Currently World's People Are Angry
“Stop Brazil’s Genocide”: protestors target Brazil
10-3-19, SurvivalInternational -- Protestors demand stop destroying Brazil’s most biodiverse territories and their indigenous guardians.
As 2019 Amazon fires die down, Brazilian deforestation ...
Oct 23, 2019 · Brazil’s army helped control Amazon fires in September, but loggers, miners and land grabbers — likely emboldened by President Bolsonaro’s rhetoric — are bringing a surge in deforestation; millions take to the streets.
- France - the "yellow vest" protests in Paris and after 48 consecutive weeks demonstrators show no signs of slowing down they are protesting:
- Global Climate Strike in September (and their anarchist counterparts, the "black bloc" protesters) turned violent, and were met with around 7,500 police to control them.
- Rising fuel taxes
- Firefighters protest working conditions, and were met with tear gas from French police. They are asking for better pay and benefits, as well as professional respect. They protested over the wake of the rising suicide rate among French officers, which many attribute to the strain of containing the "yellow vest" protests. In 2018, 35 officers committed suicide in France. In 2019 so far, that number grew to 49.
- Farmers held a second mass demonstration recently following an October 8, 2019 demonstration that filled major French highways with over 10,000 protesters.
- Indonesia - A criminal code change led to protests against outlawing sex outside of marriage and set a jail sentence of six months for unmarried couples living together. It would outlaw abortion except in cases of rape and incest, effectively banning gay and lesbian relations, restrict free speech by strengthening laws on blasphemy and treason and making it a crime to insult the president.
- Netherlands - Oct 1, 2019 Dutch police closed off The Hague's central parliament square to as thousands of protesting farmers on tractors clogged the highway — the third such recent protest. They came to protest claims from members of Dutch parliament that agriculture was responsible for high nitrogen emissions, and that some cattle farms should be shut down. The farmers, in turn, said that the aviation industry was responsible for high emissions.
- Hong Kong's ongoing mass protests are calls for politicians to change their policies.
- Peru – miners are blocking entrance to copper mines. The Peruvian government authorized armed intervention last week to unblock a protested copper mine. The mining protests come on the heels of larger protests over Peru's president, Martin Vizcarra, who dissolved the country's congress. In response, the lawmakers attempted to have Vizcarra removed, naming Vice President Mercedes Araoz to become president … Vizcarra remains president leading to more protests.
- Haiti – On Sept 25, 2019 protesters called for the resignation of President Jovenel Moise. The nation is also suffering with food, oil, and power shortages. This current round of protests began in July 2018 when Pres Moise ended fuel subsidies and has been accused of corruption over management of a Venezuelan oil subsidy program. Reportedly 30 protesters have died – 15 were killed by police.
- Lebanon – September 2019 citizens by hundreds of thousands protesting government corruption and worsening economic conditions. In October, protests continued after the government proposed a tax on WhatsApp messages. The demonstrations turned violent after police used tear gas. Lebanon has one of the highest debt ratios in the world, and despite heavy investment, a myriad of infrastructure issues.
- Syria - there have been a number of protests following US troop removal.
- Israel – Arabs protest ongoing as they want …
- Chile – protests began in early October 2019 after the government raised subway fare, spurring high school students to jump turnstiles and form a social media movement. Protests turned violent: After citizens vandalized stations and broke train windows, the Chilean president Sebastián Piñera declared a state of emergency and suspended the subway. The people are also protesting inequality, stagnant wages and rising oil prices.
- Brazil - Thousands protest against Bolsonaro's education plan denouncing decision to cut $87m from budget for school textbooks they also protest the Amazon forest fires.
- United States of America - People are not massing in protest .... but the liberal leftist Democrat leaders are impeding the progress of the nation while they continue their march to remove the duly legally elected President Donald John Trump. They have done nothing else for almost 3 years and the people are sick of it! More here from Business Insider
- United Kingdom - Since June 2016 the people of Britain voted by 51.9% to leave the European Union (EU) called 'Brexit' the politicians have been haggling over it. Will the EU tire of this drama and refuse to grant the UK an extension as it's been ongoing for years. So Britain's parliament would have to agree a new timetable for ratification, or stagger on until the balance of power collapses and a general election is called.
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