Greece: Clashes break out on 1973 student revolt anniversary

November 18, 2017 12:00 am
Greece: Clashes break out on 1973 student revolt anniversary

Clashes erupted between police and protesters in Greece on Friday during a demonstration marking the anniversary of the bloody Athens Polytechnic Uprising in 1973. Tensions grew in the capital’s district of Exarcheia when Antifa protesters hurled rocks and Molotov cocktails at police who responded with tear gas. More than 5,000 […]

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Turkish Interior Ministry to pay over $271,000 to man blinded in anti-government rally

November 13, 2017 2:00 am
Turkish Interior Ministry to pay over $271,000 to man blinded in anti-government rally

Burak Ünveren, a lecturer at Yildiz Technical University The Turkish Interior Ministry is going to pay over 270,000 dollars to an academic who went blind in one eye during a heavy-handed police crackdown on a demonstration against the ruling Justice and Development Party (AK Party) back in June 2013. Burak Ünveren, […]

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Hundreds of Italians protest against European Union, NATO

November 12, 2017 2:24 am
Hundreds of Italians protest against European Union, NATO

Hundreds of people have taken to the streets in Italy’s capital Rome to protest the policies of the European Union and the US-led NATO military alliance. The protesters rallied in central Rome on Saturday, chanting slogans and carrying placards that read, “No euro, no EU, no NATO,” and “Never Slaves.” […]

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60,000 attend far-right march on Poland’s Independence Day

2:09 am
60,000 attend far-right march on Poland’s Independence Day

Far-right demonstrators burn flares and wave Polish flags during the annual march to commemorate Poland’s National Independence Day in Warsaw on November 11, 2017. (Photo by AFP) Tens of thousands of nationalist and fascist demonstrators have taken to the streets in the Polish capital of Warsaw, attending a rally on […]

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Tens of thousands of Catalans protest in Barcelona for release of leaders

November 11, 2017 1:49 am
Tens of thousands of Catalans protest in Barcelona for release of leaders

A man holds a Catalan pro-independence “estelada” flag while others hold placards reading, “Freedom,” during a demonstration in Barcelona on November 11, 2017, calling for the release of jailed separatist leaders. (AFP photo) Tens of thousands of people have protested in Catalonia’s main city of Barcelona, urging Spain to release […]

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Catalonia on standstill amid hundreds of pro-independence protests

November 8, 2017 1:51 am
Catalonia on standstill amid hundreds of pro-independence protests

Protesters block the C-32 highway near Sitges, during a general strike in Spain’s Catalonia, on November 8, 2017. (Photo by AFP) Catalonia has been brought to a standstill as hundreds of pro-independence protesters blocked the main roads and halted transportation in the Spanish region. On Wednesday, crowds blocked roads in the regional capital […]

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