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Mass anti-government protest hits Prague (VIDEOS)

Tens of thousands hit central Prague on Saturday, taking part in a protest dubbed ‘Czech Republic First.’ The protesters urged the government to resign over soaring energy prices, inflation and the international policies they believe have brought the country to that state. According to police estimates, some 70,000 took part …

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On-air protest Russian journalist charged

Russian authorities have charged journalist Marina Ovsyannikova over spreading “disinformation” about the Russian military. Ovsyannikova became known to global audiences in March, when she unfurled a placard critical of Moscow’s military campaign in Ukraine during a live evening-news broadcast. The journalist has since staged several more protests decrying Russia’s use …

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Police unions protest after officer arrested

Hundreds of members of French police unions turned out for protests on Monday after one of their number was arrested over the shooting to death of two people in a car on the Pont-Neuf bridge in Paris on the election night of April 24. The three police unions, Alliance, Synergie, …

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May Day protest marred by violence (VIDEOS)

Thousands of protesters packed the streets of Paris on Sunday to mark May Day, an annual day of demonstration by socialists and trade unions. With masked ‘black bloc’ anarchists among the crowd, violence and vandalism soon followed. At least 5,000 police officers were deployed to the streets of the French …

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WATCH Serbs protest Belgrade’s move against Russia

Several thousand Serbs gathered on Friday evening in downtown Belgrade, carrying Russian flags and declaring Serbia and Russia “brothers forever.” The rally, dubbed ‘Not in My Name’, protested last week’s vote of the Serbian envoy to the UN to suspend Russia from the Human Rights Council, which President Aleksandar Vucic …

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German truckers protest rising fuel prices (VIDEO)

A convoy of truckers deliberately blocked traffic in Hamburg, Germany over the weekend, as part of a protest against high fuel prices. Police reported that around 250 vehicles were involved in the demonstration, while the hauliers disputed the figure, claiming up to 350 vehicles took part. Banners attached to the …

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Canada invokes emergency powers to deal with trucker protest

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has invoked the Emergencies Act for the first time in Canadian history on Monday, citing the threat of “Freedom Convoy” trucker protests in Ottawa and several border crossings in the US. “This is not a peaceful protest,” Trudeau said in a speech on Monday afternoon, adding …

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Special-ops personnel probed for backing ‘Freedom Convoy’ protest

Three members of the Canadian Special Operations Forces have been investigated by the military after they allegedly expressed support for ongoing vaccine-mandate protests that have gripped Ottawa for two weeks, the command said in a statement on Sunday.   “I have recently been advised of allegations that at least three CANSOFCOM …

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