Meanwhile, an officer of the Islamabad Capital Territory (ICT) administration told the media that the police did not torture the protestors
, rather, efforts were made to convince them to call off their protest.
Holding up JUI-F flags and banners with slogans against the FATA merger, protestors
were accompanied by vehicles, from which their leaders addressed and directed them how to proceed.
demanded Chief Minister Punjab Mian Shehbaz Sharif to take action against the cops involved in brutality against blind protestors
Worst clashes occurred at Stargate Shahrah-e-Faisal road where police tried to break open the protesters' blockage by shelling and as a response, the protestors
stoned police units and media's DSNG vans.
'The action of the police officer, which was well documented by the media, was clearly premeditated and not only aimed to maim the protestors
but even to kill, as he showed no regard [for] the lives of the people mowed down by the police car,' the resolution read.
Last year, protestors
set out on foot to march from Taiz to Sana'a, but were attacked by security forces in Dhamar.
Violence against the defenseless people escalated after a Saudi-led conglomerate of police, security and military forces from the Persian Gulf Cooperation Council (PGCC) member states - Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, the United Arab Emirates, Oman and Qatar - were dispatched to the tiny Persian Gulf kingdom on March 13, 2011, to help Manama crack down on peaceful protestors
were monitored by a heavy police presence as they demanded an end to alleged forced conversions of Sikh girls to Islam.
Although Canadian churches presented a strongly-worded letter to heads of government at the Quebec City Summit of the Americas, some faith-based protestors
on the other side of the fence came away from the weekend disgruntled at what they call a weak showing from the church community.
at Seattle made a point, but not the points they intended.
pronounced the IMF and the World Bank to be negligent in alleviating global poverty and promoting sustainable development, and accused the organizations of exacerbating social and environmental decline instead.
Public school students arriving for classes that morning were confronted with shouting, Bible-waving protestors
standing on school property.