Daily Archives: October 10, 2019

Unrest Worsens In Ecuador As Government Is Forced To Move From The Capital

Violent protests have erupted in Ecuador after President Lenín Moreno announced a chain of unpopular labour and tax reforms the discontinuation of fuel subsidies that had been holding down fuel prices. According to The Guardian, the reforms include “a 20 percent cut in wages for new contracts in public sector […]

Trump Announces Troop Withdrawal From Northern Syria

On Monday, U.S. President Donald Trump declared that almost all American forces currently stationed in northern Syria to help combat the Islamic State are to be withdrawn, as Turkish forces prepare to take on the responsibility, according to the Boston Globe. This has elicited numerous protests from within the United […]

State Terrorism In Hong Kong: Police Rampage In Train Station

Graphic images and videos have surfaced of special police beating and pepper-spraying groups of unarmed protesters in Hong Kong’s Prince Edward MTR Station late on Saturday, August 31st. The rampage has triggered further demonstrations, including the vandalization of multiple MTR stations, to protest the police’s brutality. Man-Kei Tam, Director of […]

Police arrest over 800 activists as Extinction Rebellion protests in London continue

Extinction Rebellion (XR) protests in London started on Monday, 7th of October as part of the International Rebellion. The rebellion, involving groups of activists in countries across the globe, is a unified protest against the lack of direct action taken by governments in addressing the environmental crisis. The environmental pressure […]