In 2020, Thai youth sparked the largest wave of anti-government protests since the 2014 military coup. But human rights activists say persecutions and systematic harassment have weakened the pro-democracy movement.
23 Dec 2021
Alexander Lukaschenko deployed brutal troops and police to crush protests at his rule. Hundreds of opposition business people, journalists and protesters have been arrested — others have fled the country.
22 Aug 2021
Dozens of protesters march to the Royal Thai Police HQ in Bangkok, throwing paint at the entrance in a call to end the use of excessive force against them and demanding Premier Prayut Chan-O-Cha resign over his handling of the coronavirus pandemic. The riot police retaliate by firing water cannon at the crowd and arresting a couple of protesters. Anti-government rallies held in the past three days have been dispersed using rubber bullets, tear gas, and water cannon.
11 Jul 2021
Anti-government protesters and police clash in the Colombian cities of Medellin and Popayan during demonstrations that mark two months of a grassroots movement in which more than 60 people have died across the country.
19 Oct 2020
Thousands of demonstrators opposing Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu rally in Jerusalem, as coronavirus restrictions, that previously limited demonstrations, are lifted.
16 Jul 2019
Joe Abah may not be your favourite person on Twitter, but his over 200,000 followers on Twitter know that Ezemmuo is not one to run away from the gbas gbos of social media. Being a former employee of the Nigerian government, Abah was, and is still, an easy target of anti-government critics, especially when he speaks well of certain government policies.
13 Mar 2019
Anti-government protests in Serbia have entered a fourth month, as thousands gathered in Belgrade. Demonstrators have called for an end on what they call President Aleksandar Vucic's stranglehold of the media.
6 Jan 2018
Panel of journalists looks at anti-government demonstrations across Iran flaring up a week ago, the biggest since the 2009 post-electoral protests in Tehran. We look also at the first visit to Paris of Turkey's president Recep Tayyip Erdogan since the election of Emmanuel Macron; Trump threatening the Palestinians, Pakistan and North Korea; Emmanuel Macron promising reporters a bill as early as next month to combat fake news.
30 Dec 2017
Iranian police have dispersed anti-government protesters in the western city of Kermanshah on Friday. The outbreak of regional unrest reflects growing discontent over rising prices and alleged corruption.
27 May 2017
Anti-government protesters march towards military barracks facing tear gas, watercannon.