More religious or more democratic? Israel protests become fight for country’s ‘essential character’

The streets of Israel have boiled with anger and frustration for three months. And they continue to seethe even after Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu paused — just a little … Read More

French protests intensify in test for Macron; police bolster security amid warnings radicals seek ‘to destroy’

More than 13,000 officers were deployed across France Tuesday as protests against pension reforms intensify in a test for President Emmanuel Macron.  French police are ramping up security after the … Read More

Protests in France against Macron’s pension reforms escalate as police use 4,000 nonlethal dispersion grenades

Protests in France escalated over the weekend with officers firing more than 4,000 nonlethal dispersion grenades at people who were voicing their concerns over French President Emmanuel Macron’s pension reforms. … Read More

Israeli PM Netanyahu urged to halt judicial changes after mass protests – live updates

Tens of thousands of people protested overnight following Netanyahu’s announcement that he had dismissed the defence minister What are the protests about and what happens next? The mass protests that … Read More

Israel’s president calls for halt to Netanyahu-led judicial reform as countrywide protests intensify

Israel’s ceremonial president has urged an immediate halt to the country’s planned judicial overhaul after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s newly announced proposal prompted tens of thousands of people to gather … Read More

10 weeks of street protests in Israel have failed to sway Netanyahu’s nationalist government. So what might?

Israel’s street protesters claim their democracy is crumbling, but 10 weeks of demonstrations have failed to halt Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s nationalist coalition government’s potentially combustible changes. CBC | World … Read More

Controversial former NBA player says Colin Kaepernick had ‘most freedom’ he ever felt after anthem protests

Mahmoud Abdul-Rauf refused to stand for the national anthem in 1996, an act for which he was fined and suspended. Colin Kaepernick revived the protest and became the face of … Read More

Tyre Nichols protests: Cities, feds must have ‘zero tolerance’ for Antifa violence, former Detroit chief says

As the country gears up for potential violence in the wake of the Tyre Nichols incident in Memphis, one former police chief is speaking out, hoping to delineate true organic … Read More

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