Deadly street protests over Iran water shortages

Security forces in Iran’s southwest Khuzestan province have been firing bullets at people protesting due to severe water shortages. The shortages are happening in one of the country’s hottest regions, where temperatures can reach 50 degrees Celsius. Iran has called claims of a crackdown on protesters, by the UN rights chief Michelle Bachelet, “false accusations”. […]

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Demonstrators In Havana Protest Shortages, Rising Prices : NPR

Plainclothes police detain an anti-government protester during a protest in Havana, Cuba, on Sunday. Hundreds of demonstrators went out to the streets in several cities in Cuba to protest against ongoing food shortages and high prices of foodstuffs. Ramon Espinosa/AP hide caption toggle caption Ramon Espinosa/AP Plainclothes police detain an anti-government protester during a protest […]

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