Social Issues
  • BSF forces personnel conduct a route march ahead of the Lok Sabha polls in Kolkata on March 3,2024. Considering free, fair, and peaceful parliamentary elections in West Bengal, the Centre has deployed 100 companies of the Central Armed Police Forces (CAPF) in the first phase of deployment, with 820 additional companies scheduled to be relocated gradually in separate phases, officials said.

  • The boy is digging in the dry rice field in Sitio Bakal, Brgy. Bagong Silangan and chances to find water in the current drought amid the El Niño phenomenon.

  • Demonstration in the Esquilino district of Rome in support of the Palestinian people and to ask for a ceasefire from Israel

  • Lello Marangio attend book "Per favore non toccatemi i disabili"

  • Union Minister of State (Ind. Charge) for Law and Justice Arjun Ram Meghwal speaks during the inauguration of party office ahead of the upcoming Lok Sabha elections, in Bikaner on Friday

  • Sit-in in Largo Argentina in Rome to remember journalists and media workers killed in the war in Gaza and to call for a ceasefire in Gaza

  • Half a thousand tractors and at least 100 buses arrived in Madrid to join the farmers' protests that are now two weeks old. Coming from several cities in the interior of the country, hundreds of farmers with their respective tractors arrived in the Spanish capital with the intention of standing in front of the Ministry of Agriculture on Wednesday, February 21, 2024, in Madrid (Spain). The unrest in the Spanish countryside, which for weeks has materialized with 'tractors raids' in the vast majority of Spanish cities, has reached Madrid. This Wednesday, at least 500 tractors, distributed in five columns and accompanied by about a hundred buses full of farmers, arrived in the capital with the aim of demonstrating in front of the Ministry of Agriculture.…

  • The Palestine Solidarity Campaign (PSC) Thailand and Palestinian supporters gathered in front of the Embassy of the United States of America, Bangkok Thailand. on Saturday, February 24, 2024. to call for a ceasefire in the Gaza Strip, Ask the United States to end military support for the Israeli government, Ask to stop the illegal occupation of the Palestinian territories. and contrary to United Nations resolutions of the State of Israel, and rescuing hostages still in detention.

  • Half a thousand tractors arrived this Wednesday in the center of the capital and at 6:00 p.m. they began to leave for their towns of origin after a protest in which 4,000 attendees participated, as reported by the Delegation of the Government in Madrid. Coming from several cities in the interior of the country, hundreds of farmers with their respective tractors left the Spanish capital after standing in front of the Ministry of Agriculture on Wednesday, February 21, 2024, in Madrid (Spain). The unrest in the Spanish countryside, which for weeks has materialized with 'tractors raids' in the vast majority of Spanish cities, has reached Madrid. This Wednesday, at least 500 tractors, distributed in five columns and accompanied by about a hundred…

  • Sit-in in front of the Ministry of Infrastructure and Transport in Rome organized by far-right political movement CasaPound to protest against the privatization of public companies

  • Demonstration in the streets of the San Lorenzo district in Rome to defend the San Lorenzo Popular Gym, at risk of closure following resolution 104 of the Municipality of Rome, which puts social spaces in Rome at risk

  • Demonstration in Piazza Esquilino in Rome organized by the Christian Association of Ukrainians in Italy on the occasion of second anniversary of Russian invasion of Ukraine, which took place on 24 February 2022, in solidarity with the Ukrainian people

  • Rajasthan Chief Minister Bhajanlal Sharma's convoy stopped at a red light in Jaipur. He puts brakes on VVIP culture, embraces red light.

  • Demonstration in Rome in the Tufello district to remember Valerio Verbano, the left-wing student killed by a group of fascists on 22 February 1980. During demonstration a group of demonstrators burned a cardboard puppet in the likeness of Prime Minister Giorgia Meloni

  • Beekeepers from all over Greece flooded the Syntagma square in Athens, claiming the vindication of the sector's demands. The demonstrators set up beehives in front of the parliament and with banners and slogans they demand solutions to the problems that "bring" beekeeping to its knees. The protestors had ask to put a stop to Greekization by separating imported from Greek honeys.They were also demanding interventions to reduce production costs, tax-free oil and a modification of the fire-fighting provision that prohibits the entry of beekeepers into the forests.

  • Construction site which will occupy Piazza Venezia for the next 10 years.

  • Some 500 tractors and 100 buses will arrive this Wednesday, February 21, in Madrid as part of the agricultural protest that began two weeks ago. In the image, you can see the arrival of several Spanish farmers with their respective tractors to the Arganda del Rey fairgrounds, on Tuesday, February 20, 2021, in Madrid (Spain). The unrest in the Spanish countryside, which for weeks has materialized with 'tractor raids' in the vast majority of Spanish cities, is approaching Madrid. This Wednesday, at least 500 tractors, distributed in five columns and accompanied by about a hundred buses full of farmers, will arrive in the capital with the aim of demonstrating in front of the Ministry of Agriculture. The tractors will spend the night in the surroundings…

  • Athens, capital of Greece found itself in a rural cordon with dozens of tractors flooding the Syntagma square, outside the parliament, for the rural rally, which ended around 20:45. An estimated of 6,500 to 7,000 farmers and over 200 tractors participated in the rally. The participation exceeded the expectations of the farmers. The main demands of the farmers, were tax-free agricultural oil, cheap agricultural electricity, the suppression of Greekization of products, the subsidy for the purchase of fertilizers, animal feed and agricultural supplies, as well as the revision of the Common Agricultural Policy.

