South Korean business owners shave heads to protest extension of COVID-19 restrictions

In South Korea, business owners publicly shaved their heads to protest the extension of COVID-19 restrictions and curfews in the capital Seoul. They have urged the government to provide actual compensation for the losses they have been facing. South Korea reinstated tough social distancing curbs in Dec 2020 as daily infections began to climb to record levels. New cases have exceeded 8,000 for the first time today (Jan 25). Authorities have extended the restrictions for three more weeks until next Sunday.

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South Koreans shave heads in COVID-19 protest

More than 200 South Korean small business owners shaved their heads in Seoul to protest the government’s extension of curfews and restrictions amid growing COVID-19 cases

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Thousands join NHS staff to protest mandatory jabs

Thousands of people have protested in London against mandatory COVID vaccines for NHS staff ahead of the February deadline for the first dose.

Government regulations say staff in the health service must be fully jabbed by the 1st of April and there are concerns it could see 70,000 people lose their jobs.

The NHS says mandatory vaccination is vital but there are calls to delay that deadline, to prevent staff shortages.

Sky’s Ali Fortescue reports from Central London.

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NHS staff protest mandatory Covid vaccination plans

Can the government really afford to lose thousands of healthcare workers?

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NHS staff in England face the sack if they aren’t fully vaccinated by April, but thousands are yet to have even one jab.

To meet the government deadline they need to have had their first dose by February 3.

Across the country, demonstrators have gathered to protest the policy, but they are not the only ones calling for a U-turn.

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Rep. Bowman Arrested During Voting Rights Protest

Rep. Jamaal Bowman joins Jonathan Capehart to discuss his arrest, along with dozens of demonstrators, during a protest this week urging Senate action on voting rights. He also says he was “not surprised” by McConnell’s comments about Black voters: “Many of my colleagues carry unconscious racism and implicit bias with them, and you can see it revealed in terms of how they legislate.”
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Dutch culture sector unites in virus rules protest

Cultural institutions joined in civil disobedience Wednesday to protest ongoing Dutch coronavirus restrictions. The Netherlands has been in a tough lockdown since mid-December, which is being met with increased anger from businesses. (Jan. 19)

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UK bill ‘limiting’ right to protest sparks outrage | DW News

People have been rallying in cities across the UK to protest against a new bill they say is an attack on the right to demonstrate. The controversial ‘police and crime bill’ would grant police greater powers to crack down on disruptive protests, but critics say it will also make it more difficult to hold peaceful demonstrations.
In a statement, the Home Office told DW: "Freedom to protest within the law is a fundamental part of our democracy, but the police must swiftly deal with the selfish minority of protestors whose actions endanger the public (…)."
The UK government is targeting environmental activists. It wants to stop disruptive protest. Public nuisance will be a new offense, carrying a maximum penalty of up to ten years in prison or an unlimited fine. And that’s highly controversial.
NGOs and human rights groups have staged many protests. They see the bill as an attack on democracy itself. And even conservative legal observers like the former attorney general are concerned.

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