The charges are more serious because they carry a gang enhancement. Prosecutors said that’s justified because the protesters worked together, but watchdogs called the use of the 1990s-era law troubling.
By Farai Mutsaka, Associated Press
Zimbabwean rights groups say the military and police are arresting scores of opposition members and activists after authorities thwarted an anti-government protest last week.
The U.N. human rights office says protesters in U.S. cities including Portland, Oregon -- and the journalists covering them -- must be able to take part in peaceful demonstrations without risking arbitrary arrest, detention, unnecessary use of force or other…
By Yulia Khorovenkova, Daria Litvinova, Associated Press
Local media estimated the rally in the city 3,800 miles east of Moscow drew 15,000 to 50,000 people, while city authorities put the number at 10,000. Hundreds of people have rallied in the city every day this week against the…
By Maryclaire Dale, Associated Press
Three civil rights lawsuits filed in Philadelphia on Tuesday accuse the city of using military-level force against peaceful demonstrators protesting racial inequality and police brutality.
By Dusan Stojanovic, Associated Press
The clashes happened Friday, the fourth night of protests against the Serbian president's increasingly authoritarian rule.
By Jovana Gec, Dusan Stojanovic, Associated Press
Serbian authorities have banned gatherings of more than 10 people in the capital, Belgrade, after two nights of violent clashes between police and thousands of demonstrators protesting coronavirus lockdown measures.
By Martha Bellisle, Associated Press
One of two people hit by a man who drove his car onto a closed Seattle freeway and into a crowd protesting police brutality has died.
By PBS NewsHour
In a fiery speech, President Trump railed against “angry mobs” that were trying to “tear down statues” at a rally at Mt. Rushmore on Friday. Despite warnings, there were few facemasks and little social distancing at the event, which saw…
By Lisa Marie Pane, Associated Press
Historic numbers of background checks to purchase or possess a firearm have been conducted in June. It's just the latest month with record-breaking numbers since the system was created in 1998.
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