Protests

Climate Activists Smash Windows of Barclays Bank in London

Seven people were arrested outside the London headquarters of Barclays bank on Wednesday after climate change activists broke windows to protest the role of the financial sector in climate change, news wires reported. "You may dislike our action today but I ask you to compare a crack in a window to funding wildfires and flooded homes," said a campaigner cited by Reuters.

Law enforcement issues fines of over 400,000 lei to Monday's protesters over COVID-19 restrictions

Law enforcement provided law and order for the participants in the protests over COVID-19 restrictions that took place on Monday in 70 towns and cities, having issued 650 fines in excess of 400,000 to organisers and participants alike for several violations of applicable law.

Democracy advocacy group challenges Hojs’s protest ban comment

Ljubljana – The Legal Network for the Protection of Democracy, a group providing legal support to individuals and NGOs facing prosecution for non-violet public actions, described as inaccurate a claim made by Interior Minister Aleš Hojs in an interview with the STA that protests were not banned in Slovenia.

Dozens of protesters injured in Thailand - "It's necessary"

Police confirmed today that they fired rubber bullets, for the first time since protests began last year.
Clashes broke out on Sunday, with police using tear gas and water cannons against protesters marching towards a military base in Bangkok, asking King Maha Vajiralongkorn to stop issuing direct orders to the army, Reuters reported.

At least 30 protesters detained in education bill protest

At least 30 people were detained by Greek riot police in central Athens on Wednesday during a protest against an education reform bill that is being debated in Parliament.

A group of protesters clashed with riot police who sprayed tear gas against them in Propylaea where about 3,000 to 4,000 people had gathered earlier before marching towards the Parliament building.

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