Tag: Protests

Two US police shot as protests erupt over Breonna Taylor case

by Camille CAMDESSUS Two police officers were shot as angry protests rippled across the United States after authorities announced no one would be charged with...

Singaporean in US: Please don’t criticise Black Lives Matter movement

A Singaporean who has been in the United States for five years has appealed to Singaporeans to stop criticising the Black Lives Matter movement. ...

Conspiracy theories flourish about the protests in US and Hong Kong

While protests rage across many US cities and Hong Kong, there are similarities between the demonstrations in Hong Kong and the US. In both places,...

Srinagar, India | AFP | Monday 12/23/2019 – 15:28 UTC+8 | 663 words

by Parvaiz BUKHARI In remote Indian Kashmir people have been offline since August, queuing for hours to pay bills or using government "internet kiosks". As...

India bids to bust citizenship law ‘myths’ with cartoon Muslims

by Abhaya SRIVASTAVA India's ruling party launched a video with animated Muslim characters on social media Monday as part of a publicity blitz to try...

India protests rage over ‘anti-Muslim’ law

by Aishwarya Kumar with Jalees Andrabi in Guwahati and Sailendra Sil in Kolkata Fresh protests rocked India Monday as anger grew over new citizenship legislation...

China’s Xi gives Hong Kong leader ‘unwavering support’

Chinese President Xi Jinping told beleaguered Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam on Monday that she had Beijing's "unwavering support" after another huge pro-democracy rally...

India deploys troops as protestors defy curfew over citizen bill

by Anup Sharma Authorities deployed thousands of paramilitaries and blocked mobile internet in northeast India Thursday, while police fired blank rounds at protesters who defied...

Hong Kongers attend service for student who died during clashes

Hundreds of mourners attended a memorial service on Thursday for a Hong Kong student whose death led to some of the most violent clashes...

Experts quit Hong Kong police probe, in blow to government

An international panel of experts hired to advise Hong Kong on the police response to huge pro-democracy protests announced Wednesday they were quitting, saying...
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