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.
In response to the killing of George Floyd by police officer Derek Chauvin and accomplices, woke culture has intensified cringy prostration and humiliation rituals that can be traced to the Maoist Cultural Revolution.
A crowd of protesters has toppled a statue of famed slave trader Edward Colston in Bristol, UK. Cheering as they danced on his effigy, they are just one of several groups to have targeted controversial monuments in recent weeks.
Droves of protesters have descended on the US embassy in London, in the city’s fourth Black Lives Matter protest in a week. The demonstration comes a day after a similar protest in the city spiralled into mayhem.
With the situation in the capital “under perfect control,” Donald Trump has announced the withdrawal of the National Guard from Washington DC, but warned that the troops may be redeployed if the riots resume.
The curfew in New York City is no longer necessary, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced on Sunday. It follows two days of peaceful protests in the Big Apple against the killing of George Floyd.
There is no need to speculate any longer about the odd similarities between ‘color revolution’ regime change operations overseas and the current protests across the US, when a leading purveyor of ‘Russiagate’ outright admits it.
A video on social media shows the head of police in Webster, Massachusetts expressing his solidarity with Black Lives Matter activists by lying face down on the ground, prompting applause from protesters – and anger on Twitter.
The deadly Covid-19 virus does not discriminate among people, Health Secretary Matt Hancock has warned, reiterating his previous plea to abide by distancing rules even when protesting against racism and inequality.
Clashes erupted in downtown Berlin, Germany at a rally in support of US protests, as demonstrators squared off with local law enforcement. Nearly 100 people have been arrested.