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.
They’ll stay “as long as it takes.”
Eleven lives that were cut short for no good reason.
“I didn’t feel safe anywhere.”
Police in Ferguson managed to disperse a crowd early Wednesday morning by focusing on containing and corralling protesters. It was a quieter night, but police still arrested 47 people.
“I JUST SAW SOMEONE DIE OMFG”
Ferguson, Mo., is one of many American cities that has received battle gear from the federal government. The program was started to counter drug activity but critics say it encourages police officers to adopt a “warrior mentality.”
Strong messages from a St. Louis suburb where the unarmed black teen was fatally shot by a police officer.
The attorney representing the family of Michael Brown, Ben Crump, told BuzzFeed this decision lacks transparency.
But a higher percentage of white residents have contraband, according to a racial profiling report from the Missouri Attorney General’s Office.
A witness says he believes the protester was allegedly beaten by security for the president of the Democratic Republic of Congo. “The whole thing lasted about 10 seconds before secret service intervened.”
The politician’s comments have sparked an outcry.
“They are throwing a free party and we’re here to ruin that party.” Protesters from the New York Taxi Workers Alliance are happy that Lyft did not launch last night.
A lot of people are angry at Michael Gove.
Big protests around Australia against the controversial 2014 budget.
Residents of Murrieta, Calif., were carrying signs that read “Return to sender” and “Bus illegal children to the White House.”