Protesters gathered in Myanmar’s biggest city on Monday despite the ruling junta’s threat to use lethal force against people who join a general strike against the military’s takeover three weeks ago.
Barishal University students continue protests for 2nd day
Students of Barishal University staged demonstrations for the second consecutive day on Thursday to press home their six-point demand.
Protests at RU against removal of KU teachers and students
Rajshahi, Jan 28 – Teachers and students of Rajshahi University under different banners on Thursday protested against Khulna University authority’s expulsion of three teachers, two students.
Russia: Crackdown Ahead of Pro-Navalny Protests – HRW
Russian authorities are harassing, intimidating, and detaining activists and students ahead of protests planned for January 23, 2021 in solidarity with the detained opposition leader Alexey Navalny, Human Rights Watch said.
RU Human chain protests defacing of Bangabandhu sculpture
Rajshahi, Dec 08 – The Rajshahi University Teachers, students, officiants’ Oikko Manch demanded proper punishment from a human chain organised on Tuesday at around 11.00 am in front of the university senate building against those who are involved in vandalising…
BCL protests against Bangabandhu’s sculpture defacing
Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL) on Sunday protested on the Dhaka University (DU) campus against the demolition of an unfinished sculpture of Bangabandhu in Kushtia.
Hindu, Buddha, Christan Oikya Parishad protests ‘attacks’
Bangladesh Hindu Buddha Christian Oikya Parishad on Saturday staged demonstrations in Shahbagh area of the capital, protesting what it said recent ‘communal attacks on minority communities’ in different parts of the country.
BNP protests renaming of ‘Joypurhat Shaheed Zia College’
Dhaka, Oct 04 – BNP on Sunday strongly condemned and protested the renaming of ‘Joypurhat Shaheed Zia College’, saying it has exhibited the government’s ‘nasty political vengeance and jealousy’.
BNP protests Mahfuz Anam’s article on democracy
BNP on Friday strongly protested a recent article written by The Daily Star Editor Mahfuz Anam about the party’s role during the August-21 grenade attack, 2004 and branded him as a ‘kingpin’ of democracy killers’ in Bangladesh.
Lebanese PM Hassan Diab steps down following Beirut protests
BEIRUT (AP/UNB) Aug 10 — Lebanon’s prime minister stepped down from amid widespread anti-government protests over Beirut port explosion last week that triggered public fury and mass protests.
Mass protests rock Russian Far East city again
AP/UNB, July 18 – Tens of thousands of people in the Russian Far East city of Khabarovsk demonstrated on the streets on Saturday, protesting the arrest of the region’s governor on charges of involvement in multiple murders.
Global Forum protests black DWD, vows fight for Justice
Global Forum on Discrimination based on Work and Descent (GFoD) strongly condemns the police brutality leading to the horrific murder of George Floyd on 25th May in Minnesota, United States of America. We also support in solidarity with the Black…
Protests spread across US in wake of George Floyd death
Demonstrators marched, stopped traffic and in some cases lashed out violently at police as protests erupted Friday in dozens of U.S. cities following the killing of George Floyd after a white officer pressed a knee into his neck while taking…
Taiwan offers help to Hong Kong amid anti-China protests
Taiwan’s president Tsai ing-wen promised to provide the people of Hong Kong with the “necessary assistance” as tension in the city rises over China’s new national security law.
Amazon defends virus safety efforts amid fresh protests
Amazon on Monday defended its coronavirus safety efforts as it faced renewed protests from warehouse workers, which have drawn support from some of the US giant’s technology employees.
7 killed in New Delhi protests ahead of Trump’s visit
Delhi, AP/UNB, Feb 25 – At least seven people, including a police officer, were killed and dozens were injured in clashes between hundreds of supporters and opponents of a new citizenship law in India that provides fast-track naturalization for some…
Ricky Martin finds inspiration in Puerto Rico protests
Ricky Martin’s wide smile began to fade as the Puerto Rican superstar talked about his next album.
Death toll in India citizenship law protests climbs to 17
New Delhi, AP/UNB, Dec 21 – Three people died during clashes between demonstrators and police in northern India on Saturday, raising the nationwide death toll in protests against a new citizenship law to 17.
BNP protests Khalid Mahmud’s comments on Fakhrul’s father
Dhaka, Dec 20 – BNP on Thursday protested State Minister for Shipping Khalid Mahmud Chowdhury’s comments against the father of its Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir.
Huge protests as Razakars’ list contains freedom fighters
Dhaka, Dec 17 – The just published ‘Rajakars list’ sparked huge protests and created resentments in the country as names of a number of freedom fighters were found in it.
Citizenship Law protests rock India: HRW
Police have clashed with demonstrators in parts of the Indian capital, Delhi, during protests over a controversial new law on migrants.
Bangladesh protests attack on Asstt HC convoy in Guwahati
Dhaka, Dec 12 – In the backdrop of violence in India’s state of Assam spilling over to Bangladesh Assistant High Commission in Guwahati, Bangladesh has protested an attack on the convoy of the Assistant High Commissioner and vandalization of signposts…
Amnesty says at least 208 killed in Iran protests, crackdown
DUBAI, DECEMBER 03, 2019 – AP/UNB- At least 208 people in Iran have been killed amid protests over sharply rising gasoline prices and a subsequent crackdown by security forces, Amnesty International said Monday, as one government official acknowledged telling police…
From Beirut to Hong Kong, protests evoke global frustration
Beirut, Oct 27 (AP/UNB) — In Hong Kong, it was a complicated extradition dispute involving a murder suspect. In Beirut, it was a proposed tax on the popular WhatsApp messenger service. In Chile, it was a 4-cent hike in subway…
Buet students withdraw protests: Class boycott to continue
Dhaka, Oct 15 – Students of Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (Buet) on Tuesday withdrew their campus protests as the university authorities accepted most of their demands.
Protests resume on BUET campus for students’ 5 demands
Students of Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (Buet) resumed demonstrations on Saturday with a 5-point demand including issuance of a notice banning organisational student politics on the campus.
Protests against Abrar murder spread across country
Dhaka – Students of different universities and colleges across the country staged demonstrations on Tuesday demanding capital punishment of those involved in the murder of Abrar Fahad, a second-year student of Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (Buet). In Dhaka,…
Buet student Abrar’s murder sparks protests in universities
Dhaka, Oct 07 – The murder of Abrar, sparked protests by students of Buet and the universities of Dhaka, Rajshahi and Jahangirnagar demanding punishment of the killers.
Rare protests in Egypt call for president to step down
Cairo, Sept 21 (AP/UNB) — Rare anti-government protests broke out in several Egyptian cities late Friday calling on President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi to step down. The small street demonstrations were quickly dispersed by riot police using batons and tear gas.
Algeria protests: how disinformation spread on social media
Amidst months of anti-government demonstrations, an online information battle is happening in Algeria. Protesters are trying to swat away annoying trolls – dubbed “electronic flies”.