By Erika Sauler
The director of the Quezon City Police District urged protesters during President Aquino’s State of the Nation Address (Sona) on Monday (July 28) to “be mature enough” so as not to create unnecessary trouble or injuries.
Thailand’s army is deploying thousands of troops and police officers across Bangkok to stop protesters from gathering to rally against the country’s May 22 coup.
Some 2,000 people demonstrated in support of Mexican drug kingpin Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman in his northwestern home state Wednesday, chanting “release him” following his weekend arrest.
An Egyptian Health Ministry spokesman has further raised the death toll from the previous day’s clashes between police and supporters of the country’s ousted president to 421.
Crushed, dazed and chanting “Down, down with military rule!” hundreds of supporters of Egypt’s ousted president streamed out of a protest camp that had come to symbolize the resistance of Arab Spring Islamists. It now resembled a war zone — covered in debris, with thick black smoke billowing skyward.