Protesters march to decry deaths of Dion Johnson, Breonna Taylor

CLOSE Hundreds gathered outside Phoenix City Hall Saturday afternoon to decry the deaths of Dion Johnson and Breonna Taylor, calling “to abolish the system that killed them.” “Our demands are specific,” said Michael Alexander, an organizer with Black Phoenix Organizing Collective, one of the groups organizing Saturday’s march.  In addition to […]

Tennessee ramps up punishments for protesters, including loss of voting rights

Tennessee’s Republican governor quietly signed a bill earlier this week creating harsher punishments for protesters, including increased jail time and loss of voting rights. Gov. Bill Lee signed a bill Thursday revising criminal laws related to peaceful protesting, after months of demonstrations in front of the state Capitol building in Nashville. The bill, […]

Thai Protesters Angered After Parliament Delays Charter Reform

Activist Panupong ‘Mike’ Jadnok makes a three-finger salute to protesters after placing a ‘People’s Plaque’ sticker on the main gate of Thailand’s parliament during a pro-democracy rally Mladen ANTONOV Text size RECASTS with gvt postponement; ADDS colour, details, quotes Thai lawmakers delayed a decision on constitutional reform Thursday, sparking anger […]