Following the vicious crackdown on student protests last week, students in Leeds held a protest outside Leeds University Union in solidarity with student protesters around the country and demanding the universities in Leeds don’t call police onto campus to deal with protesters here in similar fashion in the future. 195 more words
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As reported by a Russian newspaper, the locked up members of feminist punk rock protest group Pussy Riot could be released.
Daily broadsheet the Izvestia stated that an amnesty bill was submitted on Monday by President Vladimir Putin and would apply to Nadezhda Tolokonnikova and Maria Alekhina, who were sentenced to two years in prison for hooliganism, after a protest at Moscow’s Christ the Saviour cathedral in 2012. 120 more words
My protest banners are up, and a day later they haven’t been taken down which is good news so far! The stitched petition went well and I not have over 40 hand stitched signatures for the petition opposing the trolley bus scheme! 140 more words
Caretaker Labour Minister Chalerm Yubamrung has threatened to stage a protest in front of the Metropolitan Police Bureau if the police do not arrest protest leader Suthep Thuagsuban in 48 hours. 153 more words
Abbas Bousafwan’s article in Al Akhbar yesterday rightly points out that there is hardly a Shia fifth column in the Gulf monarchies, nor a unified Shia nation which is sometimes suggested or assumed and that several monarchs have found it beneficial to give patronage to Shia subjects in exchange for political support. 760 more words
Ukrainian Police Launch Assault on Kiev Barricades | World | RIA Novosti.
KIEV, December 11 (RIA Novosti) – Elite riot police and Interior Ministry forces clashed with opposition supporters in the Ukrainian capital Kiev early Wednesday, dismantling barricades that protesters put up in the streets to disrupt access to government buildings. 129 more words