Stories tagged: Protest
UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 20, 2017, 6:06 p.m.
Three arrested after shooting following white nationalist speech
The hostile audience drowned out white nationalist Richard Spencer with anti-Nazi chants. They booed him off the stage under the watchful eye of police officers in riot gear.
UPDATED: Sat., Oct. 14, 2017, 10:36 p.m.
‘Take a knee’ comes to Germany through Hertha solidarity
Hertha Berlin has nodded to social struggles in the United States by kneeling before its Bundesliga game at home. The starting lineup all linked arms and took a knee on …
Tue., Oct. 10, 2017, 9:22 a.m.
Trump campaign raising money off Pence walking out of NFL game
President Donald Trump’s joint fundraising committee sent an email Monday asking donors to show support for Vice President Mike Pence’s decision to leave an NFL game in Indianapolis after some …
UPDATED: Sun., Oct. 8, 2017, 9:48 a.m.
Reports: Navalny supporters detained in Russian capital
Russian civil society organizations say that more than a dozen supporters of opposition leader Alexei Navalny have been detained in Moscow while holding small demonstrations.
UPDATED: Sun., Oct. 8, 2017, 5:02 p.m.
Hundreds protest to free Morocco’s northern activists
Hundreds of people from around Morocco protested on Sunday in the nation’s economic capital, Casablanca, to demand freedom for activists jailed for their roles in a protest movement that took …
UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 3, 2017, 6:47 p.m.
Catalans stop work to protest police force during referendum
Highways were blocked, schools closed and much business halted across Catalonia Tuesday as tens of thousands of workers and students joined strikes and took to the streets to protest the …
Thu., Sept. 28, 2017, 1:08 p.m.
Black Lives Matter is a movement that can’t be sued, judge says
Black Lives Matter is a social movement, like the tea party or the civil rights movement, and therefore can’t be sued, a federal judge ruled Thursday.
UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 26, 2017, 6:41 p.m.
Sessions says U.S. will intervene in campus free speech cases
Decrying what he sees as political correctness run amok, Attorney General Jeff Sessions said Tuesday the Justice Department will support students who sue universities claiming their free speech rights were …
UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 26, 2017, 11:32 a.m.
To ban or not to ban? School leaders consider classic George Orwell novel ‘1984’
More than 500 people have signed a petition denouncing Rigby High School administrators in southeast Idaho after it was reported administrators there are considering banning the classic George Orwell novel …
Sun., Sept. 24, 2017, 1:59 p.m.
Right-wing activist holds short, small California rally
Right-wing provocateur Milo Yiannopoulos blew kisses, posed for selfies and briefly addressed a few dozen supporters at the University of California, Berkeley while a slightly larger crowd protesting his blink-and-you-miss-it …
Sat., Sept. 23, 2017, 1:13 p.m.
French marchers fill Paris streets to protest new work rules
French far-left firebrand Jean-Luc Melenchon urged protesters Saturday to take to the streets and mount strikes to force President Emmanuel Macron to withdraw the labor law changes that are key …
UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 21, 2017, 6:28 p.m.
’White allies’ protest of police shooting leads to stadium
Another protest is planned for Thursday evening in St. Louis, but this time, the demonstrators are expected to be largely white.
Thu., Sept. 21, 2017, 2:34 p.m.
Filipino protesters slam martial law, killings under Duterte
Thousands of protesters marked Thursday’s anniversary of the 1972 declaration of martial law by late Philippine dictator Ferdinand Marcos with an outcry against what they say are the current president’s …
UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 20, 2017, 10:29 p.m.
Protesters march in St. Louis suburb over police shooting
Protesters said they would take to the streets again Wednesday in the St. Louis area to demonstrate against a judge’s recent acquittal of a white former police officer who fatally …
Tue., Sept. 19, 2017, 12:50 p.m.
Three members of Congress arrested at Trump Tower protest
Three Democratic members of Congress have been arrested at a protest outside Trump Tower.
UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 9, 2017, 10:10 p.m.
Hundreds protest immigration order outside Trump hotel
Hundreds of people rallied Saturday outside the Trump International Hotel and Tower in New York City to protest the Trump administration’s decision to end a program protecting young immigrants from …
Sat., Aug. 26, 2017, 8:45 p.m.
Charlottesville charges 3 more in white supremacist protest
Charlottesville police have announced charges against three more people relating to the Aug. 12 white nationalist rally in Virginia.
Sat., Aug. 26, 2017, 12:01 p.m.
Some 500 Israelis gather in anti-Netanyahu protest
Some 500 protesters are gathering in front of Israel’s attorney general’s home to demand he indict Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on corruption charges.
UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 25, 2017, 10:27 p.m.
WSU students stage sit-in at administration building, issue list of demands
Dozens of Washington State University students staged a sit-in at the Lighty Student Services Building Friday afternoon, claiming WSU officials have not provided a safe atmosphere for students of color.
Thu., Aug. 24, 2017, 2:18 p.m.
Bay area leaders strive to protect speech, prevent violence
Police and civic leaders in the cradle of America’s free speech movement will struggle to balance liberty of expression with safeguards against violence as demonstrators with varying political viewpoints travel …
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 22, 2017, 10:05 p.m.
Swastikas, bomb threat etched into WSU dorm walls trigger evacuation
Dozens of students were evacuated from Stimson Hall at Washington State University Monday night after students reported vandals had scratched several swastikas and a vague bomb threat onto dorm walls.
Sat., Aug. 19, 2017, 9:30 p.m.
WSU students rally against racism
Several hundred people marched across the Washington State University campus on Saturday evening to denounce racism and call for tougher actions by the WSU administration to curb discriminatory rhetoric.
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 17, 2017, 12:14 p.m.
WSU students plan march following Charlottesville violence
Washington State University students are planning to march on campus Saturday in response to the weekend mayhem in Charlottesville, Virginia. They also are demanding changes in university policy to curb …
UPDATED: Mon., Aug. 14, 2017, 8:47 a.m.
In wake of Charlottesville violence, Spokane residents rally for peace
Hundreds of people gathered Sunday afternoon near City Hall downtown in forone of the largest rallies in Spokane since the Women’s March in January.
UPDATED: Sat., Aug. 12, 2017, 8:36 p.m.
Advocates stage big Texas protest against border wall
Hundreds of people are marching in South Texas toward the Rio Grande to oppose the wall the U.S. government wants to build on the river separating Texas and Mexico.
Wed., Aug. 9, 2017, 12:29 p.m.
Netanyahu rips media, opposition in face of corruption case
Israel’s embattled prime minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, lashed out at the media and his political opponents in an animated speech to hundreds of enthusiastic supporters on Wednesday, seeking to deliver a …
Wed., July 26, 2017, 2:04 p.m.
Jerusalem Palestinians find voice through prayer protests
Thousands of Palestinian Muslims have been praying in the streets of Jerusalem every evening – creating a new, surprisingly effective form of protest in their long conflict with Israel.
UPDATED: Wed., July 12, 2017, 10:54 a.m.
Animal rights protesters swarm Chick-fil-A store in Florida
Customers at a Chick-fil-A restaurant in Florida found themselves navigating past animal rights protesters wearing masks, covered in fake blood and clutching butcher knives.
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.
Wed., June 28, 2017, 10:22 a.m.
Amid Venezuela’s chaos, protesters ask: Was helicopter attack rebellion or ruse?
MEXICO CITY – A rogue helicopter that buzzed Venezuela’s Supreme Court building and possibly dropped grenades became a strange centerpiece Wednesday in the country’s meltdown – with some suspecting it …