Protesters outside White House call for freedom in Cuba
27 July 2021 | 4:56 pm
Hundreds of Cuban Americans, political refugees and activists marched on the US capital Monday to protest against the Cuban government and its crackdown on anti-communist demonstrations earlier this month.
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Japan ranks the lowest among the Group of Seven nations when it comes to media freedom. Journalists' vulnerability to government and business pressure as well as a culture of self-censorship are to blame, say experts.
Demonstrators protested against violence in Serbian society in Belgrade following two mass shootings that rattled the Balkan nation.
Authorities in Pakistan have three days to identify and arrest protesters over acts of violence triggered by the arrest of former Prime Minister Imran Khan.
June 4 marks the 34th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square massacre in China. Usually, Hong Kongers take the lead in commemorating this event with massive candle light vigils. But, since China imposed its national security law in 2020, public criticism of the regime in Beijing has become dangerous.
Kenyan police fired tear gas at hundreds of people protesting near parliament on Tuesday against a proposed finance bill that would hike taxes on fuel and housing.
The Wall Street Journal said Beijing and Havana secretly agreed on the facility, some 100 miles off Florida. The Cuban government denied the "unfounded" reports, while the White House said it wasn't "accurate."
Tanzania is more than two years into the presidency of Samia Hassan, who has departed from her predecessor's policies restricting freedom of the press. But do her efforts go far enough? DW's Charles Kombe spoke to Maxence Melo, an award-winning journalist on the front line of free speech.
Police used teargas to disperse protests in the Nairobi and Mombasa. Kenyan opposition have called for the protests to condemn new taxes amid a severe cost-of-living crisis.
Protesters in Kenya demonstrated in several cities, including the capital Nairobi, were met with heavy police presence. The protests come as food prices continue to rise, causing pressure on households.
Spanish golfer Jon Rahm, aiming to become the first Spaniard to win the British Open since Seve Ballesteros in 1988, said he would advise climate change protesters potentially seeking to disrupt the sporting event to stay away.
Unrest continues in Kenya, as protestors in Nairobi clash with police for a third consecutive day. Those on the streets are voicing their anger at the high cost of living, inflation and tax hikes.
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