Dismissed as “agitators” and “fools,” Ferguson’s young protesters are actually ordinary young black men — and some women — who are leaderless but united by anger. And some don’t think the old civil rights guard achieved much: “I feel in my heart they failed us.”
Law enforcement began dialing back significantly Thursday, but long-standing anger in the community remains.
Has anyone checked if Christopher Pyne is a Targaryen?
People gathered across the country Thursday for a national moment of silence to pay tribute to Michael Brown, who was fatally shot on Saturday.
Spoiler: CNN went all in.
The St. Louis suburb copes with grief and anger after the unarmed black teen was shot dead by police.
“Die-ins” in Sainsbury’s stores, boycotts of shops that stock Israeli goods, and protests involving people locking their necks to poles in government departments are becoming increasingly common. And it doesn’t look like they’ll end soon.
France. Germany. Britain. Netherlands. Belgium.
Thousands of pro-Palestinian protesters in France clashed with police at a rally against Israel’s action in Gaza on Saturday.
After a shocking rise in race hate crimes, people are taking to the streets.
Police arrested 139 protesters for “criminal trespassing” during demonstrations to demand a minimum wage of $15 an hour and the right to unionize.
Brazil’s sports minister said there would only be “very small” protests at this summer’s World Cup, but rioting and unrest has hit several host cities on Thursday, with less than a month until kick off.
“What you saw is just warm-ups.”
A Brazilian man was reportedly killed in a shoot-out with police during a violent protest late Tuesday night in Rio de Janeiro.
These are Abbott-solutely pun-tastic.
Tens of thousands of Australians unite to protest the Abbott Government.
Three died in protests on Wednesday to mark the one-month anniversary since Venezuela’s anti-government protests turned violent.
“They can kill one of us but the rest will continue.”
After 230 days in a coma, fifteen-year-old Berkin Elvan died on Tuesday. His death is the eighth linked to last year’s anti-government protests.
The men reportedly seized government buildings in the Ukrainian region of Crimea and raised Russian flags above them.
Four people were killed, including three children, and more than 50 injured in two separate attacks aimed at antigovernment protests in Thailand over the weekend.
At least 42 dead in Kiev on Thursday.
Updated: At least 42 reported dead in central Kiev on Thursday, including protesters shot in the back. Warning: Graphic images.
On Wednesday 22-year-old Genesis Carmona became the fifth person to die during Venezuela’s political protests.
A group of about 20 armed men on motorcycles demanded the network’s crew hand over their equipment. The journalists were unharmed in the incident, CNN said.
“All of these problems — shortages, inflation, insecurity, the lack of opportunities — have a single culprit: the government.”