Young protesters listened in rapt attention on Monday night as a pro-democracy activist called for open discussion of the unassailable monarchy’s role in the kingdom at a rally that drew thousands.
Former US president Barack Obama, in his sharpest attack to date on President Donald Trump, condemned the use of federal agents against protesters and attempts at voter suppression.
Instead of gathering to hold protest actions, Philippine National Police (PNP) chief Gen. Archie Gamboa on Monday called on protesters to hold their gathering online.
US President Donald Trump on Friday signed an executive order pledging to enforce prosecution for protesters who vandalize public memorials, as he announced he was skipping a weekend at his New Jersey golf resort to ensure “LAW & ORDER” in Washington.
US prosecutors on Friday filed multiple charges against three protesters accused of throwing Molotov cocktails at police cars during anti-racism demonstrations in New York — charges that could lead to life sentences.
A few hundred people demonstrated Friday against the coronavirus lockdown in the US state of Pennsylvania, an AFP reporter said, with many carrying signs declaring themselves “Selfish and proud”.
Teen climate activist Greta Thunberg told tens of thousands of environmental protesters in Britain on Friday that “activism works” — the day after plans for a third runway at London’s Heathrow airport suffered a setback.
Hong Kong endured a third straight day of political unrest over the Christmas period Thursday as police and pro-democracy protesters clashed inside shopping malls.
China insisted Tuesday it alone held the authority to rule on constitutional matters in Hong Kong, as it condemned a decision by the city’s high court to overturn a ban on face masks worn by pro-democracy protesters.
The United States expressed “grave concern” Monday over the increasingly violent situation in Hong Kong and called for restraint by both security forces and protesters.
Clashes broke out between protesters and police after Ecuadoran President Lenin Moreno declared a “state of emergency” Thursday following demonstrations against rising fuel prices due to the government scrapping subsidies.
Hong Kong’s embattled leader said Tuesday more than 20,000 people have applied to take part in a dialogue session with her and “vent their anger” at the government after three months of huge pro-democracy protests.
Prominent Hong Kong protesters were flying home from Washington Saturday night buoyed by international support and determined to press on with their struggle well beyond two looming anniversaries.
Hong Kong’s embattled leader warned the United States on Tuesday not to “interfere” with her government’s response to the city’s pro-democracy movement, after fresh protests called on Washington to ramp up pressure on Beijing.
Hong Kong’s leader Carrie Lam on Friday ruled out concessions to “silence the violent protesters”, as pro-democracy activists who have staged months of demonstrations rallied at the city’s airport.
With names like “Angry Drivers of Normandy”, Facebook groups are the nerve centre of the “yellow vest” protest movement raging across France — and increasingly, a breeding ground for fake news.
President Rodrigo Duterte wants to declare the two days preceding his third State of the Nation Address (SONA) as a holiday so his critics can gather to protest.
Families of Chinese democracy protesters killed in the 1989 Tiananmen Square crackdown have urged President Xi Jinping to acknowledge their suffering and “re-evaluate the June Fourth massacre” as its 29th anniversary approaches.
President Rodrigo Duterte believes that the Manila policemen were just defending themselves when one of their patrol cars mowed down protesters at a rally in…