Author: James Laforet

Protests In India Continue

Indian farmers continue to make international headlines as their protest persists. On January 26th, Republic Day in India, thousands of farmers, including 10,000 tractors, entered India’s capital city, New Delhi, and marched on the Red Fort. According to observers, this act demonstrated increasingly elevated commitments to resist Prime Minister Modi.

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Tensions Continue To Rise Between India, China, And Pakistan

Hostilities between China and India have been rising once again since April, and this July, Chinese and Indian soldiers clashed along their shared Himalayan border in the strategically important Galwan Valley. 20 Indian and five Chinese soldiers were killed in hand-to-hand fighting, with both sides blaming the other for initiating

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Farmer Protests in India are Heating Up

Thousands of farmers marched into Delhi leading to clashes with police who used tear gas and water cannons on them after they smashed through barricades at the border. A two-hour standoff led to police eventually permitting demonstrators access to continue marching toward India’s capital, New Delhi. Police escorted protesters to

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Two Separate Attacks In South Africa Have Farmers At Boiling Point

Chantel Kershaw was assaulted by two armed men at her farm near Johannesburg. In a separate incident, Brendin Horner, was tortured and stabbed before being strangled to death near the town of Paul Roux. A protest gathered in Senekal outside the bail hearing for the suspects in Horner’s murder, forcing

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Anti-Sisi Anger Returns To Egyptian Streets

Despite a ban on unauthorized demonstrations since 2013, and thousands detained and prosecuted since then, anti-Sisi protests returned to Egyptian streets on September 20th, 2020 in a flurry of anger. Protesters shouted, “Say it out loud and don’t be scared, el-Sisi has got to go” as they took to the

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