A few hundred protesters gathered in HaBima Square in Tel Aviv on Saturday night to protest the new political coalition and the appointment of MK Avigdor Liberman as Defense Minister. Amid a heavy police presence, dozens of activists holding green Meretz flags and Peace Now signs chanted slogans such as “Bibi you failed, Bibi go home” and “We don’t want …Read More »
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Hundreds of Palestinians have staged a demonstration in the Gaza Strip against the near decade-long Israeli blockade of the enclave. People took to the streets on Sunday to express their opposition to the nine-year-long siege of Gaza that has crippled its infrastructure. The protesters were carrying photos of three children who died after their home in the al-Shati refugee camp …Read More »
A large number of Orthodox Jewish and pro-Palestinian activists have staged a demonstration in front of the White House against the Israeli regime. The protesters on Sunday called for the immediate termination of the Israeli entity and the return of the occupied territories to Palestinians. There was another demonstration in Washington, DC. Activists gathered outside a building where an annual …Read More »
Hundreds of Ethiopian-Israelis protested a police decision to close the investigation into the 2014 death of a community member ruled a suicide. At the Jerusalem demonstration on Tuesday, protesters alleging that the police were responsible for the death of Yosef Salamsa “intermittently blocked” a highway in front of police headquarters, the Times of Israel reported. Eight demonstrators were arrested. On …Read More »
Hundreds of Palestinian refugees in Lebanon held a sit-in in front of the UN headquarters in Beirut today to protest the cuts in health services provided by the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA). They demanded the agency withdraw its decision. Demonstrators raised Palestinian flags and held signs in Arabic and English …Read More »
Hundreds of people have staged a demonstration in Britain to denounce the recent massacre of Shia Muslims in Nigeria and demand that all the perpetrators be brought to justice.Read More »
Thousands of protesters have staged an anti-NATO rally outside Montenegro’s parliament in the capital Podgorica, opposing the government’s plan to join the military alliance and demanding a referendum on the matter.Read More »
About 150 college students protested racist acts on college campuses Friday night, gathering in downtown Portland to symbolically stand with students at the University of Missouri.Read More »
There were brief scuffles in London during a student protest march calling for the abolition of tuition fees and the retention of maintenance grants. The "grants not debt" march came to a stop outside the Department for Business Innovation and Skills. A small number of demonstrators dressed in black and with scarves over their faces confronted police and a firework was set off.
The protestors were calling for a "free education".
A statement from the Metropolitan Police said a "small number of smoke bombs and eggs were thrown at police outside BIS".Read More »
American activists and protesters have staged a rally in New York City to condemn the stance of Mayor Bill de Blasio on Israel and police brutality in the US. Pro-Palestine activists from the movement known as the ‘Black Lives Matter,’ likened US police forces in New York to Israeli soldiers in their violence and brutality against Palestinians.
They called for justice for Palestinians facing Israel’s aggression in the occupied territories.
The protesters rallied in front of the Sheraton Hotel in New York's Times Square, where the city's mayor was holding a re-election campaign.Read More »