Category - protest

  • 22 Dec 2011

    Amnesty International says global arms suppliers must halt the transfer of small arms, ammunition and other equipment to the Egyptian military and security forces.

  • 2 Dec 2011

    The last nine months has seen a new wave of repression in Saudi Arabia as authorities have cracked down on protesters and reformists, Amnesty says.

  • 1 Dec 2011

    Two-thirds of schools and thousands of agencies shut down yesterday as over 2 million workers joined 'the biggest strike in a generation', according to organisers.

  • 28 Oct 2011

    The Occupy protests, environmental movements and civic revolutions across the world are suggesting that there is a whole world of politics available outwith the narrow party perspectives that still dominate the electoral machinery of Western democracies, says Simon Barrow. Party posturing is looking increasingly irrelevant. A spirit of change is in the air.

  • 28 Oct 2011

    Where would Jesus be in in the current situation involving St Paul's Cathedral and the Occupy London movement? Symon Hill asks: Would he be camping outside in this freezing weather, speaking out against inequality, or inside the religious building, worrying about the revenue from tourists?

  • 28 Oct 2011

    The Occupied Times of London, an independent newspaper of the high profile Occupy London protest movement, has launched its first edition.

  • 23 Oct 2011

    It would be hard to imagine a more marked contrast of societal models than the one currently on display at the top of Ludgate Hill.

  • 18 Oct 2011

    The Green Party has pledged 'full support' to protesters taking to the streets in London, New York, Sydney, Tokyo, Hong Kong, Athens, Berlin and Rome.

  • 16 Oct 2011

    The canon chancellor of St Paul's Cathedral in London has asked the police to leave the area occupied by protesters against corporate greed.

  • 15 Oct 2011

    Today (15 October) has seen a global day of action against corporate greed, financial mismanagement and government cuts, which has grown out of New York's 'Occupy Wall Street' demonstration.