Tag: Protests

11 arrests following violent protest at Ħal Far Detention Centre

11 immigrants were arrested following a protest that turned violent.

Fires burn near White House in violent U.S. protests

National Guard troops were deployed in 15 states and Washington, D.C. in an attempt to quell the sixth night of violence on Sunday. The unrest began with peaceful protests over the death of a black man, George Floyd, in police custody.

‘I can’t breathe’ protests heat up as curfews imposed in several...

From Los Angeles to Miami to Chicago, protests marked by chants of "I can't breathe" - a rallying cry echoing the dying words of George Floyd - began peacefully before turning unruly as demonstrators blocked traffic, set fires and clashed with riot police, some firing tear gas and plastic bullets in an effort to restore order.

Protesters interrupt installation Mass of new Chilean Archbishop

During the January 11 installation Mass of Mgr.Celestino Aós as the new Archbishop of Santiago, Chile, a small number of protesters opened backpacks near the...

Iraqi security forces kill one protester, wound 25 – sources

Iraqi security forces killed at least one protester and wounded 25 others on Friday when they launched tear gas canisters to break up a crowd trying to breach Baghdad's Sinak bridge, security and medical sources told Reuters.

French PM offers concession to unions over pension reform

French Prime Minister Edouard Philippe on Saturday offered a major concession to unions contesting his government's overhaul of the pension system

Protests pile pressure on Iran after admission of plane strike

Images and reports of the protests were carried by state-affiliated news agencies, alongside videos on social media.

Photos: Arrests in Hong Kong in New Year’s protests

Hong Kong police arrested about 400 people in New Year's Day protests after what started as a peaceful pro-democracy march of tens of thousands spiralled into chaotic scenes with police firing tear gas to disperse the crowds.

European Students express concern at developments in Malta

European Democrat Students while expressing concern

Hong Kong office workers begin week of lunchtime protests

Protests over the last six months have drawn a wide swathe of Hong Kong society - from students to pensioners. Even white-collar professionals, like those in Chater park, have sometimes blocked roads in recent weeks, leading to face-offs with police.