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#Protests

# protests - Tuesday 1 September, 2020

Trump refuses to condemn killing of two protesters by 17-year-old in Kenosha
# Wisconsin
# Wisconsin

Trump refuses to condemn killing of two protesters by 17-year-old in Kenosha

Sep 1st 2020, 8:18 AM 48,068 Views 0 Comments

Three people were shot during the protest over the police shooting of Jacob Blake.

# protests - Monday 31 August, 2020

Strike leader detained in Belarus as crackdown continues
# Protests
# Protests

Strike leader detained in Belarus as crackdown continues

Aug 31st 2020, 3:07 PM 12,450 Views 4 Comments

The arrest is part of an effort to stifle weeks of protests demanding the resignation of Alexander Lukashenko.

Democrats accuse Trump of inflaming racial tensions in Portland
# Portland
# Portland

Democrats accuse Trump of inflaming racial tensions in Portland

Aug 31st 2020, 6:54 AM 17,408 Views 95 Comments

The city has been the site of daily protests for months.

# protests - Sunday 30 August, 2020

German government condemns 'unacceptable' attempt by far-right groups to storm Reichstag
# Berlin
# Berlin

German government condemns 'unacceptable' attempt by far-right groups to storm Reichstag

Aug 30th 2020, 11:58 AM 46,854 Views 52 Comments

Late last night, several hundred protesters broke through barriers and a police cordon to climb the steps leading to the entrance to the Reichstag.

One dead in Portland shooting after demonstrators clash
# Protests
# Protests

One dead in Portland shooting after demonstrators clash

Aug 30th 2020, 9:30 AM 27,852 Views 77 Comments

The death follows another night of unrest in the city.

# protests - Friday 28 August, 2020

Teenager charged over fatal shootings amid US protests against racial inequality
# Kenosha
# Kenosha

Teenager charged over fatal shootings amid US protests against racial inequality

Aug 28th 2020, 7:50 AM 17,513 Views 0 Comments

Kyle Rittenhouse allegedly went to Kenosha from nearby Antioch, Illinois and went on a shooting rampage.

# protests - Wednesday 26 August, 2020

Belarus detains more people as protests demanding leader’s resignation continue
# Minsk
# Minsk

Belarus detains more people as protests demanding leader’s resignation continue

Aug 26th 2020, 2:03 PM 8,513 Views 3 Comments

The renewed crackdown on protesters comes as authorities crank up pressure on the opposition, jailing several activists.

# protests - Tuesday 25 August, 2020

Jacob Blake: Father says son shot 'eight times' by police is 'paralysed from the waist down'
# United States
# United States

Jacob Blake: Father says son shot 'eight times' by police is 'paralysed from the waist down'

Updated Aug 25th 2020, 5:55 PM 38,791 Views 65 Comments

Protests broke out in the city of Kenosha after 29-year-old Jacob Blake was shot.

# protests - Monday 24 August, 2020

Protests erupt in Wisconsin after US police shoot black man in back
# Wisconsin
# Wisconsin

Protests erupt in Wisconsin after US police shoot black man in back

Aug 24th 2020, 7:46 PM 34,575 Views 81 Comments

The man was airlifted to Froedtert Hospital in Milwaukee and was in serious condition.

# protests - Sunday 23 August, 2020

Tens of thousands take to the streets in Belarus demanding the resignation of the president
# Minsk
# Minsk

Tens of thousands take to the streets in Belarus demanding the resignation of the president

Aug 23rd 2020, 2:39 PM 12,629 Views 20 Comments

Officials warned Belarusians not to participate in “illegal demonstrations”.

# protests - Saturday 22 August, 2020

Four men arrested in relation to ongoing protests in Dublin
# Protests
# Protests

Four men arrested in relation to ongoing protests in Dublin

Aug 22nd 2020, 5:01 PM 94,120 Views 80 Comments

Investigations are ongoing.

# protests - Monday 17 August, 2020

'There will be no new election until you kill me': Lukashenko is defiant as EU leaders to discuss next steps
# Belarus
# Belarus

'There will be no new election until you kill me': Lukashenko is defiant as EU leaders to discuss next steps

Aug 17th 2020, 2:00 PM 20,997 Views 26 Comments

Lukashenko tried to rally support today but was met with workers chanting at him to “go away”.

# protests - Sunday 16 August, 2020

Belarus president Alexander Lukashenko rejects election rerun on seventh day of protests
# Protests
# Protests

Belarus president Alexander Lukashenko rejects election rerun on seventh day of protests

Updated Aug 16th 2020, 4:18 PM 30,097 Views 30 Comments

Lukashenko said earlier that he has support from Russian President Vladimir Putin.

# protests - Saturday 15 August, 2020

Thousands continue protests in Belarus as president discusses unrest with Vladimir Putin
# Minsk
# Minsk

Thousands continue protests in Belarus as president discusses unrest with Vladimir Putin

Aug 15th 2020, 12:18 PM 19,330 Views 13 Comments

Crowds gathered in Minsk to honour a protester who died during this week’s crackdown.

