Cubans in eastern city of Santiago protest blackouts and food shortages

HAVANA — Small groups of protesters took to the streets in the eastern city of Santiago on Sunday, decrying power outages lasting up to eight hours and food shortages across Cuba. Videos on social media showed demonstrators on the outskirts of Santiago, which is about 800 kilometers (500 miles) from Havana. State media confirmed the … Read more

With Russian opposition exiled, Berlin becomes center of anti-Putin protest

BERLIN — As Yulia Navalnaya, the wife of late opposition leader Alexei Navalny, passed the first checkpoint on her way to the Russian embassy in Berlin to vote in the presidential election, a group of young Russians holding anti-Putin posters yelled out: “Yulia, we are with you! Don’t give up!” Closer to the embassy were … Read more

Russian voters, answering Navalny’s call, protest Putin’s forever rule

MOSCOW — On the final day of a presidential election with only one possible result, Russians protested Vladimir Putin’s authoritarian hold on power by forming long lines to vote against him at noon Sunday — answering the call of opposition leader Alexei Navalny, who had urged the midday action before dying suddenly in prison last … Read more

Jeremy Strong & Michael Imperioli Stay in Character During Broadway Protest

Play video content Instagram/@oseh11 Jeremy Strong and Michael Imperioli weren’t gonna let a group of rowdy climate protesters ruin their Broadway play — ’cause in the middle of an outburst … they kept on acting! A couple climate activists representing the group Extinction Rebellion NYC jumped up to warn about the dangers of climate change … Read more

Pornhub shuts down in Texas to protest age verification law

Pornhub has disabled its site in Texas in response to the state’s online age verification law. The site now displays a message to users in the state that says having to provide an ID when accessing an adult website “is not an effective solution for protecting users online.” “As you may know, your elected officials … Read more

Indian farmers protest in New Delhi demanding new legislation for minimum crop prices

NEW DELHI — Thousands of farmers crowding buses and trains traveled to the Indian capital on Thursday to press their demand for new legislation to guarantee minimum profitable crop prices, after weeks of being blocked from the city. They avoided using their tractors after authorities barricaded highways into New Delhi with cement blocks and barbed … Read more

Oscars 2024: Celebrities show their support for Palestine amid protest outside venue

All eyes are on the Oscars tonight, and many are using the opportunity to advocate for a ceasefire and draw attention to the humanitarian crisis in Gaza amid ongoing protests. As the stars hit the red carpet, a large crowd gathered outside the Dolby Theatre to protest in support of Palestine, causing a traffic jam … Read more

Protest blocked highway ramps near Hopkins airport

CLEVELAND (WJW) — Ramps near Cleveland Hopkins International Airport were blocked Saturday afternoon starting around 3 p.m. due to a reported protest. Although the ramps reopened, a law enforcement presence was on scene for a while afterward, as seen on Ohio Department of Transportation/OHGO camera footage. Winter Weather Advisory for NE Ohio: Snow, gusty winds … Read more

Iran committed crimes against humanity during protest crackdown, U.N. report says

Iran is responsible for the “physical violence” in detention that led to Mahsa Amini’s death in 2022 and committed crimes against humanity during its crackdown on the protests that followed, an independent U.N. fact-finding mission has said. The mission said in a report Friday that crimes such as murder, imprisonment, torture and rape were “committed … Read more

Paving stones thrown at Polish police in farmer protest, injuring several officers

WARSAW, Poland — Poland saw its most violent protest by farmers and supporters yet Wednesday as some participants threw stones at police and tried to push through barriers around parliament, injuring several officers, police said. Police said they detained over a dozen people and prevented the protesters from getting through to the Sejm, the Polish … Read more