Women protest the world’s ‘silence’ over crisis in Afghanistan

Reuters Yemen comments put fresh strain on Lebanon’s Gulf ties BEIRUT (Reuters) -Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates summoned Lebanese ambassadors on Wednesday to protest over comments made by the information minister before he took office that were critical of the Saudi-led military intervention in Yemen. The comments by George Kordahi in an interview … Read more

Ex-Alitalia Flight Attendants Strip In Labor Protest

Dozens of former flight attendants from defunct Italian airline Alitalia stripped off their uniforms Wednesday, sporting solely undergarments in a silent, choreographed protest in central Rome. Lengthy financially ailing, Italy’s decades-old airline flew its final flight on Oct. 14. A brand new airline, ITA, started flying the following day, utilizing a few of Alitalia’s plane. … Read more

Paul Gosar assured Jan. 6 protest organizers they’d get a ‘blanket pardon’ whereas they have been planning rallies: report

Rep. Paul Gosar provided protest organizers a “blanket pardon” to inspire them to plan rallies on Jan. 6, reported Rolling Stone. Gosar advised the organizers he had spoken with former President Donald Trump in regards to the pardons, which have been by no means realized. The GOP congressman has defended US Capitol rioters earlier than, … Read more

China issues 2nd protest over US naval activity

File Photo: TV screen showing the US Navy fleet sail in formation near the models of Liaoning aircraft carrier with navy frigates and submarines on display at the military museum in Beijing. (AP) BEIJING: China on Thursday issued its second protest in as many days over US naval activity in the region, accusing a US … Read more

Flower protest in Paris for Iranian no-headscarf activist

[ad_1] PARIS (AP) — Activists laid flowers near the Iranian Embassy in Paris on Monday to show support for a women’s rights campaigner sentenced to prison after handing out flowers to women on the Tehran metro while not wearing a headscarf. Monday’s protest on a square near the embassy, organized by Amnesty International, was timed … Read more

Hunger Games salute used to protest against Asia’s military regimes

[ad_1] As thousands of protesters in Myanmar continue to demonstrate against the military coup, one hand gesture has emerged as the movement’s defining symbol – the three-fingered salute. Originally seen in the Hollywood film series and books The Hunger Games, the salute has been adopted widely in Thailand as well in activists’ protests against their … Read more

Thousands of Algerian activists mark second year of protest

[ad_1] The Telegraph Covid lockdown roadmap: key dates revealed for easing restrictions in England Boris Johnson has announced a gradual roadmap for reopening that will see Covid-19 restrictions eased over four steps spread across at least four months. The plans are an attempt to kick-start the British economy and ease the societal pressures of lockdown … Read more

2 Belarusian journalists sent to prison for covering protest

[ad_1] KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — A court in Belarus on Thursday sent two female journalists to prison on charges of violating public order after they covered a protest against the nation’s authoritarian president. The court in the Belarusian capital of Minsk handed two-year sentences to Katsiaryna Bakhvalava, 27, who goes by the name Andreyeva, and … Read more