system and helped fuel the antigovernment protests that roiled the country late last year. The weeklong demonstrations across Iran, centered in religiously conservative, working class towns and cities rather than Tehran, ...
Tens of thousands of Romanians marched through heavy snow in Bucharest on Saturday in protest against proposed laws that critics say will make it harder to prosecute crime and high-level corruption. An estimated 50,000 people marched towards parliament, blowing whistles, waving flags and chanting, ...
At least five people have been killed in widespread protests in the Democratic Republic of Congo, United Nations sources say. Protesters are demanding that President Joseph Kabila - whose expected term of office expired more than a year ago - should step down. police have used teargas to disperse ...
Other cities involved in the protest include Calgary, Halifax, Saskatoon, Regina, Vancouver and two other cities in British Columbia. Organizers behind the protest campaign, dubbed Fight for $15 and Fairness, say the demonstrations planned at specific Tim Hortons franchises on Friday are not about the ...
A visitor stands in front of flags representing different African countries during a Forum on China-Africa Cooperation in Johannesburg, December 4, 2015. Siphiwe Sibeko/Reuters. blog Post. President Donald Trump's January 11 comments denigrating African countries has produced a fierce, continent-wide ...
A status hearing for three batches of defendants arrested during the inauguration of US President Donald Trump is slated for Friday. The 22 defendants are among 188 people facing a slew of charges related to their alleged participation in a rally against Trump's inauguration in Washington, DC, on January ...
Qadri called the protest with the explicit demand for Shahbaz Sharif, chief minister of Punjab Province, to resign, following the release of an inquiry report that implicates his government in the killings of 14 of the scholar's political workers less than four years ago. Sharif is the younger brother of Nawaz Sharif ...
In the mountains of western Iran, the province of Chaharmahal-Bakhtiari is known for mile-high lagoons, flowing rivers and wetlands that attract thousands of species of migratory birds. But years of diminishing rainfall have shriveled water sources. Conditions worsened, residents say, after Iranian authorities ...
INSKEEP: In recent days, protests swept the capital, Tunis, and authorities arrested hundreds of protesters. ... And believe me, the number of the police and security agents that were injured in these events is much higher than the people who were protesting, so that means that the violence is coming from ...
The Fabian society, a socialist organisation, had their conference interrupted after demonstrators, from a group called White Pendragons, shouted their support for the US president. The protest was apparently against comments made by the Mayor of London about Mr Trump's plans to cancel his trip to the ...

