Tag Archives: Protests

Taliban Attacks Journalists Covering Women’s Rights Protests

The Taliban on Thursday (21/10) attacked several journalists to prevent media coverage of the women’s rights protests in Kabul, the capital of Afghanistan. About 20 women lined up from near the education ministry to the finance ministry. Wearing colorful headscarves, they chanted slogans including: “Don’t politicize Education.” The women held …

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Japan Strongly Protests North Korea’s Missile Test

North Korea Tuesday fired a ballistic missile into the sea, following a recent weapons test, the South Korean and Japanese militaries said. The test came hours after the United States confirmed its offer to resume diplomacy over North Korea’s nuclear weapons program. Japan’s Deputy Cabinet Secretary Yoshihiko Isozaki said Tuesday …

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Protests in Karachi After ISIS Attack on Kandahar Mosque

Dozens of Pakistanis in Karachi on Sunday (17/10) protested Friday’s bombing of a Shi’ite mosque in southern Afghanistan that killed 47 people and injured dozens. The Islamic State group (ISIS) said in a statement posted to social media late Friday that two members of the group shot and killed a …

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Deadly Shot Disperses Protests in Beirut

At least six people were killed and 20 others injured Thursday when gunfire erupted in the Lebanese capital amid protests against a judge investigating a deadly explosion at the port last year. Prime Minister Najib Mikati called for calm to be restored and urged citizens “not to be dragged into …

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Cuban government bans anti-government protests

The Cuban government on Tuesday (12/10) rejected the opposition’s request for a protest on November 15. The reason is that the protest organizers are supported by the United States, which wants to overthrow the current government regime. The planned demonstrations will follow the unprecedented anti-government protests that erupted on July …

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Eswatini Deploys Military-Police to Stop Student Protests

The government of Eswatini, formerly known as Swaziland, on Monday (11/10) deployed soldiers and police to several schools to contain protests by students in the country. Students continue to protest against the government for immediate political reform. High school students in the African kingdom have been boycotting classes for the …

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