Stories tagged: Protest
UPDATED: Sun., July 15, 2018, 9:44 a.m.
Russian protest group and Pussy Riot has claimed responsibility for four people who ran onto the field and disrupted the World Cup final.
UPDATED: Sun., July 8, 2018, 9:07 p.m.
The vegan and animal welfare wave hasn’t spared France, where butchers and slaughterhouses are increasingly coming under attack. The French butchers’ lobby has sought police protection after vegan activists stoned …
Sun., July 1, 2018, 9:18 a.m.
Thousands gathered at the SeaTac Federal Detention Center on Saturday, protesting President Donald Trump’s “zero tolerance” immigration policy, which has led to heated criticism from mayors, governors and citizens.
Wed., June 27, 2018, 9:30 a.m.
The 90-year-old widow of Robert F. Kennedy plans to participate in a hunger strike to protest the separation of immigrant families.
UPDATED: Tue., June 26, 2018, 9:53 p.m.
A judge in California on Tuesday ordered U.S. border authorities to reunite separated families within 30 days, setting a hard deadline in a process that has so far yielded uncertainty …
UPDATED: Wed., June 13, 2018, 6:01 p.m.
Macedonia’s president said Wednesday that he would not sign off on a historic deal that would change the country’s name, the most potentially disruptive reaction so far to the agreement …
Wed., May 30, 2018, 8:14 a.m.
A new ordinance in Aberdeen prohibits sitting and lying down on sidewalks during certain hours, but that hasn’t stopped some from sitting down in protest of it.
Wed., May 9, 2018, 4:20 p.m.
Internet activists and tech companies are holding a day of protest Wednesday to draw attention to net neutrality once again.
Wed., May 2, 2018, 8:02 a.m.
Arizona educators gathered Wednesday in their red T-shirts at the state Capitol for a fifth and final day of a statewide walkout as the Republican-controlled Legislature was expected to pass …
Wed., April 25, 2018, 2:56 p.m.
Germans of various faiths donned Jewish skullcaps and took to the streets Wednesday in several cities to protest an anti-Semitic attack in Berlin and express fears about growing hatred of …
UPDATED: Sun., April 22, 2018, 9:27 p.m.
A 61-year-old mother of three is perched on a platform 32 feet in the air between two oak trees, trying to stop a natural gas pipeline from coming through land …
Thu., April 19, 2018, 5:33 p.m.
Gaza protest organizers moved sit-in tents closer to the Israeli border fence Thursday, a day before a fourth planned mass demonstration, raising fears of more bloodshed.
UPDATED: Wed., April 18, 2018, 9:29 p.m.
Pickup trucks bearing Confederate flags have been parking across from a high school in central Michigan, leading some students to counter-protest against racism and bigotry.
Tue., March 27, 2018, 9:06 a.m.
The 2020 U.S. Census will include a question about citizenship status, a move that brought swift condemnation from Democrats, who said it would intimidate immigrants and discourage them from participating.
Thu., March 22, 2018, 10:51 a.m.
Community members and activists are gathering at Sacramento City Hall on Thursday to protest the fatal shooting of an unarmed black man by police.
UPDATED: Wed., March 14, 2018, 10:44 p.m.
Close to 2,000 people gathered on the Idaho Capitol steps to rally against gun violence on Wednesday – most of them high school and junior high students.
Mon., Feb. 26, 2018, 12:30 p.m.
Leaders of the two largest Christian denominations in Jerusalem on Monday said the Church of the Holy Sepulchre will remain closed indefinitely to protest an Israeli attempt to tax their …
UPDATED: Sun., Jan. 28, 2018, 9:37 p.m.
Protesters gathered across Russia on Sunday to support opposition leader Alexei Navalny’s call to boycott the March presidential election, and Navalny himself was arrested while walking to the Moscow demonstration.
Wed., Jan. 24, 2018, 12:21 p.m.
A senior Israeli official on Wednesday said he led a secret investigation into 16-year-old Palestinian protest icon Ahed Tamimi and her family, in part because their appearance – including “blond-haired, …
UPDATED: Mon., Jan. 22, 2018, 10:06 a.m.
In keeping with tradition, thousands more than expected flocked to downtown Spokane Sunday to cap off a weekend that saw women march in record numbers across the United States.
UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 18, 2018, 10:27 p.m.
A year after the Women’s March brought an estimated 8,000 people to downtown Spokane following President Donald Trump’s inauguration, organizers expect a smaller, less politically charged affair this time.
Mon., Jan. 8, 2018, 9:55 a.m.
The protesters rallied for days in Iran, chanting against government corruption and demanding justice.
Wed., Jan. 3, 2018, 12:10 p.m.
Gal Gadot, Saoirse Ronan, Mary J. Blige and Allison Janney will be dressed in black at Sunday’s Golden Globe Awards as part of a planned anti-harassment protest, and all three …
Sat., Dec. 16, 2017, 2:25 p.m.
North Dakota law enforcement purchased more than $600,000 worth of body armor, tactical equipment and crowd control devices during the height of protests against the Dakota Access oil pipeline, state …
Tue., Dec. 12, 2017, 11:26 a.m.
Authorities say two people were arrested after locking themselves in a construction crane tower as a protest against a liquefied natural gas plant being built in Tacoma.
UPDATED: Mon., Dec. 11, 2017, 11:55 p.m.
About 150 protesters gathered Monday afternoon in downtown Spokane to denounce Republican tax reform proposals moving through Congress. All In For Washington, Greater Spokane Progress and the Peace & Justice …
Fri., Dec. 1, 2017, 8:12 a.m.
Law enforcement’s response to a violent white nationalist rally in Virginia last summer failed on multiple fronts, leading to “deep distrust of government” in the Charlottesville community, an independent review …
UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 24, 2017, 5:27 p.m.
A protest forced a large suburban St. Louis shopping mall to close for an hour on the day after Thanksgiving, one of the year’s busiest shopping days, and renewed concerns …
Sat., Nov. 18, 2017, 11 a.m.
An Egyptian court has ordered a prominent activist to remain in custody pending trial on charges of participating in an illegal protest against the government’s transfer of two strategic Red …
UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 10, 2017, 3:28 p.m.
Environmental activists protested at a German coal-fired power plant on Friday – the same day that Italy became the latest country to announce a deadline for ending its use of …