Nonviolent revolutions http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/29369/all en Egypt protest targets Morsi palace as violence flares http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130201/egypt-protest-targets-morsi-palace-violence-flares-0 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Protesters and security forces clashed at the presidential palace in Cairo on Friday as thousands rallied across Egypt against Islamist President Mohamed Morsi who vowed "decisive" police action against violent demonstrations.</p> <p>Protesters threw petrol bombs and stones over the palace walls and later faced off with police who fired tear gas. The interior ministry said five policemen were wounded by birdshot.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130201/egypt-protest-targets-morsi-palace-violence-flares-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Human rights in Bahrain Morsi and co. Nonviolent revolutions Religion AFP Fri, 01 Feb 2013 20:15:41 +0000 5743507 at http://www.globalpost.com Egypt protest targets Morsi palace as violence flares http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130201/egypt-protest-targets-morsi-palace-violence-flares-1 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Egyptian security forces clashed with petrol-bomb throwing protesters at the presidential palace in Cairo on Friday as thousands rallied across the country against Islamist President Mohamed Morsi who vowed "decisive" police action.</p> <p>Protesters hurled petrol bombs and stones over the palace walls and later faced off with police who fired birdshot and tear gas. Five policemen were wounded by birdshot, the interior ministry said, while the health ministry said 18 people were taken to hospital.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130201/egypt-protest-targets-morsi-palace-violence-flares-1" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Bahraini uprising Entertainment Human rights in Bahrain Morsi and co. Nonviolent revolutions Religion AFP Fri, 01 Feb 2013 21:30:44 +0000 5743584 at http://www.globalpost.com Egyptian killed as protest targets Morsi's palace http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130201/egyptian-killed-protest-targets-morsis-palace <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>An Egyptian was shot dead as security forces battled petrol-bomb throwing protesters at the presidential palace in Cairo on Friday as President Mohamed Morsi vowed "decisive" police action, a senior medic said.</p> <p>The 23-year-old died of a gunshot wound, said Ahmed al-Ansari, the deputy head of Egypt's medic authority, as police fired birdshot on the protesters who targeted the palace amid rallies in several cities against the Islamist leader.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130201/egyptian-killed-protest-targets-morsis-palace" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Egypt Entertainment Hosni Mubarak Morsi and co. Nonviolent revolutions AFP Fri, 01 Feb 2013 22:15:33 +0000 5743638 at http://www.globalpost.com Egyptian killed as protest targets Morsi's palace http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130201/egyptian-killed-protest-targets-morsis-palace-0 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>An Egyptian was shot dead as security forces battled petrol-bomb throwing protesters at the presidential palace in Cairo on Friday and President Mohamed Morsi vowed "decisive" police action, a senior medic said.</p> <p>The 23-year-old died of a gunshot wound, said Ahmed al-Ansari, the deputy head of Egypt's medic authority, as police fired birdshot on the protesters who targeted the palace amid rallies in several cities against the Islamist leader.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130201/egyptian-killed-protest-targets-morsis-palace-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Egypt Entertainment Hosni Mubarak Morsi and co. Nonviolent revolutions AFP Sat, 02 Feb 2013 00:00:32 +0000 5743705 at http://www.globalpost.com Riot police deploy after Egypt palace clashes http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130202/riot-police-deploy-after-egypt-palace-clashes-1 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Egyptian riot police deployed on Saturday near President Mohamed Morsi's palace as his administration rushed to contain fallout from footage of police beating a naked man during the deadly overnight clashes.</p> <p>In Cairo's Tahrir Square, protesters stoned Prime Minister Hisham Qandil's motorcade when the premier tried to visit after separate overnight clashes nearby between protesters and police, a Dream Live television reported.