The family of Freddie Gray held a wake in Baltimore Sunday for the 25-year-old unarmed black man who died from a spinal injury that he received while in police custody. The service followed a night of demonstrations that lead to the arrests of 35 people.
Striking images of the demonstrations in Baltimore in the wake of the death of Freddie Gray, who died of spinal cord injuries after being in police custody. All images are from the protests on Saturday, April 25.
The Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 3 said Wednesday the “images seen on television look and sound much like a lynch mob.” These comments drew sharp criticism from the family of Freddie Gray, who died while in police custody.
Six officers have been suspended without pay while officials investigate the death of Freddie Gray. Hundreds of people marched on a Baltimore police station Tuesday evening.
Organizers are calling it the largest protest of underpaid workers ever. Here’s what’s happening from the center of the movement in New York City.
Residents gathered outside city hall Friday night to share their own stories of injustice and call for change after the fatal police shooting of Walter Scott.
Construction stopped Tuesday on the $1.4 billion Thirty Meter Telescope in the face of protests from Hawaiians who believe its location is sacred. The fight has astronomers asking whether a pristine view of the stars trumps the beliefs of people on the ground.
Protesters and police clashed at anti-austerity protests outside the new headquarters of the European Central Bank.
The 14-year old died during a protest over the country’s growing economic crisis. A police officer was arrested in connection with the death.
It’s been a year since Ukraine’s former president was toppled from power — and these Putin loyalists aren’t happy about it.
The reaction to the murder of Özgecan Aslan, a 20-year-old student, brought Turkey’s political and social divisions into sharp relief.
The toilet paper and tissue paper had “unflattering” images of Lo Kin-hei.
Ahmed Douma was a lead figure in the 2011 uprising that toppled former leader Hosni Mubarak.
Police Commissioner Bill Bratton said Thursday that the new program is a response to the recent protests and the events in Paris. The program will allow patrol cops to spend more time building ties to the community.
Protesters in Cairo and elsewhere clashed with police on the fourth anniversary of the 2011 uprising, which ended the autocratic rule of Hosni Mubarak. WARNING: Some of these images may be considered disturbing.
The proposed changes could see two-term president Joseph Kabila in power long after his term expires.
Advocacy group Ferguson Action said the holiday should be a time where Americans unite in a national “resistance to injustice” in the spirit of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
“Grand Juror Doe” said he or she disagrees about how the facts of the case against Ferguson Officer Darren Wilson, who was not charged in the shooting death of Michael Brown, have been portrayed to the public.
Navalny, an anti-corruption campaigner, tweeted his intention to break his house arrest and join protesters after he was found guilty of fraud charges and handed a suspended sentence of three and a half years. About 20 people were arrested in overnight Moscow protests, including a member of Pussy Riot.
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The page called for a demonstration in support of Alexei Navalny, but was no longer visible Saturday in Russia.
The California Highway Patrol said it has used plainclothes officers in the Bay Area since protests against police violence that began Nov. 24. Some protesters are accusing the officers of attempting to instigate looting.
A single mother in South Los Angeles just went on strike for the first time. This is what the fight for a living wage and a union actually looks like.
Workers in Hong Kong dismantled barricades Thursday. A total of 209 people were arrested as demonstrators staged a sit-in protest.
“Dozens” were arrested in Cuba, local human rights watchers reported.
Hundreds of protesters took to the streets of Shepherd’s Bush on Wednesday night in sympathy with US protests over the deaths of Eric Garner and Michael Brown. Update: Police confirmed the arrests on Thursday morning.
Michael Brown and Eric Garner were only two of several unarmed people who died this year at the hands of the police officers around the nation. Here are some of the most compelling cases:
Demonstrators took to the streets in New York City, Berkeley, Seattle, Chicago, and other cities. On Monday, they closed a major highway leading to a bridge during rush hour.
On Sunday, a fleet of food trucks served free dinners to protesters in New York City, which were paid for by musician John Legend and model Chrissy Teigen.