Indigenous protest leaders agree to talks with Ecuador government | Protests News

Talks to begin the demonstrations against rising costs of living have paralyzed parts of the South American country. The Indigenous organization leading protests in Ecuador has agreed to hold talks with the government, as the South American nation has been rocked by mass demonstrations over the last two weeks. The Confederation of Indigenous Nationalities of … Read more

Thousands demonstrate in Madrid ahead of NATO summit | NATO News

Banners with the words ‘No to NATO, No to War, For Peace’ were held as thousands of people marched through the Spanish city. Thousands of anti-NATO demonstrators rallied in Madrid on Sunday before the summit of the Western military alliance in the Spanish capital this week. Demonstrators called for US-led NATO to be dissolved and … Read more

Thousands of protesters arrive as G7 convenes in Germany | Food News

The agenda of the summit in Munich includes Russia’s war on Ukraine, climate change, energy and a looming food security crisis. About 4,000 protesters gathered in Munich as the Group of Seven (G7) leading economic powers prepared to hold their annual gathering in Germany’s Bavarian Alps. Organizers said they hoped to mobilize up to 20,000 … Read more

‘We can’t get by’: Indigenous people keep up protests in Ecuador | Protests News

Quito, Ecuador – Thousands of Indigenous people continue to demonstrate in the Ecuadorian capital, their calls for social and economic reforms grow louder despite crackdown by authorities in the South American nation. The protesters, predominantly led by the powerful Confederation of Indigenous Nationalities of Ecuador (CONAIE) group, began blocking roads and marching in provincial capitals … Read more

Cuban court sentences two dissident artists to prison terms | Protests News

Luis Manuel Otero Alcantara and Maykel Castillo receive five- and nine-year terms, respectively, Cuban prosecutor says. A Cuban court has sentenced two dissident artists to nine and five years in prison, the government announced, in a high-profile case that rights groups have slammed as a “sham” that violates free speech. The activists, Luis Manuel Otero … Read more

Clashes as Ecuador protests continue despite small concession | Protests News

Police in Ecuador’s capital, Quito, have fired tear gas to disperse Indigenous protesters who tried to storm congress on the 11th day of crippling demonstrations over fuel prices and living costs. The confrontations on Thursday came after protesters won a concession from the Ecuadoran government when President Guillermo Lasso, isolating because of a COVID-19 infection, … Read more

Inside London’s Struggle to Wean Itself From Russian Billions

in the early hours of March 14, a small group of men, dressed mostly in black, pried open an entrance to one of London’s grandest mansions, triggering its alarm system. The six-story residence, with a white stucco frontage, sits on a highly trafficked 19th-century development that has for decades housed various viscounts, earls, and dukes. … Read more

January 6 Was the Beginning of Ashli Babbitt as Martyr in Trump’s Cult

In the back of the crowd, protesters challenge patriots to define “Nazi.” “We love America,” says one. “If Ashli ​​Babbitt were here,” continues Allman, “I guarantee you she’d be out there”—on the edge of the fighting—“talking to those people.” “Scum!” a patriot screams at the protesters. “Ashli ​​Babbitt does not want you to be afraid,” … Read more

Photos: Sri Lanka students march to demand president, PM resign | Protests News

Thousands of students from state universities have marched into Sri Lanka’s main city of Colombo to demand the president and prime minister resign over an economic crisis that has caused severe shortages of essential supplies and disrupted people’s livelihoods and education. The students say President Gotabaya Rajapaksa is responsible for the economic crisis, the worst … Read more

Sri Lanka troops open fire as protest over fuel turns to riot | Protests News

Police say four civilians and three soldiers were wounded when shots were fired during unrest sparked by the economic crisis. Sri Lanka’s military opened fire to contain rioting at a fuel station as unprecedented queues for oil and diesel were seen across the bankrupt country, officials said. Troops fired live rounds in Visuvamadu, 365k (227 … Read more