# protests - Friday 14 August, 2020

Lebanon's parliament approves two-week state of emergency in Beirut
# Emergency
# Emergency

Lebanon's parliament approves two-week state of emergency in Beirut

Aug 14th 2020, 7:36 AM 8,876 Views 0 Comments

Dozens of demonstrators shouted as lawmakers arrived at parliament to ratify the emergency measure.

# protests - Thursday 13 August, 2020

700 more people detained in Belarus as Lukashenko calls protesters 'sheep'
# Disputed Election
# Disputed Election

700 more people detained in Belarus as Lukashenko calls protesters 'sheep'

Updated Aug 13th 2020, 11:49 AM 15,218 Views 12 Comments

More than 6,700 people have been detained following protests over a disputed election.

# protests - Tuesday 11 August, 2020

Explainer: Why protests have erupted in Belarus against Europe's 'last dictator'
# Alexander Lukashenko
# Alexander Lukashenko

Explainer: Why protests have erupted in Belarus against Europe's 'last dictator'

Aug 11th 2020, 3:59 PM 16,366 Views 43 Comments

Alexander Lukashenko just won another presidential election, although the opposition has said it was rigged.

# protests - Monday 10 August, 2020

Police and protesters clash amid accusations of rigged Belarus presidential vote
# Alexander Lukashenko
# Alexander Lukashenko

Police and protesters clash amid accusations of rigged Belarus presidential vote

Aug 10th 2020, 7:18 AM 13,912 Views 4 Comments

Opposition candidate Sviatlana Tsikhanouskaya rejected the results of the exit poll.

# protests - Sunday 26 July, 2020

Fire breaks out at courthouse in California during tense late night protests
# Oakland
# Oakland

Fire breaks out at courthouse in California during tense late night protests

Jul 26th 2020, 1:19 PM 17,144 Views 46 Comments

Demonstrators broke windows, spray-painted graffiti, set off fireworks and pointed lasers at officers, police said

# protests - Friday 24 July, 2020

Tense Portland standoff with US federal police continues after mayor tear-gassed
# Oregon
# Oregon

Tense Portland standoff with US federal police continues after mayor tear-gassed

Jul 24th 2020, 7:28 AM 23,673 Views 38 Comments

Mayor Ted Wheeler was gassed while leading a protest against the presence of federal agents.

# protests - Wednesday 1 July, 2020

Police converge on Seattle’s protest zone after mayor orders clearance
# Occupied
# Occupied

Police converge on Seattle’s protest zone after mayor orders clearance

Jul 1st 2020, 2:52 PM 13,107 Views 16 Comments

Two people have been killed and three others seriously injured since protests started on 8 June.

# protests - Saturday 27 June, 2020

Glasses and bottles thrown at police in violent clash between police and football fans in Liverpool
# Liverpool
# Liverpool

Glasses and bottles thrown at police in violent clash between police and football fans in Liverpool

Jun 27th 2020, 7:28 PM 64,941 Views 124 Comments

Two officers needed medical treatment for injuries to their backs after bottles were thrown at them.

# protests - Tuesday 23 June, 2020

Protesters attempt to pull down statue of former US president near White House
# Andrew Jackson
# Andrew Jackson

Protesters attempt to pull down statue of former US president near White House

Jun 23rd 2020, 12:47 PM 34,963 Views 82 Comments

Police used pepper spray to move protesters out of Lafayette Square, where the Andrew Jackson statue is located.

# protests - Sunday 14 June, 2020

Atlanta police officer sacked after fatal shooting of black man
# Protests
# Protests

Atlanta police officer sacked after fatal shooting of black man

Updated Jun 14th 2020, 3:31 PM 65,612 Views 56 Comments

Rayshard Brooks was running away when he was shot by a police officer.

28-year-old arrested after image shows man urinating next to police officer's memorial in London
# Keith Palmer
# Keith Palmer

28-year-old arrested after image shows man urinating next to police officer's memorial in London

Updated Jun 14th 2020, 12:05 PM 49,263 Views 81 Comments

Home Secretary Priti Patel described the act as “appalling and shameful”.

# protests - Wednesday 10 June, 2020

TV show Cops axed amid racial tensions and protests
# George Floyd
# George Floyd

TV show Cops axed amid racial tensions and protests

Jun 10th 2020, 8:21 AM 25,019 Views 108 Comments

The programme had been pulled temporarily from the air in late May, but that move has now become permanent.

At least 25 people arrested as hundreds march in Hong Kong to mark year since start of protests
# One Year On
# One Year On

At least 25 people arrested as hundreds march in Hong Kong to mark year since start of protests

Jun 10th 2020, 7:09 AM 5,389 Views 12 Comments

Hong Kong’s leader Carrie Lam marked the occasion by calling for peace and stability.

