protests

February 22, 2021

Bolivia protests: Striking workers clash with police

Bolivia protests: Striking workers clash with police over controversial health emergency law BOLIVIA (STL.News) Striking Bolivian health workers and other groups clashed violently with police in the capital of La Paz on Monday, demanding the repeal of the controversial Health Emergency Law. The decree, signed into law by President Luis...

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January 7, 2021

US Capitol Riots: How a Trump rally turned deadly

(STL.News) During a speech earlier in the day, President Trump had asked his supporters to march towards the Capitol in protest.  They breached the building while Congress was certifying Joe Biden’s win. Protesters made it all the way to the Senate floor and the office of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi....

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January 2, 2021

Thousands rally in Hong Kong New Year protest

(STL.News) Civil human front in Hong Kong replaces the annul new year day march with protest the demonstration was held throughout the city to demand to release of jail protesters.  The activists drove around the lai Chi Kok detention center. ? YouTube video provided courtesy of WION News

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October 22, 2020

US Department of State: Ongoing Protests in Nigeria

WASHINGTON, DC (STL.News) Michael R. Pompeo, Secretary Of State released the following statement: The United States strongly condemns the use of excessive force by military forces who fired on unarmed demonstrators in Lagos, causing death and injury.  We welcome an immediate investigation into any use of excessive force by members of the...

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September 26, 2020

Breonna Taylor decision ignites fresh outrage across US

(STL.News) Protesters have defied a curfew for a second night in the US City of Louisville, Kentucky, where a Black health worker Breonna Taylor was shot dead in her home by police in March.  More than 120 protesters have been arrested so far, as the National Guard aggressively dispersed crowds. ...

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June 7, 2020

Anti-racism protests held across Europe

(STL.News) Solidarity protests against racism have been held across Europe – including London.  For the second day in a row, thousands of people gathered outside the US embassy.  They are demanding an end to systemic racism and police brutality. Al Jazeera’s Nadim Baba reports. YouTube courtesy of Al Jazeera News

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June 2, 2020

St Louis Mayor Krewson Orders Citywide Curfew

St Louis Mayor Krewson Orders Citywide Curfew to Protect Residents, Businesses, and Institutions On June 2, 2020 Mayor Lyda Krewson signed Executive Order 66 to establish a citywide curfew for the City of St. Louis ST. LOUIS, MO (STL.News) St. Louis Mayor Lyda Krewson today signed Executive Order 66 to...

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