Wednesday, February 8, 2023

Protesters

February 3, 2023

Protesters storm Oyo governor’s office over lingering fuel, naira scarcity

The protesters were said to have stormed the governor’s office with sticks, wood, and other dangerous weapons.

Protesters in Ibadan
November 30, 2022

COVID-19 protesters, police clash as China lockdown anger boils

The clashes, which followed protests in Shanghai, Beijing, and elsewhere, erupted as China posts record numbers of COVID-19 cases daily.

Chinese Police and Protesters
October 20, 2022

#EndSARS Memorial: Falz, Macaroni lead coffin, flower-bearing protesters amid police clampdown

The protesters marched few meters aways from the Lekki Tollgate on Thursday, while carrying coffins, flowers and waving Nigeria’s flag.

May 9, 2022

Protesters scream “murderer”, attack Russian ambassador with paint in Poland

The Monday attack prevented ambassador Sergey Andrejev from placing flowers at a cemetery for Soviet soldiers in Poland.

Sergey Andrejev
April 27, 2022

Abia pensioners protest 38-month unpaid arrears

The pensioners protested around the major streets of Umuahia and ended up at the Government House.

Okezie Ikpeazu and protesters
April 19, 2022

Protests intensify as fuel prices rise by 33% in Sri Lanka

On Monday, the biggest fuel price hike was put in place, raising diesel prices by 64 per cent and petrol by 33 per cent per litre.

Protesters in Sri Lanka
April 11, 2022

Ukraine War: Protesters gather outside German embassy in Estonia

Demonstrators laid on the ground to recreate an image of the civilians massacred by Russian forces in Bucha.

Protesters in front of Germany Embassy in Estonia
January 7, 2022

Kazakhstan president issues shoot-to-kill order against protesters

The president said the protesters were “criminals and murderers” sent from abroad to destabilise his government.

Kassym-Jomart Tokayev, protesters in Kazakhstan
December 10, 2021

Protesters stage ‘silent strike’ against Myanmar military junta

“Silence is the loudest shout. We want our rights back. We want a revolution. We express sadness for our fallen heroes.”

November 29, 2021

Protests in Lebanon over currency collapse, worsening living conditions

Lebanon’s unemployment rate is expected to rise above 40 per cent in 2021 and the poverty rate is estimated at 78 per cent.