Europe

Police and protesters clash as G20 summit kicks off

At least 159 police officers injured, 45 protesters arrested as leaders from world's largest economies meet in Germany.

Hamburg protests turn violent as G20 summit kicks off

Europe

German police, protesters clash before G20 summit

Riot police use water cannon, pepper spray and batons to disperse demonstrations in Hamburg.

 German police, protesters clash before G20 summit

Opinion

It's time for G20 leaders to embrace civil society

The upcoming G20 summit should be viewed as an opportunity to improve the basic conditions for civil society to thrive.

Cathal Gilbert

by Cathal Gilbert

Cathal Gilbert

Opinion

Why am I facing 75 years in prison?

By threatening anti-Trump protesters with decades in prison, the state is attempting to criminalise civil disobedience.

Carlo Piantini

by Carlo Piantini

Carlo Piantini

Latin America

Venezuelan government accused of illegal detentions

Rights groups say hundreds have been illegally imprisoned as part of government efforts to crack down on protests.

Opinion

Are protests enough to bring down the G20?

We have to take to the streets of Hamburg on July 7 with a clear idea of what we want our world to be.

Srecko Horvat

by Srecko Horvat

Srecko Horvat

Opinion

Theresa May's 'zombie' administration has to go

Parliamentary arithmetic will not provide an answer to UK's political crisis - politics of mass mobilisation will.

John Rees

by John Rees

John Rees

Latin America

One killed as Venezuelan troops fire on protesters

Shooting outside La Carlota airbase in Caracas brings death toll from near-daily unrest to at least 76 since April.

One killed as Venezuelan troops fire on protesters

Opinion

Criminalising Standing Rock

It is not the first time US government has used all means necessary to stifle activism and resistance.

Frank Barat

by Frank Barat

Frank Barat

Opinion

Youth vs Putin - 2:0

The Kremlin is failing to suppress a new more resilient wave of youth protests.

Roman Dobrokhotov

by Roman Dobrokhotov

Roman Dobrokhotov

Egypt

Egypt arrests dozens ahead of proposed island protests

As many as 40 people detained amid calls on social media for mass protest against Saudi deal on Friday at Tahrir Square.

Egypt arrests dozens ahead of proposed island protests

Opinion

Making sense of recent protests in Morocco

Morocco's February 20th movement may have lost its momentum in recent years, but its legacy is still alive.

Kenza Oumlil

by Kenza Oumlil

Kenza Oumlil

Latin America

Venezuela violence: Tens of thousands hit the streets

National Guard soldiers block the way to foreign ministry and drive protesters back with volleys of gas and water canon.

Venezuela violence: Tens of thousands hit the streets

United States

US activists burn Confederate flag on Memorial Day

Detroit residents against divisive symbol put fire to Confederate flag to raise awareness of the need to fight racism.

US activists burn Confederate flag on Memorial Day

Venezuela

Venezuela opposition leaders wounded in protest march

Fifty-nine people have died in the often violent street melees against President Nicolas Maduro's government.