Rallies sprawl around the world in support of Ukraine against Russia

Protests against the Russian invasion of Ukraine drew thousands from Times Square to Tokyo. Sporadic protests popped up in Moscow in defiance of President Vladimir Putin, though far fewer than in prior days, when a groundswell of anti-war marchers filled the streets and more than 1,600 people were arrested. The sentiment against the war comes despite weeks …

COVID-19 – Austrians protest mandatory vaccine & fines saying, ‘we have to win this now’

Coronavirus latest - Austrians took to the streets of Vienna in their hundreds over the weekend to protest one of the strictest covid mandates in the world. Despite the UK looking to scrap all covid restrictions as Omicron is found to be less severe than the previous Delta variant. Austria became the first EU country …

New Zealand: Government uses a sound system to blast out vaccine messages, and music to disperse protesters  | AP News

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — Some countries might send in a riot squad to disperse trespassing protesters. In New Zealand, authorities turned on the sprinklers and Barry Manilow. Initial moves to try and flush out several hundred protesters who have been camped on Parliament’s grassy grounds since Tuesday had little effect. The protesters, who have been …

1.7 MILLION people marched for democracy in Hong Kong – world leaders stood by and did NOTHING

1.7 million people took part in Hong Kong's pro-democracy rally over the weekend, undeterred by torrential rain and the threat of a Chinese paramilitary presence stationed across the border. This comes as pro-Beijing rallies called for peace just across the water. https://youtu.be/wc3muqtLGTs China has effectively brought Hong Kong’s pro-democracy movement to a dead end under …