A year ago this Friday, a small group of Ukrainian journalists and opposition politicians organized uneventful protests to tear their country away from Russia. Now they’re running it.
The two men were viciously assaulted by for singing songs from the hit musical.
Several hundred people joined the protest in St. Louis, Missouri. Residents of the area are waiting on a grand jury decision of whether the police officer who shot the unarmed 18-year-old will face charges.
Ahead of the grand jury’s decision whether to indict Officer Darren Wilson for killing Mike Brown, cops are stockpiling weapons while organizers are trying to stop tensions from flaring into violence. Almost no one thinks things are getting better.
Protesters, who included current Walmart employees and supporters, called for full-time employment and a $15 an hour minimum wage.
The sit-down protest was the first of its kind by members of OUR Walmart, a group seeking better working conditions and pay for workers. A Walmart spokesman said the union-supported protest does not reflect the views of its other workers.
Troops shot and killed the man during protests in the West Bank. And the Palestinian president accused Israel of starting a “religious war.”
More than 100,000 people took to the streets in Brussels to protest against the government’s planned cost-cutting measures.
Protesters told BuzzFeed News they wanted a revolution. Actor and comedian Russell Brand was also pictured at the event.
Another week gone and another group of amazing images from the world’s best photojournalists. This week we saw a dramatic ending to the Major League Baseball season, Texas nurse Amber Vinson was cured of Ebola, and a beautiful ceremony in Canada for Nathan Cirillo, who was shot and killed last week during the the attack at Parliament Hill.
President Blaise Compaore is no longer in power a day after thousands demanded his ouster. Protesters set fire to the parliament ahead of Thursday’s vote to allow the president to extend his 27-year rule.
A new Amnesty International report accuses the agencies that policed the Ferguson protests of improperly using force, among other things.
In a dawn raid, officers took down barricades and tents in an offshoot of the main protest area. This is a developing story.
“We’re here, we’re queer, and we’re not going shopping.” BuzzFeed News talked to LGBTQ demonstrators in Brighton to find out why they held a mass snog in a Sainsbury’s vegetable aisle.
“Ferguson October” included a march in downtown St. Louis and drew demonstrators from across the U.S.
Photographer Lam Yik Fei took these striking portraits of pro-democracy supporters at the protest site in Admiralty on October 7, 2014 in Hong Kong.
Demonstrators sang and unfurled banners from the concert hall balcony. Audience members and performers applauded the demonstration after it finished.
Tens of thousands in Hong Kong have taken to the streets to call for democratic elections.
Well, not on social media anyway. The Hong Kong Occupy Central protest has triggered mainland China’s biggest ever crackdown on Weibo, the country’s version of Twitter.
A fight broke out between officers and protesters just hours after Ferguson Police Chief Thomas Jackson issued a video apology for the way the Michael Brown case was handled.
Missouri Highway Patrol Commander calls bracelet “an individual statement” by the officers.
“it is shameful that in working to stop violence, our volunteers were made to suffer violence,” said PETA India CEO Poorva Joshipura.
The march drew tens of thousands in Moscow and is the first major protest since the conflict began in Ukraine five months ago.
Crowds gathered in downtown Manhattan on Monday to stage a protest to draw attention to climate change. Sunday’s march in New York drew hundreds of thousands of people and was one of 2,646 events in 156 countries calling for action.
As existing drivers protest outside the Uber offices, prospective drivers continue to line up in the offices to sign up for the service.
Demonstrators gather in St. Louis for a protest on Missouri I-70. Police are telling the crowd that anyone blocking traffic will be arrested.
The protest lasted several minutes as a group of people moved onto Interstate 270 making the familiar “hands up, don’t shoot” gesture.
The clashes injured hundreds of people and began as protesters marched on the home of Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif. The protesters have called for Sharif’s resignation.
They want justice — for Michael Brown, and for everyone.
A protest in Malmö on Saturday turned extremely violent.