Over 30 protesters injured In Iran following death Of Hijab victim

At least 33 people, including several teenage girls, have been injured as security forces attacked people protesting the death of a young woman in the custody of hijab police. According to the Hengaw Human Rights Organization, a Kurdish rights group, on Sunday an 18-year-old man lost one of his eyes after being hit with shot … Continue reading Over 30 protesters injured In Iran following death Of Hijab victim

Zero-Covid Tolerance: Chinese students embark on protests against new health policy

In continuing protests against the imposition of strict Covid lockdown and China's Zero-COVID policy, students from Tianjin University staged a demonstration to protest against the local administration. The demonstration started on 26 May, 2022, when protesters raised anti-administration slogans such as "Down with formalism, Down with bureaucratism". The students were also protesting against exorbitant prices … Continue reading Zero-Covid Tolerance: Chinese students embark on protests against new health policy

Protests increase as Turkish lira falls to a historic low

People in the streets of Istanbul have expressed concern over the Turkish lira plunging to record lows against the dollar on Wednesday, a day after Turkey's president said policymakers had no appetite to hike interest rates in response to the currency's fall. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan delivers a speech during 28th Mukhtars (local administrators) … Continue reading Protests increase as Turkish lira falls to a historic low

UK university staff support protests over salaries and work conditions

Disruption at UK universities is set to widen this winter after staff backed strikes over pay and working conditions, joining colleagues who voted for strikes over pensions earlier this week. A total of 58 institutions have now supported strike ballots, and they may be joined by others after the University and College Union (UCU) said … Continue reading UK university staff support protests over salaries and work conditions

Belarus police detain more than 30,000 protesters

Police in Belarus on Sunday arrested more than 160 participants in demonstrations calling for the ex-Soviet nation's authoritarian president to resign. Protests have rocked the ex-Soviet nation for the sixth straight month following the Aug. 9 presidential vote, which was widely seen as rigged to give President Alexander Lukashenko a sixth term in office. The … Continue reading Belarus police detain more than 30,000 protesters

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#EndSARS: Read President Muhammadu Buhari’s adress to the nation

SPEECH PRESENTED BY HIS EXCELLENCY, MUHAMMADU BUHARI, PRESIDENT OF THE FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF NIGERIA ON THE ENDSARS PROTESTS, 22ND OCTOBER, 2020 Fellow Nigerians, It has become necessary for me to address you having heard from many concerned Nigerians and having concluded a meeting with all the Security Chiefs. I must warn those who have hijacked … Continue reading #EndSARS: Read President Muhammadu Buhari’s adress to the nation

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Advice to #EndSARS protesters

MY ADVICE TO THE PROTESTERS -Dr. Doyin Okupe. Our dear gallant youths, you have done well and virtually the whole nation is proud of you. You have accomplished much and you must gain maximally from this unprecedented national achievement. You really have #sorosoke with no disguise. I want to particularly ask you to note that … Continue reading Advice to #EndSARS protesters

Carrie Lam: Foreign governments should stop interfering in Hong Kong’s affairs

Carrie Lam, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) Chief Executive, has asked police and protesters to embrace peace. "On the rally that happened on December the 8th, in general, it [was] peaceful and orderly,"  Lam told reporters on Tuesday, noting that the government respects people's rights to free and peaceful assembly. "Unfortunately, we still [saw] … Continue reading Carrie Lam: Foreign governments should stop interfering in Hong Kong’s affairs

What China can do to Hong Kong after 2047

In light of the recent violence, deaths and prolonged protests in Hong Kong, the legal aspect of "One Country, Two Systems" will eventually favor China -- but, can the long awaited victory over Hong Kong wait until 2047? What happens to Hong Kong will largely depend on how China develops. The baseline scenario is that … Continue reading What China can do to Hong Kong after 2047

Violence in Hong Kong takes an ugly turn

A number of protesters in Hong Kong have accidentally caught fire after throwing petrol bombs and molotov cocktails at police and security forces. Terrible scenes have been captured on video and mobile phones of demonstrators engulfed in flames, with other protesters desperately trying to extinguish the flames and help their fellow protesters. There has been … Continue reading Violence in Hong Kong takes an ugly turn

Hong Kong economy worst since the global financial crisis

Government data released on Friday shows Hong Kong is now officially in recession. For the first time in 10 years, the economy of the dynamic independent province of China, is retreating. Plagued by violent protests and a searing trade war between China and the United States, Hong Kong has put in its worst quarter in … Continue reading Hong Kong economy worst since the global financial crisis

What climate change activists did to the UK government

Police were nowhere around to stop the “madness” as climate change protesters launched bloody attack on the UK government building. In seeming retaliatory act, climate activists sprayed 400 gallons of fake blood on the British government building to highlight the damage humans are causing to the world, Mail Online confirmed. Out-of-commission fire engines were used … Continue reading What climate change activists did to the UK government