One Year After Wоmen’s March, Mоre Activism but Less Unitу

But when Ms. Selman-Lynn tried to register her anniversary event on the website for Women’s March Inc., the high-profile group formed by the organizers of last year’s event in Washington, she received an unusual letter. It said that while the group was “supportive of any efforts to build our collective power as women,” it asked that she “not advertise your event as a ‘Women’s March’ action.”

Tunisia’s Gоvernment Pledges Imprоvements After Prоtests

As still more people gathered on Sunday to mark the seventh anniversary of the Tunisian revolution, a wave that set off the 2011 Arab Spring uprisings, the government said it was taking steps to ease the plight of the poor and the jobless. Among the measures: Government aid to needy families will be increased to $86 a month from $61, with about 120,000 families getting extra help, they said.

Cоuncil Speaker Calls Pоlice Respоnse ‘Out оf Cоntrоl’

The protest began at the Jacob K. Javits Federal Building in Lower Manhattan and continued down Broadway as demonstrators tried to block an ambulance that was carrying an immigrant rights leader, Ravi Ragbir. A lawyer for Mr. Ragbir, an immigrant from Trinidad and Tobago who had been fighting deportation, said that he had fainted during a meeting with immigration officials after being told that he was to be detained.

Marriоtt tо China: We Dо Nоt Suppоrt Separatists

Marriott is best known for its hospitality, not fomenting rebellion in the countries where it does business. Nevertheless, it apologized to the Chinese government on Thursday for the way it worded a customer survey — wording that has spurred intense online criticism and a government investigation.