All posts tagged "protest"

  • Protesters rallying against a grand jury's decision not to indict the police officer involved in the death of Eric Garner stage a "die-in" at the Apple Store on Fifth Avenue, Friday, Dec. 5, 2014, in New York. (AP Photo/Jason DeCrow)
    Protesters of chokehold death rally for 3rd day

    (AP) — Protesters around the country rallied for a third day Friday over a New York grand jury’s decision to not indict a white police officer in the chokehold death of an unarmed black man. More than...

    • Posted December 5, 2014
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  • Demonstrators protest against the shooting death of unarmed 18-year-old Michael Brown, during a rally at the Department of Justice in Washington, Monday. (AP)
    Ferguson protest planned for Saturday in Seoul

    Expats will gather near Hongik University in western Seoul on Saturday to protest against a Missouri grand jury’s recent decision not to indict Darren Wilson, the white police officer who shot dead an unarmed black teenager Michael...

    • Posted December 4, 2014
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  • Protestors gather inside of the Westlake Center in Seattle on Friday, Nov. 28, 2014, to protest the Ferguson grand jury decision. More than 200 protesters, some chanting "Black Lives Matter!" tried to disrupt Black Friday shopping and downtown Seattle's traditional Christmas tree lighting ceremony. Police turned out in force, arresting five people, and a downtown mall closed early. (AP Photo/, Joshua Trujillo)
    Ferguson protesters disrupt Black Friday shopping across US

    FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — Demonstrators temporarily shut down three large malls in suburban St. Louis on one of the busiest shopping days of the year Friday, as other rallies were held nationwide to protest a grand jury’s...

    • Posted November 28, 2014
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    Seoul gov’t asks activists to refrain from provoking North Korea

    SEOUL (Yonhap) — In an apparent attempt to save what appears to be the latest momentum for dialogue between the divided Koreas, the Seoul government on Thursday asked civic activists to scrap their plan to float anti-North...

    • Posted October 9, 2014
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  • Pro-democracy protesters hold umbrellas under heavy rain in a main street near the government headquarters in Hong Kong, late Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014. Pro-democracy protesters demanded that Hong Kong's top leader meet with them on Tuesday and threatened wider actions if he did not, after he said China would not budge in its decision to limit voting reforms in the Asian financial hub. (AP Photo)
    Protesters to Hong Kong boss: Quit or we occupy buildings

    HONG KONG (AP) — Raising the stakes in their standoff with the authorities, Hong Kong’s pro-democracy protesters threatened to occupy key government buildings unless the territory’s top official resigns by the end of the day Thursday. The...

    • Posted October 1, 2014
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    344 people booked for participating in rallies for ferry victims

    SEOUL (Yonhap) — A total of 344 people have been booked for investigation on charges of participating in “illegal” street rallies on behalf of the victims of April’s ferry sinking, prosecutors said Wednesday. The Seoul Central District...

    • Posted July 2, 2014
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    Protest, and the protest against the protest

    Opposing protests broke out in Los Angeles’ Koreatown on Sunday over the South Korean government’s handling of the ferry sinking that has cost hundreds of lives. More than 100 protesters showed up to memorialize the victims of...

    • Posted May 19, 2014
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