Tag: Protest

‘It’s not abuse, it’s rape’: protesters denounce Spanish assault ruling

Hundreds of people protested in Spain's capital on Monday against a court ruling last week that cleared five men of gang-raping a...

Ethiopia PM Abiy says protests’ death toll rises to 86

Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed said on Sunday the death toll from protests last month had risen to 86 and urged citizens...

Another small riot at Ħal Safi

Police had responded to a small riot at the Ħal Safi detention centre.A police spokesperson told Newsbook.com.mt that...

Lebanon protesters pour back onto streets as night falls

Protesters poured back onto streets and squares across Lebanon on Saturday, despite army efforts to unblock roads, with no end in sight...

Bolivians block roads in protest as Morales election win splits nation

Bolivians blocked streets in La Paz on Friday demanding an audit of a controversial election count that handed President Evo Morales an...

Pinera says demands of Chileans ‘loud and clear,’ protests begin anew

Chile's president and lawmakers prepared on Thursday to push forward social equality reforms as protesters hit the streets again to call for...

Thousands in Guinea march against president’s possible third term bid

Thousands took to the streets of Guinea on Thursday in the largest of a series of protests over a suspected effort by...

Hong Kong govt pledges more aid to battered city, no end...

Hong Kong's embattled government announced extra financial support on Tuesday for the Chinese-ruled city battered by political unrest and facing its first...

Pro-separatists stage new Barcelona rallies, government says violence fading

Hundreds of pro-independence protesters took to the streets of Barcelona for a seventh successive night on Sunday, with anger over the jailing...

Jeers force Hong Kong leader to abandon address with no olive...

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam had to abandon her policy speech because of jeering lawmakers on Wednesday but later offered no direct...