Stories: Protest

  • Protesters and Counterprotesters at Moscow’s Big Anti-War March

    When I first arrived at Pushkin Square about an hour before the start of a planned anti-war rally on Sunday, I thought I might have been in the wrong place. The plaza beneath the statue of Russia’s favorite poet was dominated by supporters of the separatists in eastern Ukraine, brandishing the Dixie-esque flag of...

  • In New Delhi, Sikhs Take to the Streets Almost 30 Years After the Riots

    For the past two weeks, a long stretch of the road leading to Jantar Mantar, an ancient observatory in central Delhi, has been witness to ongoing protests by members of the Sikh community here.  Hundreds of protests have choked the streets, marched onto the parliament building, and crowded around the home of the ruling Congress party president Sonia Gandhi. ...