Violent protests rocked Port Elizabeth’s northern areas on Monday.
On Monday areas – including Gelvandale and Bethelsdorp – were ablaze over the closure of 33 schools due to a lack of teachers.
Talks between angry residents, principals, the Eastern Cape … Read the rest
Anti-immigration protest is sweeping across Germany, as thousands take to the streets against what they say is the growing “Islamisation” of the country.
Demonstrators have adopted the old rallying call of the protests against the East German communist regime that … Read the rest
From Chicago and Miami to Philadelphia and New York, angry race demonstrations in the US are entering a fifth day.
Protesters shut down freeways, chanting “I can’t breathe” and held “die-ins” in the streets. On Saturday, two police officers were … Read the rest
Alice Singen had always seen her home town Ferguson, Mo., as an integrated, harmonious place. Like many other white residents, she prided herself on staying here even when others began to leave.
But since the death of an unarmed black … Read the rest
China’s foreign minister made it clear Beijing would not allow other countries to meddle into its ‘internal affairs’, responding in this way to US Secretary of State’s call for Beijing to grant Hong Kong the “highest possible degree of autonomy.”… Read the rest
The purple cleric, archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu has called on “all who believe in democracy” to support the protests in Hong Kong his foundation said on Wednesday.
“I salute the courage of the hundreds of thousands of Hong Kong citizens … Read the rest
Regime gunmen assassinated celebrated Thai protest leader Sutin Taratin Sunday, during a brazen broad-daylight drive by shooting amid a melee between protesters and armed “red shirt” regime enforcers. Protests were held across the country at polling stations in opposition to … Read the rest
A man has been arrested after firing shots during a protest in Kagiso, Krugersdorp, Gauteng police said.
He is accused of discharging a firearm and was taken into custody on Saturday after a protest erupted in the area, said Brigadier … Read the rest
by Paul Craig Roberts
The several days of organized protests in Ukraine are notable for the relative lack of police violence. Unlike in the US, Canada, Thailand, Greece, and Spain, peaceful protesters have not been beaten, tear gassed, water cannoned, … Read the rest
Angolan police fired tear gas and warning shots on Saturday to disperse hundreds of opposition supporters demonstrating in the capital against the disappearance and possible murder of two anti-government activists.
The ruling MPLA party this week accused the main UNITA … Read the rest
There is no logic in destroying one service in the course of demanding another, Minister in the Presidency Collins Chabane said on Thursday.
Briefing the media following Cabinet’s fortnightly meeting on Wednesday, he said the destruction of private and public … Read the rest
The French government scrambled Tuesday to contain anger over a proposed environmental tax as protesters continued to destroy radars set up to help collect the levy, in a revolt that shows no sign of abating.
Protests over the new “ecotax” … Read the rest
Police handled more than 12,000 public protests during the 2012/2013 financial year, Police Minister Nathi Mthethwa said on Thursday.
“Over the past four years, a total of 46,180 incidents were attended to and all were successfully stabilised, with 14,843 arrests … Read the rest
Around 10,000 people took part in a demonstration in the Moroccan capital, Rabat, on Sunday in support of Islamists in Egypt locked in a deadly showdown with security forces.
The crowd carried banners condemning the police operations that have cost … Read the rest