Tag: uprising

Protesters’ rage over ‘income and bread’ challenges Iraqi government

JUDY WOODRUFF: Young people in Iraq have turned their country upside-down over the past week. They have taken to the streets, demanding better social services and more economic opportunities. Clashes with security forces have sometimes turned violent, and deadly, with many protesters killed. One question is who is doing the killing. Amna Nawaz examines why these protests are happening now....

Nicaragua Protests Call on President Ortega to Resign | NowThis World

Nicaragua is in the midst of its deadliest unrest since the country’s civil war – which ended after decades of violence and instability in 1990. Hundreds have died amid government crackdowns on protests calling for President Daniel Ortega to step down. Citizens, activists, and journalists alike are calling attention to the crisis, which they say has been vastly underreported by...