Manal al-Sharif inspired Saudi Arabian women to defy their country's ban on female drivers by posting a video of herself behind the wheel. The act saw her jailed but was ultimately influential in the 2018 lifting of the ban. Now…
About 6,000 police officers were deployed in the capital on Saturday and two drones were helping to monitor the demonstrations. French authorities also deployed soldiers to protect sensitive sites, allowing police forces to focus on maintaining order during the protests.
By Sylvie Corbet, Associated Press
Basra, in southern Iraq, contains much of the country’s oil wealth -- yet residents there are struggling just to survive. The city lacks basic services like clean water and reliable electricity, and jobs are rare. But people taking to the…
By Jane Ferguson
The National Park Service is exploring whether to require protest organizers to pay for law enforcement and other support services for their demonstrations at the nation's capital.
By Kevin Freking, Associated Press
By Jimmy Golen, Associated Press
The controversy over NFL players protesting during the national anthem isn’t going away, despite — or perhaps because of — team owners’ efforts to stop players from using the forum to speak out on political causes.
Demonstrators gathered on a section of I-94 on Saturday morning in Chicago, temporarily shutting down five lanes of traffic, to protest gun violence.
By Associated Press
Therese Okoumou was charged with misdemeanor trespassing and disorderly conduct for climbing the base of the Statue of Liberty.
By Michelle L. Price, Anita Snow, Associated Press
A year after more than 1 million people rallied at women's marches worldwide with a message of female empowerment and protest against President Donald Trump, activists will return to the streets this weekend in hopes of converting anger and enthusiasm…
Tehran University has set up a committee to track the whereabouts of students who have been arrested in anti-government protests in Iran.
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