By Associated Press
The United Nations says at least 138 peaceful protesters have been killed in Myanmar since the Feb. 1 military coup, including at least 56 killed over the weekend.
By Sylvia Hui, Associated Press
London’s Metropolitan Police force was under heavy pressure Sunday to explain its actions during a vigil for a woman whom one of the force’s own officers is accused of murdering.
With the government refusing to revoke the legislation, the farmers pledged to continue blockading key highways linking the capital with the country's north.
By Philip Ihaza
For weeks, people have taken to Nigeria's streets to protest police brutality and the heavy-handed tactics of one unit in particular: the Special Anti-Robbery Squad, or SARS. The government since disbanded the group, but demonstrators are demanding further reforms --…
By Mogomotsi Magome, Associated Press
More than 100 South African healthcare workers have protested against poor working conditions and urged the government to end corruption in the purchase of COVID-19 personal protective equipment.
By Yamiche Alcindor
President Trump visited Kenosha, Wisconsin, a day after defending a supporter who allegedly killed two people there. Kenosha erupted in outrage after police shot Jacob Blake, who is Black, in the back, reportedly leaving him paralyzed. During Trump's visit, which…
By Simon Ostrovsky
Thousands of protesters in Belarus marked President Alexander Lukashenko’s birthday on Sunday with a derisive chant calling him a “psychopath.” The defiant gesture came after a week in which government security forces furthered their crackdown on protesters and journalists in…
In Belarus, riot police dispersed protesters from the streets of Minsk Wednesday in a show of force, albeit a less brutal one than they were met with after last week's disputed presidential election. Exiled opposition leader Sviatlana Tsikhanouskaya is calling…
By Mauricio Savarese, Associated Press
Dozens of Indigenous people have blocked a major highway in Brazil's Amazon to pressure the government for help in protecting them from COVID-19.
In Belarus, pressure is mounting for President Alexander Lukashenko to step down after 26 years in power. Hundreds of thousands have taken to the streets to protest last week’s election, which was widely denounced as fraudulent. And the ensuing brutal…
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