Tag Archives: Protests

17Sep/17

St. Louis protest turns violent after earlier peaceful march over police acquittal

ST. LOUIS, MISSOURI, UNITED STATES (SEPTEMBER 16, 2017) (NBC) – Clashes between demonstrators and riot-clad police marred the end of what had been a largely peaceful second day of protest rallies in St. Louis following the acquittal of a white police officer in the fatal shooting of a black man. Continue reading

15Dec/15
A pushcart vendor’s desperate act galvanizes the Arab world

Five years since spark that started ‘Arab Spring’

It was five years ago that a vegetable-seller in Tunisia set himself alight, igniting weeks of demonstrations that led to the unseating of long-time ruler Zine al-Abidine Ben Ali – and setting off a chain of uprisings across the region.

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20Jun/15

Thousands gather for start of anti-austerity demonstration in central London

Thousands of protesters gather outside the Bank of England in central London to begin an anti-austerity march through the city.

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09May/15

London protesters scuffle with police at anti-Cameron rally

Protesters throw bottles and smoke bombs at riot police in central London in a demonstration against the re-election of Britain’s Conservative Prime Minister David Cameron.

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