They built concrete walls and watchtowers and had weapons that included bows and arrows, catapults and hundreds of petrol bombs.
Cellphone footage showed passengers arguing on a Hong Kong train as protesters blocked the carriage doors from closing on Wednesday morning.
French police have used pepper spray and batons to push back pro-Catalan independence protesters who blocked a major highway border pass between France and Spain.
Protesters in Guy Fawkes masks, a protest symbol worldwide, marched in downtown Hong Kong on Tuesday to mark the one-month anniversary of the mask ban
Protesters clashed with police on the streets of Santiago yet again on Monday (November 4), with tensions initially sparked by an increase in the price of metro fares continuing to remain high
At least five people were killed as Iraqi security forces opened fire on protesters in Baghdad on Monday (November 4), a Reuters witness said, as thousands continued to gather in the largest wave of anti-government protests for decades
Hundreds of protesters marched in Lima on Sunday (November 3) to call for an end to bullfighting as the country's most high-profile bullfighting event, the Feria Taurina del Senor de los Milagros, begins
Thousands of anti-government protesters spent the night camping in central Baghdad on Monday (November 4), with more gathering near Tahrir Square in defiance of the prime minister's plea to end protests which he says are costing Iraq's economy billions of dollars and disrupting daily life
Anti-government protests in Iraq continued over the weekend with medical sources claiming one person was killed and over 90 injured
Remember when US President George W Bush had shoes hurled at him during a press conference?
Joker masks and make-up have been used as a symbol by protesters around the World since the release of Todd Phillips' blockbuster. But is the character played by Joaquin Phoenix a far cry from an idealist freedom fighter.
NBC News was able to view hundreds of videos coming in from cities across Iraq documenting the entire day of demonstrations via Snapchat's interactive heatmap.
Anti-government protests went on in Lebanon as the government failed to agree on economic reforms.
Activists from the anti-capitalist group ATTAC vandalised the Total headquarters building in Courbevoie, Paris's business district, on Saturday (October 12)
Activists blocked roads and bridges all over London's government district of Westminster, calling on politicians to take urgent action to curb carbon emissions.
Riot police cleared the streets of central Hong Kong of black-clad protesters and makeshift barriers in another night of rage on Monday
Police have arrested 30 climate change protesters after a day of civil disobedience in Wellington, New Zealand.
Thousands of strikes will take place on 20th and 27th of September. For some, that will mean sacrificing your shopping.