What made this mass display of dissent — which resulted in at least 21 deaths and more than 3,700 arrests — so significant was that it appeared to be leaderless and spread without the impetus of any particular opposition group.
In September last year the president announced plans to enforce deportation of children brought to the U.S. illegally by their parents. On Tuesday a judge in San Francisco said the DACA programme had to remain in force until litigation has been resolved.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has addressed the nation for the first time since protests started across the country four days ago. In a televised speech, Rouhani said that "people have the right to criticise" but not to cause disorder or destroy pubic property.
Hezbollah leader, Hassan Nasrallah, has vowed at a rally in Beirut that the Iranian-backed militant group will return their focus to the Palestinian cause, following President Donald Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.