Hong Kong police began dismantling the city’s main pro-democracy site yesterday, clearing away tents and barricades after more than two months of rallies, and hauling off a hard core of protesters who vow that their struggle lives on.
Angry crowds hurled objects at police who retaliated in a second night of clashes in northern California following the death of a black man who was put in a chokehold by a New York police officer.
MOSTLY peaceful protests flared for a second night on Thursday over a New York grand jury’s decision not to bring criminal charges against a white police officer in the choking death of an unarmed black man.
THOUSANDS of protesters hit the streets of New York after a grand jury declined on Wednesday to charge a white police officer in the choking death of a black man, days after a similar decision sparked unrest in US cities.
PHOTO GALLERY: Molteno farmers, Samwu, Sanco and local businesses protest over lack of service delivery
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MOTORISTS commuting between King William’s Town and East London were stuck for hours yesterday evening after protesters blocked both sides of the N2.
The Labour Court in Cape Town on Monday reserved judgment on whether it could hear the case of 11 farmworkers fighting their dismissal.