Stories tagged: demonstrations
UPDATED: Fri., July 21, 2017, 3:28 p.m.
Three Palestinians, three Israelis killed in violence over holy site
Escalating Israeli-Palestinian tensions over the Holy Land’s most contested shrine boiled over into violence on Friday that killed six people – three Palestinians in street clashes in Jerusalem and three …
UPDATED: Fri., July 7, 2017, 1:25 p.m.
Protesters arrested after occupying senators’ offices to protest health-care bill
Dozens of protesters were arrested nationwide after occupying the local offices of Republican senators, a protest against the Better Care Reconciliation Act organized by a coalition of left-wing groups.
Thu., July 6, 2017, 2:53 p.m.
German police clash with protesters before G-20 summit
German police clashed with violent protesters Thursday in Hamburg a day ahead of the Group of 20 summit, using water cannons, pepper spray and batons to disperse marchers after some …
UPDATED: Fri., June 16, 2017, 10:48 a.m.
Demonstrators clash at Evergreen College
Protesters, counterprotests fill the square on Evergreen State College campus.
Wed., April 26, 2017, 9:34 a.m.
U.S. colleges confront a new era of sometimes-violent protest
Fearing a return to violent protests that roiled campuses in the 1970s, colleges and universities are re-examining how to protect free speech while keeping students and employees safe in a …
Thu., April 13, 2017, 8:05 a.m.
Russia blocks app used to organize protests
Russia has banned the use on its territory of a smartphone app widely used like a walkie-talkie to organize demonstrations and other gatherings.
UPDATED: Mon., Feb. 20, 2017, 6:09 p.m.
Thousands of demonstrators across US say ‘Not My President’
Thousands of demonstrators turned out Monday across the U.S. to challenge Donald Trump in a Presidents Day protest dubbed Not My President’s Day. The events on the federal holiday didn’t …
Wed., Nov. 16, 2016, 4:44 p.m.
Anti-Trump demonstrators say nationwide protests are ‘just a taste of things to come’
They’re angry. They’re afraid. They’re upset that Donald Trump is going to be their next president. But many of the protesters who took to the streets in cities across the …
Sun., Sept. 4, 2016
Spin Control: Peaceable assemblies not necessarily sensible
The right to peaceably assemble does not guarantee a right to always have the clearest message.
Sun., Jan. 6, 2013
Spin Control: No decision yet on I-502 rally dust-up
OLYMPIA – Elections are designed to place a punctuation mark on political disputes. Sometimes it’s a period; other times, it’s more of comma, pausing to allow one to take a …
Sat., June 27, 2009
Tax critics to rally again
OLYMPIA – Encouraged by the large turnout this spring at anti-tax rallies, critics of government spending are planning a new round of demonstrations July 4. Events are planned in more …