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130202/riot-police-deploy-after-egypt-palace-clashes-1" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Egypt Egyptian revolution Entertainment Nonviolent revolutions Technology AFP Sat, 02 Feb 2013 14:47:33 +0000 5743951 at http://www.globalpost.com Riot police deploy after Egypt palace clashes http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130202/riot-police-deploy-after-egypt-palace-clashes-2 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Egyptian riot police deployed on Saturday near President Mohamed Morsi's palace as his administration rushed to contain fallout from footage of police beating a naked man during the deadly overnight clashes.</p> <p>In Cairo's Tahrir Square, protesters stoned Prime Minister Hisham Qandil's motorcade when the premier tried to visit after separate overnight clashes nearby between protesters and police, Egypt's Dream Live television channel reported.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130202/riot-police-deploy-after-egypt-palace-clashes-2" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Egypt Egyptian revolution Entertainment Nonviolent revolutions Technology AFP Sat, 02 Feb 2013 15:16:23 +0000 5743981 at http://www.globalpost.com Egypt opposition hardens stance, seeks Morsi trial http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130202/egypt-opposition-hardens-stance-seeks-morsi-trial <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Egypt's main opposition group on Saturday sided with calls to oust the ruling Islamists after deadly clashes left the presidency scrambling to contain fallout from footage of police brutalising a man.</p> <p>A statement from the National Salvation Front signalled a harder line from the opposition coalition which has spearheaded protests against President Mohamed Morsi since November.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130202/egypt-opposition-hardens-stance-seeks-morsi-trial" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Entertainment Hosni Mubarak Mohamed Morsi Nonviolent revolutions Politics of Egypt Social Issues AFP Sat, 02 Feb 2013 16:46:01 +0000 5744075 at http://www.globalpost.com Egypt opposition seeks President Morsi trial http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130202/egypt-opposition-seeks-president-morsi-trial <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Egypt's main opposition group on Saturday sided with calls to oust the ruling Islamists after deadly clashes left the presidency scrambling to contain fallout from footage of police brutalising a man.</p> <p>A statement from the National Salvation Front signalled a harder line from the opposition coalition which has spearheaded protests against President Mohamed Morsi since November.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130202/egypt-opposition-seeks-president-morsi-trial" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Entertainment Hosni Mubarak Mohamed Morsi Nonviolent revolutions Politics of Egypt Social Issues AFP Sat, 02 Feb 2013 17:00:30 +0000 5744083 at http://www.globalpost.com Egypt opposition seeks trial of Morsi after bloodshed http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130202/egypt-opposition-seeks-trial-morsi-after-bloodshed <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Egypt's main opposition group on Saturday backed calls to oust President Mohamed Morsi and demanded he go on trial after deadly clashes left the Islamist leader scrambling to contain fallout from footage of police brutality.</p> <p>The opposition National Salvation Front demanded Morsi be prosecuted for "killings and torture" as it urged Egyptians to stage peaceful protests.</p> <p>"The Salvation Front completely sides with the people and its active forces' calls to topple the authoritarian regime and the Muslim Brotherhood's control," it said in a statement.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130202/egypt-opposition-seeks-trial-morsi-after-bloodshed" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Entertainment Hosni Mubarak Mohamed Morsi Nonviolent revolutions Politics of Egypt Social Issues AFP Sat, 02 Feb 2013 18:01:05 +0000 5744120 at http://www.globalpost.com Egypt opposition hardens stand on Morsi http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130202/egypt-opposition-hardens-stand-morsi <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Egypt's main opposition group on Saturday backed calls to oust the ruling Islamists after deadly clashes and as President Mohamed Morsi scrambled to contain fallout from footage of apparent police brutality.</p> <p>The National Salvation Front said it "completely sides with the people and its active forces' calls to topple the authoritarian regime and the Muslim Brotherhood's control."</p> <p>The NSF also demanded that Morsi be prosecuted for "killings and torture," while urging Egyptians to stage peaceful protests.