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Switzerland Sitrep – “Black Lives Matter” protests

By Paul Schmutz Schaller for The Saker Blog There were a number of protest marches and rallies in Switzerland, in different cities and with a quite impressive number of participants. Most of the rallies were unauthorized – due to Covid-19 restrictions – but tolerated by the authorities. Apparently, the participants were young, many were „non-white“, but „genuine“ Swiss. The rallies were non-aggressive and I have seen no voices who were

The Saker interviews ‘anticapitalista’ in Greece about the demonstrations this week

Dear friends, Here is the transcript of an interview via IRC which I made this morning with ‘anticapitalista’, the author of the article “Days of Rage” which I posted yesterday: ——- The Saker: Hi again Anticapitalista: – can you update us on what happened this week? Anticapitalista: Yes. On Monday school students started to occupy their schools and university students had mass meetings to do the same The Saker: what

Iraqi Shias organize a massive demonstration against the proposed US SOFA

Al-Manar reports: Muslim Shiite cleric Moqtada al-Sadr urged Iraqi lawmakers on Saturday to reject a planned US-Iraqi security deal as tens of thousands of his followers poured on to the streets of Baghdad in a massive anti-American protest. “When the agreement is in your hands, the destiny of Iraq and its people is also in your hands,” Sadr said in a statement, speaking to MPs, whose approval is necessary once