Mass rallies as Israel withdraws from hostage negotiations
Rallies have been taking place in Tel Aviv in an effort to ramp up pressure on Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, to bring more captives home. It comes as Israel withdrew its Mossad negotiators from Doha, citing an “impasse”.
'Extreme political protest' outside U.S Israeli consulate
A protester with a Palestinian flag self-immolated on Friday (December 1) outside the Israeli consulate in Atlanta, authorities said.
Bangladeshi textile workers fight for higher wages
Bangladesh's most important export sector is the textile industry, yet workers say they're paid far too little and are taking to the streets in protest. The country's minimum wage commission announced a wage increase, but the workers and...
Global climate crisis protests push boundaries in 2023
Climate activism has come a long way since its inception. The first demonstrations began in the 1970s in the US during the first-ever Earth Day. Rallies today are worldwide events that see advocates grapple with governments over policy.
NYC tree lighting disrupted by pro-Palestinian protests
The iconic Rockefeller Center Christmas tree lighting ceremony in New York City went somewhat according to plan Wednesday night, despite some disruptions by pro-Palestinian protesters. Several hundred demonstrators calling for a cease-fi...
United Auto Workers targets Tesla, 12 other carmakers
The United Auto Workers labor union is launching a huge drive to organize workers at more than a dozen automakers. Those include Tesla Inc., Toyota Motor Corp. and Volkswagen AG.
South Africans stage pro-Palestinian march
Members of South African political parties and civil society organizations marched through the streets of Johannesburg on Wednesday, demanding a permanent ceasefire in the Gaza Strip as they marked the International Day of Solidarity wit...
More than 100,000 march through London for Gaza
More than 100-thousand people have rallied again in London to demand a permanent truce in Gaza. It’s the latest in a series of demonstrations intended to put pressure on Israel and the international community.
Dublin riots blamed on far-right groups, misinformation
Irish authorities are linking a dramatic night of looting, arson and rioting in Dublin to misinformation spread by far-right groups, in the wake of a knife attack that injured three children and a woman.
Amazon workers across Europe strike on Black Friday
Amazon workers walked out on strike at multiple locations across Europe on Friday in protests against the U.S. e-commerce giant's working practices on one of the busiest shopping days of the year. It's part of a campaign called "Make Ama...
Boycotts over Gaza hit Western brands in Arab countries
Western brands are feeling the impact of a boycott campaign in Egypt and Jordan linked to Israel's military offensive in the Gaza Strip.
Ukraine marks anniversary of Maidan ‘Revolution of Dignity’
Ukraine’s pro-democracy, pro-Europe demonstrations a decade ago marked the “first victory” in its war with Russia, President Zelenskyy declared on the anniversary of the popular protest movement Tuesday.
American Airlines flight attendants ask to go on strike
American Airlines flight attendants want permission to go on strike, and they'll ask the feds to green light the move possibly before the Christmas and New Year's travel rush.
French artists rally for peace
More than 500 artists including filmmakers Jacques Audiard, Isabelle Adjani and Marion Cotillard have joined protests in France calling for peace in the Israel-Hamas War.
Mass rally involving families of hostages reaches Jerusalem
The families of Israeli captives taken by Hamas, have arrived in West Jerusalem after a march that began last week. They want the government of of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to focus on bringing their family members home.
Madagascar polls close, opposition boycotts election
Ballot counting is underway in Madagascar following a presidential election. The vote was marred by weeks of violent protests and some opposition candidates boycotted the process.
Starbucks workers stage walkout at over 200 stores
Starbucks workers at more than 200 locations across the U.S. are staging a one-day walkout Thursday. In what is being dubbed the "Red Cup Rebellion," the walkout coincides with the company's Red Cup Day tradition, when customers receive ...
Russian artist jailed for seven years over anti-war protest
A Russian artist who replaced supermarket price tags with anti-war messages was jailed for seven years on Thursday. Alexandra Skochilenko was charged with spreading false information about the Russian army.
Police, pro-Palestine protesters clash outside DNC building
U.S. Capitol Police officers clashed with Pro-Palestine protesters Wednesday night in front of the Democratic National Committee headquarters. Several people were arrested and at least six officers were injured.
Madagascar heads to polls amid opposition boycott
Voters in Madagascar head to the polls on Thursday in a presidential election boycotted by 10 out of 12 opposition candidates and marred by weeks of violent protests.
Relatives of Israeli hostages march to Jerusalem
Nearly 240 hostages taken during the Hamas attacks on October 7 are still in Gaza. Relatives of the hostages marched from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem to put pressure on the Israeli government to bring their loved ones home.
Spain's Sanchez secures another term amid protests
Spain's lower house of parliament voted to make Pedro Sanchez prime minister for another term, ending a protracted deadlock after an inconclusive general election in July.
Madagascar heads to polls in vote marred by violence
Voters in Madagascar headed to the polls on Thursday in a presidential election boycotted by 10 out of 12 opposition candidates and marred by weeks of violent protests.
Israel supporters gather in Washington, DC
Tens of thousands of protesters gathered in Washington, D.C., for a rally in support of Israel amid its war with Hamas. Crowds were addressed by senior leaders from the Democratic and Republican parties.
Various protests erupt near APEC Summit in San Francisco
Hundreds of protesters have gathered in San Francisco Wednesday as heads of state and representatives from big corporations meet for the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Summit. The "No to APEC" coalition is comprised of various ...
Delta workers hold rally for change
A group of Delta workers claims the Atlanta-based airline is trying to bust up their efforts to unionize. They rallied in downtown Tuesday evening, also raising complaints of racial discrimination and unfair treatment on the job.
Massive pro-Israel rally in Washington, D.C.
A massive crowd gathered in Washington, D.C., to call for the release of hostages held by Hamas and an end to antisemitism. Meanwhile, pro-Palestinian rallies across the U.S. have put pressure on President Joe Biden from both angles.
Demonstrators march for Israel in Washington, DC
Tens of thousands of people are gathering at Washington DC's National Mall on Tuesday for the "March for Israel" rally.
Police, protestors clash at Atlanta training facility
Police have used flash bangs and pepper spray at protestors marching to the site of the future Atlanta Public Safety Training Center.
Garment workers demand pay rise as rallies turn violent
Bangladesh's main exporting sector, the readymade garment industry, is experiencing severe turmoil, with recent demonstrations by workers for better wages met with heavy retaliation from police. At least three workers were killed and doz...