A group of protesters shouting anti-immigration slogans blocked the arrival of three buses carrying undocumented Central American families to a US Border Patrol station in California on Tuesday after they were flown to San Diego from Texas. The migrants, a group of adults and their children numbering about 140 people, were sent to California to be assigned case numbers and undergo background checks before most were likely to be released under limited supervision to await deportation proceedings, US immigration officials said.
The trial of 24 activists on charges of holding an illegal protest has started in an Egyptian courst this Sunday, DPA cites an independent newspaper al-Masry al-Youm as saying.
Two kilometers away from Kirovograd over 100 armed men wearing special police battalion uniforms stopped a motorcade of several buses and cars, transporting Right Sector members heading to a rally near the building of the Kirovograd prosecutor's office, reports Interfax
Several dozen people took part in a protest in downtown Sydney Sunday against action by the Ukrainian military in the country's east. The action was organized by Russian and Ukrainian descendants now living in Australia.
Brazilian riot police had to use tear gas and pepper spray to disperse about 150 anti-World Cup protesters. Several people were injured in the scuffles, Reuters reports.
About 150 protesters gathered outside FIFA's headquarters in Zurich on Saturday with banners criticizing the ruling body's management of the World Cup in Brazil, causing minor damage to the building. FIFA's reputation has been tarnished by allegations of corruption and its running of the tournament which started on Thursday has also been criticized.
The Myanmar government has warned university students to keep away from politics, a local newspaper reported Saturday.
More than two dozen anti-government protesters went on trial on Thursday in Turkey, accused of organising last year's demonstrations in what Amnesty International denounced as a "show trial".
An Egyptian court Wednesday handed down a 15-year jail term to prominent pro-democracy campaigner Alaa Abdel-Fattah, on charges of organizing an unauthorized protest.
Police in Sao Paulo fired tear gas Monday to disperse around 150 protesters supporting a subway workers' strike that has unleashed transport chaos in the Brazilian mega-city three days before it hosts the World Cup kick-off.
A Venezuelan opposition leader has been ordered to stand trial on charges of instigating violence at an anti-government demonstration, prosecutors said Thursday.
Turkish police on Sunday fired tear gas and water cannons at hundreds of protesters in Ankara a day after violent clashes on the anniversary of last year's turmoil.
Spanish police charged at youths who attacked their vans and lit fires in a second night of riots over the demolition of a popular Barcelona squat, officials said Wednesday.
A global anti-GMO action - March Against Monsanto (MAM) - is taking place in 52 countries and 47 US states today. Millions of people from over 400 cities worldwide participate in marches against the US chemical and agricultural company Monsanto demanding to ban the use of Genetically Modified Organizms in food production.
Demonstrators converged on the White House on Friday to demand that US President Barack Obama make good on his promise to close the Guantanamo Bay detention camp.
A second person died from his injuries on Friday after being hit by a grenade explosion during clashes between police and protesters the day before, Istanbul governor Huseyin Avni Mutlu said.
Turkish riot police on Thursday fired tear gas and water cannon to disperse a group of protesters hurling Molotov coctails and stones, seriosly injuring one person, local media reported.
Hundreds of McDonald's workers and community activists staged a protest Wednesday near the fast-food chain's headquarters in Oak Brook, seeking a wage increase to at least $15 per hour for employees.
Following a rally of federalization supporters near the Lenin monument at Svobody Square in Kharkov unknown individuals attempted to kidnap one of the Borotba movement coordinators Denis Levin.