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Saudi women launch protest against abaya

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SHAFAQNA- Dozens of Saudi women in a rare protest against the abaya, have posted pictures on social media wearing the obligatory body-shrouding robe inside out. Women in Saudi have started a protest against the mandatory rule of following…

Protest in San Francisco against aIrstrikes in Syria

SHAFAQNA - Hundreds of anti-war protesters gathered in San Francisco Saturday to protest the recent U.S. military airstrikes against Syria. “Stop the bombing,” was one of the many chants that were heard during the protests. The group…

Protest against bin Salman UK visit (photos)

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SHAFAQNA- Hundreds of people gathered outside Downing Street to protest as Theresa May held talks inside with Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman. Protesters chanted “Hands off Yemen - stop the bombing now” and…

Somalia protests US raid, denounces foreign interference

SHAFAQNA - Thousands of protesters flooded the streets of Mogadishu in defiance of Saturday’s blasts that claimed more than 300 lives. Somalia’s deadliest attacks to date reportedly came in retaliation for a joint raid by the country's…

Bahrainis protest al-Khalifa abuses despite risk

SHAFAQNA - People in Bahrain held protest rallies against the ruling Al Khalifa regime on Friday as the regime forces prevented Friday prayers in al-Diraz region for the 56th consecutive week. People took to the streets in Diraz, the hometown…

Afghan anti-government rally, clash with police, kill one

SHAFAQNA- Afghan riot police have reportedly shot dead a young protester amid clashes during an anti-government demonstration in Kabul two days after a huge truck bomb claimed 90 lives in a high security diplomatic area in the heart of the…

London students protest Israeli envoy’s planned speech

SHAFAQNA - A planned speech by Israel’s ambassador to Britain at a university in London has been met with protests by anti-Israeli and pro-Palestinian students on the campus. Mark Regev, the Israeli envoy, who is a former aide to Israeli…

Police, Protesters Clash in Funeral for Bahraini Activist who Died in Regime Custody

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SHAFAQNA - Bahraini police have clashed with the thousands of demonstrators who had turned out for the funeral procession of an activist who died in regime custody. The scuffles took place in the village of Sanabis, which lies on the suburbs…

Yemenis protest in Sana’a against ongoing Saudi aggression

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SHAFAQNA - Yemenis have taken to the streets of the capital, Sana’a, in protest against the ongoing Saudi aggression as well as the blockade against the impoverished country. The protesters gathered in Bab al-Yemen square on Friday, highlighting…

Bahraini protesters denounce killing of 3 activists trying to flee kingdom

SHAFAQNA - On Thursday evening, protesters took to the streets in the northwestern village of Bani Jamra, chanting slogans in protest at the deaths of 29-year-old Rida al-Ghisra, Mahmoud Yahya, 22, and 35-year-old Mostafa Abedali, whom regime…

Bahrainis Protest against Regime’s Crackdown on Dissent

SHAFAQNA- People in Bahrain held rallies in different parts of the country in protest at the Al Khalifa regime’s continued crackdown on peaceful dissent. One of the rallies was held at al-Diraz village near Manama where leading Shia…

Thousands of Muslims rally against Jakarta governor-Indonesian police use tear gas

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SHAFAQNA- Tens of thousands of hardline Muslim protesters rallying against a non-Muslim governor they accuse of blasphemy marched in Jakarta. The protesters marched toward the presidential palace and the office of Governor Basuki Tjahja…

Muslim Students Protests At The University Of Lagos Over Cancellation Of Their Muslim Group (Photos)

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SHAFAQNA- Unilag Muslim students Organisation today protested at the Dean of Students Affairs Office, at the University of Lagos. Their group was reportedly dissolved by the school management and an official named Mr Musa, was put in charge…

Hundreds Gather In New York For Protest against Trump's Anti-Muslim Remarks

SHAFAQNA - Hundreds of peace activists took to the streets of New York City to condemn anti-Muslim statements by US presidential hopeful, Donald Trump. Hundreds of people gathered in Herald Square on Sunday to rally against’ Trump’s…

Group Protests Continued Detention of El Zakzaky in Kwara, Nigeria

SHAFAQNA- Members of Islamic Movement in Nigeria in Kwara state staged a peaceful protest at the weekend against the continued detention of the leader of Shi'ites in Nigeria, Sheik Ibrahim Al ZakZaky, by the military. Those who staged the…

Bahrainis call for their prisoners release - end of tyranny

SHAFAQNA - People in Bahrain have taken to the streets to show their growing frustration with the ruling Al Khalifah regime, calling for the release of political prisoners. Protesters rallied in the village of Sanabis, on the outskirts of…

Rights activists bring Bahrain's Pearl Roundabout to the US

SHAFAQNA - Bahraini and Foreign activists chose to build a symbolic monument, a huge balloon resembling the Pearl (LuaLua) Roundabout, in Washington to voice their support for the protest movement that was launched in Bahrain in 2011. The…

ISO to stage protest across Pakistan in solidarity with Nigeria

SHAFAQNA - ISO will carry out nationwide protest on Friday against military-led violence against Shiite communities in Nigeria. ISO Pakistan will observe a protest day on Friday, 18th September against Parachinar incident and Ayatollah Ibrahim…

Pro-Palestinian protesters rally across US

SHAFAQNA - Thousands of people marched across the U.S. in support of Palestinians, and against Israeli use of force in the ongoing Palestinian-Israeli tensions witnessed in New York and Chicago on Sunday. "Free Palestine," the protesters…

EXCLUSIVE - Pro-Palestinian protest in London

SHAFAQNA - On Saturday thousands of pro-Palestinian demonstrators took to the streets of London to denounce Israel's oppressive and repressive campaign against Palestinian and its infringement on Muslims' right of access to Al Aqsa Mosque in…