In Sudan thousands of protesters have taken to the streets of Khartoum and other cities, demanding a transition to civilian rule. The rallies come two months after a military coup. The civilian prime minister, Abdalla Hamdok, has since been reinstated, but the pro-democracy movement wants a government completely free from military control.
Protesters have been marching regularly since coup 42 people killed in crackdowns so far, dozens arrested Protesters reject PM’s deal with military Top politicians detained since coup have been released Sudanese security forces deployed tear gas against tens of thousands of protesters gathering in central Khartoum on Tuesday to oppose military rule following last month’sContinue reading “Sudan security forces fire tear gas at march against military rule”
Military police launch tear gas canisters to disperse about 100 protesters trying to march towards downtown Ouagadougou to protest the government’s failure to quell violence. Police have fired tear gas in Burkina Faso’s capital during a demonstration against the government’s failure to stop a wave of violence by hardliner fighters. Opponents of President Roch Kabore,Continue reading “Burkina Faso police fire tear gas at anti-government protest”
The Belgian capital Brussels is the latest European city to see mass protests and unrest over tighter coronavirus restrictions. Tens of thousands of people took to the streets, some throwing fireworks and missiles at police who responded with tear gas and water canon. Belgium has brought in new measures in response to a sharp riseContinue reading “Mass protests against Covid restrictions in European cities – BBC News”
Polish border guards have used tear gas and water cannon on refugees and migrants attempting to cross the Belarusian border. Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko said he wants to avoid the “confrontation” over the crisis. Russia has called Poland’s use of tear gas and water cannon on the migrants “unacceptable”, as Al Jazeera’s Rory Challands reports.
Column of up to 500 people including children led by border guards in escalation of deadly crisis Belarusian authorities have escorted an estimated 1,000 people, most of whom are from the Middle East, to the Polish border in an escalation of a deadly crisis that has already left people desperate to reach the EU trappedContinue reading “Belarus escorts 1,000 migrants towards Polish border”
Tens of thousands of supporters of embattled right-wing President Jair Bolsonaro heeded his call and turned out at rallies Tuesday as he stepped up his attacks on Brazil’s Supreme Court and threatened to plunge the country into a constitutional crisis. Bolsonaro has been locked in a feud with the high court, in particular a justiceContinue reading “At Brazil rallies, Bolsonaro deepens rift with Supreme Court”
Sick of the way Western news media talk about his people and the abuses they suffer, this Palestinian activist is calling out the networks. Mohammed El-Kurd is facing forced expulsion from his home in Sheikh Jarrah, occupied East Jerusalem, by Israeli settlers – and wants to see U.S. news networks reflect the realities he seesContinue reading “‘This Is Not Clashes’: This Palestinian Is Sick Of Western Media”
Department of Justice lawyers asked a federal judge to dismiss lawsuits against former President Trump, former attorney general William Barr and other administration officials for the forced clearing of racial justice protesters at Lafayette Square in June. The Washington, D.C., chapters of the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), Black Lives Matter and other civil rights organizations sued the Trump administration and lawContinue reading “DOJ asks judge to dismiss cases against Trump, Barr for Lafayette Square clearing”
Israeli police launch wave of arrests targeting Palestinian citizens of Israel who rallied in support of Sheikh Jarrah, Al-Aqsa and Gaza. Israeli police announced they will arrest hundreds of Palestinian citizens of Israel over the coming days for their participation in recent sit-ins in support of Palestinians in occupied East Jerusalem and the besieged GazaContinue reading “‘A war declaration’: Palestinians in Israel decry mass arrests”