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Imran Khan calls off protest after Taliban attack in Peshawar

Dec 17, 2014

Imran Khan calls off protest after Taliban attack in Peshawar

Pakistani opposition leader Imran Khan on Wednesday called off his over four-month protest in the capital against alleged rigging in last year's polls saying he wanted to help the government focus on the fight against terror a day after the Peshawar attack that killed 148 people. #Pakistan #Taliban #NewsTracker #Imran Khan #protest #Peshawar
Mumbai: Rape of four-year-old girl in school triggers protests

Dec 17, 2014

Mumbai: Rape of four-year-old girl in school triggers protests

A four-year-old girl was allegedly raped by a non teaching employee of a school in Mumbai. #India #NewsTracker #Mumbai #protest #Crime #Rape #Women #Crimes against women #school #Bhandup #girl
11 weeks of pro-democracy Hong Kong protests over: Police clear out last site

Dec 15, 2014

11 weeks of pro-democracy Hong Kong protests over: Police clear out last site

Hong Kong's leader declared an end to more than 11 weeks of sit-in protests by pro-democracy demonstrators after police cleared the last remaining camp. #NewsTracker #Hong Kong #Pro-Democracy protests #Hong Kong Occupy protests #Umbrella protests
Hong Kong police move to close last pro-democracy protest site

Dec 15, 2014

Hong Kong police move to close last pro-democracy protest site

Hong Kong police on Monday gave protesters 30 minutes to clear out of the third and final pro-democracy protest camp. #China #NewsTracker #Hong Kong #World News #Pro-Democracy protests #Hong Kong protests #Hong Kong pro-democracy
NY to Washington: Thousands march across US to protest police killings

Dec 14, 2014

NY to Washington: Thousands march across US to protest police killings

Tens of thousands of protesters across the US marched on Saturday to Congress in the nation's capital, along iconic Fifth Avenue in New York and in front of Boston's Statehouse. #United States #US #NewsTracker #Washington #New York #Michael Brown #Police killings #Boston Statehouse #New York protests #US protests #US Police killings
Karachi comes to a grinding halt after strike call by Imran Khan's party

Dec 12, 2014

Karachi comes to a grinding halt after strike call by Imran Khan's party

Imran, who reached here in the afternoon was given a rousing welcome by partymen. He was flanked by senior leaders Shah Mahmood Qureshi and Sheikh Rasheed. #Pakistan #NewsTracker #Nawaz Sharif #Imran Khan #Islamabad #Pakistan Prime Minister #Sharif #Pakistan Awami Tehreek #Elections in Pakistan #Anti-Sharif protests #Tahir-ul Qadiri
Delhi rape: Cab drivers protest against ban on Uber's operations

Dec 12, 2014

Delhi rape: Cab drivers protest against ban on Uber's operations

Hundreds of cab drivers employed with the internet-based taxi firm Uber on Friday staged a protest at Jantar Mantar in New Delhi. #India #Delhi #NewsTracker #protest #Crime #Women #Crimes against women #Shiv Kumar Yadav #Uber rape #Delhi cab rape #cab drivers
Hong Kong media magnate Jimmy Lai quits after pro-democracy protest arrest

Dec 12, 2014

Hong Kong media magnate Jimmy Lai quits after pro-democracy protest arrest

Hong Kong publishing tycoon Jimmy Lai, an outspoken critic of Beijing, has stepped down as editor-in-chief of the Apple Daily after being arrested for refusing to leave a key pro-democracy protest site. #NewsTracker #Hong Kong #Editor #Pro-democracy #Jimmy Lai #Apple Daily #Democracy protest #Umbrella protest
As govt looks to decriminalise suicide attempts, new hope for Irom Sharmila's release

Dec 12, 2014

As govt looks to decriminalise suicide attempts, new hope for Irom Sharmila's release

With the central government deciding to decriminalise attempt to suicide, there is fresh hope for the release of civil rights activist Irom Chanu Sharmila who has been on a fast-unto-death for 14 years. #NewsTracker #Manipur #Irom Sharmila #suicide #AFSPA #Irom Chanu Sharmila #Manipur protests #Suicide attempts
Hong Kong police clear tents at main protest site

Dec 11, 2014

Hong Kong police clear tents at main protest site

Two student groups that played key roles in organizing the protests had called for supporters to stay until the last moment, but not to resist authorities. #China #Communist Party of India #Hong Kong #pro-democracy protest #Umbrella Movement