In the city of Metz, thousands of yellow vests and environmentalists joined forces to protest at the venue of the meeting of environment ministers of the G7 countries
“They will be released after election ends in their districts on May 3,” police say.
The elections in Bangladesh on December 30 are a key moment in the country’s history with critics accusing the Sheikh Hasina government of authoritarian tendencies
Islam was jailed on the charges of making derogatory remarks about Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina in a Facebook post.
This latest crackdown comes amidst various incidents of Indian government led by far right-wing Prime Minister Narendra Modi using police force to clamp down on dissenting voices from universities across India.
A large number of workers had assembled at the magistrate court expressing their solidarity with Maxwell and calling for the arrest of the police officer who fired upon the teachers.
Since the extreme right-wing government of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) came to power in 2014, there has been an increasing crackdown on political and student activists, who are often branded as Maoists and anti-nationals.
All the activists were involved in various people’s movements and struggle against state repression and corporate exploitation.