France: Police protest against chokehold ban, racism accusations
A chokehold ban planned by France's interior minister has prompted nationwide police protests. Officers in Paris downed handcuffs and displayed a banner declaring "no police, no peace."
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Riots in Lebanon with economy in crisis
Hundreds of protesters have clashed with troops in Tripoli for a second day. The anti-government sentiment, fueled by an ongoing financial collapse, drove people to the streets despite a coronavirus lockdown.
N-Power beneficiaries protest in Lagos over recruitment processes
Some beneficiaries of the Nigerian government empowerment programme N-Power on Tuesday protested in Lagos, accusing the state government of ignoring them in its recruitment processes. “We have volunteered for them for like three years and there is a lot of recruitment going on and we have not been considered at all,” Ayo Opeyemi, a beneficiary of N-Agro and one of the coordinators of N-power beneficiaries in Lagos, told The Guardian.
Restaurant workers protest in Germany over wage increment
More than 120,000 workers at McDonald's, Burger King, Starbucks, Nordsee, KFC, Tank and Rast, Pizza Hut, Autogrill, and others are demanding a wage increase. The workers are demanding for E12 per hour but the management of the fast-food chains is proposing E9.48 per hour.
Hong Kong medical workers stage protest at Hospital Authority offices
Hundreds of Hong Kong medical workers, who are on their fifth day of strike, stage a protest in the offices of the Hospital Authority. They are demanding to meet with senior management and for the city to close its border completely with China as well as for the government to ensure adequate medical supplies to combat the deadly novel coronavirus.
Deji Adeyanju speaks at Sowore's trial
The govt has criminalised the freedom of assembly, right to protest. We are in court to show #Solidarity with Omoyele Sowore.
In Spain, angry farmers mobilise over 'pitiful prices'
Thousands of Spanish farmers and livestock breeders hit the streets in anger, demanding "fair" prices as a growing wave of protest spreads across the country. Unions say low prices and a rise in the cost of production have eroded profitability for farmers and livestock breeders, describing the situation as "very bad".