Tag: Protests and demonstrations

Hong Kong court to rule later on 3 activists’ prison terms

HONG KONG — Three Hong Kong activists will have to wait to learn the outcome of their final appeal Tuesday to overturn prison sentences...
Hundreds converge on Times Square to protest racism, Trump

NEW YORK — Hundreds of Haitian-Americans and others have rallied in Times Square in New York City to denounce racism and remarks that President...
Tunisian soccer fans clash with police amid economic unrest

TUNIS, Tunisia — Tunisian soccer fans have clashed with police in the capital two days after a match was canceled amid nationwide economic protests. ...
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BISMARCK, N.D. — Authorities have dropped a second charge against a Bismarck woman accused of abusing and exploiting her elderly mother during protests against...
Criticism of Margaret Court is muted at Australian Open

MELBOURNE, Australia — Marriage equality proponents draped themselves in rainbow flags at Margaret Court Arena on the first day of the Australian Open to...
Greeks face more pain, protests as bailout nears end

ATHENS, Greece — Greek lawmakers, eying the end of eight years of bailout programs, approved more austerity measures late Monday, as strikes and mass...
Thai junta boss eyes staying on with little stopping him

BANGKOK — When Prayuth Chan-Ocha seized control of Thailand in a military coup, he vigorously denounced politicians as responsible for the country's ills and...
University to review conservative speaker appearance

STORRS, Conn. — The University of Connecticut is reviewing plans by a Republican student group to bring in a well-known conservative speaker, two months...
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TEHRAN, Iran — Iranian officials said Sunday that hundreds of people detained in recent weeks during anti-government protests have been released and acknowledged that...
Prominent Egyptian activist acquitted of illegal protest

CAIRO — An appeals court in the Egyptian city of Alexandria has acquitted a prominent activist and rights lawyer of charges of taking part...

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