Thousands of protesters arrive as G7 convenes in Germany | Food News

Thousands of protesters arrive as G7 convenes in Germany | Food News

The agenda of the summit in Munich includes Russia’s war on Ukraine, climate change, energy and a looming food security crisis. About 4,000 protesters gathered in Munich as the Group of Seven (G7) leading economic powers prepared to hold their annual gathering in Germany’s Bavarian Alps. Organisers said they hoped to mobilise up to 20,000 … Read more

‘We can’t get by’: Indigenous people keep up protests in Ecuador | Protests News

‘We can’t get by’: Indigenous people keep up protests in Ecuador | Protests News

Quito, Ecuador – Thousands of Indigenous people continue to demonstrate in the Ecuadorian capital, as their calls for social and economic reforms grow louder despite a crackdown by authorities in the South American nation. The protesters, predominantly led by the powerful Confederation of Indigenous Nationalities of Ecuador (CONAIE) group, began blocking roads and marching in … Read more

Russia threatens to strip anti-war protester of citizenship | Russia-Ukraine war News

Russia threatens to strip anti-war protester of citizenship | Russia-Ukraine war News

On February 24, Russia launched its invasion of Ukraine. That same day, Arshak Makichyan, who had earned the title of Moscow’s “lone climate protester”, married his girlfriend, Polina Oleinikova – and both were quick to join peace protests despite a widespread Russian crackdown on dissent. In March, as the atmosphere for anyone publicly opposed to … Read more