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Protests in Belfast Ahead of Obama’s Trip to G8 Summit

Protests in Belfast Ahead of Obama’s Trip to G8 Summit

TOBY MELVILLE/AFP/Getty Images(BELFAST, Ireland) — Belfast’s City Hall was the site of a march on Saturday, ahead of next week’s G-8 summit.According to BBC News, the rally was organized by the Irish Congress of Trade Unions. The march took the group …

Sierra Club President Arrested During Keystone XL Protest

Sierra Club President Arrested During Keystone XL Protest

Comstock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — Sierra Club President Allison Chin was arrested Wednesday outside the White House while leading members of her organization in protest for the first time in the group’s history.Chin wrote on her blog Wednesday t…

Cleric Gets Concessions from Pakistani Government as Protest Ends

Cleric Gets Concessions from Pakistani Government as Protest Ends

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(ISLAMABAD) — A moderate Muslim cleric has called off a mass demonstration in Pakistan’s capital of Islamabad after apparently getting concessions he demanded from the government.The four-day sit-down involving thousands of Tahir…

Thousands Protest in Moscow Against Ban on Adoptions to US

Thousands Protest in Moscow Against Ban on Adoptions to US

Sasha Mordovets/Getty Images(MOSCOW) — Thousands of Russians took to the streets on Sunday to protest Russia’s new ban on adoptions to the United States.In what organizers called the “March Against Scoundrels” they paraded down a tre…

Russian Opposition to Protest Ban on US Adoptions

Russian Opposition to Protest Ban on US Adoptions

Creatas/Thinkstock(MOSCOW) — Not everyone in Russia agrees with the country’s new ban on adoptions to the United States. Russia’s opposition is siding with the American families affected by the ban, and is planning to protest the law in Moscow. Munici…

Protest to Be Held at Connecticut Gun Show

Protest to Be Held at Connecticut Gun Show

David De Lossy/Thinkstock(STAMFORD, Conn.) — Occupy the NRA, an offshoot of the Occupy Wall Street movement, will be holding a protest against a gun show held on Saturday in Stamford, Conn.The gun show is only 40 miles from Sandy Hook Elementary Schoo…

New Delhi Rape Victim Dies

New Delhi Rape Victim Dies

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(NEW DELHI) — The female student, who was gang-raped last week in a bus in Delhi, died on Saturday morning, according to the BBC.The 23-year-old was previously treated in a Delhi hospital before being transferred to a hospital in…

Opponents Protest in Face of NRA Silence on Conn. School Shooting

Opponents Protest in Face of NRA Silence on Conn. School Shooting

PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — Faced with the National Rifle Association’s silence in the wake of the school shooting in Newtown, Conn., opponents of the group are taking to Washington, D.C., to protest.Chanting “Shame on the NRA,” a …

Black Friday Walmart Protest for Concerned Pet Owners

Black Friday Walmart Protest for Concerned Pet Owners

Justin Sullivan/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — In addition to walk-outs by striking employees, this Black Friday, the nation’s largest retailer will be dealing with walk-ins by concerned pet owners. Pet lovers will be marching into Walmarts across the count…

Abercrombie and Fitch, Other Retail Workers Protest ‘Abusive’ Scheduling

Abercrombie and Fitch, Other Retail Workers Protest ‘Abusive’ Scheduling

Paul Taggart/Bloomberg via Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Employees of Abercrombie & Fitch, Best Buy and other retailers protested Wednesday along New York City’s posh Fifth Avenue shopping district against what they call “abusive” work scheduling.Binto…

Green Party Candidates Arrested at Presidential Debate

Green Party Candidates Arrested at Presidential Debate

Pat Greenhouse/The Boston Globe via Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Green Party candidate Jill Stein and her vice presidential running mate Cheri Honkala were arrested at the Hofstra University debate site Tuesday as they protested their exclusion from the s…

Australians Drop Their Pants to Protest Lack of Toilets

Australians Drop Their Pants to Protest Lack of Toilets

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(ADELAIDE, Australia) — Australian beachgoers fed up with a lack of public toilet facilities on their local beaches came up with a very literal way to show their displeasure: by bringing their own toilets to the beach.On Sunday m…

Israeli Man Sets Himself on Fire in Tel Aviv Protest

Israeli Man Sets Himself on Fire in Tel Aviv Protest

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — An Israeli protester is in serious condition after he poured gasoline on himself and lit himself on fire during a social demonstration on Saturday in Tel Aviv.The 52-year-old left a letter at the scene that states, &…

Moms’ ‘Nurse In’ Protests Breastfeeding Order

Moms’ ‘Nurse In’ Protests Breastfeeding Order

George Doyle/Thinkstock(ENGLEWOOD, Colo.) — A group of Colorado mothers banded together in protest Friday after an employee at a water park asked a fellow mom to cover up while breastfeeding her son.Charlotte Dirkes, 30, of Alamosa, Colo., was breastf…

NATO Summit: Anarchists Clash with Cops, Vets Return Medals

NATO Summit: Anarchists Clash with Cops, Vets Return Medals

Spencer Platt/Getty Images(CHICAGO) — Protesters clad in black clashed with police on Sunday at the end of what had been a peaceful march and rally by thousands of demonstrators, led by disenchanted veterans of the Iraq and Afghan wars protesting the …

Three Men Charged with Conspiracy to Commit Terrorism, Held on $1.5 Million Bail

Three Men Charged with Conspiracy to Commit Terrorism, Held on $1.5 Million Bail

Medioimages/Photodisc/ThinkStock(CHICAGO) — Three men who were arrested in a Bridgeport, Il. apartment raid days before the NATO summit have been charged with conspiring to commit terrorism, providing material support for terrorism and possession of a…

South African Women Hold Mini-Skirt March to Protest Harassment

South African Women Hold Mini-Skirt March to Protest Harassment

GETTY(JOHANNESBURG, South Africa) — Hundreds of women, led by theruling party’s Women’s League, marched in Johannesburg to protest the harassment of two women who wore mini-skirts at a taxi rank in December.Johannesburg streets were paralyzed as women…

South African Women Hold Mini-Skirt March to Protest Harassment

South African Women Hold Mini-Skirt March to Protest Harassment

GETTY(JOHANNESBURG, South Africa) — Hundreds of women, led by the ruling party’s Women’s League, marched in Johannesburg to protest the harassment of two women who wore mini-skirts at a taxi rank in December.Johannesburg streets were paralyzed as wome…

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