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Two demonstrators killed in clashes with security personnel in Baghdad - IHCHR

Baghdad/Sputnik: Two people were killed and 15 injured in clashes between Iraqi protesters and law enforcement in Baghdad, the Iraqi High Commission For Human Rights (IHCHR) said Monday.

Protests erupt in US's Atlanta after cop shoots and kills a black man, police chief resigns

Washington/IBNS: The Police Chief of Atlanta in the United States has resigned after an officer shot and killed a black man outside a fast-food restaurant while trying to make an arrest.

Donald Trump thanks DC Police, national guard, saying bigger protests had been expected

Moscow/Sputnik: US President Donald Trump has thanked Washington police and the National Guard for their work during the major George Floyd protests in the US capital.

George Floyd death: Protests, arson, looting roil US cities, National Guard activated

Washington/IBNS: Massive protests rocked different cities across the United States throughout Sunday over the May 25 killing of black man George Floyd by a 44-year old white police officer in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

Violent protests erupt in US cities over George Floyd killing; Trump hid in underground bunker

Washington/Minneapolis/IBNS: Widespread violent protests broke out in various cities of the United States on Sunday over the killing of black man George Floyd by a 44-year old white police officer, media reports said.

Trump extends support to Iranian protesters seeking prosecution of those responsible for Ukrainian plane crash

Washington/IBNS: US President Donald Trump has extended his support to the protesters in Iran who are demanding the resignation and prosecution of those responsible for the Ukrainian Boeing 737 plane crash with 176 people on board in Tehran.

Police disperse student protesters in Iran for chanting radical slogans: Reports

Tehran/Moscow/Sputnik: Hundreds of students gathered on Saturday outside the Amirkabir University of Technology in Tehran to honor those killed in the fatal Ukrainian plane crash in Iran, which resulted in a rally that the police eventually dispersed, media reported.

Protests around the world: Politicians must address ‘growing deficit of trust’, urges Guterres

New York/IBNS: Protests in cities across the world in recent days show that “people are hurting and want to be heard” by political leaders who must now address a “growing deficit of trust”, said the UN chief on Friday.

Clashes between police, extradition bill opponents leave 79 injured in Hong Kong

Moscow, Jun 13 (Sputnik): As many as 79 people were injured in Hong Kong in clashes between protesters and law enforcement officers as tens of thousands of people rallied against proposed amendments to the extradition legislation, local media reported on Thursday.

Police hit journalist with baton during May Day protests in Paris

Paris, May 1 (Sputnik): RIA Novosti correspondent in Paris Viktoriya Ivanova was hit with a baton by the police while covering the unrest during May Day demonstrations in the French capital on Saturday.

In wake of post-election protests in Honduras, UN chief urges authorities to respect rule of law

  New York, Dec 13(Just Earth News): Secretary-General António Guterres on Tuesday called on authorities in Honduras to uphold the rule of law and respect for human rights following the presidential election.

UN rights chief urges DRC authorities to allow peaceful expression of dissent at protests

New York, Nov 15(Just Earth News): The United Nations human rights chief on Wednesday called on the authorities in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) to lawfully handle demonstrations organized by those protesting the updated electoral calendar for general elections.  

Afghanistan: UN Mission urges restraint amid ongoing violent protests in Kabul

New York, June 3(Just Earth News): The United Nations envoy for Afghanistan on Friday called on protesters on the street of the nation's capital to use restraint and avoid violence, while expressing his understanding of their frustration over a string of terrorist attacks that have killed hundreds of civilians in recent months.

Protests against government is planned, says Donald Trump

Washington, Feb 22 (IBNS): US President Donald Trump on Tuesday slammed dissent against his government as staged incidents by liberal activists.

Hundreds gather at NY airport to protest against Trump's ban on refugees

New York, Jan 29 (IBNS): Hundreds of people assembled at the John F Kennedy International Airport in New York on Saturday late night to protest against US President Donald Trump's ban on refugees, media reports said.