Riots in Chile leave at least seven dead as government extends state of emergency
Hong Kong wants its freedom, and I understand this goal. But I hope protesters do not mimic the behavior of the people they are fighting against.
Extinction Rebellion activists staged a protest next to the gardens of the Royal Palace in Brussels on Saturday, calling on the King to declare a climate emergency.
Thousands of protesters gathered in Madrid on Friday to march against domestic violence and a series of high-profile rape cases.
Pro-democracy protesters show no signs of giving up despite continuing violent clashes with police over the weekend
Thousands attended a rally showing popular support for the pro-democracy movement has been maintained despite violent clashes at Hong Kong International Airport earlier this week.
Two days ago, a young man called Tomasz tweeted a message suggesting that LGBTI people post photos of themselves “in school or work showing that we are the normal people whom you might meet anywhere: in the shop, on the street, the office”. He added the hashtag #jestemLGBT ("I am LGBT”).
A group of 44 activists have been charged with rioting in the latest violent confrontation during eight weeks of protests.
10,000 people also marched in the border town of Sha Tin calling for genuinely democratic voting in the former British colony. A handful called for an independent Hong Kong.
Most of the thousands of demonstrators that had blockaded the police headquarters on Friday had mostly dispersed by Saturday morning, but it remained unclear whether
further mass protests would take place.
A few years ago, the authorities would never have backed down in this way. And the people would have put up with it — but not now.
Haiti's capital has been brought to a standstill by protesters calling for the resignation of the country's president, after allegations of corruption.
Six people have died and 200 were injured in civil unrest in the Indonesian capital, its governor, Anies Baswedan, said on Wednesday.
French police fired tear gas at masked demonstrators in Lyon and Nantes on Saturday as heavy rain kept the number of yellow vest demonstrators down in Paris.
The dissident republican group has offered ‘sincere apologies’ for shooting dead the 29-year-old reporter during rioting in Londonderry.
It's been dubbed a 'slave law' because it allows employers to ask staff to work the equivalent of six days a week or up to 400 hours of overtime every year.
The French 'gilets jaunes' group have appointed a delegation of eight spokespeople to negotiate with the French government over the tax hikes it intends to carry out.
Prominent independence activist 26-year-old Edward Leung could face up to 12 years in prison for his role in one of the former British colony's worst ever riots.