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Venezuela military courts ‘used against protesters’

Venezuela military courts ‘used against protesters’

Venezuela’s opposition, non-government organisations and international bodies have accused the government of using military courts against its critics. The courts have detained at least 50 protesters, according to a local human rights organisation. The secretary general of the Organisation of American States (OAS) likened the country to a dictatorship. Government officials have not confirmed the [...]

May 10, 2017 Loknath Das News Comments Off on Venezuela military courts ‘used against protesters’

Protesters barricade Uber offices: ‘No business as usual’ on inauguration day

Protesters barricade Uber offices: ‘No business as usual’ on inauguration day

Anti-Trump protesters barricaded the headquarters of Uber in San Francisco on Friday morning to call attention to Uber CEO Travis Kalanick’s “collaboration” with the new administration on Trump’s inauguration day. Protesters blocked traffic outside the ride-hailing company’s main office with a giant banner reading: “Uber collaborates with Trump”, while others used PVC piping and chains [...]

January 20, 2017 Saheli Business Comments Off on Protesters barricade Uber offices: ‘No business as usual’ on inauguration day

Nigeria security forces ‘killed 150 peaceful pro-Biafra protesters’

Nigeria security forces ‘killed 150 peaceful pro-Biafra protesters’

Nigeria’s security forces have killed more than 150 peaceful protesters since August 2015, a human rights group has claimed. Amnesty International said the country’s military used live ammunition and deadly force against pro-Biafra protesters who were campaigning for independence from Nigeria. Nigeria’s police denies allegations that it used unnecessary force. The country’s army said Amnesty [...]

November 24, 2016 Saheli News Comments Off on Nigeria security forces ‘killed 150 peaceful pro-Biafra protesters’

Anti-Trump protesters stage 2nd day of election demonstrations

Anti-Trump protesters stage 2nd day of election demonstrations

Demonstrators took to the streets across the country for a second day on Thursday to protest the Republican presidential election victory of real estate mogul Donald Trump, voicing fears that his triumph would strike a blow against civil rights. Beefing up protection for two of Trump’s marquee properties that have become protest rallying points, police [...]

November 11, 2016 Saheli News Comments Off on Anti-Trump protesters stage 2nd day of election demonstrations

Black Lives Matter protesters close London City Airport runway

Black Lives Matter protesters close London City Airport runway

Flights at London City Airport were disrupted after protesters gained access to the runway. The Met Police said it was called to the site at about 05:40 BST after nine protesters erected a tripod and “locked themselves together” on the runway. The Black Lives Matter UK movement confirmed it was responsible for the protest. City [...]

September 6, 2016 Saheli News Comments Off on Black Lives Matter protesters close London City Airport runway