Protest

China doctors protest after murder by patient: media
China doctors protest after murder by patient: media

Chinese hospital staff protested on Monday after a patient killed one doctor and wounded two more, local media said, in the latest violence to hit the country's overburdened medical sector.

China doctors protest after murder by patient: media
Greenpeace activist hangs off Eiffel Tower in protest against Russia
Greenpeace activist hangs off Eiffel Tower in protest against Russia

A Greenpeace activist Saturday staged a protest in a tent suspended from the second floor of the Eiffel Tower against Russia's detention of 30 members of the environmental lobby group.

Greenpeace activist hangs off Eiffel Tower in protest against Russia
Hungary opposition to unite for anti-Orban protest
Hungary opposition to unite for anti-Orban protest

Hungary's usually divided opposition will unite Wednesday for a major rally against Prime Minister Viktor Orban, following what it sees as three years of authoritarian government.

Hungary opposition to unite for anti-Orban protest
Respite for families in Spain mass eviction protest
Respite for families in Spain mass eviction protest

Doris Perez broke into tears when she heard she could stay two weeks more in the Spanish apartment she has occupied, amid a mass protest to save her and scores of others from eviction.

Respite for families in Spain mass eviction protest
Greenpeace boss admits surprise at harsh Russian response
Greenpeace boss admits surprise at harsh Russian response

Despite its expertise at risky protests, Greenpeace's head admitted he was "extremely surprised" by Russia's response in the Arctic and never imagined activists would face piracy charges and years in jail.

Greenpeace boss admits surprise at harsh Russian response
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China police fire on Tibetan protesters: rights groups

Chinese police opened fire on a group of protesters in Tibet, injuring 60, overseas rights organisations said Wednesday, in the latest flare-up over the authorities' tight control of the region.

China police fire on Tibetan protesters: rights groups
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Myanmar unrest raises stakes for growing tourist industry

Recent anti-Muslim bloodshed close to Myanmar's most popular tourist beach raises the stakes for an industry dependent on the former pariah state's fluid transition to democracy.

Myanmar unrest raises stakes for growing tourist industry
Mali arrests dozens after disgruntled soldiers' protest
Mali arrests dozens after disgruntled soldiers' protest

Around 30 Malian soldiers suspected of involvement in protests that left one wounded earlier this week have been arrested and turned over to paramilitary police.

Mali arrests dozens after disgruntled soldiers' protest
Protesters clash with police in Mexico City demo
Protesters clash with police in Mexico City demo

Protesters clashed with riot police in Mexico City on Wednesday, leaving dozens injured as thousands of people marched to mark the anniversary of the 1968 massacre of students.

Protesters clash with police in Mexico City demo
A burning car is seen in front of the Russian embassy to Libya. ©Reuters
Protesters attack Russian embassy in Libya

Dozens of angry protesters tried to storm Russia's embassy in Tripoli on Wednesday after reports that a Russian woman had killed a Libyan army officer.

Protesters attack Russian embassy in Libya
Greenpeace disrupts Champions League match to protest sponsor Gazprom
Greenpeace disrupts Champions League match to protest sponsor Gazprom

Greenpeace campaigners briefly interrupted a Champions League match in Basel on Tuesday to protest against sponsor and Russian energy giant Gazprom.

Greenpeace disrupts Champions League match to protest sponsor Gazprom
Rio police use tear gas to disperse teacher protest
Rio police use tear gas to disperse teacher protest

Police in Rio de Janeiro used tear gas Tuesday to disperse around 100 protesting teachers who tried to disrupt the city council vote on a wage increase.

Rio police use tear gas to disperse teacher protest
Sudan stands firm on fuel rise despite deadly protests
Sudan stands firm on fuel rise despite deadly protests

Sudan vowed Sunday to stand firm on fuel price hikes, despite days of deadly protests and criticism from war veterans, hardline Islamic leaders and from within the ruling party itself.

Sudan stands firm on fuel rise despite deadly protests
Thousands of Romanians protest Canadian mine plans
Thousands of Romanians protest Canadian mine plans

Thousands of people marched against a Canadian company's plans to open Europe's largest gold mine at Rosia Montana, in what has become one of the longest-running protests in post-communist Romania.

Thousands of Romanians protest Canadian mine plans
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Malaysian protesters rail against security proposal

Around 30 people protested Monday against a Malaysian parliamentary proposal that critics say allows detention without trial, denouncing it as a broken promise by the government to scrap oppressive laws.

Malaysian protesters rail against security proposal
Naked protest as Spanish king undergoes hip operation
Naked protest as Spanish king undergoes hip operation

Spain's King Juan Carlos underwent a hip-replacement operation Tuesday, his eighth operation in just three years, but this time with the spectacle of a naked protester outside his Madrid hospital.

Naked protest as Spanish king undergoes hip operation
Thousands of Romanians in fresh protest against mine project
Thousands of Romanians in fresh protest against mine project

Thousands of Romanians took to the streets on Sunday in a fourth week of protests against a Canadian company's plan to open Europe's largest gold mine in a picturesque Transylvanian village.

Thousands of Romanians in fresh protest against mine project
Striking teachers block road to Mexico City airport
Striking teachers block road to Mexico City airport

Teachers protesting education reform blocked the main road to Mexico City's international airport on Thursday, forcing travelers to hitch rides in police trucks or walk long distances to their terminals.

Striking teachers block road to Mexico City airport
Gay rights activists protest Russia law
Gay rights activists protest Russia law

About 300 gay rights activists rallied in Madrid on Tuesday as part of an international protest against hotly disputed Russian laws cracking down on homosexuals.

Gay rights activists protest Russia law
Thousands protest in Romania against shale gas, gold mine
Thousands protest in Romania against shale gas, gold mine

Thousands of people took to the streets of Romania on Sunday to protest against shale gas exploration and a controversial Canadian gold mine project using cyanide.

Thousands protest in Romania against shale gas, gold mine