The acquittal of Kyle Rittenhouse, the teenager who fatally shot two protesters and injured another last year, touched off new conversations about racial justice, vigilantism and policing in America and sparked protests in several cities across the country.
Sudan's military seized power in a coup on Monday, arresting members of a transitional government that was supposed to guide the country to democracy following the overthrow of long-ruling autocrat Omar al-Bashir in a popular uprising two years ago.
Thousands of Tunisians protested against President Kais Saied's seizure of almost total power protested in the capital on Sunday as the growing numbers taking to the street in recent weeks has raised the risk of the political crisis unleashing unrest.
Palestinians across the occupied West Bank, East Al-Quds and Gaza Strip gathered for a day of rage on Friday in support of the six Palestinian prisoners, who escaped from an Israeli prison, heeding the call of Hamas and other Palestinian resistance groups.
Hundreds were arrested after violent clashes between anti-lockdown protesters and police in Australia’s two largest cities Saturday as the country recorded its sharpest rise in daily COVID-19 cases since the pandemic began.
Cuban President Miguel Diaz-Canel accused old Cold War foe the United States of inciting unrest in the Caribbean nation, calling on Cubans to stage counter-protests against “provocations,” as thousands have taken to the streets demanding his resignation amid a worsening economic crisis.
At least two people were killed and 27 injured in Chad on Tuesday as demonstrators took to the streets demanding a return to civilian rule after the military took control following President Idriss Deby's death last week.
At least six protesters were killed by security forces in Myanmar, witnesses and media reported, as activists marked the death anniversary on Saturday of a student whose killing in 1988 sparked an uprising against the military government.