Protests http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/20151/all en On Location: Occupy Wall Street Occupies the World http://www.globalpost.com/internal/video/5678080 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subhead"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <!--paging_filter--><p>Protesters march in cities worldwide</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-label">Byline:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Solana Pyne </div> </div> </div> <p> Demonstrators in major world cities march in concert with New York City&#39;s Occupy Wall Street protests.</p> <div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-copyright"> <div class="field-label">Copyright/Source:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> GlobalPost </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-lead-image"> <div class="field-label">Still Frame:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_lead_image" width="640" height="360" alt="Video: Occupy Wall Street Occupies the World" src="http://www.globalpost.com/sites/default/files/twistage_stills/73b57df8ef837-original.jpg?1318811104" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-datestamp field-field-publish-date"> <div class="field-label">Publish Date:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">2011:10:17 06:08</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="vid-wrapper"> <script type="text/javascript"> //not in site and viewNode("73b57df8ef837", {player_profile:"_gp3_full", server_detection:true}); </script> </div> 2012 London Olympics Cairo Demonstrations Egypt Mexico City Occupy World Protests Tokyo Politics Japan Mexico United Kingdom Video Mon, 17 Oct 2011 10:08:00 +0000 Solana Pyne 5678080 at http://www.globalpost.com China: Man sets fire to himself in Tiananmen Square http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/asia-pacific/china/111116/china-man-sets-fire-himself-tiananmen-square-photo <p> Beijing authorities have confirmed the incident since being confronted with photos.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/asia-pacific/china/111116/china-man-sets-fire-himself-tiananmen-square-photo" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Protests Self-immolations China Wed, 16 Nov 2011 15:18:00 +0000 News Desk 5681481 at http://www.globalpost.com New year, new crisis point: Hungary http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/europa/new-year-new-crisis-point-hungary Protests in Hungary over hard-right government's constitutional changes which opponents say threaten basic freedoms<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/europa/new-year-new-crisis-point-hungary" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Fidesz Party Home Hungary Protests Regions ultra-nationalist Viktor Orban Europe Europa GlobalPost Blogs Tue, 03 Jan 2012 09:42:52 +0000 Michael Goldfarb 5685699 at http://www.globalpost.com Body of self-immolated Tibetan monk 'publicly paraded' in China http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/asia-pacific/china/120109/tibet-monk-sopa-self-immolation-body-paraded <p> According to witnesses, angry Tibetans demanded that police return the monk&#39;s charred remains, which they then carried through the streets.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/asia-pacific/china/120109/tibet-monk-sopa-self-immolation-body-paraded" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Buddhism Protests Tibet Tibetan Self Immolations China Mon, 09 Jan 2012 11:42:00 +0000 Jessica Phelan 5686446 at http://www.globalpost.com Gulf Cooperation Council pulls members out of Arab League Syria mission http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/middle-east/120124/gulf-cooperation-council-pulls-out-arab-league-syria-un <br /> The Gulf Cooperation Council said it was "certain the bloodshed and killing of innocents would continue, and that the Syrian regime would not abide by the Arab League's resolutions."<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/middle-east/120124/gulf-cooperation-council-pulls-out-arab-league-syria-un" target="_blank">read more</a></p> arab league Protests Syria United Nations Diplomacy Middle East Russia Tue, 24 Jan 2012 14:46:00 +0000 News Desk 5688642 at http://www.globalpost.com Russia: Rival pro-, anti-Putin rallies bring out thousands in Moscow http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/russia/120204/russia-moscow-rival-pro-anti-putin-rallies The numbers of protesters reported Saturday varied widely. Moscow police said 33,000 people took part in the largest opposition demo, while the organizers claimed the number was more than 160,000.<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/russia/120204/russia-moscow-rival-pro-anti-putin-rallies" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Protests Vladimir Putin World Leaders Elections Politics Russia Sat, 04 Feb 2012 12:08:00 +0000 Jessica Phelan 5690374 at http://www.globalpost.com Greece passes new austerity deal amid violent clashes (VIDEO) http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/120212/violent-clashes-greece-over-austerity-measures-video <p> Greek lawmakers approved harsh new austerity measures after rioting in central Athens<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/120212/violent-clashes-greece-over-austerity-measures-video" target="_blank">read more</a></p> austerity Greece IMF Protests Europe Sun, 12 Feb 2012 21:30:00 +0000 News Desk 5691405 at http://www.globalpost.com Anonymous hackers target Bahrain, US munitions manufacturer http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/the-grid/anonymous-hackers-target-us-munitions-manufacturer <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subhead"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> In support of the Arab Spring revolutions, Anonymous strikes again. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Jeb Boone </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p> The infamous hacker collective Anonymous has affixed its digital crosshairs on Jamestown, Pennsylvania based chemical munitions manufacturer Combined Tactical Systems on the anniversary of Bahrain&rsquo;s protest movement that began one year ago.