protestors hold signs during an anti-government demonstration in Vienna, Austria, January 13, 2018. Signs read "don't let Nazis into government". Reuters/Heinz-Peter Bader Reuters. VIENNA/Zurich (Reuters) - protesters took to the streets of Vienna on Saturday and called for members of the Austria's ...
Scores of students and activists from the group #Fech_Nestannew (What are we waiting for?) continued the protest in Tunis on Friday, according to TAP. They waved yellow cards, and demanded the government reverse austerity measures, TAP said. Al Jazeera's Hashem Ahelbarra, reporting from the ...
In the days immediately following Donald Trump's election, thousands of Americans took to the streets with the slogan "Not my president." That was the so-called "resistance," which would also take the form of the women's march, the science march, and other protests across the country. Back then, total ...
Warsaw (Reuters) - Hundreds of Poles gathered in front of the parliament building in Warsaw on Saturday evening to protest against proposals for tight restrictions on abortion debated by lawmakers this week. ... Its initial plan for a near-total ban on abortion was rejected after mass protests in 2016.
Late last month, as nationwide street protests entered their fourth day, Iran's interior minister, Abdolreza Rahmani Fazli, issued a statement darkly warning that online social networks in the country were being used to create "violence and fear." A day earlier, the internet as a whole had briefly flickered offline ...
The protests have broken out in response to an unpopular new finance Act, which saw price hikes and value added tax increases imposed from January 1. They come at a time when Tunisia's economy is struggling and many people are suffering real hardship. The International Monetary Fund agreed in ...
The Trump Administration's highest-ranking Iranian-American, who serves as its top antitrust regulator, has welcomed recent anti-government protests in ... In an interview with VOA Persian this month, Makan Delrahim described the weeklong anti-government protest movement as a "natural progression" for ...
Three people have died in protests against the rising cost of basic foods in Sudan. protests sparked after the government decided to cut subsidies, which led to the increase in prices. The finance minister says black-market manipulation is the reason behind the recent spike, but analysts blame the ...
TUNIS -- The authorities in Tunisia have arrested nearly 800 people who were protesting tax increases and other government policies after a series of clashes ... She said the police were practicing familiar tactics of intimidation: "We know their ways, how they watch us when we go in a cafe or just protest.
This was a slogan that appeared on a series of banners raised by Andimeshk Municipality workers in southern Iran during their protests over unpaid wages earlier .... Their verdict had come after their employer filed a complaint in reprisal for their collective action in protest against the firing of 350 workers.
The world is witnessing the biggest protest movement in Iran since the 2009 Green Movement uprising. Over the last two weeks, there has been unrest in nearly every major Iranian city and dozens of smaller towns. corruption, economic mismanagement, and neglect are the protesters' primary grievances, ...
Security forces push against people protesting on Friday against austerity measures that will raise prices in Tunis. ... More than 150 people have been arrested in Tunisia in a further sweep by police as authorities move to head off major protests this weekend against government-imposed price increases.
The protests that began around December 28 in Iran were -- for the most part, on that scale, for that duration -- a surprise. They showed economic and political grievances were prevalent among even the traditional working classes that Iran's hardliners consider their base. In short, the protests exposed ...
Recent protests in numerous Iranian cities and towns caught the world by surprise, and embarrassed Iran's government and ruling political establishment. ... The most serious threats to the system have traditionally come when Tehran has risen in rebellion--as it did in June 2009 to protest the outcome of ...
Thousands from India's low-caste Dalit community protested against right-wing Hindu groups in the western city of Mumbai earlier this month, bringing the city to a halt. Nehali ... I took part in the protests on the streets of Mumbai to get justice for what happened to us - Dalits - in Bhima Koregaon. On that day ...
The protest movement began spontaneously, she said, after a few people tagged the phrase #Fech_Nestannew [What are we waiting for?] on walls across the city at night. The slogan is being used on social media to highlight the protests. "I'm not feeling a lot of hope, but we are saying no [to austerity]," ...
Congolese boys take part in a protest against President Joseph Kabila's refusal to step down from power in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo, Sunday, Dec. 31, 2017. Congolese security forces shot dead two men outside a church on Sunday while dispersing demonstrators protesting in the ...
government supporters have also held several mass rallies across Iran to protest the unrest. Similar mass arrests followed the Green Movement protests over voter fraud allegations in the 2009 re-election of President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, a crackdown that saw dozens killed and others tortured in ...
Leaders in Iran are giving competing views on the protests in the country which do continue, though in small numbers. Today Iran's supreme leader once again blamed the protests on U.S. and British efforts to create unrest. The country's president, though, has sounded sympathetic to the protesters and ...
The U.S. House of Representatives overwhelmingly passed a resolution Tuesday supporting the Iranian people's right to free expression while condemning the country's leadership for crackdowns on recent protests. The 415-2 vote comes just days ahead of the beginning of a congressionally mandated ...
TUNIS (Reuters) - A Jewish school in southern Tunisia was hit by petrol bombs during anti-government protests, witnesses said on Wednesday. No one was hurt but the school suffered some light damage in the attack late on Tuesday during a violent protest against austerity measures in the tourist resort ...
A California woman sued UC San Diego, among others, for failing to control anti-Trump protests. ... A University of California, San Diego student, Maria Ana Carrola Flores, is suing the school for failing to stop her from protesting President Donald Trump, a decision she says led to her being hit by a car on ...
Iran protests: deaths in custody spark human rights concerns ... People protest against the high cost of living in Tehran, Iran. ... human rights activists in Iran have raised concerns about mass arrests during the country's largest protests in nearly a decade after at least three demonstrators died in a notorious ...
Lonnie Smith gets arrested by Denver police officers after refusing the vacate the offices of Senator Cory Gardner on June 29, 2017 in Denver. A handful of people, all of whom are with ADAPT, held a sit-in for 58 hours in the tiny front lobby space in the office of Colorado Senator Cory Gardner.
Another group says demonstrators will "take a knee" before the big game to protest President Donald Trump's visit to Atlanta. Atlanta police and the U.S. secret Service say they worked with the Secret Service on preparations for months before the College football Championship game between Alabama ...
protests over rising bread prices broke out across Sudan on Sunday, leading to the death of a high school pupil and the arrest of a prominent opposition ... The demonstrations followed a similar protest in the south-eastern city of Sennar on Saturday after bread prices doubled following the government's ...
Settings Volume Fullscreen. Learn More. Golden Globes attendees made a powerful statement against sexual misconduct Sunday night in Hollywood. Celebrities dressed in all black flooded the red carpet in protest and several highest-profile actresses spoke passionately about issues that matter to them.
Iran's Revolutionary Guard is claiming to have quelled anti-government protests that began late last month and spread to several major cities, resulting in the deaths of at least 21 people. The demonstrations began on Dec. 28 in the second-largest city of Mashad, followed a sharp rise in food prices against ...
... the culture of sexual misconduct in the Entertainment industry. Actress Michelle Williams was one of the first stars to arrive with Tarana Burke, founder of the viral "Me Too" movement protesting sexual harassment, while Allison Williams and Catherine Zeta-Jones also walked the red carpet wearing black.
The NAACP said it plans to lead a protest against President Donald Trump in Atlanta outside Monday's college football national championship game, which Trump is expected to attend. ... "We respect those who choose to do so, and we fully expect some groups who will be protesting outside the game.".
University students attend a protest inside Tehran University while anti-riot Iranian police prevent them to join other protesters, in Tehran, Iran, Saturday, Dec. 30, 2017. AP. protests in Iran began last week, initially caused by the skyrocketing prices of eggs and other basic goods, but soon escalated to ant-corruption protests ...
Since Kevin Hoor emigrated from Iran a decade ago, he said the price of groceries, housing and gas in his home country has sharply increased. young people there are facing a dearth of economic opportunities and many residents are living in poverty. "People cannot live over there -- it's not habitable," ...
Iran's Revolutionary Guard said security forces have ended the unrest linked to anti-government protests which erupted last month. ... Many also protested against the Revolutionary Guard's huge budget, its costly interventions across the region, and against the supreme leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, ...


 

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