Posts Tagged ‘Mass Protest’

Hundreds wounded in weekend of Lebanon clashes [PHOTOS]

by Ikokwu Ikembaon January 20, 2020
Lebanese anti-riot police dispersed stone-throwing protesters with tear gas in Lebanon’s capital on Sunday, as heavy rain capped a weekend of rare violence that wounded hundreds. Medics said 145 people were wounded in the latest clashes, taking the casualty toll to more than 530 in two days. Thick clouds of white tear gas billowed in […]

Nationwide Protests As Boris Johnson Suspends UK Parliament

by Ikokwu Ikembaon September 1, 2019
Hundreds of people blocked London’s normally busy Whitehall road on Saturday to protest Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s suspension of the British parliament. They gathered outside the gates protecting the prime minister’s London residence at 10 Downing Street and chanted “Boris Johnson, shame on you,” “Trump’s puppet, shame on you,” “Liar Johnson, shame on you,” the […]

Over 900 Chinese Social media accounts disabled over ‘deceptive tactics’

by Ikokwu Ikembaon August 20, 2019
Facebook and Twitter announced Monday that they had disabled hundreds of accounts of related to a state-backed social media campaign that originated in mainland China, all of which looked to undermine protests in Hong Kong. Twitter said in a blog post that it had suspended 936 accounts that originated within China. In a similar blog […]

Oshiomhole slams Sowore for planning Revolution

by Ikokwu Ikembaon August 7, 2019
Following the arrest, detention of Omoyele Sowore, the convener of the Global Coalition for Security and Democracy, and the clampdown of anti-government protesters last Monday, the National Chairman of governing All Progress Congress (APC), Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, has affirmed that Nigerians have the right to protest but must properly articulate their grievances. Briefing State House […]

BREAKING| Sowore Speaks from DSS Detention, meet with Protesters

by Ikokwu Ikembaon August 6, 2019
At 6pm today, 5th August, 2019, members of the Take it Back Movement were allowed to visit with our convener, Omoyele Sowore, for the first time since his armed abduction in the early hours last Saturday, the 3rd of August. The visitors met him in high spirits, unmoved by the events of the last few […]

Sowore, AAC Declare 5th August Mother of All Protest For Better Nigeria

by Ikokwu Ikembaon July 29, 2019
The African Action Congress ( AAC ) has declared 5th August for the commencement of revolution protest tagged ‘ Days of Rage’ across the country to demand a better Nigeria. The Presidential Candidate of the party, Omoyele Sowore disclosed this on Saturday in Abuja at the end of the National Executive Committee ( NEC ) […]