Posts Tagged ‘protests’

Iran warns citizens of involvement in “illegal” protests

  • 30 December 2017 - 15:13
Iran warns citizens of involvement in “illegal” protests

Iran's government has told people to avoid "illegal gatherings" after two days of angry anti-establishment protests in the country. Tens of Iranians have been arrested in protests over corruption and living standards, according to the BBC, adding that anonymous social media posts have urged...

Leader of September 25 protest in Libya arrives in Tripoli amid intensified security

  • 25 September 2017 - 10:10
Leader of September 25 protest in Libya arrives in Tripoli amid intensified security

The Libyan former candidate for the Prime Minister position and businessman who lives in Switzerland, Basit Igtet, has arrived this morning in Tripoli's Mitiga Airport. Igtet arrived on the same day (September 25) he is supposed to lead a protest he has been calling for since late June. The...

Tripoli Revolutionaries Brigade changes stance, vows to protect September 25 march

  • 20 September 2017 - 10:54
Tripoli Revolutionaries Brigade changes stance, vows to protect September 25 march

The Tripoli Revolutionaries Brigade - one of the key security apparatuses in the Libyan capital - has changed its stance on the upcoming demonstrations of September 25, vowing to protect the freedom of speech and expression. In a post on Facebook by the brigade's commander, Haithem Al-Tajouri,...