Armed forces arrested 243 people, mostly students. Protestors had camped in multiple sites in Caracas for several weeks.
A city council meeting in Albuquerque, N.M., descended into chaos Monday as activists took over and demanded the arrest of the city’s police chief. Twenty-five people have been killed by the police since 2010.
The interaction came during the Cleveland Indians home opener on Friday outside Progressive Field.
The first same-sex marriages took place in England and Wales on Saturday. But one man in Wakefield wasn’t very happy.
Brazilians are divided between those who want the World Cup to happen and those who don’t. This song summarizes the feelings of the latter group.
Many say that Taiwan’s ruling KMT party strong-armed a controversial trade deal with China through the legislature, and protestors demand a public review.
The riot, ahead of Sunday’s referendum on whether Crimea should leave Ukraine and join Russia, was not broadcast by Russia’s state-owned television news channels.
After the 5 Pointz area was whitewashed last year, graffiti artists were in an uproar. This act of protest calls attention to what artists see as the further gentrification of New York City.
Around 100 activists from the impoverished province of Baluchistan walked 1,900 miles to Pakistan’s capital to demand justice for relatives who disappeared during the government’s crackdown on insurgents.
Nadezhda Tolokonnikova and Maria Alekhina were then detained a second time along with more than 400 others protesting a court’s sentencing of eight anti-Putin activists.
Dozens are dead amid the smoldering battleground of Kiev’s Independence Square. At least 25 have been killed following a police raid on the anti-government encampment in the Ukraine capital.
Dozens are reported dead after the worst violence in the country’s 22-year history as an independent nation.
Russian protests are wild.
“As in many countries in the world, in Russia, you need permission before staging a protest. We understand this was the reason that they were temporarily detained,” said an IOC spokeswoman.
About 800 people gathered at the state capitol in Salt Lake City Tuesday for two separate rallies over marriage for same-sex couples.
Anti-government demonstrations in Ukraine are escalating and it’s not just Molotov cocktails in Kiev tonight.
It’s not been an easy few days for the French President.
“I am a proud gay man and I have the right to live and love the person of my choice.”
Anti-government protesters are gathering in Bangkok Monday to try to shut down the city center, and ultimately to force out Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra.
An online campaign stopped this cone-troversial plan from going ahead.
Warning: graphic images. Pytor Pavlensky carried out the stunt on the country’s Police Day national holiday.
Truckers frustrated by the shutdown slowed traffic around the Capital Beltway to 15 miles per hour.
“Today’s success is just the beginning.”
The March on Washington was 50 years ago this week.
Two weeks after protests that included topless woman jumping the Russian embassy fence, the crosswalk outside the building have been painted rainbow colors.
Protesters hoped to send a message to Congress to end the NSA’s mass surveillance programs.
Employees say they want wages raised to $15 an hour and the right to form unions without retaliation.
There were some religious protests outside of Comic-Con today. Luckily, Hannibal came to the non-cannibal-rescue.
Democrats vow to fight the legislation in court.