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Amnesty International cautions Sudanese authorities to stop firing at protesters

Nine people have been reportedly killed in Sudan since protesters began a sit-in at the military’s headquarters in Khartoum on 6 April, with police...
Omar Hassan Ahmad Al-Bashir

Sudanese President Pledge to Negotiate with Protestors

Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir said Wednesday that the door of dialogue would remain open to young protesters in the country. Those who took to the...

Amnesty International cautions Sudan’s security forces to stop killing protesters

Amnesty International has cautioned Sudan’s security forces to stop their ongoing deadly onslaught on protesters and medical personnel. Amnesty International made said this following...

Stern Police Crackdown on Protesters Need to Stop Now

Authorities in the Democratic Republic of Congo must investigate the heavy-handed police crackdown on yesterday’s protests in which at least one man was shot...
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Ugandan police arrest dozens of protesters

Police in Uganda on Thursday arrested dozens of protesters including the Mayor of the capital Kampala for leading demonstrations against the amendment of the...
Amnesty International

Kenyan authorities asked to probe police killings

The Kenyan authorities must investigate reports that police shot dead demonstrators protesting against the outcome of the presidential election last night, said Amnesty International...
Amnesty International

Hundreds of Darfuri Students Protesters Blockaded

The Sudanese authorities must end the continued discrimination of Darfuri students at universities, said Amnesty International today as more than 1,000 Darfuri students of...

Hundreds of anti-Buhari protesters storm National Assembly

Hundreds of anti-Buhari protesters marched through the National Assembly complex Thursday demanding for an independent National Assembly. Carrying signs that said, 'Don't...
People take part in a demonstration against Donald Trump who was sworn in on Friday as the 45th President of United States in Washington D.C., the United States on Jan. 20, 2017. Ninety-five people were arrested as American protesters clashed with riot police in Washington Friday afternoon after Donald Trump was sworn in as the new U.S. President. (Xinhua/Zheng Qihang)

Nearly 100 arrested as protesters, police clash after Trump’s swearing-in ceremony

Ninety-five people were arrested as American protesters clashed with riot police in Washington Friday afternoon after Donald Trump was sworn in as the new...
U.S. President Donald Trump(1st L, front row) takes the oath of office during the presidential inauguration ceremony at the U.S. Capitol in Washington D.C., the United States, on Jan. 20, 2017. Donald Trump was sworn in on Friday as the 45th President of the United States. (Xinhua/Yin Bogu)

Protesters turn violent as Trump sworn in as U.S. President

Some U.S. protesters smashed windows of stores and cars in Washington on Friday as Donald Trump is to be sworn in as the 45th...

S. Korean protesters call for Park to resign

People attend a rally asking for the resignation of South Korean President Park Geun-hye in Seoul, South Korea, Oct. 29, 2016. Over the past...
Social media

America: police monitor protesters via social media

The ACLU found the company Geofeedia has been collecting and analyzing user data from Facebook, Twitter and Instagram for police, including agencies in Ferguson...
Clinton, Trump

Trump and Clinton set for public debate regardless of city protest

The two will lock horns on the debate stage on Monday, amid ongoing protests in the city of Charlotte, North Carolina that have seen...
AFP / Francois Lo Presti A protester waves his fist as French riot police prepare to disperse refinery workers blockading an oil depot in Douchy-Les-Mines on May 25, 2016

North Carolina under state of emergency

North Carolina's governor declared a state of emergency after at least six people were injured, one critically, in a second night of protests over...

Germany: Thousands of Anti-TTIP Protesters Hit The Streets

Under the slogan "For a fair world trade", the demonstrators took to streets in Berlin, Frankfurt, Hamburg, Cologne, Leipzig, Munich and Stuttgart. Organizers estimated that...

Ethiopian Prison Fire Kills Dozens As Oromo Protesters Remain Held

An unknown number of inmates have died after a fire at an Ethiopian prison where prominent anti-government protesters are reportedly being held. Sustained...

