More than 100 people arrested in latest Paris Yellow Vest protest

World Sep 21, 2019

More than 100 people arrested in latest Paris Yellow Vest protest

More than 100 demonstrators were arrested at Yellow Vest protests in Paris on Saturday as about 7,500 police were deployed to quell any violence by the movement and its radical, anarchist "black blocs." There were also fears that the demonstrators could try to infiltrate a ...

Diet surrounded in human-chain protest

National May 13, 2014

Diet surrounded in human-chain protest

by Tomohiro Osaki

Combating what they call an effort to turn Japan into "a pro-war country," 2,500 people formed a human chain around the Diet building at noon Tuesday to protest the Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's drive to reinterpret the pacifist Constitution. A private panel of security experts ...

Commentary / World Dec 31, 2013

2013, a year of angry elites

by Jackson Diehl

The crowds who called for revolution in Cairo, Istanbul, Bangkok and Kiev in 2013 were not the impoverished losers of globalization. They were mostly the economic winners: middle-class, educated, English-speaking. So why were they rebelling?