Protesters storm National Assembly over Social Media Bill
Nigeria Civil Society Situation Room, Clement Nwankwo has called for the jettisoning of a bill that will regulate the use of social media in Nigeria, entitled, Protection from Internet Falsehood and Manipulations Bill.
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".
Indian diaspora in Germany deplores 'fascist' citizenship act
Protests against India's Citizenship Amendment Act are now also sweeping across Europe. So how do the government's naturalization plans affect the Indian diaspora in Germany?
Baghdad's 'Tahrir Beach' where the revolution takes a break
Close to Baghdad's protest hotspot of Tahrir Square, a sandy Tigris River bank offers relief from the revolution as youths play football and smoke waterpipes to booming hiphop music. It is on this half-kilometre stretch where the post-Saddam generation celebrates its uprising on the beach, escaping the teargas and bullets for a more festive, Club Med-style atmosphere.
In Poland, protests against draft law targeting critics of judicial reforms
Thousands of Poles demonstrate outside Parliament in Warsaw and in about 100 cities against a draft law designed to punish judges challenging controversial ongoing judicial reforms. from the protest.
As Algeria holds its first ever president debate, thousands protest in Algiers
Algeria where the country's first ever presidential debate is being overshadowed by hundreds of thousands of protestors demanding the elections be scrapped. We also have the latest on the building collapse in Nairobi that has killed a handful of people, and we meet the nomadic Fulani people whose way of life is being threatened by climate change.