Category Activism

Africa: Stop Exploiting African Miners Through Low Wages, Protest Continue

A strike by South African platinum miners has entered its 15th week after workers rejected the latest wage offer from employers just days from the country’s general elections. The Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (AMCU) has been heavily criticised by mining companies. South African President Jacob Zuma, who has remained relatively quiet on the […]

An explanation on what is happening with Russia and Ukraine Unrest in 2014

Found this great explanation on Reddit, hope that it will help you understand. Link to comment on Reddit. “The version I’ll tell is controversial, but the most accurate. Russian President Vladimir Putin has envisioned a return of Russia to superpower status. In order for the now re-energized nation to do this, it must win influence […]

Brutal video shows all-out street war in Kiev, death toll rises in fresh clashes

“Latest images show street riots in Kiev on the morning of Thursday, Februray 20, 2014. News media has filmed protesters being shot at in front of hotel Ukraina as clashes continue in the Ukrainian capital. The number of victims is still rising, news agencies say at least 25+ people have been killed.” – “A woman […]

Video shows evidence of snipers firing at protesters in Kiev

Credit: Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty This video shows security forces and snipers firing. There were renewed clashes between security forces and protesters in Kiev’s Independence Square on February 20 despite a putative ceasefire. Sniper fire was widely reported. Ukrainian Olympian: “I don’t want to participate when in my country people die.” http://huff.to/1h0dXpR euronews: the most […]

Ukraine Protest: Molotov cocktails and fireworks used in intense clashes in Kiev

“Twenty-five people have been killed in fighting between anti-government protesters and police in the capital Kiev, the Ukrainian Health Ministry said, with the Interior Ministry saying nine police officers were among the dead. Ukrainian riot police were still fighting protesters occupying a central Kiev square early on Wednesday after the bloodiest day since the former […]

Ukraine Protest 2014: Deadly Clashes Escalate

Deadly anti-government protests overnight and into early hours of Wednesday morning in Ukraine. Also see: Brutal video shows all-out street war in Kiev, death toll rises in fresh clashes Video shows evidence of snipers firing at protesters in Kiev Ukraine Protest: Molotov cocktails and fireworks used in intense clashes in Kiev At Least 25 Killed in […]

Venezuela: Violent protests sweep Caracas, opposition leader surrenders, 3 people dead in clashes

Venezuelan security forces arrest opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez on charges of fomenting unrest that has killed at least four people, bringing tens of thousands of angry supporters onto the streets of Caracas. Jillian Kitchener reports. More Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/BreakingNews http://reuters.com/ https://www.facebook.com/Reuters https://plus.google.com/u/0/s/reuters https://twitter.com/Reuters