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NJ attorney general orders state police: Stop photographing protesters at Christie town halls

Attorney General to State Police: Stop photographing protesters at Chris Christie town halls (via NJ.com) TRENTON — Amid mounting criticism that their tactics violated civil liberties, the state attorney general today ordered the State Police to stop taking pictures of protesters at Gov. Chris Christie’s town hall meetings — for…

Russia sentences seven anti-Putin activists to prison, detains 200 protesters

Russian police detained hundreds of protesters Monday outside a court that sentenced seven activists to prison terms of up to four years for demonstrations against Vladimir Putin's third presidential inauguration. The Moscow court sentenced the seven……

Long, bloody night in Kiev’s hospitals for staff and protesters

"Is there a surgeon free who can sew someone up?," a nurse cried out, bustling through the makeshift hospital ward. "Is there anyone who can help?" Behind her a team of volunteer doctors stood bent over a protester aged about 20, digging shrapnel from……

Ukraine government says it will grant amnesty to protesters

Ukraine said Sunday it would grant an amnesty to protesters arrested in anti-government unrest rocking the country, a key demand of the opposition after demonstrators vacated occupied public buildings. "The (amnesty) law comes into force from February……

Two activists shot dead as Ukrainian police storm Kiev protest barricades

Two activists were shot dead as Ukrainian police stormed protesters' barricades Wednesday in Kiev, the first fatalities in two months of anti-government protests. Hours after the deaths were reported, police launched a fresh assault on the protesters……

29 arrested for singing anti-Walker lyrics in Wisconsin state capitol

Dozens of protesters were arrested Thursday night for singing in Wisconsin capitol, in the second round of arrests triggered by a judge’s ruling that all groups over 20 people must obtain a permit before demonstrating. At least 29 people with “Solidarity Sing-Along” were cuffed and taken away on Thursday night,…

Police fire rubber bullets, tear gas on Istanbul protesters

Turkish riot police on Saturday fired rubber bullets, tear gas and water cannon to disperse hundreds of protesters trying to enter an Istanbul square that was the cradle of deadly unrest that engulfed the country in June. The police moved in when demonstrators protesting in the city’s Beyoglu neighbourhood against…

Neo-Nazi woman begins murder trial in Germany as protesters rally outside courthouse

As angry anti-racism protesters rallied outside the courthouse Monday, the woman at the centre of a landmark German neo-Nazi murder trial was the picture of calm. As Beate Zschaepe entered the courtroom, arms casually crossed and looking confident, she briefly glanced toward the television cameras, then turned her back on…

Egyptian doctors ordered to operate on wounded protesters ‘without anesthetic’

The Egyptian military ordered senior doctors to operate without anaesthetic on protesters injured during demonstrations against military rule, according to extracts of a leaked report published in the Guardian newspaper on Friday. The report into military and police malpractice since 2011, commissioned by President Mohamed Morsi, also found evidence that…

‘Occupy San Francisco’ takes over building to help homeless

“Occupy San Francisco” protesters took over a vacant building owned by the city’s archdiocese Sunday afternoon, as part of their plan to use the facility as a shelter and service center for homeless people. According to The San Francisco Chronicle, about 100 protesters entered a two story building after an…

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