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130202/egypt-opposition-hardens-stand-morsi" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Entertainment Nonviolent revolutions Social Issues AFP Sat, 02 Feb 2013 21:15:35 +0000 5744219 at http://www.globalpost.com Egypt activist death reignites police reform calls http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130204/egypt-activist-death-reignites-police-reform-calls-1 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Fierce clashes broke out in the Nile Delta on Monday between demonstrators and riot police after the funeral of an activist who died in custody, witnesses said, amid a growing backlash against police abuses.</p> <p>A health ministry official said at least 18 people were wounded in the city of Tanta, where witnesses say police fired tear gas and birdshot at stone-throwing protesters following the activist's funeral.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130204/egypt-activist-death-reignites-police-reform-calls-1" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Bahraini uprising Entertainment Mohammed al-Guindi Nonviolence Nonviolent revolutions Politics Technology AFP Mon, 04 Feb 2013 23:46:10 +0000 5745870 at http://www.globalpost.com Bahrain says Iran's Revolutionary Guard behind "terror" cell http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130220/bahrain-says-irans-revolutionary-guard-behind-terror-cell <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>ABU DHABI, Feb 20 (Reuters) - Bahrain has accused Iran's Revolutionary Guard of setting up a militant cell to assassinate public figures in the Gulf Arab kingdom and attack its airport and government buildings.</p> <p>Bahraini authorities said on Sunday they had arrested eight Bahrainis in the group, with links to Iran, Iraq and Lebanon.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130220/bahrain-says-irans-revolutionary-guard-behind-terror-cell" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Asia Human rights in Bahrain Nonviolent revolutions Thomson Reuters Wed, 20 Feb 2013 10:00:42 +0000 5760865 at http://www.globalpost.com Four killed in Bangladesh clashes over 'atheist bloggers' http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130222/four-killed-bangladesh-clashes-over-atheist-bloggers <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Bangladesh police fired live rounds on Friday in fierce clashes with Islamists demanding the execution of bloggers they accuse of blasphemy, killing at least four people and injuring about 200.</p> <p>Two people were shot dead by police in the northwestern town of Palashbari, and two others died elsewhere, police told AFP.</p> <p>Parts of the capital Dhaka were turned into a battlefield as thousands of protesters attacked police with bricks and sticks in front of the national mosque. Officers there retaliated with rubber bullets and tear gas.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130222/four-killed-bangladesh-clashes-over-atheist-bloggers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Disaster Islamism Nonviolent revolutions Protests AFP Fri, 22 Feb 2013 13:30:58 +0000 5763296 at http://www.globalpost.com Clashes in Egypt Port Said as police move prisoners http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130303/clashes-in-egypt-port-said-as-police-move-prisoners <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Protesters clashed with police Sunday in the Egyptian city of Port Said as the interior ministry decided to move 39 prisoners awaiting a verdict over alleged involvement in a deadly football riot, a security official said.</p> <p>The verdict, expected next Saturday, is for the remaining defendants in a case which resulted in death sentences in January for 21 defendants, sparking clashes that killed at least 40 people.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130303/clashes-in-egypt-port-said-as-police-move-prisoners" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Nonviolent revolutions Political riots AFP Sun, 03 Mar 2013 11:00:25 +0000 5772041 at http://www.globalpost.com 4 Egyptians killed in Port Said clashes: ministry http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130304/4-egyptians-killed-port-said-clashes-ministry-0 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Four people including two policemen were killed in overnight clashes between security forces and protesters in Egypt's restive canal city of Port Said, the interior ministry said on Monday.</p> <p>At least 420 people were also injured in the clashes which began on Sunday after authorities decided to move prisoners awaiting a verdict over alleged involvement in a deadly football riot last year.</p> <p>The two policemen died from gunshots to the head and neck, an interior ministry official said.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130304/4-egyptians-killed-port-said-clashes-ministry-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Nonviolent revolutions Political riots AFP Mon, 04 Mar 2013 09:15:24 +0000 5772629 at http://www.globalpost.com