Slovakia's former Prime Minister Robert Fico was detained before a protest defying coronavirus restrictions. Fico is a vocal critic of anti-COVID measures in the pandemic-hit country.
French far-right presidential candidate Eric Zemmour launched his campaign bid during a rally on Sunday. Violence broke out between anti-racism activists and attendees. Some claim the protesters came into the event equipped with "artillery", a claim that's been debunked. Also, do street lights in Australia modify genes? Some conspiracy theorists believe they do. We tell you more in this edition of Truth or Fake.
More than 1,000 people demonstrated in the eastern German city against government coronavirus measures. Meanwhile, a domestic intelligence chief warned the COVID deniers' scene was becoming increasingly radicalized.
Angry protesters gather outside Netflix in Los Angeles, over a new Dave Chappelle comedy special that has sparked accusations the comedian is trampling transgender rights and profiting from hate speech. A few dozen staff walked off the job and were joined by a similar number of trans activists and their supporters for a demonstration calling for better representation at the Hollywood streaming giant.
US President Joe Biden is hoping to win support in Congress for a plan to boost spending on healthcare, education and infrastructure, paid for by tax hikes on corporations and the wealthiest Americans. But the plan's fate is far from certain. Also, IMF head Kristalina Georgieva rejects allegations that she altered a report at her previous job at the World Bank in order to appease China.
The protesters have called on the Serbian government to cut ties with the Rio Tinto lithium mining firm and demanded new regulations to protect nature.
Volunteers from Lima’s soup kitchens are calling on supermarkets to allow them to collect any excess food, to feed the rising number of families relying on their services to survive. In Peru, poverty has risen over the course of the pandemic to affect almost a third of the population.
Protesters rally in support of Palestinian prisoners held in Israeli jails, while Israeli troops flood the occupied West Bank in the manhunt for six Palestinians who have been on the run for three days after escaping from a top security prison.
The protesters are showing support for the embattled Brazilian leader, who is feuding with the Supreme Court. Counterdemonstrations are also expected.
23 May 2021
Politicians reiterated the country's "special responsibility" at a Berlin demonstration, which aimed to show solidarity with Israel and reject antisemitism. For some onlookers, the government response was "one-sided."
5 Apr 2021
A new bill would give UK police more power to disperse demonstrations. The country is now seeing a wave of the so-called kill the bill marches.
5 Sep 2020
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