China police out in force after anti-lockdown protests

China police out in force after anti-lockdown protests

By Matthew WALSH with Ludovic EHRET in Beijing Security services were out in force across China’s major cities Tuesday, which for the time being appeared to have quelled nationwide protests calling for political freedoms and an end to Covid lockdowns. The...
China censors rare, nationwide protests

China censors rare, nationwide protests

By Matthew Walsh, with Jing Xuan Teng in Beijing China’s censors were working Monday to extinguish signs of rare, social media-driven protests that flared across major cities over the weekend calling for political freedoms and an end to Covid lockdowns. Sunday...
Iran protests rage on in defiance of crackdown

Iran protests rage on in defiance of crackdown

By Stuart Williams Iranians staged new protest actions to denounce the country’s theocratic regime in defiance of a crackdown that is now seeing those arrested put on trial and facing the death penalty. Iran has for the past six weeks been rocked by protests of...