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13 Nov
The protesters are angered by October's election results, which saw pro-Iran groups lose seats in parliament. Security forces have been deployed to disperse the demonstrators.
10 Apr 2021
Police in Goma, in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, fire tear gas and arrest demonstrators calling for the departure of the UN's MONUSCO peacekeeping mission, who they accuse of having failed to stop civilian massacres.
9 Apr 2021
Deportation flights of asylum-seekers to Afghanistan remain controversial, due to the precarious security situation there.
10 Jan 2021
Demonstrators march through the streets of Chicago in memory of victims of gun violence. The number of victims has risen dramatically in the third-largest US city in 2020. Police in the Windy City recorded 762 homicides in 2020, up 55 percent from 2019, according to a December 27 count.
3 Sep 2020
Dozens of demonstrators were arbitrarily arrested and abused, according to an Amnesty International report. The anti-government protests broke out in November 2019 in response to a hike in petrol prices.
15 Jul 2020
Demonstrators think the searches of the offices of Bulgarian President Rumen Radev are an effort by the conservative prime minister to protect the country's oligarchy from graft investigations.
9 Jun 2020
Fighting broke out between rival protest factions after some chanted anti-Hezbollah slogans. Demonstrators also threw stones and smashed storefronts, angry at Lebanon's deepening economic woes.
1 Jan 2020
Demonstrators heed the call of trade unions and gather in Paris for a 24th day of strikes, rallying against President Macron's pension reforms.
24 Dec 2019
Hundreds of protesters blocked the road and blew whistles to prevent NPD supporters from rallying. The members of the far-right party had intended to drive through Eschede with flags, protest signs and a loudspeaker.
5 Nov 2019
Thousands of black-clad masked demonstrators defied a police ban and entered Hong Kong's central shopping district. Police responded to protesters' "emergency call" for meaningful autonomy with tear gas.
28 Oct 2019
Demonstrators continued to vent their anger across Iraq, despite Prime Minister Adel Abdel-Mahdi's assurances of reform. Citizens took to the streets to renew their demands for a change of regime and basic services.
28 Oct 2019
Demonstrators in Hong Kong rallied against what they say is an overaggressive police response to their five months of anti-government marches. The protest was broken up by riot officers, who again used tear gas.

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