Tag-arkiv: Protester

Kosova: Massedemonstrationer  

I flere uger har Kosova været præget af de største protestdemonstrationer, siden landet erklærede sig uafhængigt i 2008. Demonstrationerne er arrangeret af Bevægelsen for Kosovas Selvstændighed, Vetevendosje, og af ”Foreningen af Kvinder til de Forsvundne”, hvis ledere går i spidsen for dem. De protesterende fremfører to krav: Dels krævede man fyring af den serbiske minister, Alexander […]

Voldsomme protester i Bruxelles

Mere end 100.000 metalarbejdere, havnearbejdere og studerende protesterede i gaderne i Bruxelles mod regeringens nedskæringspolitik den 5. oktober. Politiet brugte vandkanoner og tåregas for at modstå demonstranterne. Volden flammede op efter en ellers fredelig protest med tåregas, da radikale demonstranter smed genstande mod uropolitiet og udløste angreb imod det. Nogle brændte flammende lys af. Mindst […]

Catalonia’s flag burned as 40,000 march for Spanish unity in Barcelona

Pro-Spanish unity supporters set Catalonia’s flag ablaze as thousands marched in Barcelona on Spain’s national day to oppose the region’s decision to hold an independence referendum. The march took place less than a month before the Nov. 9 vote. At least 40,000 people took part in the rally, according to police. Some of the right-wing […]

‘Almost lynching’: Radicals attack Ukrainian officials, throw into trash bins

As President Petro Poroshenko signed the lustration law, the trash dumping of lawmakers in Ukraine is gaining momentum. The General Prosecutor warned that there is a thin line between the so-called ‘trash lustration’ and lynching. Poroshenko signed the law that establishes the legal framework for checking government officials linked to the rule of ousted President […]

Violence erupts near toppled Lenin statue in Kharkov, Ukraine (VIDEOS)

Tensions remain high around the toppled Lenin monument in Kharkov, Ukraine, where overnight skirmishes saw a group of radical youths attack demonstrators protesting the demolition of the statue. Massive Lenin statue sawn down, toppled in Ukraine’s Kharkov (PHOTOS, VIDEO) Videos of the clashes which emerged online show that the majority of the attackers were hiding […]

”Ukraine er tabt for Europa”

En kvinde i sin ødelagte cafe i Lugansk efter et angreb med missiler:  Sådan lød den første linje i en artikel i Politiken den 3. september. Artiklen var skrevet af Jacob Svendsen, som citerede en rumænsk sikkerhedsekspert for udtalelsen. Som illustration til artiklen bringer man et billede fra AP. Billedteksten lyder: ”Efter russiske styrker har […]