Vietnamese Stage Protest Against Taiwanese Steel Mill

Vietnamese Stage Protest Against Taiwanese Steel Mill

Hanoi, Vietnam, was the scene of a protest on May 1, 2016. According to Reuters, protesting is a rarity in Vietnam. However, people gathered to voice complaints against a steel plant that is operated by Taiwan’s Formosa Plastics. They also expressed dismay over the Vietnamese government’s investigation of the mysterious deaths of “thousands of tons” […]

Worker’s Day in Istanbul Creates Conflict Between Police and Protestors

Worker’s Day in Istanbul Creates Conflict Between Police and Protestors

In Istanbul, Turkey, on May 1, 2016, the police confronted illegal protesters in Taksim Square. According to Reuters, there were several hundred people pushing to get into the square in protest. The Turkish authorities used tear gas and water cannons in response to those who chose to confront the police. In preparation for the protest, […]

Shooting in Sydney Australia Leaves One Dead and Gunman at Large

Shooting in Sydney Australia Leaves One Dead and Gunman at Large

In Sydney, Australia, News7 reported that Wally Ahmad was killed by an unknown shooter on April 29, 2016. There were two additional victims who sustained gunshot wounds. Australian authorities have not released additional details regarding the incident. The police are also not saying whether the other victims were associates of Ahmad or bystanders but insist that the dead man was […]

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