Protest News Updates: 14 July 2017

Latest Updates Green Cross Volunteer Medics, on the Frontline of Venezuela’s … New York Times–14 hours ago Federica Davila, a medical student who helped found the Green Cross, said demonstrators surround the volunteers before every protest, … Protesters set up ‘No Trump Zone’ in Paris as US President meets … The Independent–6 hours ago A TexanRead More

Protest News Updates: 13 July 2017

Latest Updates Protests bring Gauteng roads to a standstill Times LIVE–4 hours ago Gauteng police spokesperson Colonel Lungelo Dlamini said residents from a nearby informal settlement are protesting in the area. “Members … Protests planned as Trump visits Paris to commemorate Bastille Day Sky News–8 hours ago Donald Trump has arrived in Paris ahead of France’sRead More

Protest News Updates: 11 July 2017

Latest Updates 80 arrested on Capitol Hill after health care protests CNN–8 hours ago (CNN) Republican senators returning from recess Monday were greeted by protesters in or around their Capitol Hill offices, demonstrating … Capitol Police Arrest 80 People Protesting Against the GOP Health … TIME–7 hours ago Activists around the country have been flocking toRead More

Berta Cáceres’s Daughter Speaks Out

Last week, there was an attempted assassination on the life of Bertita Zúñiga Cáceres, the daughter of murdered Honduran indigenous and environmental leader Berta Cáceres. Bertita Zúñiga Cáceres was driving back with two colleagues from a community visit in central Honduras when a black pickup truck blocked their path. Three assailants jumped out of theRead More

Protest News Updates: 10 July 2017

Latest Updates Opposition supporters mark 100 days of protests Aljazeera.com–8 hours ago Many protests over the last 100 days ended in clashes between masked youths and security forces, with more than 90 killed, hundreds arrested … Venezuela opposition marks 100 days of protests euronews–2 hours ago Venezuela’s capital scene of protest as unrest enters 100th dayRead More

Eminent Turkish Human Rights Defenders arrested

Turkish Authorities Detain Top Human Rights Defenders at Training Workshop Eight of Turkey’s best-known human rights defenders were arrested during a digital security and information management workshop on one of Istanbul’s islands, Buyukada, on July 5. Read more on this at: https://globalvoices.org/2017/07/06/turkish-authorities-detain-top-human-rights-defenders-at-training-workshop/ Courtesy: Global Voices