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The port’s operations will be stopped completely, if the blockage continues until afternoon, Reuters added, reporting that just one week of closure would cost the country more than $6bn.
While some protestors peacefully opened the roads when security forces arrived, they were forcibly removed in the Zouk Mosbeh, north of Beirut, reported Al Arabiya.
A moving car fired live rounds towards protesters, according to eyewitness
The statement noted that some of the suspects confessed to participating in demonstrations in five governorates. Some attributed their participation in the demonstrations to the poor economic conditions, while other said they were deceived by social media pages.
Twitter social media platform accused China of backing anti-Hong Kong protest campaign
“We demand peace, freedom, civilian government,” protest leaders say
Protesters demand a swift transition to civilian rule, fearful that military rulers will replace one dictatorship with another.
Last week, the Sudan’s ruling Transitional Military Council and the opposition Declaration of Freedom and Change have agreed on the arrangements for the structure of the transitional authority within a three-year transitional period.
Court upheld prison sentence of 15 to 20 years to activists accused of threatening state security
Al-Bashir expressed on Sunday his full satisfaction with performance of police in Sudan
Demonstrators protested the sudden increase in prices of government constructed flats for which they have been paying deposits since 2013
El-Sunni is accused of killing 18 protesters during the 2011 uprising
Three years on, the perpetual indifference to opposing narratives is the sign of a divided society
The one-week campaign aims to demand rights for young activists who were detained for demonstrating against the transfer of Tiran and Sanafir islands to Saudi Arabia
The three people were arrested on 15 April on charges of illegal protesting
The defendants had received a release order on 4 May but the trial was pending awaiting review of further evidence
The Qasr Al-Nil case included 51 defendants, which is part of a series of cases prosecuting youth over demonstrations contesting the Red Sea islands agreement
Court adjourns appeal on protesters imprisonment to 4 June
Fifty-four of the 101 defendants were previously released pending trial
Photojournalist Ali Abdeen—who was arrested while covering the protests, according Al-Fagr newspaper—was among those sentenced on Saturday
In Egypt, protest and repression spark off from one another. The state, which has a strong grip on the whole society, applies its repressive policy to intimidate citizens and deter them from engaging in demonstrations. Many citizens try to protest against the state to condemn and shout down its repressive policy. The state believes, …
Qasr Al-Nil Misdemeanour Court released three children accused in the same case on bail
The 51 defendants are one of four groups of cases that have been filed against protesters
There are a total of 223 defendants across four cases, according to Al-Haqanya
Three girls are still being held in Qasr Al-Nil police station, says FDEP
At least 136 people were arrested in the aftermath of the Monday anti-governments protests against the maritime demarcation agreement that transferred the sovereignty of Tiran and Sanafir islands to Saudi Arabia, according to the Front of Defense for Egyptian Protesters (FDEP). Several demonstrations broke out on Monday in Cairo, Giza, Alexandria, Ismailiya, Daqahliya, Sharqeya, Damietta, …
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Nine others detained in Alexandria, including two minors
Ibrahim is charged with participating in the killing of 18 protesters in Al-Zawya Al- Hamra during the 2011 revolution