Tag: Protests and demonstrations

Kansas man linked to Proud Boys arrested in Capitol riot

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LIBERTY, Mo. — A man linked to the Kansas City metro chapter of the Proud Boys was charged Monday with conspiring with members of...

Protesters revive demands for Armenian government to resign

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YEREVAN, Armenia — Thousands of protesters calling for the resignation of Armenia’s prime minister and his government gathered in the center of the country’s...

Maryland police reform would repeal officer job protections

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ANNAPOLIS, Md. — Every Wednesday, for 395 weeks, Tawanda Jones has held a vigil to protest the death of her brother, Tyrone West, who...

Activist charged with felony stemming from Kenosha protests

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KENOSHA, Wis. — An activist who participated in protests following the August police shooting of Jacob Blake in Kenosha was charged Friday with a...

Florida man charged with plotting attack on Trump supporters

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TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — A Florida man accused of trying to organize an armed response to supporters of former President Donald Trump for their expected...

Man gets 3 years for driving truck toward BLM protestors

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VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. — A Virginia man was sentenced to three years in jail for brandishing a hatchet and driving his truck toward a...

Report slams Chicago response to unrest after Floyd’s death

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CHICAGO — The Chicago Police Department was woefully unprepared for the violence that erupted in the city last year after George Floyd's death in...

Algerian president dissolves parliament, frees prisoners

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ALGIERS, Algeria — Algeria’s president announced Thursday he would reshuffle the government and dissolve parliament to pave the way for new elections, and ordered...

Algeria orders investigation into student police abuse claim

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ALGIERS, Algeria — In an unprecedent move, the prosecutor's office in the Algerian capital has ordered a preliminary investigation into torture and sexual abuse...

Hong Kong denies bail for opposition publisher Jimmy Lai

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HONG KONG — A Hong Kong court on Tuesday denied bail for government critic and newspaper publisher Jimmy Lai who is facing charges under...