Posts tagged as demonstrations

Israeli forces kill two Palestinians near border as Gaza buries dead

Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Palestinians buried the dead on Tuesday from the bloodiest day in Gaza in years, after Israeli forces killed 60 Palestinians near the Gaza-Israel border during demonstrations against the opening of the U.S. embassy in Jerusalem. Israeli forces shot dead two more Palestinians on Tuesday, although protests were quieter than the previous day. It appeared that many protesters had gone to mourning tents rather than back to the scene of Monday’s…

Armenian Prime Minister Sargsyan resigns unexpectedly

Tuesday, April 24, 2018

The Prime Minister of Armenia, Serzh Sargsyan, has unexpectedly stepped down from office after ten days of protests in the Armenian capital Yerevan. British news portal The Guardian reports that earlier on Monday, April 23, police released Nikol Pashinyan, a protest leader and opposition MP who had been arrested alongside hundreds of demonstrators on Sunday in an attempt to crush the demonstrations. «The street movement is against my tenure. I…