Egypt jails policeman 15 years over death of woman protester

An Egyptian court on Thursday sentenced a policeman to 15 years in jail over the fatal shooting of a woman during a peaceful leftist rally, a court official said.

Mexico police denies killing protestor

Mexican federal police rejected accusations by a teacher`s union Wednesday that a 65-year-old protestor died after being beaten by officers during a demonstration in Acapulco.

`Islamist` protester killed in clash with Egypt police: Officials

An "Islamist" protester was killed in clashes with police in Egypt`s second city Alexandria on Sunday, officials said, as the country marked the fraught anniversary of its 2011 popular uprising.

NHRC notice to Kerala on minister`s remarks against protester

The National Human Rights Commission on Monday issued notice to the Kerala government after a woman who is protesting against sand mafia alleged that the state revenue minister made defamatory comments against her.

Delhi rape case: ACP suspended for slapping protester

An assistant commissioner (ACP) of Delhi Police was Friday suspended for slapping a 17-year-old girl protester, who was trying to meet the five-year-old rape victim at a hospital here.

Protester shows slipper to Bihar CM

A protester among a group of contractual workers showed a slipper to Bihar CM at a public meeting in this district.

Egypt protesters demand `civil marriage`

Dozens of Egyptians protested to demand the introduction of civil marriages.

Lady Gaga faces off with protester

Gaga was confronted by a placard waving protester outside the venue of her gig.

Yemen security forces shoot dead protester

Yemeni riot police shot dead a protester and injured five others.

Iraq police shoot dead protester over power cuts

A protest over electricity shortages
in Iraq`s southern port city of Basra turned deadly with troops fatally shooting one demonstrator, police officials said.

Whaling protester in custody on Japanese boat

An anti-whaling activist from New Zealand was being held in custody on a Japanese whaling vessel Tuesday after secretly boarding it the day before as part of a protest, the whalers said.

Iran protester gets death sentence: Report

An Iranian court has handed down a death sentence on a man who took part in opposition protests over a disputed election in June, a reformist website reported on Thursday.

Protester throws shoe at IMF director

A protester has thrown a shoe at the IMF director during a conference at a university in Istanbul.