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

Saturday, July 14, 2018

Iraq: Protests rage over poor public services, unemployment

Iraq has placed its security forces on high alert after protests against high unemployment and a lack of basic services in the country's southern provinces spread to the capital, Baghdad.

Tuesday, June 5, 2018

Jordanian protests continue despite PM's resignation

Jordanian protests continue
Thousands of Jordanians continued street protests overnight and into the early hours of Tuesday morning, as documented by an epa-efe journalist, despite the prime minister's resignation over a controversial income tax reform bill and other austerity measures.

Wednesday, May 2, 2018

French Government under Fire after May Day Chaos

May Day Chaos
France's interior minister promised Wednesday to boost security at protests after hooded youths ran amok at May Day demonstrations in Paris, torching cars and a McDonald's restaurant.

Sunday, April 29, 2018

Death toll in Nicaragua protests rises to 42

The death toll in protests against the Nicaraguan government of Daniel Ortega has risen to 42, while it has been confirmed that many young people feel forced to move away from their homes, the Nicaraguan Center of Human Rights (CENIDH) reported Saturday.

Friday, April 27, 2018

Wednesday, February 28, 2018

Protests Planned Next Week Against Saudi Crown Prince Visit to UK

Saudi Crown Prince
High-profile campaign groups plan to hold protests in London next week against a visit to Britain by the powerful Saudi Crown Prince to raise alarm over Riyadh’s war crimes in Yemen and its human rights record.

Thursday, January 4, 2018

Iran prosecutor blames CIA, Israel, Saudi for protests

Iran prosecutor blames CIA, Israel, Saudi for protests
A CIA agent was the "main projector" of deadly demonstrations in Iran with assistance from Israel and Saudi Arabia, the country's chief prosecutor alleged on Thursday.

Wednesday, January 3, 2018

Zakharova commenta intenzione USA di richiedere udienza speciale all’ONU per l’Iran

La portavoce del Ministero degli esteri russo Maria Zakharova
La portavoce del Ministero degli esteri russo Maria Zakharova ha commentato l'intenzione degli USA di convocare a breve una riunione speciale del Consiglio di Sicurezza e del Consiglio dei diritti umani dell’ONU in relazione agli eventi in Iran, ricordando le azioni di protesta all'interno degli USA e le reazioni delle loro stesse autorità.

Tuesday, January 2, 2018

"Iranische Diktatur": USA fordern UNO-Sitzung zu Protesten

UN-Botschafterin Nikki Haley
"Kompletter Unsinn": Die amerikanische UN-Botschafterin Nikki Haley weist Vorwürfe des Iran zurück, wonach die Proteste vom Ausland aus angestachelt worden seien.

Pence: gli Stati Uniti non ignoreranno le proteste in Iran

Il vicepresidente degli Stati Uniti, Michael Pence, ha affermato che l'attuale presidenza non ripeterà gli errori dei suoi predecessori che hanno ignorato i movimenti di protesta in Iran.

Ayatollah Khamenei: Enemies Mobilized to Harm Iran

 In his first comments since the outbreak of unrest in some Iranian cities, Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei warned on Tuesday that the enemies have mobilized all efforts to harm the Islamic Republic.
 (Tasnim)

US Assesses Sanctions on Iranian Protester Crackdown

The United States is pondering further sanctions against individuals in the Tehran regime who are responsible for cracking down on Iranian protesters, amid the largest anti-government demonstrations since the country's disputed presidential election in 2009.

Monday, January 1, 2018

Iran Authorities Claim Protest Organizers Detained

Iran's Intelligence Ministry has identified and detained a number of individuals over the involvement in provoking unrest in the country's major cities, local media reported on Monday, citing the ministry.

Iran unrest: 'Ten dead' in further protests overnight

Ten people have been killed overnight in anti-government protests sweeping Iran, according to state TV.

"In the events of last night, unfortunately a total of about 10 people were killed in several cities," it said. At least 12 people have now died since protests began on Thursday.
 (BBC)
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Rouhani defends right to protest but rejects violence

Iran's President Hassan Rouhani says people in the country have the right to protest but warned that violence is unacceptable.

"It should be clear to everyone that we are people of freedom. According to the constitution and citizens' rights, people are free to express their criticism and to protest," Rouhani said in televised comments from Iran's capital, Tehran.
 (AL JAZEERA NEWS)

USA betonen Recht der Iraner auf friedlichen Protest

Angesichts der jüngsten Demonstrationen im Iran hat die US-Regierung in der Silvesternacht das Recht des iranischen Volkes auf friedliche Meinungsäußerung betont.

Zuvor hatte sich Präsident Donald Trump in einer Serie von Tweets zu den Protesten im Iran geäußert, die sich zunächst gegen die Wirtschafts- und Außenpolitik der Regierung von Präsident Hassan Rouhani (Rohani) gerichtet hatten, dann aber zunehmend systemkritisch wurden.
 (KURIER)

Iran defense minister urges order, law in addressing people's demands

Iran's Defense Minister, reacting to the recent incidents in the country, said that people's demands could be met under peace, security and order in the framework of the law. (IRNA)

Sunday, December 31, 2017

Saturday, December 30, 2017

Iran strongly condemns Trump tweet over economic protests

 foreign ministry spokesman Bahram Ghassemi
The United States, which bans Iranians from entering, should not pretend that it cares about their plight now, charged an Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman on Saturday, in response to a warning from U.S. President Donald Trump over protests across Iran.

Iranian protests: World is watching response, US warns

World is watching
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