</p> <p> The twitter account @YourAnonNews, which has become the mouthpiece for alerting those outside of the IRCs (internet relay chat, simply an independent online chatroom) to Anon&#39;s various operations, announced that the company&#39;s website was being attacked. After the initial announcement, the account tweeted a series of statements calling attention to Bahrain&#39;s &quot;forgotten&quot; protest movement in conjunction with a destributed denial of service attack on Bahrain&#39;s official website <a href="http://www.bahrain.bh/wps/portal/!ut/p/c5/04_SB8K8xLLM9MSSzPy8xBz9CP0os3g3E0cj0wAXIwMDvwBXAyNLbw8jkxBXI3dzA_1wkA6zeGd3Rw8Tcx8DAwsXNwsDIydTM89AAxcDA09TiLwBDuBooO_nkZ-bql-QnZ3m6KioCAB9ljK8/dl3/d3/L0lDUmlTUSEhL3dHa0FKRnNBL1lCUmZ3QSEhL2Fy/">bahrain.bh</a>.&nbsp;</p> <p> <strong>More from GlobalPost: <a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/united-states/120104/sopa-reddit-paul-ryan-web-activism">Has the internet become an interest group?</a></strong></p> <p> The group also <a href="http://pastebin.com/DaauwSzQ">released a statement on pastebin.com</a>, where they traditionally post what are essentially press releases for the general public. In this statement the collective dicussed the motivation behind the attack on Combined Tactical Systems and their continued support for Arab protesters.&nbsp;</p> <p> &ldquo;From the streets of Oakland to Tahrir Square, to Palestine, Greece, Bahrain and Syria, your sinister instruments of torture and brutality have been used by the vile swine enforcers of the rich ruling classes to repress our revolutionary movements,&rdquo; read the statement.&nbsp;</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/the-grid/anonymous-hackers-target-us-munitions-manufacturer" target="_blank">read more</a></p> anonymous Arab Spring Bahrain Israeli-Palestinian Conflict Occupy movement Protests Syrian uprising The Grid Wed, 15 Feb 2012 17:21:00 +0000 Jeb Boone 5691832 at http://www.globalpost.com In Bolivia, protesters with disabilities clash with police http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/que-pasa/bolivia-protesters-disabilities-clash-police Dozens of people with disabilities — many in wheelchairs or on crutches — fought with riot police Friday in the Bolivian capital of La Paz at the end of a 100-day march for increased government aid money.<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/que-pasa/bolivia-protesters-disabilities-clash-police" target="_blank">read more</a></p> People with disabilities Protests Bolivia Que pasa Fri, 24 Feb 2012 22:53:00 +0000 Alex Leff 5693384 at http://www.globalpost.com 2012 Summer Olympics: 5 activist groups you’re likely to hear from in London http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/united-kingdom/120621/2012-london-olympics-protest-groups <p>The Olympics were initially meant to bring countries together, and the Olympic torch was originally conceived as a symbol of harmony. But that vision may be a little too idyllic for modern times. Economic hardship and social unrest continue as the London games begin, and organizers have braced themselves for a variety of demonstrations. Here, GlobalPost looks quickly at five of the protest groups that are likely to make a scene.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/united-kingdom/120621/2012-london-olympics-protest-groups" target="_blank">read more</a></p> 2012 London Olympics Protests Culture & Lifestyle United Kingdom Mon, 30 Jul 2012 18:30:00 +0000 Katherine Cavanaugh 5708803 at http://www.globalpost.com Mexican election protesters now claiming media corruption http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/business/120713/mexican-election-protestors-now-claiming-media-corruption If you've been in the Zócalo in Mexico City the past few days, chances are you've bumped into some angry Mexicans. Don't blame it on any of your missteps though, Mexicans are angry at something much more important — they believe their election, resulting in a win for Institutional Revolutionary Party (PRI) candidate Enrique Peña Nieto, is a fraud. <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/business/120713/mexican-election-protestors-now-claiming-media-corruption" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Enrique Peña Nieto media Mexican election Protests Americas Business Mexico Fri, 13 Jul 2012 20:50:00 +0000 Samuel Blackstone, Business Insider 5711763 at http://www.globalpost.com Turkish police crackdown on Istanbul protesters http://www.globalpost.com/internal/gallery/5849540 <p>ISTANBUL &mdash; Turkish police fired tear gas and used pepper spray and water cannons to disperse a sit-in by protestors demonstrating against the renovation of a public park in central Istanbul, injuring more than a dozen.&nbsp;</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/internal/gallery/5849540" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Protests Green Turkey Fri, 31 May 2013 16:06:00 +0000 News Desk 5849540 at http://www.globalpost.com Social media round-up: Brazil protests grow in number and meaning http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/brazil/130618/brazil-protests-grow-numbers-and-meaning <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subhead"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> What began in reaction to increased bus fares has evolved into a countrywide protest demanding diverse change. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> James Miller </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><script src="//storify.com/globalpost/brazil-protests.js"></script><p><noscript>[<a href="//storify.com/globalpost/brazil-protests" target="_blank">View the story "Brazil protests" on Storify</a>]</noscript></p> Brazil Dilma Rousseff Protests revolution World Leaders Want to Know Brazil Politics Tue, 18 Jun 2013 17:21:59 +0000 James Miller 5860132 at http://www.globalpost.com