Category - protest

  • 6 Jan 2012

    The Nigerian authorities must immediately end excessive use of force against protesters, Amnesty International has said after at least one person was killed in Kwara state during protests over fuel price rises.

  • 24 Dec 2011

    A retired Episcopal Church bishop and at least two other priests were arrested after they entered a fenced property owned by historic Trinity Episcopal Church.

  • 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.