Hundreds of protesters broke into Guatemala’s Congress and burned part of the building amid growing demonstrations against President Alejandro Giammattei and the legislature for approving a budget that cut educational and health spending.
German police unleashed water cannon on Wednesday in an effort to scatter thousands of protesters angry over plans to empower Chancellor Angela Merkel’s government to enforce restrictions to curb the spread of the coronavirus.
Thousands of people protested in Bangkok on Saturday in the latest in months of anti-government demonstrations that have called for the removal of the incumbent premier and also reforms to Thailand’s powerful monarchy.
Clashes erupted between Iraqi security forces and some protesters as hundreds, rather than an anticipated thousands, took to the streets of Iraq’s Baghdad to mark the anniversary of anti-government demonstrations that took place last year.
Protesters in Portland threw rocks and fire bombs at police who in turn used tear gas on Saturday night and at least one person was injured, on the 100th day of demonstrations in the Oregon city against racism and police brutality.
"We won't leave until Bibi leaves." Israel's struggle to contain the coronavirus has stirred deep-seated resentment toward Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and protests demanding his resignation are growing by the week.
US police used flash bangs, pepper spray and tear gas as protesters marched in cities across the country amid a wave of public anger over President Donald Trump's planned "surge" of federal agents into major metropolises.
Thousands of protesters gathered outside the federal courthouse in Portland into the early hours of Saturday, directing fireworks at the building as plumes of tear gas dispensed by US agents lingered above.
US President Donald Trump on Friday signed an executive order pledging to enforce prosecution for protesters who vandalize public memorials, as he announced he was skipping a weekend at his New Jersey golf resort to ensure "LAW & ORDER" in Washington.
President Donald Trump on Tuesday reiterated his warning that those who destroy US monuments on federal property would be arrested and face jail time, hours after protesters tried to topple a statue of former president Andrew Jackson near the White House, Reuters reported.
Protesters shut down a major highway in Atlanta on Saturday and burned down a Wendy’s restaurant where a black man was shot dead by police as he tried to escape arrest, an incident likely to fuel more nationwide tensions over race and police tactics.
Police fired tear gas outside the White House late Sunday as anti-racism protestors again took to the streets to voice fury at police brutality, and major US cities were put under curfew to suppress rioting.