Showing posts with label protests. Show all posts
Showing posts with label protests. Show all posts

Thursday, May 4, 2023

Poll: Majority of French People Want Protests Against Pension Reform to Continue

At least 55% of French citizens support the continuation of protest demonstrations against the pension reform, a survey conducted by the French Institute of Public Opinion (IFOP) for the Sud Radio broadcaster, showed on Thursday.

Thursday, March 30, 2023

France's Macron Says Protests Will Not Stop Reforms

Protests will not stop the pension reform or other policy changes, French President Emmanuel Macron said on Thursday before unveiling a plan with 50 measures aimed at avoiding a water crisis this summer and in the coming years.

Monday, March 27, 2023

Israeli president calls on gov’t to halt judicial changes plan

Israel’s President Isaac Herzog has called on the government to halt its divisive judicial changes plan, “for the sake of the unity of the people of Israel, for the sake of responsibility”.

Wednesday, March 22, 2023

Macron refuses to give way as pension protests escalate

French President Emmanuel Macron has given a defiant defence of his decision to force through a rise in the pension age, in the face of protests across France and two no-confidence votes.

Sunday, March 12, 2023

Huge crowds rally against Israel’s judicial changes for 10th week

Hundreds of thousands of people have rallied in cities across Israel for a 10th consecutive week, protesting against plans by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s far-right government to curb the Supreme Court’s powers.

Monday, March 6, 2023

Tuesday, February 28, 2023

Mexican soldiers kill five in border town, sparking protests

A shooting by Mexican army soldiers has left five people dead in the border city of Nuevo Laredo, Mexico, igniting a clash between the soldiers and residents who came to the scene to protest.

Thursday, February 16, 2023

Colombians take to the streets to protest leftist government’s reforms

Colombia's opposition, led by right-wing parties, called Wednesday for mobilizations against the healthcare reform proposed by the government of Gustavo Petro, who came to power last August promising sweeping changes to achieve equality in the country.

Saturday, February 11, 2023

Wednesday, January 25, 2023

Hundreds in Baghdad protest devaluation of Iraq’s currency

Hundreds of protesters rallied Wednesday near the Central Bank in the Iraqi capital, Baghdad, angered by the recent devaluation of the Iraqi dinar and demanding the government take action to stabilize the currency.

Peru protesters tear-gassed after president calls for truce, 55 people dead in clashes

Thousands of protesters took to the streets of Peru's capital and were met with volleys of tear gas and pellets amid clashes with security forces just hours after President Dina Boluarte called for a “truce” in almost two months of protests.

Sunday, January 22, 2023

Sunday, January 8, 2023

Iranians protest outside French embassy after cartoons of Charlie Hebdo

Dozens of Iranians gathered Sunday outside the French embassy in Tehran protesting against cartoons of the Islamic republic’s supreme leader by French satirical weekly Charlie Hebdo.

Monday, December 5, 2022

Thousands protest in Morocco over price hikes, ‘repression’

Thousands of protesters marched in Morocco’s capital Rabat on Sunday decrying the “high cost of living and repression,” amid surging inflation and rising social discontent.

Monday, November 28, 2022

US backs peaceful protests, including in China - statement

The United States backs the right of people to peacefully protest, including in China, a US National Security Council spokesperson said on Monday as protesters in multiple Chinese cities have demonstrated against heavy COVID-19 measures in recent days.

Sunday, November 13, 2022

Tens of thousands of Albanians protest over rising costs

Police and protesters in Albania have scuffled in front of Prime Minister Edi Rama‘s office in Tirana after tens of thousands of people gathered there to protest against corruption and the country’s cost of living crisis.

Sunday, October 16, 2022

Thousands of Tunisian protesters demand President Saied removal after 'coup'

 Thousands of Tunisians demonstrated Saturday in the capital Tunis, denouncing a power grab by President Kais Saied and demanding accountability for the country's long-running economic crisis, AFP correspondents said.

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