# protests - Tuesday 9 June, 2020

'He has not died in vain': Thousands gather in Houston to mourn George Floyd before private funeral
# Black Lives Matter
# Black Lives Matter

'He has not died in vain': Thousands gather in Houston to mourn George Floyd before private funeral

Jun 9th 2020, 7:13 AM 14,354 Views 77 Comments

The death of George Floyd has triggered protests and anger in the US and beyond.

# protests - Sunday 7 June, 2020

Assaults on police officers at UK anti-racism rally ‘shocking’, Met Police chief says
# Protests
# Protests

Assaults on police officers at UK anti-racism rally ‘shocking’, Met Police chief says

Jun 7th 2020, 3:45 PM 26,184 Views 53 Comments

The police force said 29 people were arrested after tensions escalated yesterday.

# protests - Saturday 6 June, 2020

Explainer: Why is a new law in Hong Kong about the Chinese national anthem so controversial?
# Protests
# Protests

Explainer: Why is a new law in Hong Kong about the Chinese national anthem so controversial?

Jun 6th 2020, 7:45 AM 15,501 Views 27 Comments

The law was approved by Hong Kong legislators on Thursday.

# protests - Thursday 4 June, 2020

Crowds gather to celebrate and mourn George Floyd at Minneapolis memorial
# Black Lives Matter
# Black Lives Matter

Crowds gather to celebrate and mourn George Floyd at Minneapolis memorial

Jun 4th 2020, 9:20 PM 12,304 Views 92 Comments

Civil rights activists and politicians gathered at the memorial for George Floyd, whose death has sparked protests across the US.

New Hong Kong law bans insults to China's national anthem
# Hong Kong
# Hong Kong

New Hong Kong law bans insults to China's national anthem

Jun 4th 2020, 1:36 PM 11,377 Views 27 Comments

Today protesters defied a ban against a mass vigil commemorating the Tienanmen anniversary.

# protests - Monday 1 June, 2020

'You have to arrest people': Trump says state governors are ‘weak’ in face of protests
# George Floyd Protests
# George Floyd Protests

'You have to arrest people': Trump says state governors are ‘weak’ in face of protests

Updated Jun 1st 2020, 5:17 PM 165,818 Views 309 Comments

The president had to take refuge in a White House bunker during angry scenes outside.

# protests - Friday 29 May, 2020

Kaepernick voices support for Minneapolis protesters after killing of George Floyd
# Rest In Power
From The42
# Rest In Power

Kaepernick voices support for Minneapolis protesters after killing of George Floyd

May 29th 2020, 8:09 AM 6,615 Views 25 Comments

The former San Francisco 49ers quarterback was ostracised by the NFL after his own protest in 2016.

National Guard deployed to Minneapolis following third night of protests over black man's death
# George Floyd
# George Floyd

National Guard deployed to Minneapolis following third night of protests over black man's death

May 29th 2020, 7:12 AM 20,574 Views 65 Comments

Demonstrations have been sparked by those angered at a video showing 46-year-old George Floyd’s arrest.

# protests - Sunday 24 May, 2020

Thousands protest in Hong Kong over China security law proposal
# Protests
# Protests

Thousands protest in Hong Kong over China security law proposal

May 24th 2020, 4:47 PM 10,574 Views 9 Comments

The scenes today were the most intense in months.

Police fire tear gas as hundreds take to Hong Kong streets to protest China security proposals
# Hong Kong
# Hong Kong

Police fire tear gas as hundreds take to Hong Kong streets to protest China security proposals

May 24th 2020, 8:14 AM 11,280 Views 18 Comments

Protesters chanted slogans such as ‘Stand with Hong Kong’ as they gathered in a popular shopping district.

# protests - Thursday 21 May, 2020

'This is the end of Hong Kong': China proposes controversial security laws
# Protests
# Protests

'This is the end of Hong Kong': China proposes controversial security laws

Updated May 21st 2020, 11:59 PM 44,952 Views 72 Comments

The proposal follows major protests in Hong Kong last year.

# protests - Friday 15 May, 2020

Hong Kong watchdog says police only used force to protect their safety during pro-democracy protests
# Protests
# Protests

Hong Kong watchdog says police only used force to protect their safety during pro-democracy protests

May 15th 2020, 10:24 PM 8,233 Views 4 Comments

Although described as independent, the council is appointed by Hong Kong chief executive Carrie Lam.

# protests - Monday 20 April, 2020

Explainer: Why are people protesting against Covid-19 lockdowns in the US?
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Explainer: Why are people protesting against Covid-19 lockdowns in the US?

Apr 20th 2020, 3:11 PM 33,348 Views 75 Comments

At one protest in Colorado, a woman shouted at a healthcare worker ‘You go to work, why can’t I go to work?’