Two killed for allegedly planning violence in DR Congo

The victims were travellers on a minibus, which was intercepted by motorcyclists in Butembo in North Kivu province. "The motorcyclists who were...
Demosisto/AFP Hong Kong pro-democracy activist Joshua Wong, is detained by police after he and several others tried to intercept the motorcade of top Chinese official Zhang Dejiang

Hong Kong student pro-democracy leader detained

Their bid came on the final day of a three-day trip by Zhang Dejiang, who chairs China's communist-controlled legislature, where frustrated protesters have been...
Followers of Shiite cleric Moqtada al-Sadr are seen in central Baghdad, Iraq on April 30, 2016. Thousands of followers of Shiite cleric Moqtada al-Sadr on Saturday stormed the heavily fortified Green Zone in central Baghdad and took control of the parliament building and surrounding areas, while dozens of lawmakers, officials and employees tried to escape the government district. [Xinhua]

Moqtada al-Sadr followers started withdrawing from Green Zone

A statement issued by a committee of Sadr aides, responsible for organizing the protest, said "the masses from a position of strength announces evacuation...
The Shia protesters unfurled banners after storming parliament

Protesters file out of Iraq’s Parliament

Iraqi protesters, most of them supporters of powerful Shiite cleric Moqtada al-Sadr, were leaving the parliament building they stormed earlier on Saturday, an AFP...
Cars were set alight and clashes erupted as at least 170,000 workers and students took to the streets across France (AFP Photo/Joel Saget)

Paris in a new wave of violence following youth protests break

Police detained 24 people overnight after scenes of violence that saw protesters hurling chunks of concrete at riot police and torching vehicles. Around 100 "especially...
indian army

Army kills teenager in Kashmir during protest

The killing took place in Natnusa village of Kupwara district, some 80 km northwest of Srinagar city, the summer capital of Indian-controlled Kashmir. "After the...
India

Three protesters killed in Kashmir

Soldiers reportedly fired to disperse a group of people protesting against the alleged molestation of a schoolgirl by a soldier in Handwara town in...
The first ferry carrying deportees left the port of Mytilene

2nd Group Of Migrants Being Deported From Greece To Turkey

Three protesters dived into the water to try to stop a ferry carrying 45 Pakistani men as it left Lesbos but were fished out...
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Police Opens Fire On Protesters Demanding Drought Assistance In Philippines

The demonstrators had blocked off a highway in Kidapawan City, 955 kilometres south of Manila, since Wednesday to demand government help for farm communities...

Trump criticized for causing tensions between supporters and protesters

Nine months into his candidacy, Donald Trump had finally ignited a fire that even he could not control. At least that's what his rivals were...
Burundi

Indian army open fire on protesters, 2 wounded

At least two civilians were injured Tuesday after the Indian army allegedly fired upon protesters in the Indian-controlled Kashmir, officials said. The civilians were wounded...
A woman in tears speaks to the press during a rally in support of New York City Police officer Peter Liang, at Brooklyn's Cadman Plaza Park, in New York, the United States, Feb. 20, 2016. Peter Liang, a New York City police officer of Chinese descent, was found guilty on Feb. 11 of manslaughter over the shooting of a black man, prompting concerns of discrimination. On Nov. 20, 2014, Liang, a 27-year-old with only a year and a half on the job, was patrolling with his partner in Brooklyn's East New York housing project when he was startled by a noise. In a stairway that prosecutors described as "pitch-dark," Liang drew his gun and fired. The bullet ricocheted off a wall and hit Akai Gurley on a lower level. (Xinhua/Li Muzi)

Thousands Demonstrate In Solidarity With Peter Liang

In an effort to show solidarity, a large number of protesters, mostly Chinese Americans, joined demonstrations in cities around the nation from Washington D.C....
Indian paramilitary troopers stand guard ahead of India's Republic Day celebration in Srinagar, summer capital of Indian-controlled Kashmir, Jan. 25, 2016. Authorities in Indian-controlled Kashmir Monday intensified security and surveillance ahead of India's Republic Day, officials said. (Xinhua/Javed Dar)

Kashmir protest kills two people

Clashes broke out after the killing of militant in a gunfight at village Kakapora in district Pulwama, some 30 km south of Srinagar city,...

Gaza office of Red Cross closed down

Earlier in the day, dozens demonstrated outside the ICRC office in western Gaza city in solidarity with Mohamed al-Qiq, a Palestinian journalist who has...