Get the latest news on mass demonstrations around the world. Mass demonstrations are associated with people’s discontent with their authorities, and in many countries of the world, protests lead to a change in government or the resignation of the leader. However, mass demonstrations do not always lead to positive changes; on the contrary, there are many cases in modern history when nationwide protests lead to civil war, economic crisis, and deaths among ordinary people. Such was the case for Libya, where opponents of the government, armed with weapons and having received military support from some NATO countries, were able to overthrow the country’s leader, Muammar Gaddafi, which ultimately led to the ongoing civil war – go to RT.com to read experts’ opinions. Follow RT to be updated on the latest news and videos from mass demonstrations around the world.