News related to domestic unrest in the United States

Mack Truck workers narrowly avoid strike with tentative labor deal

The company says that UAW members will ratify the deal in future meetings, with expectations that a summary will be released soon.

Writers Guild of America ends Hollywood writer’s strike as tentative agreement awaits ratification

The deal will increase minimum pay by 5% upon the ratification of the contract, with another 4% bump occurring on May 2, 2024, and a further 3.5% increase on May 5, 2025.

Thousands join ‘March to End Fossil Fuels’ in New York to demand climate action

The massive climate mobilization calls for a climate emergency declaration and the halting of federal fossil fuel projects.

Niger military junta accuses France of deploying forces intent on ‘intervention’

President Macron says France does not recognize "the legitimacy of the putschist declarations," expresses full support for ECOWAS regarding the situation in Niger.

NYPD agrees to minimize enforcement at protests in ‘landmark agreement’ with NY Attorney General

The agreement stems from lawsuits filed by the AG and other plaintiffs over "NYPD’s wrongful arrests and excessive use of force against protesters" during the 2020 BLM demonstrations.

UK parliament to review controversial Northern Ireland Troubles Bill amid Amnesty International criticism

Amnesty International stages a visual protest at Westminster, demanding the prioritization of victims' rights.

Netanyahu calls for immediate deportation of Eritrean asylum seekers

Israeli leaders have accused African asylum seekers of disturbing the peace in the country.

Japan urges China to keep people calm following incidents of harassment in protest of Fukushima water release

Japan calls the incidents "extremely regrettable and worrying," requests that China disseminate accurate information about ALPS-treated water.

Danish Government explores legal limits on banning protests involving burning religious texts

Organization of Islamic Cooperation is set to address Quran burnings Denmark and Sweden on Monday.

US, African Union, ECOWAS condemn ‘attempted coup d’État’ in Niger

The US Department of State says it is "gravely concerned about developments in Niger."