#Protest

4 hours ago.Minneapolis, MN, USA
Jury selection begins on March 8. (Photo Credits: Representational Image/Unsplash)

  • George Floyd died on May 25, 2020
  • Derek Chauvin faces second degree murder charges 
  • Thousands of protesters took to streets after Floyd's dead last year

2 days ago.New Delhi, Delhi, India
All commercial markets across the country is said to remain closed. (Photo Credit: PTI)

CAIT national president BC Bhartia and secretary-general Praveen Khandelwal had earlier this month announced the protest, calling GST the most complicated tax system globally.

3 days ago.Washington D.C., DC, USA
Thousands of pro-Trump rioters stormed the US Capitol on January 6. (Photo Credit: AFP)

  • The Capitol Police's preparations were based on the information gathered from FBI and other intelligence agencies
  • Ahead of the riots, Intelligence and Interagency Coordination Division produced as many as four intelligence assessments
  • The final assessment showed that members of militias, White supremacists would participate

6 days ago.Tehran, Tehran Province, Iran
Rights groups earlier in the week expressed alarm after Mahjoubi was hospitalised in a critical condition in Iran.(Photo Credit: Pixabay)

  • Iran's prisons organisation said Behnam Mahjoubi was hospitalised in Tehran after he "was recently poisoned"
  • Mahjoubi, a member of the Sufi Gonabadi order, was imprisoned after taking part in a demonstration in February 2018
  • Emerging in the 19th century, the Gonabadi order is one of the most prominent Sufi branches in the Islamic republic

20 Feburary.New Delhi, Delhi, India
Rihanna has more than 101 million followers on Twitter. (Photo Credit: Instagram/ @badgalriri)

  • Rihanna lent her support to the ongoing farmers' protest in India on February 2
  • "Why aren't we talking about this?!" she wrote on Twitter
  • Her single tweet led to a perfect storm on social media

20 Feburary.Washington D.C., DC, USA
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  • America urged Myanmar's junta on Friday to refrain from violence
  • US will lead the efforts against those responsible for the coup, State Department spokesman Price said
  • A rally on February 9 in the capital Naypyidaw turned violence with police firing rubber bullets

19 Feburary.Naypyitaw, Myanmar (Burma)
20-year-old Mya Thwate Thwate Khaing died from rubber bullet injuries. (Photo: AP/PTI)

  • The February 9 turned violent as police suddenly started firing rubber bullets at the demonstrators
  • The doctors at the hopital where Mya Thwate Thwate Khaing was admitted said that they faced political pressure
  • Since the coup and the beginning of the strikes, US, UK, Canada and EU have criticised the military junta for its coercive actions  

13 Feburary.Naypyitaw, Myanmar (Burma)
As UN demanded the release of ousted leader Aung San Suu Kyi, opposition to Myanmar's new military regime intensified on Saturday. (Photo Credit: AP/PTI)

  • The army takeover in Myanmar brought a decade-old democracy to an end
  • Troops have stepped up arrests of civil servants, doctors and others joining strikes
  • More than 320 people have been arrested since last week's coup

13 Feburary.New Delhi, Delhi, India
Thousands of farmers are holding sit-in demonstrations on several border points in New Delhi for over two months. (Photo Credit: PTI)

  • Samyukta Kisan Morcha demanded a high-level judicial inquiry into the Republic Day violence
  • It claimed that protestors are being implicated in false cases and harassed by Delhi Police
  • 122 farmers have been arrested by Delhi Police in connection with 14 FIRs, it said

10 Feburary.Burma, Myanmar (Burma)
The Military overthrew Aung San Suu Kyi's government on February 1. (Photo Credit: AP/PTI)

  • Thousands of protesters took to the streets even after water cannons and rubber bullets were pelted on them
  • Anti-coup protesters have been seen sporting free "Aung San Suu Kyi" posters
  • Myanmar youth have borrowed from playbooks of young pro-democracy protesters in Thailand and Hong Kong