US suspends trade pact with Myanmar and UN chief Antonio Guterres is calling for a united global front to put pressure on the junta to end its atrocities.
Protestors on the streets of Yangon are creative, passionate, aware, and in no mood to go home.
Demonstrators are seeking to roll back the seizure of power by the military and demanding the release of the country's ousted leader, Aung San Suu Kyi, and other top figures.
With soldiers and armoured cars back on the streets of major cities in Myanmar, the takeover has not been met by any large street protests but signs of public anger and plans to resist have begun to flicker.
Police fire tear gas at protesters as anger grows after a raft of complaints against officers and custodial death of George Floyd in US.
Protesters will take to the streets across the US again, a day after the funeral of George Floyd, whose death in police custody has ignited the biggest surge of anti-racism activism since the civil rights era of the 1960s.
From Dublin to Wellington, Rotterdam to Paris, thousands gathered for protests this week in solidarity with the US demonstrations.
Chan Kin-man was found guilty last year of conspiracy to commit public nuisance for his role in planning and mobilising supporters during the 79-day protest that brought parts of the Chinese-ruled city to a standstill.
Police detained around 400 people for offences including unlawful assembly and possession of offensive weapons, in the protest which organisers said more than a million people attended.
From climate change to India's complete take over of disputed Kashmir to massive anti-Beijing demonstrations in Hong Kong, here are some of the global protests that dominated headlines in 2019.
Government supporters took to the streets of downtown Hong Kong after a chaotic working week saw hardcore anti-Beijing activists cause widespread disruption in the city and stretch police resources.
Hong Kong police fired volleys of tear gas to disperse thousands of protesters, many wearing banned face masks, who had converged on the Kowloon harbour-front tourist district to denounce perceived police brutality over months of unrest.
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