Russian delegation leaves OSCE PA session in protest over regulations violation

Russian delegation leaves OSCE PA session in protest over regulations violation

All Russian parliamentarians have left the current session of OSCE’s Parliamentary Assembly as a protest against a blatant violation of the group’s regulations, apparently condoned by its newly elected chairman. The protest took place at the Wednesday session of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Organization for Cooperation and Security in Europe that is taking place […]

Italy Wikipedia shuts down in protest at EU copyright law

Italy Wikipedia shuts down in protest at EU copyright law

Italian Wikipedia blocked readers from its own pages on Monday in protest over the future of EU online copyright law. Critics say the rules, due to be voted on this week, could put an end to memes and remixes, and require platforms to pay for linking to news. Instead of an encyclopaedia entry, visitors to […]

Israel Threatens Military Action in Gaza After Protest Turns Deadly

Israel Threatens Military Action in Gaza After Protest Turns Deadly

Israeli security forces opened fire on Palestinian protestors at the Gaza-Israel border killing at least 15 and injuring over 1000. Plus, the hottest stories of the week. Newsbud does not take money from advertisers, foundations or NGO’s. We are 100% funded by you, the people. Support Newsbud for a stronger independent grassroots media by subscribing […]

New York City Activists Protest Chinatown Gallery Exhibit for Being “Racism Disguised as Art”

New York City Activists Protest Chinatown Gallery Exhibit for Being “Racism Disguised as Art”

Activists drop a banner reading “Racism disguised as art,” in front of the James Cohan Gallery in Chinatown. (WNV/Louis Chan) Artist Omer Fast’s crass, stereotypical mock up of a business in pre-gentrified Chinatown has finally left New York City. His transformation of the James Cohan gallery into a dingy, fake storefront with a waiting area […]

One Hundred “Handmaids” Greet Mike Pence to Protest GOP’s Anti-Choice Agenda

One Hundred “Handmaids” Greet Mike Pence to Protest GOP’s Anti-Choice Agenda

Supporters of Planned Parenthood dressed as characters from The Handmaid’s Tale, hold a rally as they protest the US Senate Republicans’ healthcare bill outside the US Capitol in Washington, DC, June 27, 2017. Similar protests have cropped up in recent months. (Photo: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images) In a solemn and visually stunning protest aimed at Vice […]