Ambulance worker Ellen Milligan in Minneapolis and Matt Cooper in San Francisco report in our series of eyewitness accounts from the George Floyd uprising.
The brutal murder of George Floyd by four police officers in Minneapolis has sparked a rebellion in more than 75 US cities. Over the next few days Dream Deferred will be publishing a series of eyewitness accounts of the protests in different cities.
The movement against Hungary’s prime minister Viktor Orbán returned to the streets of Budapest on Saturday 5 January. Orbán is nervous. For the first time since his initial election victory in 2010 the trade unions are threatening a general strike and anti-government protests have broken out beyond the capital.
#01G is our slogan. You see it everywhere, on placards, graffitied on the streets and last night it was projected onto Sándor Palace. It literally means “Orbán is a wanker”. In a country where people are terrified of the authoritarian state, this is a big step… Roland Lakatos reports from Budapest
On the sixth day, the kids set up barricades blocking the main road north out of the City of London for nearly seven hours, because Rashan Charles is dead and they want justice.
Something special is happening in the fight for abortion rights, for a woman’s right to choose – it is a sort-of international strike wave. A sort-of strike wave that is so far made up of just two strikes. But the first – in Poland – has already won a victory.