World Aug 13

People hold flowers during a demonstration against violence following recent protests to reject the presidential election results in Minsk, Belarus August 13, 2020. Photo by REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko
Thousands in Belarus form ‘lines of solidarity’ in protest

Crowds of protesters in Belarus swarmed the streets and thousands of workers rallied outside industrial plants Thursday to denounce a police crackdown on demonstrations over a disputed election that extended the 26-year rule of authoritarian President Alexander Lukashenko.

World Nov 17

Hong Kong protesters fight off police with fire and arrows

A Hong Kong police officer was hit in the leg by an arrow and protesters set an overhead footbridge on fire Sunday as they fought to keep police using tear gas and water cannons from advancing on their university campus…