Egyptians Protest After Case Dropped Against Mubarak

Small clashes broke out between security forces and protesters on two Egyptian college campuses as a court cleared President Hosni Mubarak of complicity in the deaths of civilians during the 2011 uprising that toppled him. Yesterday’s dismissal of charges, after Mubarak’s initial conviction and life sentence were overturned in January 2013, sparked an anti-government rally […]

US embassy marchers in London condemn Ferguson shooting

Hundreds of people have taken part in a demonstration outside the US embassy in London condemning the decision not to charge a police officer with shooting Missouri teenager Michael Brown. Protesters observed a minute’s silence before marching down Oxford Street and making their way to Parliament Square. They were joined by Carole Duggan, whose nephew […]

Protesters flood streets across U.S. over racial injustice

The sparks of outrage that started in Ferguson, Missouri, have ignited a firestorm of protests across the country. But the national furor isn’t just about one grand jury’s decision on one shooting case. To many protesters, the death of unarmed black teenager Michael Brown — and the lack of an indictment for the officer who […]

Egypt’s army deploys around palace after deadly clashes

The Egyptian army’s elite Republican Guard deployed with tanks around the presidential palace overnight following clashes between supporters of President Mohamed Morsi and opposition protesters in which six people died. The Republican Guard, whose job includes protecting the president, ordered demonstrators away from the perimeter of the palace, after more scuffles broke out Thursday morning.