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Pro-Immigration protesters burn US flag on 4th of July

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The small Southern California community of Murrieta has become ground zero in the growing humanitarian crisis on the U.S. southern border with Mexico, and reports that an Fourth of July was burned there Friday will only add to that distinction. Breitbart News reported that it obtained a photo of a burnt American flag at “a pro-amnesty protest” near the... 

Australians hold rallies to slam budget cuts

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Australian demonstrators have taken to the streets across the country to protest against the government’s budget cuts. The Sunday protest, dubbed Bust the Budget, saw over 6,000 people show up in Sydney. The ralliers were waving trade union flags and holding budget-protest placards. As many as 30,000 people, including union members, lawyers and nurses,... 

California protesters block transport of undocumented immigrants

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Anti-immigration protesters impeded the arrival of several buses transporting undocumented immigrants into a US Border Patrol station in Murrieta, California on Tuesday, some 60 miles north of San Diego. The arrival of the group of Central American families had been decried by Murrieta’s mayor, Alan Long, who alleged that the group of immigrants, adults with... 

Thousands of Ukrainians rally demanding Martial Law

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Over 1,000 protesters led by the Ukrainian army’s Donbass Battalion fighters gathered for a rally in central Kiev on Sunday. The demonstrators are demanding that President Petro Poroshenko end the ceasefire and impose martial law. The Sunday rally was organized by Donbass Battalion Commander Semyon Semenchenko, who told the pro-Kiev protesters on his Facebook... 

US Border Agents Quitting Over Catch and Release of Known Gang Members

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Customs and Border Protection agents are quitting the agency in protest of the practice of releasing minors from detention known to be gang members, a South Texas news outlet reports. Regardless of whether the minors are inked with gang-affiliated tattoos, and regardless of whether they admit to agents that they are actual gang members, so long as they have... 

Spanish Communists want Monarchy replaced with Dictatorship

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Communists equipped with red hammer and sickle flags rallied through Madrid Anti-monarchy communist protesters have taken to the streets of the Spanish capital after new King Felipe VI was proclaimed monarch. Thousands of communist Spaniards hit the streets of Madrid on Thursday to show their dissatisfaction with the monarchy system in their country. The protesters... 

Thousands protest outside Greek Parliament against GD oppression

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Thousands of friends, supporters and members of Golden Dawn have gathered outside parliament in Athens demanding the immediate release of Golden Dawn political prisoners. Golden Dawn’s jailed leaders Nikos Michaloliakos, Christos Pappas, and Giannis Lagos are speaking inside the Greek parliament regarding the issue of lifting parliamentary immunity. In... 

Thousands rally in Chile hoping to legalize marijuana

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A march in support of marijuana legalization united thousands of Chileans, who walked through downtown Santiago on Sunday. The capital saw people openly smoking joints, citing the example of neighbor Uruguay, which officially legalized pot in May. The demonstrators demanded the legalization of marijuana, decriminalization of consumption, including the right... 

Thai Army deploys troops, threatens protesters with mass arrests

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Thailand’s military junta has sent thousands of police and troops across the capital, Bangkok, in an attempt to prevent expected anti-coup rallies. Deputy police chief Somyot Poompanmoung said on Sunday that nearly 6,000 police and soldiers were being sent to central Bangkok and rapid deployment units are prepared to halt protests that might take place elsewhere. Several... 

Moscow urges Kiev to halt military operations in East Ukraine

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Moscow has urged Kiev to halt its military operations in eastern Ukraine amid reports of civilian casualties during a full-scale assault on pro-Russian protesters there. The Russian Foreign Ministry released a statement urging the Kiev government to stop what Moscow calls Ukraine’s military operations against its own people. The Russian ministry also called... 

Pope Francis arrives in West Bank amid Israeli protests

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Pope Francis has arrived in the occupied West Bank at the start of a two-day tour to the occupied Palestinian territories amid protests by Israelis opposed to his visit. Upon arrival in the city of Bethlehem on Sunday, the 77-year-old spiritual leader held a meeting with acting Palestinian Authority Chief Mahmoud Abbas. During the meeting, Abbas blasted the... 

Millions of people preparing for worldwide anti-GMO protests

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Over 400 cities worldwide will see millions marching against the US chemical and agricultural company Monsanto in an effort to boycott the use of Genetically Modified Organisms in food production. Marches are planned in 52 countries in addition to some 47 US states that are jointing in the protest. “MAM supports a sustainable food production system. We must... 

Thousands of Australian students protest against education cuts

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Thousands of Australian students continue their protest marches against government cuts to higher education. On Wednesday, a student gathering in front of the University of Technology in Sydney led to clashes with security forces. Sources say Australian police also arrested at least two students there. After the rally broke up, dozens of angry students staged... 

Thousands rally in Germany and Spain against EU policies

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Thousands of activists took to the streets of Germany and Spain on Saturday to protest the EU’s policies as the union prepares for parliamentary elections at the end of May. In Germany, the EU’s powerhouse, people participated in a day of anti-Brussels protests in Hamburg and the capital Berlin. A rally in Berlin broke out into clashes between protesters... 

Tens of thousands of Australians protest against budget cuts

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Tens of thousands of Australians are out on the streets nationwide to condemn the government’s envisaged budget cuts in the education sector. On Sunday, tens of thousands of Australians hit the streets in several cities to show their anger at the government’s economic and social policies. The protest rallies were held in Sydney, Adeline, Brisbane and... 
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