MQM to stage protest demonstration Thursday

Posted by on Apr 16, 2014 | Leave a Comment

KARACHI: The Muttahida Qaumi Movement will organize a protest demonstration outside the Karachi Press Club on Thursday against ‘extra judicial killings and forced disappearances’ of its workers. Deputy Convener and members of Rabita Committee, families of victims, MQM workers and party supporters will attend the protest demonstration which will be held at 4:00 pm, Geo News reported. The MQM has appealed to... 

Lahore Nurses refuse to end protest

Posted by on Mar 15, 2014 | Leave a Comment

LAHORE: Nurses continued their protest demonstration and sit-in on the sixth consecutive day in front of the Punjab Assembly against government policies. They boycotted duties at OPD and indoor wards as well as emergency wards of all public sector hospitals of Lahore to protest against removal of nursing employees as well as non-regularisation of nurses in Punjab without getting any relief from the authorities concerned... 

Family of slain Karachi man protest against Rangers

Posted by on Mar 01, 2014 | Leave a Comment

KARACHI: Family of Zeeshan, who was shot dead by paramilitary Rangers on Friday, protested with the dead body, blocking road for vehicular traffic and demanding justice. A large number of residents of Nagan Chowrangi joined the bereaved family in the protest, which lasted for almost four hours. Father of the deceased demanded the case of his son’s murder be logged against his widow and the Rangers soldier. His... 

2000 protest for drug lord’s release in Mexico

Posted by on Feb 27, 2014 | Leave a Comment

CULIACAN: Some 2,000 people demonstrated in support of Mexican drug kingpin Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman in his northwestern home state Wednesday, chanting “release him” following his weekend arrest. Dressed in white and accompanied by a folk band, the protesters marched in the Sinaloa state capital of Culiacan before being dispersed by some 200 police officers. One young man was injured in the head... 

Nine killed in Venezuela protest violence

Posted by on Feb 22, 2014 | Leave a Comment

CARACAS: At least nine people have died in Venezuela in the wave of protests against the leftist government of President Nicolas Maduro, officials said Friday. At least 137 people have also been injured and 104 have been detained in the two weeks of protests, Attorney General Luisa Ortega said on a radio show. The latest victim was a 29 year-old male who tried to cross a street blockaded by protesters on a motorcycle... 

Thai policeman shot dead in protest clashes

Posted by on Feb 18, 2014 | Leave a Comment

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Dozens arrested as Thai police raid protest site

Posted by on Feb 18, 2014 | Leave a Comment

BANGKOK: Dozens of Thai opposition protesters were arrested Tuesday during a police operation to seize back besieged state buildings in the capital Bangkok, sparking a tense standoff near the government headquarters. It was the first time that so many protesters have been detained since mass rallies seeking to overthrow Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra began more than three months ago. About 100 demonstrators were arrested... 

Thai police move to reclaim protest sites

Posted by on Feb 14, 2014 | Leave a Comment

BANGKOK: Riot police cleared anti-government protesters from a major boulevard in the Thai capital in a small victory for authorities Friday as they try to reclaim areas that have been closed during a three-month push to unseat Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra. Hundreds of helmeted police with riot shields met no resistance as they dismantled a sprawling protest camp in Bangkok´s historic quarter near the prime minister´s... 

6 wounded in explosion at Bangkok protest site

Posted by on Feb 10, 2014 | Leave a Comment

BANGKOK: Police say six street cleaners have been wounded by a small explosion at an anti-government protest site in Thailand´s capital. Police Maj. Nopparuj Jitman says the explosion in central Bangkok was caused by an improvised bomb or a giant firecracker. He says the cleaners from the city hall were changing tree pots at a street isle near the rally site when the blast went off before noon Monday. The protesters... 

Pakistan Sri Lanka left alone in protest against ICC

Posted by on Feb 08, 2014 | Leave a Comment

SINGAPORE: The ICC has approved the proposals for a revamp plan at an important meeting in Singapore after S.Africa ditch Pakistan and Sri Lanka to vote in favour of the big three. Pakistan and Sri Lanka are now left alone in their protest against handing the major share of the annual revenue and administrative powers to the big three. The new executive committee of the ICC will be functional from July in the current... 


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