Thai police used tear gas and water cannon against protesters marching on a military base in Bangkok on Sunday to call for King Maha Vajiralongkorn to give up direct command of the army unit housed there.
Myanmar police began to disperse pro-democracy protesters on Monday as businesses around the country shut in a general strike called to oppose the military coup despite a threat from authorities that confrontation could cost lives.
Hundreds of thousands of people marched in Myanmar on Wednesday, rejecting the army’s assertion that the public supported its overthrow of elected leader, Aung San Suu Kyi, and vowing they would not be cowed in their bid to end military rule.
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.