Get the latest news on protests around the world. Protests are usually associated with people’s discontent with their authorities, and in many countries of the world mass demonstrations lead to a change in government or the resignation of the leader. However, protests do not always lead to positive changes; on the contrary, there are many cases in modern history where nationwide demonstrations led to civil war, economic crisis and deaths among ordinary people. One such example of this is 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 protests around the world.