Cyprus police use tear gas at rally against graft, COVID curbs

Police in Cyprus have fired tear gas and used water cannon in rare skirmishes with protesters rallying against corruption and restrictions imposed over the coronavirus pandemic. Hundreds of protesters on Saturday gathered at a park in central Nicosia where they were surrounded by dozens of police officers in riot gear. Several groups including left-wing and […]

In Pictures: Haitian police tear gas protesters, journalists

Haitian police fired tear gas on hundreds of protesters who were marching against President Jovenel Moise in Port-au-Prince on Wednesday, and attacked journalists covering the demonstration, in the latest clashes to mark the country’s political crisis. The protesters accuse Moise of illegally extending his term in office. He says it lasts until February 2022 – […]

Indian police use tear gas as protesting farmers rally to capital

DEVELOPING STORY ‘Tractor rally’ organised by tens of thousands of protesting farmers turns violent as India celebrates its Republic Day. New Delhi, India – A rally by tens of thousands of Indian farmers to the capital New Delhi has turned violent, with police using tear gas and baton-charging the protesters as they broke barricades. The […]

Uganda police arrest Bobi Wine, tear gas supporters

The opposition presidential candidate was arrested while campaigning in Kalangala in the country’s central region. Uganda opposition presidential candidate Robert Kyagulanyi, popularly known as Bobi Wine, and his campaign team have been arrested in Kalangala in the country’s central region, he said in a post on Twitter. The arrests on Wednesday spurred protests at a […]

India police use tear gas, water cannon to stop farmers’ march

Thousands of protesting farmers scuffled with police during a march against new laws, which they fear will benefit corporations. Police in India have fired several rounds of tear gas and used water cannon on thousands of farmers on the outskirts of the capital New Delhi to prevent the protest march from entering the city centre. […]

India farmers brave tear gas as they protest against ‘black laws’

Thousands of farmers have been stopped by police as they tried to march to the Indian capital as part of their Dilli Chalo (Go to Delhi) protest against new legislation passed by the right-wing government they say will curb their earnings and benefit big corporations. Police in New Delhi’s neighbouring state of Haryana, governed by […]

In Pictures: Rubber bullets, tear gas at Haiti protests #duzline #duzlinenews #follow4follow

Haitian police fired rubber bullets and tear gas to disperse anti-government protesters who blocked roads and set fires in the capital, Port-au-Prince, with several people left injured. Saturday’s unrest was the latest during more than a year of protests calling for the resignation of President Jovenel Moise over corruption charges. Haiti is currently experiencing a […]