OP-ED: The freedom of protest vs the freedom of movement

When protesting, it is important to make sure the public is not inconvenienced As the summer draws to a close here in the UK, we can all breathe a sigh of relief that the protest season is nearing its end. Three weeks ago, the UK had the climate activist group Extinction Rebellion (XR) bringing the […]

Karnal farmers to end protest after administration agrees to their demands

Karnal farmers to end protest after administration agrees to their demands

The farmers, who have been protesting in Haryana’s Karnal for the last five day, agreed to end their stir on Saturday. An announcement regarding this was made during a joint press conference by farmers leaders and Karnal administration after a meeting where administration accepted most of the demands of the protesters. “After discussions, we have […]

How Indian farmers’ protest turned into a country-wide movement

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Published: September 10, 2021 10:18:17 | Updated: September 10, 2021 20:43:02 A group of influential farmer leaders ratcheted up pressure on Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s government to roll back three new farm laws by organising a mammoth rally in India’s most populous state Uttar Pradesh last week, Reuters reports. After the successful mass meeting – […]

Bangladeshi Garo Christians protest destruction of plantations – UCA News

Bangladeshi Garo Christians protest destruction of plantations

Hundreds of mostly Christian indigenous villagers from the Garo and other communities joined a protest rally to denounce what they said was the attempted eviction of five families from their homes and agricultural land by the Forest Department in north-central Bangladesh. About 300 people joined the demonstration in Sherpur district town on Aug. 23 organized by Bangladesh […]

Farmers enact a mock Parliament to protest agricultural laws

Farmers enact a mock Parliament to protest agricultural laws

At Jantar Mantar, an 18th-century observatory in India’s national capital, a farmers’ mock parliament is in session, barely a kilometre from India’s imposing Parliament. ‘Lawmakers’ in the mock one unanimously sign off on a series of ‘legislation’, from repealing real-world “anti-farmer laws” to enacting “legal guarantees” for assured farm prices. Protests in New Delhi by […]

The farmers’ protest began a year ago. How has it lasted this long?

The farmers’ protest began a year ago. How has it lasted this long?

A year since it began, the farmers’ protest in Punjab has now acquired a larger space. Interestingly, it may be for the first time that the state government is supporting the farmers’ movement against the Central government. Not only this, the movement is being supported by all political parties in the state, except the BJP […]

‘We will be annoying’: Thousands of UK police poised for G7 protests

A G7 logo is seen on an information sign near the Carbis Bay hotel resort, where an in-person G7 summit of global leaders is due to take place in June, St Ives, Cornwall, southwest Britain May 24, 2021. 2021. REUTERS

The first in-person meeting of the leaders of major developed economies for nearly two years will take place in Cornwall on the tip of southwestern England, with the focus on the COVID-19 pandemic and climate change. Police have closed off roads and coastal paths to Carbis Bay, the small seaside resort which is hosting the […]

Oil pipeline foes protest Enbridge s Line 3 in Minnesota

SOLWAY, Minn. (AP) Hundreds of protesters chanting Stop Line 3! and Water is life! gathered at the headwaters of the Mississippi River in northern Minnesota on Monday, vowing to do whatever it takes to stop a Canadian-based company s plan to replace an aging pipeline that carries oil from Alberta to Wisconsin. Environmental and tribal […]

Organic farmers in France stage naked protest against aid cuts

Organic farmers in France stage naked protest against aid cuts

Organic farmers in France are taking part in protests today – including posting pictures of themselves naked online – against government proposals which they claim will cut funding by half. At the core of the dispute are government plans to replace specific aid for organic farms (called agriculture bio in French). They currently get limited […]