The arrest of a journalist could have been avoided, a policing expert says.
Activists aren’t necessarily more aggressive than in the past, but they are using creative and sometime shocking new tactics that quickly go viral.
Razor wire, surveillance technologies and gated compounds – welcome to COP27.
Eight journalists covering a protest on the M25 motorway were recently detained by police.
Iranian protesters aren’t satisfied winning small battles within the Islamic regime. Their aim is a revolution that will result in universal human rights.
In 1914, suffragette Mary Richardson slashed a painting London’s National Gallery to attract publicity to Emmeline Pankhurst’s imprisonment.
Climate protesters are destabilizing the idea that public galleries are safe spaces for works of art, held in public trust.
Protest is a way to keep potential abuses of the rule of law in check. But what happens if citizens and authorities feel protesters go too far in violating the rule of law?
A legal expert explains how climate activists could use the government’s own legislation to their advantage.
France’s ‘renewed partnership’ with Algeria may be less about exploring a difficult and painful past and more about pressing political concerns.
Iranian women have a long history of campaigning for their rights. The latest protests bring together a host of religious and gender groups suppressed by the country’s clerical regime.
When we look at certain prices, we jump to conclusions about inflation rates that are not accurate.
Women have long demanded change in Iran. In the aftermath of the death of a woman for a hijab violation, women protesters may be leading their country to a freer and more just society.
It’s understandable some people wish to publicly grieve the Queen and offer their respects to her and the monarchy. But those who disagree with the monarchy also have a right to freedom of speech.
Police may not have been justified in making arrests over breach of the peace and public order.
His songs about the rights of the Oromo people in Ethiopia lifted the spirits of a downtrodden people and his death shook the nation.
Pakistan’s coalition government had been relatively permissive of former prime minister Khan’s mass rallies. But the latest developments suggest this approach has ended.
Barbara Kruger’s ‘Untitled (Your body is a battleground)’ has seamlessly transitioned to social media, inspiring a new generation of media-savvy artists and activists.
In today’s episode, we look at how sound and noise are used as tactics of protest and how practitioners are using environmental soundscapes to protest against racism and police brutality.
In Russia, a draconian censorship regime makes open dissent impossible. But people are finding ingenious ways to express their opposition to the war in Ukraine.