In western UP’s sugarcane belt, trace of latest solidarities over farm protests

IF the farmers’ protests in Punjab and Haryana have stored greater than an arm’s size from politics, in western UP, they’re a crucible for brand new solidarities within the run-up to an election yr. At his home in Muzaffarnagar, 84-year-old farmer chief Ghulam Mohammad Jaula, longtime affiliate of Mahendra Singh Tikait, remembers the occasions of… Continue reading In western UP’s sugarcane belt, trace of latest solidarities over farm protests

Fresh anti-coup protests hit Myanmar after evening of lethal raids

Activists referred to as for extra anti-coup protests in Myanmar on Saturday, the loss of life anniversary of a scholar whose killing in 1988 sparked widespread protests in opposition to the federal government and led to the emergence of Aung San Suu Kyi as a democracy icon. The calls got here following an in a… Continue reading Fresh anti-coup protests hit Myanmar after evening of lethal raids

Fears develop for a whole lot of scholars arrested in Myanmar protests

Yangon, Myanmar – Muhammed Salim’s buddy is well-known at college for being a passionate soccer participant and a robust public speaker. The 20-year-old usually channelled his oratorical presents into activism, even earlier than the Myanmar navy seized energy on February 1. He organised occasions for causes as small as condemning authorities plans to chop timber… Continue reading Fears develop for a whole lot of scholars arrested in Myanmar protests

Lawyer defends trial of reporter arrested overlaying BLM protests

An Iowa prosecutor defended his unsuccessful pursuit of expenses towards a journalist who was arrested whereas overlaying a Black Lives Matter protest, saying Thursday that he believed the proof was sturdy and that dismissing the case would have amounted to particular remedy. Polk County Attorney John Sarcone, a Democrat who has held workplace since 1991,… Continue reading Lawyer defends trial of reporter arrested overlaying BLM protests

Myanmar generals rent lobbyist as anti-coup protests proceed

Myanmar’s generals have employed a Canadian lobbying agency to assist “explain the real situation” within the nation, as safety forces on Wednesday have been engaged in a standoff on the workers compound of railway employees against the February 1 coup and the United States stated it was “repulsed” by way of deadly pressure towards protesters.… Continue reading Myanmar generals rent lobbyist as anti-coup protests proceed

Thai prosecutor indicts 18 over anti-government protests

All 18 protesters had been charged with sedition, whereas three leaders had been additionally charged with insulting Thailand’s monarchy. A Thai prosecutor has indicted 18 activists for his or her roles in anti-government rallies final yr by a protest motion that has introduced unprecedented challenges to the royal palace and military-dominated institution. The youth-led motion… Continue reading Thai prosecutor indicts 18 over anti-government protests

Pressure mounts on president as Senegal braces for contemporary protests

Senegalese President Macky Sall is dealing with rising stress to handle this week’s lethal unrest and have interaction in dialogue because the nation braces for extra protests. At least 5 individuals, together with a schoolboy, have been killed in days of clashes that erupted after the arrest of opposition chief Ousmane Sonko on Wednesday, in… Continue reading Pressure mounts on president as Senegal braces for contemporary protests

Protests proceed as Lebanon’s Hassan Diab threatens to cease work

Protesters have blocked roadways throughout Lebanon for the fifth day in a row, setting fireplace to tyres and items of furnishings as Lebanon’s caretaker Prime Minister Hassan Diab threatened to cease performing his duties to strain politicians to type a brand new authorities. The renewed protests on Saturday got here amid anger in regards to… Continue reading Protests proceed as Lebanon’s Hassan Diab threatens to cease work

‘Descend on streets’: Senegal opposition requires mass protests

Opposition collective asks supporters to take to streets beginning Monday after 4 folks die in demonstrations backing opposition chief Ousmane Sonko. An opposition motion in Senegal has known as for 3 days of protests beginning on Monday after days of clashes between police and supporters of opposition chief Ousmane Sonko. At a information convention on… Continue reading ‘Descend on streets’: Senegal opposition requires mass protests

Paraguay’s president asks all ministers to resign after protests

Mario Abdo Benitez is anticipated to announce adjustments to his cupboard after residents protest dealing with of COVID-19 pandemic. Paraguayan President Mario Abdo Benitez has requested all cupboard ministers to resign following clashes between demonstrators and police at protests towards the federal government’s dealing with of the coronavirus disaster. The nation’s communications minister, Juan Manuel… Continue reading Paraguay’s president asks all ministers to resign after protests