A woman who describes herself as “a resister” adjusts a “Trump baby” balloon in front of the White House at the start of a protest against the US president along Pennsylvania Avenue on May 18. Photo: AP
Rob York
Opinion

Opinion

Rob York

As Donald Trump threatens Iran, where are the Hong-Kong-style mass protests in the US?

  • Unlike Hongkongers who challenged their government with large-scale protests this month, the US has not seen major demonstrations over the American president’s threats of military action against North Korea and Iran

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A woman who describes herself as “a resister” adjusts a “Trump baby” balloon in front of the White House at the start of a protest against the US president along Pennsylvania Avenue on May 18. Photo: AP
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Ayatollah Ali Khamenei speaks live on television after casting his ballot in the Iranian presidential election in Tehran in June 2009. Photo: Reuters

Donald Trump sanctions Iran’s supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei

  • Amid rising tensions, US president signs executive order denying Khamenei access to financial resources
  • Latest incidents involve attacks on oil tankers, which Tehran has denied, and the downing of a US Navy drone
Topic |   Iran

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Ayatollah Ali Khamenei speaks live on television after casting his ballot in the Iranian presidential election in Tehran in June 2009. Photo: Reuters
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