Protests

Saudi-owned Luxury Cars Daubed with ‘War’ Slogans in London

London (MEE) – A man has been charged with assault and criminal damage after a driver was attacked and a luxury car thought to be Saudi-owned was vandalized with “war” slogans in the rich west London neighborhood of Knightsbridge. Adnan Musa Basim, 24, faced magistrates on Monday after his arrest on Saturday over the “tagging” of a Mercedes […]

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Iranian Official to Trump: ‘Don’t Get Excited!’

Tehran (TNA) – Senior adviser to the Iranian Parliament Speaker for international affairs Hossein Amir Abdollahian called on US President Donald Trump not to “get excited” over recent protests in Iran against high prices. “Mr. Trump don’t get excited. People’s economic demands are different to rioters. Iranians prefer national security & religious democracy as practiced […]

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Op-Ed: Why Maduro is Right to Resist the Venezuelan Opposition

Caracas (GPA) – In the wake of the the historic vote to form a Constituent Assembly, there has been a steady stream of complaints from the Venezuelan opposition to President Nicolas Maduro. Maduro dismisses most of the concerns and attacks by the opposition, and he has good reason to. The US corporate media has spent months championing […]

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Mass Arrests of Protesters: Outrageous in Russia, Barely Worth Mentioning in US

Washington D.C. (GPA) – Major media’s relative lack of interest in the mass arrests by Metro DC police on Inauguration Day is a fact noted by activists and journalists since the incident almost six months ago. One way to measure the dearth of coverage is to compare the attention paid to comparable protester arrests in Russia last […]

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Protests Push Mexico to Brink of Revolution and Nobody’s Talking About It

(ANTIMEDIA) San Diego, CA — Long-simmering social tensions in Mexico are threatening to boil over as failing neoliberal reforms to the country’s formerly nationalized gas sector are compounded by open corruption, stagnant standards of living, and rampant inflation. The U.S. media has remained mostly mute on the situation in Mexico, even as the unfolding civil unrest has closed […]

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Mexican Police Respond With Force as Road Blockades Threaten Fuel Shortage

(GPA) Teachers in Mexico began striking in May against the imposed neoliberal education reform. The new laws include a system to evaluate teachers. Critics say the new system does not evaluate applicants based on skill and is a precursor to help implement mass layoffs of over 4,000 teachers. Ongoing clashes broke out over the weekend after […]

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