As deadly protests continue, Peru’s government faces crisis | protest news

As deadly protests continue, Peru’s government faces crisis |  protest news

Lima, Peru – Dozens of civilians shot dead by armed forces. The gates of a prominent public university are stormed by a military tank. Police stations set on fire. Nearly seven weeks after Dina Boluarte ascended to Peru’s presidency in the wake of the chaotic ouster of her predecessor Pedro Castillo, the protests that have … Read more

Tourists evacuated after Peru closes Machu Picchu amid protests | protest news

Tourists evacuated after Peru closes Machu Picchu amid protests |  protest news

The European Union slams the police’s ‘disproportionate’ response to the deadly unrest as the death toll of protesters rises to 45. Peru has closed its famous Machu Picchu historic site amid deadly anti-government protests, stranding hundreds of tourists for hours, as the European Union denounced what it called a “disproportionate” police response to the unrest. … Read more

Greta Thunberg detained by police at German coal protest

Greta Thunberg detained by police at German coal protest

Climate activist Greta Thunberg was detained by police on Tuesday during a protest in West Germany, but released after an identity check, multiple outlets reported. Send the news: Thunberg and other activists have protested against the planned demolition of the coal mining town of L├╝tzerath to make way for an expansion of the coal mine. … Read more