  • Sit-in in Rome in front of the British Embassy organized by the "Rete No Bavaglio" to demand the release of the journalist Julian Assange, on the occasion of the London High Court hearing on Assange's extradition to the United States of America. The former Mayor of Rome Virginia Raggi also participated

  • On the occasion of national strike of private workers, USB (Basic Union of Trade Unions) organized a sit-in in front of the Ministry of Labor to protest against workplace accidents in Italy, the latest of which occurred last Friday during construction of the Esselunga shopping center in Florence, where 5 workers died. The former Mayor of Naples Luigi De Magistris also participated

  • People mourn the death of Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny during a memorial staged in front of the Russian Consulate in New York City on February 17, 2024.

  • Torchlight vigil in Piazza del Campidoglio in Rome in homage to the Russian activist Alexei Navalny, who died in prison in Siberia. People left flowers in front of Navalny's photo as a symbol of freedom to express support for Vladimir Putin's dissidents. Also participating were the Secretary of the Democratic Party Elly Schlein, the Deputy of Fratelli d'Italia Fabio Rampelli and Mayor of Rome Roberto Gualtieri

  • Minister of Foreign Affairs, Giorgos Gerapetritis has met with United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, Filippo Grandi.The two men after a meeting concernig the refugee issue had a signing ceremony of the Headquarters Agreement between Greece and the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, which will regulate the operation status of the Office of the High Commissioner in Greece.

  • Independent presidential candidate Robert F. Kennedy Jr. hosts a fireside chat with rapper and producer Eric B. at the Brooklyn-based The Gentleman's Factory in honor of Black History Month on February 18, 2024 in New York City.

  • Parade in the center of Rome called by "Dominicans in Italy," with typical and carnivalesque costumes from Santo Domingo, on the occasion of Dominican Independence Day

  • In commemoration of the 152nd anniversary of the death of the martyr priest Father Gomez, Burgos and Zamora (GOMBURZA), The Gomburza group led by Running Priest, Fr. Robert Reyes held a Prayer Walk from Plaza Roma, Intramuros to Rizal Park to commemorate the sacrifice of the lives of the three martyred priests.

  • Farmers in Germany are protesting the agricultural policy of the federal government again with tractors. Since Saturday morning, farmers have demonstrated on the road by blowing the tractor's horn.

  • New York City students joined pro-Palestine demonstrators during a citywide school walkout calling for a permanent ceasefire at a rally in front of the main branch of the New York City Public Library on February 16, 2024 in New York City.

  • Sit-in organized by "Alleanza Verdi e Sinistra" and "Italia Viva" in Rome in front of Russian Embassy to remember Aleksey Navalny, the Russian activist who died today in prison in Russia, to ask for clarity on his death, in support of human rights and freedom of expression

  • Demonstration at Circus Maximus in Rome organized by 'CRA - Agricoltori traditi' movement to protest against agricultural policies of the European Union and the Italian Government. During demonstration ten tractors entered the Circus Maximus

  • Sit-in organized by actors, actresses and entertainment workers in front of Teatro Argentina in Rome to protest against the management of "Teatro di Roma" Foundation and in solidarity with the workers who reported episodes of mobbing, harassment and blackmail

  • Mayor Eric Adams makes announcement on lawsuit against social media companies at City Hall in New York. Adams' administration filed a lawsuit against the companies that own five major social media platforms: TikTok, Instagram, Facebook, Snapchat and YouTube. The lawsuit alleges that young people became addicted to using social platforms and in many cases that leads to their harm.

  • On the morning of February 14 they arrived in Salerno, after a long journey from the town of Pontecagnano Faiano, more than 100 tractors . Farmers of the province of Salerno who joined with their garrison the mobilization that is crossing Italy from the North to the South of the country. Protests against the policies of the European Community on the management of agriculture. Defense of Made in Italy against foreign imports of products not as genuine as those of our land. On tractors present only the flags of Italy and no association or political party.

  • Torchlight procession in Rome from Largo di Torre Argentina to the Pantheon for Ilaria Salis, the Italian citizen detained for over a year in Hungary on charges of attacking neo-Nazi militants. Democratic Party Secretary Elly Schlein also attended

  • At the end of the parade with their tractors , between the town of Pontecagnano Faiano and the city of Salerno , the farmers of the province of Salerno arriving in Piazza della Concordia in Salerno, have offered the products of their land. They distributed free of charge to the citizens, who took to the streets in solidarity with the same farmers , lettuce, fennel, salad and any other type of vegetables. They are the farmers of the famous Piana del Sele. A gesture to defend the quality of Made in Italy and to say no to the agricultural policies of the European Community.

