South Africa: Anti-immigrant protests erupt in South Africa’s capital

On a street corner in Pretoria, South Africans gather just meters from the immigrants they’re marching against. The Somali traders form a protective line, some armed with sticks and rocks. Riot police wedge themselves and their armored carriers between the two sides. A police helicopter hovers directly above, scattering dust and trash. <img alt=”Police forces shot rubber bullets at crowds […]

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Romania:Biggest street protests since 1989

Mass street protests erupted at the end of January in several Romanian cities over the plans of the new social-democratic government to pass two executive orders that would weaken the anti-corruption legislation. The protests reached their peak this week, on Wednesday, with approximately 400,000 people taking the streets across the country in the biggest mass demonstrations since the Revolution. Despite […]

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