Protests and demonstrations

FILE - In this Aug. 14, 2019 file photo, Eduardo Bolsonaro, a Brazilian lawmaker and the son of President Jair Bolosonaro, smiles during a Foreign Relations Committee ceremony, in Brasilia, Brazil. Eduardo Bolsonaro has assumed leadership of their political party, the Social Liberal Party, in Congress’ lower house, an update of the chamber’s website showed Monday, Oct. 21, 2019. (AP Photo/Eraldo Peres, File)
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October 31, 2019 - 8:21 pm
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — A son of Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro faced criticism Thursday after suggesting the government adopt dictatorship-era tactics if they are deemed necessary to control any street protests. Lawmaker Eduardo Bolsonaro said protests and riots of the kind that have occurred in...
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A woman dressed in a Catrina costume flies a Mapuche indigenous flag during an anti-government protest in Santiago, Chile, Thursday, Oct. 31, 2019. Chile has been facing days of unrest, triggered by a relatively minor increase in subway fares. The protests have shaken a nation noted for economic stability over the past decades, which has seen steadily declining poverty despite persistent high rates of inequality. (AP Photo/Rodrigo Abd)
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October 31, 2019 - 6:41 pm
SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — Thousands of young Chileans marched Thursday to demand improved social services as government and opposition leaders debated the response to nearly two weeks of protests that have paralyzed much of the capital and forced the cancellation of two major international summits...
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Iraqi anti-government protesters remove barriers set by security forces to close the Al-Sanak Bridge leading to the Green Zone during a demonstration in Baghdad, Iraq, Thursday, Oct. 31, 2019. Late Wednesday, hundreds of people headed to the Al-Sanak Bridge that runs parallel to the Joumhouriya Bridge, opening a new front in their attempts to cross the Tigris River to the Green Zone. Security forces fired volleys of tear gas that billowed smoke and covered the night sky. (AP Photo/Khalid Mohammed)
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October 31, 2019 - 1:59 pm
BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraq's president on Thursday called for the drafting of a new election law and said he would approve early elections once it is enacted, bowing to anti-government protesters while insisting that the sweeping changes they are demanding be carried out in a constitutional way. Iraq has...
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People wearing masks gather on a street in Hong Kong, Thursday, Oct. 31, 2019. Hong Kong authorities are bracing as pro-democracy protesters urged people on Thursday to celebrate Halloween by wearing masks on a march in defiance of a government ban on face coverings. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung)
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October 31, 2019 - 11:05 am
HONG KONG (AP) — Police and protesters engaged in a standoff in Hong Kong's nightlife district on Thursday after pro-democracy demonstrators urged people to celebrate Halloween by wearing masks in defiance of a government ban on face coverings. Riot police pushed people back slowly from the Lan...
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Anti-government protesters stand on a building near Tahrir Square during ongoing protests in Baghdad, Iraq, Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2019. (AP Photo/Khalid Mohammed)
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October 30, 2019 - 5:00 pm
BAGHDAD (AP) — Two rockets were fired into Baghdad's fortified Green Zone on Wednesday, killing one Iraqi soldier and adding to the violence gripping the country amid unprecedented anti-government protests and a violent security crackdown. Security officials said one of the Katyusha rockets landed...
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An anti-government protester prepares to throw a tear gas canister fired by Iraq security forces to disperse a during a demonstration, in Baghdad, Iraq, Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2019. (AP Photo/Hadi Mizban)
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October 30, 2019 - 4:09 pm
BAGHDAD (AP) — The Latest on anti-government protests in Iraq (all times local): 11:05 p.m. Iraqi security officials say two rockets have been fired into Baghdad's fortified Green Zone area, killing one Iraqi soldier. At least one of the Katyusha rockets fired Wednesday night landed about 100...
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Dutch construction workers gather for a demonstration against the government’s environmental rules, in The Hague, Netherlands on Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2019. The industry is protesting government limits on nitrogen emissions and rules about transporting sand and earth contaminated with tiny amounts of chemicals known as PFAS. (AP Photo/Mike Corder)
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October 30, 2019 - 8:23 am
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Thousands of Dutch construction workers converged on The Hague on Wednesday to protest restrictions they say are crippling their industry, the latest large-scale demonstration against the government's environmental policies. A central park in The Hague filled up early...
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Swedish climate activist, Greta Thunberg, attends a climate rally, in Vancouver, British Columbia, on Friday, Oct. 25, 2019. (Melissa Renwick/The Canadian Press via AP)
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October 30, 2019 - 6:38 am
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Teen climate activist Greta Thunberg, who has inspired millions across the world to stage protests urging leaders to better tackle global warming, has declined an environmental prize, saying "the climate movement does not need any more prizes." Two fellow climate...
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Nurse technician Alejandra Reyes, center, protests against Chile's President Sebastian Pinera’s government during march in Santiago, Chile, Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2019. “I have protested all of my life, since we started working in hospitals. Hospitals always get the crumbs.” Reyes said. (AP Photo/Esteban Felix)
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October 29, 2019 - 11:07 pm
SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — Once the fuse was lit, the anger couldn't be contained. The spark that ignited protests in Chile was a rise in subway fares, but 12 days later the government has failed to contain the unrest and analysts agree the Chilean upheaval is about far more than a fare hike. Some...
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A supporter of Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri burns garbage containers to block a main road, in Beirut, Lebanon, Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2019. Hariri resigned Tuesday, bowing to one of the central demands of anti-government demonstrators shortly after baton-wielding Hezbollah supporters rampaged through the main protest camp in Beirut, torching tents, smashing plastic chairs and chasing away protesters. (AP Photo/Bilal Hussein)
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October 29, 2019 - 7:24 pm
BEIRUT (AP) — Lebanon's prime minister resigned Tuesday, bowing to one of the central demands of anti-government demonstrators shortly after baton-wielding Hezbollah supporters rampaged through the main protest camp in Beirut, torching tents, smashing plastic chairs and chasing away protesters. The...
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