Teachers lead protests across Panama over living costs
16 July 2022 | 11:39 am
Teachers led nationwide protests in Panama on Monday, demanding the government step in to curb inflation, and lower fuel and food prices, in the eighth consecutive day of demonstrations.
10 Apr 2022
Sri Lanka's cabinet ministers have resigned from their posts as an economic crisis deepens in the country. Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksahas has yet to step down, despite growing demands for his resignation.
9 Apr 2022
Sri Lanka's government said restrictions on access to social media platforms came a day after protesters defied a nationwide curfew to demand government accountability.
6 Apr 2022
Sri Lanka's president said a nationwide state of emergency was necessary to ensure order in the country, a day after protesters clashed with the police. Sri Lanka is in the throes of a financial crisis.
14 Apr 2022
Protesters have called for the naming of the white police officer who killed Patrick Lyoya. It comes after police release footage showing the officer shoot the him in the head.
10 May 2022
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11 May 2022
The president has warned against "racial and religious disharmony." Police have received orders to use live ammunition against protesters deemed to be participating in violence.
14 May 2022
On May 15, parliamentary elections will take place nationwide in Lebanon. The Lebanese diaspora, estimated to be double the size of the domestic population, already cast their ballots last week. Around 60 percent of people across 58 countries turned out, slightly more than in 2018. We bring you a special edition of Middle East Matters on Lebanon's first elections since the mass protests of 2019.
17 May 2022
Pro-choice demonstrators are rallying across the US in opposition to the Supreme Court's draft opinion that could scrap the right to abortion. Protesters say it is only the beginning of their fight against the decision.
20 May 2022
In 2020, Thai youth sparked the largest wave of anti-government protests since the 2014 military coup. But human rights activists say persecutions and systematic harassment have weakened the pro-democracy movement.
30 May 2022
Following the second-deadliest school shooting in US history, protesters faced off with gun enthusiasts at an NRA convention in Texas this weekend. But both sides doubt that reforms will happen.
5 Jun 2022
Anti-Rwanda protests hit Congolese cities, accusing Kigali of backing the M23 rebel group. Two Rwandan soldiers have however been released in peace talks mediated by Angola. Also, hundreds of Sudanese protesters have demanded the dismissal of the United Nations mission chief, who is working to resolve a political crisis sparked by last year's military coup. And Pritzker Prize winner Diebedo Francis Kéré is given a hero's welcome on a trip back to Ouagadougou.
6 Jun 2022
Hundreds of students in Beijing have called for freedom of movement amid concerns over tightening COVID restrictions on campuses. Videos circulated online showing students tearing down a metal wall.
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The top envoys said they wanted African countries to be part of a more unified front against Russia. Many African nations have shown a reluctance to condemn Russia's invasion.
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In northern Sweden, EU and Swedish officials have inaugurated the first spaceport for satellite launches on the European Union mainland.
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Sierra Leone, Guinea, and Liberia are grappling with an increasing number of young people becoming addicted to a substance known as kush or K2. Abuse of the drug has already killed several people in the region.
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Pressure is growing on Germany to send Leopard 2 battle tanks to Ukraine. Chancellor Scholz doesn't want to commit just yet, partly because he's playing to his party, the Social Democrats. An analysis by Sabine Kinkartz.
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Hundreds of people gather weekly at the East Nile Wrestling Stadium in Sudan to watch Nuba wrestling, a popular sport within the country aiming to gain global recognition.
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Following the mass shooting in California's Monterey Park, users on social media falsely claimed that many people were injured during an attack in New York on January 22. The picture used in the post is actually from a 2017 failed suicide bomb attack. We tell you more in this edition of Truth or Fake.