Sydney’s ‘Reclaim Australia’ rally against Islam

Five people have been arrested over sporadic violence in Sydney, where right-wing activists from the ‘Reclaim Australia’ movement held a protest with police trying to keep them separated from a counter-rally by pro-tolerance protesters.

Some 150 Reclaim Australia activists gathered … Read the rest

Case that sparked 3 weeks of rioting heard in France

A French court delivers its verdict in the case of two police officers accused of not helping two youths electrocuted in 2005, whose deaths sparked three weeks of rioting.

The deaths of Bouna Traore, 15, and Zyed Benna, 17, following … Read the rest

Black students burn 18 vehicles on Pretoria campus

Protesting students of the Tshwane University of Technology (TUT), formerly the Pretoria Technikon, have set alight at least 18 cars belonging to the institution, police said on Saturday.

Several campuses shutdown as Tshwane University of Technology clamps down on violence … Read the rest

Fears of racial violence after white man shoots black teenager

The violent protests that started in Bloemhof and spread to Christiana has claimed its first casualty: a Grade 9 pupil who was shot and killed when protesters in Christiana marched to the municipal offices on Wednesday.

The angry residents said … Read the rest

Dozens wounded in Thai bomb attack

A bomb attack wounded dozens of people at an opposition protest march in Thailand’s capital on Friday, sending tensions soaring following weeks of mass rallies aimed at overthrowing the government.

“The bomb went off about 30m from popular opposition figure … Read the rest

City of Cape Town obtained interdict against squatter protest

The City of Cape Town obtained a court interdict preventing the city’s informal settlements’ organisation from holding a march, said mayor Patricia de Lille.

The march was scheduled to take place on Friday.

She said the order was obtained as … Read the rest

Russian Unity Day: 8 000 Russian nationalists protest against migrants

Several thousand Russian nationalists rallied Monday in Moscow, venting against the migrants they accuse of pushing up the crime rate and taking their jobs.

The protest took place on the national holiday of Unity Day, established in 2005 to replace … Read the rest

Traffic diverted in Johannesburg for Economic Freedom Fighters

efferTraffic will be diverted in Newtown on Friday during a protest march by members of the Economic Freedom Fighters against e-tolls, Johannesburg metro police said.

Spokesman Chief Superintendent Wayne Minnaar said the protest would start from Mary Fitzgerald Square at … Read the rest