Sep 18th, 2012
BEIJING/TOKYO (Reuters) – Anti-Japan protests reignited across China on Tuesday, the sensitive anniversary marking Tokyo’s occupation of its giant neighbor, escalating a maritime dispute which has forced major Japanese brandname firms to suspend business there.
Relations between Asia’s two biggest economies have faltered badly, with emotions running high on the streets and also out at sea where...
Sep 15th, 2012
A Southern California filmmaker linked to an anti-Islamic movie inflaming protests across the Middle East was interviewed by federal probation officers at a Los Angeles sheriff’s station but was not arrested or detained, authorities said early Saturday.
Nakoula Basseley Nakoula, 55, was interviewed at the station in his hometown of Cerritos, Calif., Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Deputy Don Walker...
Jun 1st, 2012
Zvecan, Kosovo – On Friday Soldiers of the NATO mission in Kosovo have suffered the stoning of Serbs, who tried to help remove roadblocks in northern Kosovo.
Serbian officials said at least three protesters were injured during the incident, on a bridge near the town of Zvecan.
The soldiers of the NATO force in Kosovo (KFOR) had blocked the bridge with armored vehicles and barbed wire, while they withdrew...
May 13th, 2012
A few hundred protesters were evicted by police early Sunday morning while trying to spend the night in the square of Puerta del Sol, in the Spanish capital.
On the evening of Saturday, a demonstration was organized to mark the first anniversary of the movement of “outraged”.
The requirement to leave at 22h local time, has not deterred some of them who chose instead to stay put. The riot police...
Apr 21st, 2012
On Saturday thousands of people gathered in the Czech capital Prague to protest against government reforms and cuts it plans in social spending without regard to their impact on population, reported international media.
The protesters are demanding that the government waives reforms to reduce the budgetary financing of pensions and Public Health. Moreover, they demand new elections.
For its part, the Czech...
Apr 9th, 2012
On Monday Tunisian police used tear gas to disperse a demonstration attended by several hundred people on the main street of Tunis, Avenue Habib Bourguiba, announced the Arab media.
The protesters wanted to commemorate the Martyrs Day and protest against emergency rule prohibiting public gatherings.
Police said the demonstration was not authorized, the police have used tear gas to disperse protesters
Mar 24th, 2012
The Greek police have arrested 29 people at a parade of school children in central Athens, reported the press service of the police on Saturday.
Those arrested were involved in the demonstration organized by the union of Greek teachers. The demonstrators tried to break into Syntagma Square before the National Parliament building during a parade of students dedicated to Independence Day of Greece.
Now, about 4,000...
Mar 15th, 2012
BEIRUT – Thousands of supporters of the regime of President Bashar al-Assad in Damascus protesting Thursday to challenge the popular uprising, which began a year ago against the Syrian regime.
On the first anniversary of the uprising against the Syrian President al-Assad demonstrations of support for the rebellion crushed in blood were also planned. The UN estimates that more than 7,500 the number of victims...