Amnesty: Iranian security forces committed human rights violations amid 2019 protests
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.
Raids on Bulgaria's President Rumen Radev's office draw large protests
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.
Protesters march in Paris against pension reform
Demonstrators heed the call of trade unions and gather in Paris for a 24th day of strikes, rallying against President Macron's pension reforms.
650 demonstrators stop neo-Nazi NPD gathering in Lower Saxony
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.
Iraq: Dozens killed as anti-government protests continue
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.
Tear gas fired as Hong Kong protesters chide police 'brutality'
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.
Hong Kong protesters in fresh standoff with police
Demonstrators went ahead with a banned march to mark the fifth anniversary of Beijing's move to curtail elections. A hardcore of protesters threw petrol bombs at police, who responded with tear gas and water cannon.
Protesters, Police clash in Hong Kong
Hong Kong demonstrators clashed with police across the city with officers again resorting to tear gas to try to disperse protesters hurling projectiles and petrol bombs in the 10th weekend of anti-China protests in the city.