Stories tagged: protests
Fri., Sept. 14, 2018
In cities and towns across Syria’s last opposition-held province, Idlib, residents poured into the streets on Friday to demonstrate against President Bashar Assad’s government in defiance of an expected offensive …
Sat., Sept. 8, 2018
Eight people were arrested Saturday following another protest over the toppling of a Confederate monument at the University of North Carolina.
Wed., Aug. 29, 2018
Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday scaled back plans to lift women’s retirement age by eight years to 63 as he offered concessions to a package of pension reforms that …
UPDATED: Sat., Aug. 25, 2018
Officials say seven people have been arrested at a rally calling for a century-old Confederate statue at the University of North Carolina to be returned after it was yanked down …
Tue., Aug. 21, 2018
Top leaders of the University of North Carolina system condemned the actions of protesters, who
UPDATED: Sun., Aug. 5, 2018
Portland police are accused of being heavy-handed and reportedly causing some injuries against people protesting a rally by extreme-right demonstrators.
Wed., July 18, 2018
Another employee at the center of last year’s unrest at The Evergreen State College is in talks to settle a claim against the college, according to her lawyer.
UPDATED: Mon., July 16, 2018
Activists used Monday’s summit between U.S. President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin to hold two days of high-profile protests in the Finnish capital over a variety of grievances.
UPDATED: Sun., July 8, 2018
Looters pillaged burned and vandalized shops in Haiti’s capital Sunday following two days of violent protests over the government’s attempt to raise fuel prices.
UPDATED: Sun., July 1, 2018
Violent skirmishes erupted in Portland, Oregon, between a right-wing group and anti-fascists who have previously clashed across the Pacific Northwest, leading to injuries and arrests.
Sat., June 9, 2018
Viral videos of bloody skirmishes between right-wing activists and self-described anti-fascists have drawn national attention to Portland, Oregon – a city of storied political activism that has struggled to keep …
UPDATED: Fri., June 8, 2018
Israeli troops fired live rounds and tear gas as thousands of Palestinians protested near the Gaza border fence Friday, and at least four demonstrators were killed, including a teenage boy, …
Mon., June 4, 2018
Jordan’s King Abdullah II on Monday accepted the resignation of his embattled prime minister and reportedly tapped a leading reformer as a successor, hoping to quell the largest anti-government protests …
Wed., May 16, 2018
Teachers demanding better pay and more resources filled the streets of North Carolina’s capital city Wednesday with loud chants and the color red, continuing the trend of educators around the …
Fri., May 11, 2018
R. Kelly is going on with his concert in North Carolina on Friday, rejecting calls from protesters to cancel his appearance over longstanding allegations of sexual misconduct.
Fri., April 20, 2018
The latest stop in the national movement seeking higher teacher pay and better education funding is Arizona, where tens of thousands of teachers have voted to walk off the job …
UPDATED: Sat., April 21, 2018
Hundreds of Spokane students walked out of classes Friday to protest two decades of school gun violence that has left at least 130 dead and 255 injured across the country.
UPDATED: Fri., April 20, 2018
Israeli soldiers firing Friday from across a border fence killed four Palestinians, including a 15-year-old boy, and wounded more than 150 others, health officials said, as several thousand people in …
UPDATED: Fri., April 20, 2018
Students from Florida to Chicago streamed out of their schools Friday in the latest round of gun-control activism following the February shooting at a high school in Parkland, Florida.
Thu., April 5, 2018
When Oklahoma Republicans finally passed a massive tax hike for hundreds of millions of new dollars for public schools and teacher pay raises, they thought they would get a thank …
UPDATED: Thu., March 8, 2018
A 24-hour strike by millions of Spanish women. A crackdown in France on companies violating gender-equal pay policies. In Russia, a candid apology from a powerful legislator to women he …
Mon., Feb. 26, 2018
An official who targeted a Northwest immigrant rights advocate for deportation noted on a form that she had been extensively involved in Latino advocacy as well as protests against U.S. …
Mon., Feb. 26, 2018
Organizers of anti-government marches in Congo say security forces shot dead at least four people and wounded dozens more in Sunday’s nationwide protest against President Joseph Kabila’s extended rule.
UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 20, 2018
Students who survived the Florida school shooting began a journey Tuesday to the state Capitol to urge lawmakers to prevent another massacre, but within hours the gun-friendly Legislature had effectively …
Sat., Feb. 17, 2018
Ethiopia’s defense minister on Saturday ruled out a military takeover a day after the East African nation declared a new state of emergency amid the worst anti-government protests in a …
Fri., Feb. 16, 2018
Ethiopian officials have declared a state of emergency amid widespread anti-government protests that have persisted for more than two years and in which hundreds have been killed and several thousand …
Tue., Feb. 13, 2018
With giant inflatable whales, signs that read “Drilling Is Killing,” and chants of “Where’s our meeting?,” opponents of President Donald Trump’s plan to open most of the nation’s coastline to …
UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 6, 2018
The Trump administration’s plan to drill for oil and gas off the coast of the United States drew protests Tuesday in Congress and on the streets.
UPDATED: Sun., Feb. 4, 2018
Police arrested 17 activists who blocked a light-rail line carrying Super Bowl ticketholders to U.S. Bank Stadium on Sunday in a protest against police brutality and privileges enjoyed by wealthy …
Tue., Jan. 30, 2018
A government plan to deport tens of thousands of African migrants has sparked an unexpected backlash from liberal Israelis and their American Jewish allies who say Israel – established in …