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Hearing for anti-Trump protest defendants to start

Added: 18.01.2018 16:55 | 0 views | 0 comments

The 22 defendants are among 188 still people facing charges related to alleged involvement in an anti-Trump protest.

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London taxi protest: London Bridge closed for hours as black cab drivers stage demo against TfL over Uber licence

Added: 18.01.2018 15:35 | 0 views | 0 comments

London Bridge has been closed to traffic amid a series of black cab protests against TfL and Uber.

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The Trump effect: Feminist movement rises in opposition

Added: 18.01.2018 10:16 | 0 views | 0 comments

From the #MeToo movement to protests to more women running for office, the election of Donald Trump, whose admissions of sexual assault were caught on tape, has energised the women's movement in the US.


Poland's existential struggle: Abortion debate spurs protests over right-wing shift

Added: 18.01.2018 9:55 | 0 views | 0 comments

Women across Poland have taken to the streets wearing black as a sign of mourning for their reproductive rights, which they say are under threat from the ruling conservative Law and Justice party. Last week, parliament rejected a proposal to liberalise abortion access and also began work on legislation that would ban abortion of foetuses with severe deformities. Critics say it would amount to a near-total ban in Poland, whose abortion laws are already among the most restrictive in Europe.


HK activist leader gets second prison term

Added: 17.01.2018 21:00 | 0 views | 0 comments

January 18, 2018 5:00 AM
HONG KONG • Activist Joshua Wong was yesterday jailed for the second time for his role in pro-democracy protests, as concern grows that prison terms for young campaigners are shutting down debate in the semi-autonomous city as Beijing increases control.


UC-Berkeley faces lawsuit over violent rioting at free-speech event

Added: 17.01.2018 20:30 | 0 views | 0 comments

Four people have filed suit against the University of California, Berkeley after allegedly being assaulted last year outside of an on-campus appearance by right-wing provocateur Milo Yiannopoulos – raising concerns that this type of legal action could be expanded nationally as more and more schools grapple with increasingly violent protests over free speech.


Anti-government protests in Lahore unify opposition

Added: 17.01.2018 18:44 | 0 views | 0 comments

Thousands of protesters held anti-government rally in Lahore in rare show of unity by Pakistan's political opposition.


Protests plans and pessimism as Trump eyes Davos

Added: 17.01.2018 17:06 | 0 views | 0 comments

He'll be 1st sitting U.S. leader to attend the economic summit in decades, as organizers note a "deteriorating geopolitical landscape"


Pope ATTACKED: Shocking moment object hits Francis in face in Chile backlash

Added: 17.01.2018 16:55 | 0 views | 0 comments

POPE Francis was hit by an object thrown from a person in the crowds gathered in Chile on the first day of his South America tour, which has been marred by violent protests and angry street clashes.


Arrest in Pakistan girl’s rape, murder

Added: 17.01.2018 14:52 | 0 views | 0 comments

Pakistani authorities have arrested a suspect in the rape and murder of a seven-year-old girl that ignited nationwide protests and outrage over allegations of government inaction, two police officials say.


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