Anti-War Protests Being Held in Response to U.S. Airstrike that Killed Soleimani

Multiple protests are being organized in response to the U.S. airstrike that killed notorious Iranian general Soleimani. Two protests are planned in the Bay Area Saturday: the first is at noon at Powell and Market in San Francisco then at 3 p.m. another gathering is planned at San Jose city hall. Roughly 200 protesters chanted […]

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News Wrap: Parts of Hong Kong paralyzed as protesters, police clash

AMNA NAWAZ: Yet another wave of anti-government demonstrations paralyzed parts of Hong Kong on this Christmas Day. Black-clad protesters descended on the streets of a busy shopping district. Riot police used tear gas to disperse crowds. Meanwhile, hundreds marched through malls chanting pro-democracy slogans. The city has been upended by more than six months of […]

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France: Police Clash With Protesters in Longest Strike in Half-Century

“They are typing in sworn agents and that is unacceptable.” “We saw grenades thrown in a street where pedestrians were. I just think of pedestrians, not even strikers. Throwing pucks, a rain of gas in front of the headquarters of the La Republique En Marche with pedestrians, without knowing who is there, without knowing if […]

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France: Thousands Fill Streets as Paris Strike Continues Late Into Night

“We demand the withdrawal of these reforms. No negotiations! I’m behind this, we are fed up about all this politics which is destroying us for years. We also have the will to build another world to help people, the elderly, the young and the needy. We don’t want to leave anybody behind.” “I am here […]

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What do the protests around the globe have in common? | DW News

Both Ecuador and Chile have seen intense anti-government protests. The demonstrations began after the presidents in each country made economic announcements, which in turn sparked a massive public outcry. But there are protests with similar motives happening all over the world as well. LEBANON, IRAN, IRAQ, COLOMBIA Many of the crises stand out for being […]

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