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Belgian cafe owner holds sleep-in to protest virus shutdown

Belgique - A fed-up cafe owner in Belgium is sleeping in her premises with little food, in protest at the months-long shutdown of her sector to curb the spread of the coronavirus.

Thai royal defamation cases ramp up as protests pause

Bangkok - Thai authorities on Monday charged four democracy activists with royal defamation, with the protest movement rocking the kingdom put on hold because of a spike in coronavirus cases.

Students march in Istanbul against Erdogan university pick

Istanbul - Hundreds of Turkish students ignored police warnings and marched across Istanbul on Wednesday to protest President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's appointment of a loyalist as the head of a top university.

China trial of 'Hong Kong 12' begins as US decries 'tyranny'

Shenzhen - A group of Hong Kong pro-democracy activists who tried to escape the city by speedboat for sanctuary in Taiwan went on trial in China on Monday as the United States urged the immediate release of dissidents it says "fled tyranny".

Hong Kong student shot by police goes on the run ahead of trial

Fpo - A warrant was issued Tuesday after a court no-show for a Hong Kong student who was shot by police during last year's democracy protests, as an activist group claimed he had gone "into exile".

The art of politics: Democracy protests inspire Thai creatives

Bangkok - With virtual reality goggles strapped on and controllers clasped in his hands, Thai artist Chalermpol Junrayab looks more like he's doing a robot dance than creating political art.

Armenia opposition launches 'disobedience' drive to unseat PM

Yerevan - Armenian protesters on Tuesday blocked streets in the capital Yerevan, launching a "civil disobedience" campaign to force Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan to quit over a controversial peace agreement with Azerbaijan.

US targets more Chinese officials, moves to welcome Hong Kong residents

Washington - The United States on Monday imposed new sanctions on Chinese officials over the clampdown on Hong Kong and took a step toward welcoming in residents of the city, as US leaders across the political spectrum voiced outrage at Beijing.

Hay beds and highway kitchens: Indian farmers dig in for reform protests

Kundli - Behind concertina wire and trucks blockading a major highway into India's capital, tens of thousands of farmers are camping out in the bitter winter cold as they protest against agriculture reforms they fear could destroy their livelihood.

India summons Canada envoy after Trudeau backs protests

New Delhi - India on Friday summoned Canada's ambassador and warned of serious damage to diplomatic ties after Prime Minister Justin Trudeau commented on growing protests by farmers, authorities said.

Thai protest leaders charged with royal defamation

Bangkok - Thai police charged five key leaders of the country's pro-democracy protest movement Monday under the kingdom's tough royal defamation laws, the first such use of the controversial legislation in two years.

French police charged over black man's beating

Paris - Four French police officers were charged Monday over the beating and racial abuse of a black music producer, a case that has outraged France and ramped up pressure on the government to give ground on a controversial security bill.

Award-winning photojournalist injured covering Paris protest

Paris - News outlets including Agence-France Presse joined media rights campaigners Sunday in denouncing the injury of an award-winning Syrian photojournalist during a Paris protest against police brutality.

French protesters clash with police over new security law

Paris - Violent clashes erupted in Paris Saturday as tens of thousands took to the streets to protest against new security legislation, with tensions intensified by the police beating and racial abuse of a black man that shocked France.

Protests over security law as France reels from police violence

Paris - Dozens of rallies are planned Saturday against a new French law that would restrict sharing images of police, only days after the country was shaken by footage showing officers beating and racially abusing a black man.

Police clash with fans at Maradona's wake

Buenos Aires - Riot police fired rubber bullets and tear gas in clashes Thursday with football fans near the wake for Argentine football legend Diego Maradona in Buenos Aires.

Mexican protesters decry violence against women

Mexico - Demonstrators marched through the Mexican capital on Wednesday and scuffled with police during an angry protest at widespread violence against women in the Latin American nation.

Tensions mount in Thai protests as Bangkok braces for major rally

Bangkok - Tensions are rising around Thailand's pro-democracy protests, with police shooting six people last week and using tear gas and water cannon on the streets of Bangkok.

