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What Is Happening in Colombia?

In the Bolivar Square area of Bogota - Colombia where the Congress building and the Nario government palace are located, hundreds of demonstrators clash with police forces amidst the general strike to protest for a Tax reform proposed by Colombian President Ivan Duque. The general anger has grown because of…
bubmag
May 7, 2021
Hongkong

Myanmar anti-coup cage fighter arrested as protests continue

A popular mixed martial arts fighter who joined anti-coup protests in Myanmar has been wounded by a homemade bomb and later arrested following an alleged blast – among many others in at least three cities – as the military government struggles to assert control of the country amid a mounting…
bubmag
May 7, 2021
Hongkong

Colombia sees calmer protests, industry groups warn of fuel shortages

BOGOTA (Reuters) - Protests in Colombia marked their ninth day on Thursday with smaller groups of demonstrators in cities including Bogota and Medellin, while industry groups warned of gasoline shortages across the country following road blocks. Protests began last week in opposition to a now-canceled tax reform plan, but demonstrators…
bubmag
May 7, 2021
Hongkong

Three jailed over riot they had no actual role in

The District Court on Wednesday handed down jail sentences of at least four years to three people convicted of rioting in Tsuen Wan during anti-government protests in 2019 – even though the judge acknowledged there was no evidence they had any actual role in the riot. District Court judge Ernest…
bubmag
May 5, 2021
Hongkong

Community protests apparent xenophobic attack

The Zama Zam community in Nemato, Port Alfred, protested the bail application of two men the community captured during an apparent xenophobic attack. Two of the attackers escaped the community and are still at large. Related Read More
bubmag
May 5, 2021
Hongkong

The Right-Wing War on Trans Youth Was Hiding in Plain Sight

Back in the summer of 2019, when a collection of Fox News personalities and unfamous anti-LGBTQ activists seized on their newest moral panic, it may have seemed like a miscalculation or a joke. What vexed and quite publicly obsessed them: a handful of events in public libraries at which parents…
bubmag
May 4, 2021
Hongkong

Man United protests: One man arrested, police officers suffer fractured eye socket and face wound as fans storm Old Trafford and Liverpool game postponed, Red Devils and FA release statements

Greater Manchester Police has confirmed a 28-year-old man has been arrested following Sunday’s protest by Manchester United fans at Old Trafford. Thousands of Red Devils supporters demonstrated against the club’s owners, the Glazer family, outside of their home ground ahead of the Liverpool clash, which ended up being postponed. AFP…
bubmag
May 3, 2021