Brazil passes 500,000 COVID deaths as anti-gov’t protesters rally | Coronavirus pandemic News

Thousands protest President Jair Bolsonaro’s pandemic response as Brazil’s COVID death toll, the second-highest in the world, passes 500,000. Thousands of people have taken to the streets across Brazil to protest against President Jair Bolsonaro’s pandemic response as the country’s COVID-19 death toll surpassed 500,000. Protesters across the country blasted the administration for the high … Read more

What Does The ‘Right To Peacefully Assemble’ Mean? – WCCO

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Protests, large and small, permitted or organic, have recently become ingrained in Minnesota history. Those participating do so under the First Amendment. READ MORE: When Will The Pandemic End? To better understand that, we wanted to know: What does “the right to peacefully assemble” mean? When does it become unlawful? Good Question. … Read more

Colombia protest leaders suspending weekly demonstrations | Protests News

A spokesman for the national strike committee says the fight for better social and economic policies will continue. The leaders of mass anti-government protests in Colombia have said they plan to suspend their weekly demonstrations but promised to continue to fight for widespread social and economic reforms. National strike committee spokesman Francisco Maltes said on … Read more

Minn. Court Affirms Approvals Of Line 3 Pipeline Replacement Project; Opponents Vow To Stand Their Ground – WCCO

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP/WCCO) — The Minnesota Court of Appeals on Monday affirmed state regulators’ key approvals of Enbridge Energy’s Line 3 oil pipeline replacement project, in a dispute that drew over 1,000 protesters to northern Minnesota last week. A three-judge panel ruled 2-1 that the state’s independent Public Utilities Commission correctly granted Enbridge the … Read more

Junta trial of Myanmar’s Aung San Suu Kyi gets underway ·

THE TRIAL OF deposed Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi got underway today, more than four months after a military coup, with junta witnesses testifying the Nobel laureate flouted coronavirus restrictions and illegally imported walkie-talkies. Near daily protests have rocked Myanmar since the generals’ putsch on 1 February. A mass uprising has been met with … Read more

Activists Protesting LA County Sheriff’s Department Briefly Stopped Traffic, No Arrests Were Made – CBS Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) – A protest against the LA County Sheriff’s Department stopped traffic on a southland street Saturday. The march against LACSD began at Southwest College on Western Avenue and was scheduled to end on at the South LA Sheriff’s Station on Imperial Highway. Officials at the Sheriff’s Department had denied the group a permit … Read more

Trump photo op was not reason for removal of protesters: Report | Black Lives Matter News

An internal investigation into the forcible clearing of racial justice demonstrators in Washington, DC, was not influenced by former President Donald Trump’s plans to be photographed outside a church while holding a Bible. The report released on Wednesday by the Interior Department’s inspector general concludes that the protesters were cleared by US Park Police (USPP) … Read more

Colombia to ‘modernise’ police after protest violence criticism | Protests News

Security forces in Colombia have been accused of using excessive force during nationwide anti-government protests. Colombian President Ivan Duque has announced plans to “modernise” the country’s police force, including providing human rights training and increased oversight for officers, as his government faces criticism over the use of force against protesters. Anti-government demonstrations have taken place … Read more

LA Crescenta Residents Continue To Protest The Potential Placement of Convicted Sexual Predator Calvin Lynn Grassmier In The Area – CBS Los Angeles

LA CRESCENTA (CBSLA) – Dozens of people in La Crescenta gathered along Foothill Boulevard Saturday to protest against 66-year-old Calvin Lynn Grassmier, a convicted sexual predator with a violent history, moving into the community. Calvin Lynn Grassmier, 66, was convicted in the 90’s for sex crimes against minors. Grassmier has been under state supervision for decades, … Read more

Protest Erupts Again Over Man Killed by Minnesota Deputies – NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

Protesters faced off with officers in Minneapolis early Saturday over the shooting death of a man by members of a U.S. Marshals task force. Photos from the scene following a vigil for Winston Boogie Smith Jr., 32, showed dumpster fires in the street and a line of officers standing guard. It was the second night … Read more