Beirut explosion: Thousands protest a week after blasts

Church bells rang out and mosque loudspeakers announced the call to prayer today as Beirut marked a week since an horrific explosion ripped through the city. Thousands marched near the devastated port and a minute’s silence was observed at 6.08pm, the time last Tuesday that thousands of tons of ammonium nitrate exploded, killing 171, wounding … Read more Beirut explosion: Thousands protest a week after blasts

Melbourne anti-masker protest slammed as Lord Mayor says it will breach COVID-19 safety

By Nic White for Daily Mail Australia Groups opposing lockdowns, mask wearing, and police authority in general rely on a series of dubious arguments that are easily discredited: Rules are ‘directives’ not ‘laws’ A common theme to infuriating exchanges with police is that the public health orders are invalid because Parliament never approved them. They … Read more Melbourne anti-masker protest slammed as Lord Mayor says it will breach COVID-19 safety

Activist feted by Vogue at the heart of a paramilitary style black power protest group

Fist raised in a black power salute, a woman in a crop top and shorts poses with members of a ‘sinister’ new paramilitary-style protest group.  Imarn Ayton, 29, has been ubiquitous during demonstrations in London following the death of George Floyd – whether bringing traffic to a halt in Brixton, standing atop a van outside … Read more Activist feted by Vogue at the heart of a paramilitary style black power protest group

BLM protest organizer surrenders after NYPD officers failed to arrest him in six-hour stand-off

An organizer of New York City‘s Black Lives Matter protests has turned himself in to police hours after he was besieged inside his apartment by officers seeking to arrest him for attacking a cop.  Derrick Ingram, the founder of social advocacy group Warriors in the Garden, reported to the NYPD’s Midtown North Precinct on Saturday … Read more BLM protest organizer surrenders after NYPD officers failed to arrest him in six-hour stand-off

Thousands of NHS nurses and healthcare staff march through UK streets in protest over pay

Thousands of NHS workers are taking to the streets of the UK to protest against their exclusion from a recent public sector pay rise announcement. Anger is mounting as NHS workers were overlooked in the latest round of public sector pay rises – despite more than 500 NHS and social care staff dying from Covid-19. Unite, … Read more Thousands of NHS nurses and healthcare staff march through UK streets in protest over pay

Who are secretive British protest group Forever Family?

Wearing what appeared to be stab vests with paramilitary-style black uniforms, demonstrators marched through London yesterday demanding Britain make amends for generations of African slavery.  The peaceful protest saw a number of small action groups come together to bring Brixton to a standstill, but it was the little known Forever Family group that made the … Read more Who are secretive British protest group Forever Family?

Who are secretive British protest group Forever Family Force?

Wearing what appeared to be stab vests with paramilitary-style black uniforms, demonstrators marched through London yesterday demanding Britain make amends for generations of African slavery.  The peaceful protest saw a number of small action groups come together to bring Brixton to a standstill, but it was the little known Forever Family group that made the … Read more Who are secretive British protest group Forever Family Force?

PICTURED: Protester shot dead at Austin protest was pushing paraplegic fiancee before he was shot

PICTURED: Armed BLM protester shot dead as he pushed his paraplegic quadruple amputee fiancee during march when motorist drove at crowd before opening fire Black Lives Matter protester killed Saturday has been identified as Garrett Foster Foster’s mother, Sheila, said he was pushing his paraplegic fiancee, Whitney Mitchell, in her wheelchair just moments before he … Read more PICTURED: Protester shot dead at Austin protest was pushing paraplegic fiancee before he was shot

Cops declare Seattle protest a riot as youth detention center goes up in flames

A Black Lives Matter protester has been shot dead during a march in Austin as a youth detention center and police precinct have been torched in Seattle and demonstrators gather again in Portland amid stand-offs with Donald Trump’s federal agents.  One protester was shot and killed when gunshots were fired during a protest in downtown … Read more Cops declare Seattle protest a riot as youth detention center goes up in flames

Three members of black militia injured after ‘accidental discharge’ of firearm in Louisville protest

Three people were injured in downtown Louisville when a member of an armed black militia group carrying semiautomatic weapons accidentally discharged a firearm as they marched to a demonstration.  Despite earlier reports that the shots were fired as a result of an argument between the group and a far-right organization gathered nearby, it was later confirmed that … Read more Three members of black militia injured after ‘accidental discharge’ of firearm in Louisville protest