Thai students and dancing dinosaurs rally in Bangkok

Bangkok - Thousands of high school students upset about Thailand's lacklustre education system rallied alongside protestors dressed as dancing dinosaurs in Bangkok on Saturday.

Thailand's 'Bad Students' get an education from the streets

Bangkok - A mild-mannered teenage girl with owl glasses, a bob haircut and daisies painted on her fingernails is not your typical school troublemaker.

One year on, grief and anger over Iran protest crackdown

Paris - One year after protests that were harshly suppressed by the Iranian authorities, grief over the hundreds of mainly young lives lost is matched by anger over the lack of accountability for a crackdown whose scale is only now beginning to emerge.

Hundreds protest in Santiago against Chilean president

Santiago - Hundreds of people protested in Chile's capital Santiago on Wednesday to demand the resignation of President Sebastian Pinera over police repression of the country's social protests.

Thai protesters hit police HQ with paint, projectiles

Bangkok - Thousands of democracy activists marched on Thailand's police headquarters in Bangkok Wednesday, defacing the compound walls with brightly coloured paint, a day after chaotic protests left more than 50 injured.

Thai MPs to vote on reforms, day after six protesters shot

Bangkok - Thai democracy protesters will return to the streets of Bangkok Wednesday, a day after six people were shot with live rounds in violent clashes, as lawmakers vote on possible constitutional reforms.

Thai protesters defiant after police use water cannon, tear gas on demo

Bangkok - Thai democracy activists vowed Tuesday to return to the streets after police fired water cannon and tear gas on demonstrators in the most violent clashes seen since the protest movement erupted in July.

Pakistan's capital blocked off over anti-France protest

Islamabad - Pakistan authorities sealed off a major road into Islamabad for a second day Monday as a far-right religious party held fresh anti-France protests.

Protesters in Belarus dispersed with stun grenades

Minsk - Belarusians took to the streets of the capital Minsk on Sunday in a fresh demonstration against strongman leader Alexander Lukashenko as anger mounted over the recent death of an opposition activist.

Protesters in ex-Soviet Georgia demand snap polls

Tbili - Thousands of anti-government demonstrators rallied in the capital of ex-Soviet Georgia on Saturday demanding snap polls after the opposition said parliament elections two weeks ago were marred by fraud.

Police crackdown rocks top Mexican tourist resort

Canc - Images of terrified protesters fleeing police and gunfire have shaken one of Mexico's top beach resorts and dealt another blow to a tourism industry already reeling from the coronavirus pandemic.

Georgia opposition defies crackdown, stages new protests

Tbili - Fresh protests took place Monday in Tbilisi as thousands of people hit the streets a day after police cracked down on demonstrations against Georgia's recent general elections.
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Protest in Warsaw, Poland against GMO's
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Protests outside the Old Bailey as the trial of Lee Rigby s alleged killers begins.
Protests outside the Old Bailey as the trial of Lee Rigby's alleged killers begins.
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Thailand protesters, known as red shirts, march through Bangkok and vow to topple the Thai government
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Protesters in Turkey attacking a police car
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Protest of Ten Commandments monument in Starke, Florida.
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Anti-GMO protest in Kapaa, Kauai, Hawaii on February 13, 2013
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Saturday in New York City during the Occupy Wall Street Protest
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Málaga 12m - protest on May 12, 2012 - Plaza de la Merced
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Protest of Ten Commandments monument in Starke, Florida.
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Flag hanging from Liberal Party office after activists took over the office.
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Rally to Prioritize Post-Secondary Education, November 17, 2014.
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March against Ontario government s measure to cut the Special Diet allowance
March against Ontario government's measure to cut the Special Diet allowance
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Kings Cross: Rally to protest against police shooting of aboriginal teens.
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Muslim boys join the rally in a park to support Muslims in Egypt and Syria
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As protesters raised angry voices outside of Toronto's City Hall tonight the city council passed the 2012 budget.
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Demonstrators in the Wisconsin capitol building with various signs
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A group of people stand with rainbow flags in an attempt to block the signs of the street preachers.
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