The streets of the United States have started witnessing outrage of people against anti-abortion laws. The rallies have been carried out near the White House with placards ''Mind your uterus'' ''Hands off my body'', ''Make abortion legal'', and more. "Women are humans, we're full humans and we need to be treated as full humans," Laura Bushwitz, a retired teacher said at the protest site.
On the occasion of China's National Day, several protests were reported in London, Canada, and Hong Kong against the Chinese Communist Party's (CCP) government, on October 1. People were seen holding flags of Hong Kong, Tibet, and Turkistan and blamed the government for "atrocities and persecution" of the Chinese People. They demanded "Free Hong Kong" and "Free Tibet". Police arrested 69 people in Hong Kong for participating in the protests… read-more
Afghani women have started sharing their traditional attire on social media to protest against the Taliban's burqa diktat. It was initiated by few Afghan women, which has now garnered hundreds of re-tweets from Afghan women and abroad. They pose in Afghani traditional wear as opposed to burqas and covering their face. Additionally, the #AfghanistanCulture, … read-more
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The Delhi police have filed a case against Afghan Solidarity Committee Chief Ahmad Zia Ghani, including other Afghan refugees who were found contravention of Covid-19 norms. Several Afghans on September 8 were found outside the UNHCR office, Delhi, demanding support letters for migration for better opportunities. However, none of the refugees have been arrested. Besides, only 7,000 out of 21,000 Afghan refugees have access to a valid refugee… read-more
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Amid the tussle between Protesting farmers and the Centre over three new farm laws, a mega meeting has been organized by the farmers' group at GIC ground in UP's Muzaffarnagar on September 5. The farmers decided that they'll campaign against the Yogi government in the upcoming elections. Rakesh Tikait said to farmers, ''Such meetings will be held across the country. We need to save the country from being sold.''
Following the election in Pakistan occupied Kashmir (PoK) on July 25, Ministry of External Affairs spokesperson Arindam Bagchi has termed it a ''cosmetic exercise'' and also held a strong protest with the Pakistani officials on July 29. Bagchi added, that the elections “are nothing but an attempt by Pakistan to camouflage its illegal occupation.'' However, Pakistan PM Imran Khan's PTI won the elections with 25 seats.
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Following the attack on a doctor named Pranay by the Covid-19 patient's kin at Erragada Chest Hospital in Hyderabad, several doctors of the hospital started a protest on July 27. Doctors demanded ''Zero Tolerance against violence'' and ''Save the Saviour'' using placards. Reportedly, the kin slapped and kicked Dr. Pranay when he asked if the patient took his Blood Pressure medicine. However, police purportedly did not yet register any FIR. … read-more
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On the occasion of Independence day, farmers of Haryana's Jind district have decided to hold a tractor rally along with tableaus on August 15. Meanwhile, farmer leader Bijendra Sindu said they planned the activity to protest against the centre's new farm laws. He also said ''No BJP leader will be allowed to unfurl the national flag'' and will be shown ''black flags'' if they come to Jind.
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Himachal Singh, a fourth-year Ph.D. Scholar at IIT Guwahati was made to sign a six-pointer ‘no protest’ undertaking by the college. The 30-year-old's undertaking said, “I shall neither take part in any form of agitation/ protest/ dharna inside or outside campus nor mobilize students for the same.” Last year, Singh was suspended for one semester for protesting against the compulsion retirement of his teacher, Brajesh Rai.
Courtesy: The Indian Express
Actor Tom Cruise became the latest celebrity to join protest against Hollywood Foreign Press Association as he returned his three Golden Globe awards. Cruise had won them for best actor in 'Born On The Fourth Of July' (1990), 'Jerry Maguire' (1997) and best supporting actor in 'Magnolia' (2000). The protest opposes the lack of diversity in the HFPA. Besides, NBC has also denied from airing Golden Globes 2022.
Courtesy: The Times of India