  • Sit-in in favor of Palestinian people organized by Potere al Popolo and by students of "Cambiare Rotta" and "Osa", in front of the Rai headquarters in Viale Mazzini in Rome after the case of the statement read on Domenica In by Mara Venier in which the The CEO of public television, Roberto Sergio, dissociates himself from the words uttered by Ghali during the Sanremo Festival against Israel's operation in Gaza

  • In a powerful display of solidarity and demand for justice, activists rallied from Dorina Crossing to the statue of Mahatma Gandhi, denouncing the recent wave of violence against women in Sandeshkhali, Sundarbans, stemming from the Kamduni gang rape and murder incidents. Led by notable figures including actor Rudranil Ghosh, eminent artist Samir Aich, Kamduni activist Tumpa Koyal, and Headmaster Pradip Mukherjee, the demonstration highlighted the urgency for immediate action and accountability. The protesters, representing a non-political civic group, voiced their condemnation of the reported unrest and rapes, underscoring perceived failures of the police administrations in addressing such atrocities. They demanded impartial and proper administrative…

  • Luis Rodolfo Abinader Corona, President of the Dominican Republic speaks with Ambassador Riyad Mansour of State of Palestine after speaking to press at UN Headquarters in New York. Ambassador of the Satte of Palestine is looking for the friends in the world stage.

  • Luis Abinader Corona, President of Domin ican Republic speaks during Security Council meeting on Maintenance of international peace and security: The impact of climate change and food insecurity at UN Headquarters in New York

  • The Indian National Congress organizes a protest march from Subodh Mullick Square to Kolkata Police Headquarters at Lalbazar, condemning purported unrest and reported rapes of women in Sandeshkhali, Sundarbans, alongside perceived failures of police administrations. The party vehemently demands the arrest of Shaik Shajahan, a local Trinamool Congress leader, and other TMC members implicated in the incidents. As echoes of dissent reverberate in the streets, demonstrators stress the immediate necessity for justice and accountability. The rally underscores Congress's unwavering dedication to safeguarding the rights of all citizens and ensuring swift action against perpetrators.

  • Saraswati Puja or Vasant Panchami festival preparation in Kolkata, India.

  • Pro-Palestine demonstrators gather to call for a permanent ceasefire and to support Palestinians during a rally in front of the Brooklyn Museum of Art on February 10, 2024 in New York City.

  • Demonstration farmers in Acerra in the province of Naples.

  • This morning, February 9, 2024, four tractors of "Riscatto Agricolo" association, escorted by the police, crossed Rome passing in front of the Colosseum until arriving at the Circus Maximus

  • In an unprecedented display of resilience, the 'Sangrami Joutha Mancha,’ a coalition of 35 unions comprising teachers, doctors, nurses, clerks, and other West Bengal state government employees, has been on a continuous dharna for the past 379 days. Adding to their protest, they have initiated a continuous hunger strike, now lasting for 480 hours. Their relentless demonstration is centered around the issue of pending dearness allowance, a demand that has been lingering for an extended period. The protesters remain steadfast in their resolve, emphasizing the urgency of addressing their grievances and ensuring fair treatment for all government employees.

  • In a powerful display of solidarity and determination, the West Bengal State Jamiat-e-Ulama organized a procession on February 9, 2024, in Kolkata, aimed at safeguarding Islamic sites nationwide. The event, attended by thousands of Muslim individuals, was held amidst escalating concerns arising from the Gyanvapi Mosque issue. Leading the procession was Maulana Siddiqullah Chowdhury, a Cabinet Minister in the West Bengal Government, who spearheaded the demonstration with unwavering resolve. The procession, comprising members of the Muslim community, emphasized the critical importance of protecting mosques, madrassas, cemeteries, Eidgahs, and Khanqahs across the country. As chants echoed through the streets of Kolkata, the participants underscored…

  • In anticipation of the demonstration that the farmers belonging to "Riscatto Agricolo" association were supposed to hold tomorrow in front of the Basilica of San Giovanni in Rome, this afternoon more than a hundred tractors arrived from some towns in Lazio to join the tractor protest on a hill near Via Nomentana

  • Members of the group Jewish Voice for Peace join activists shutting down traffic in front of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, while protesting President Joe Biden's continued support and funding for Israel in its war against Hamas in Gaza on February 07, 2024 in New York City.

  • For the first time in Italy, the Israeli embassy is manned to denounce the massacre of the Palestinian people. Outside the embassy in Rome, protected by large lines of police, hundreds of demonstrators shouted "Assassinate" the Israeli government and their representatives.

  • On the morning of February 04 in Avellino , farmers from various municipalities in the province of Avellino with their tractors went to the headquarters of the Offices of the Campania Region ,to demonstrate their disappointment against the European Community’s agricultural policies. A meeting with local authorities to express their opposition to what Italy and Europe is about to apply as agricultural policies. From 22 January 2024 throughout Italy there are protests from farmers who with their tractors have pushed to make their voice of disappointment heard. Raw materials too expensive, profit margins increasingly reduced, obligations on the management of land to cultivate and obligations to implement an increasingly ecological agriculture.…