From Chile to Lebanon and Iraq to Hong Kong, the same masks have become a common language to register dissent.
In the last century, several South American countries faced coups, military dictatorships and social uprisings. Despite economic improvements in recent years, the continent remains mired in unrest.
East Germans feel alienated and powerless. They see themselves as second-class citizens, while outsiders live high on what is rightfully theirs.
Laws on boycotts already exist, but their aim was never to target consumer groups.
Lebanon's 1989 peace deal ended a civil war by sharing political power between religious factions. That created a society profoundly divided by religion – something today's protesters hope to change.
Extinction Rebellion isn't trying to win support or inspire people – it's trying to force action.
Indonesia passes a regressive anti-democratic law – with more to come – just as BJ Habibie dies, the president who championed the dramatic reform process that transformed Indonesia after 1998.
They've been branded as anarchists and 'fringe-dwellers', but do Extinction Rebellion protesters really warrant such drastic reactions?
Why young Iraqis to took the streets in protests that left more than 100 people dead after a brutal suppression.
Protests in Ghana are often misunderstood which is why the root causes need to identified.
Visual arts and performance have always been central to protest movements - but the unified branding of Extinction Rebellion shows a new approach to activism.
The world has witnessed millions of youth demonstrating across the globe about the need for climate action.
The courts have provided little guidance on whether politically-motivated crimes are better or worse than crimes from 'common criminals'.
As well as an attack on the working classes, Peterloo was also an episode of violence against women.
The reported number of deaths of people campaigning to protect the environment has tripled over a 15 year period.
Rosselló's corruption is just the latest in a string of disasters for Puerto Ricans -- but it also created an opportunity for a stressed community to come together.
Protesters have adopted new approaches stemming from the failures of the 2014 Umbrella Movement and they are building something that is showing resilience to Beijing’s authoritarianism.
The new legislation will give harsher punishment to people who incite others to trespass on farms.
Australian artists are protesting the Adani mine's potential impact on the black-throated finch. The project is gaining traction online, but in this case, emotive art might not be enough.
Municipal swimming pools flourished in the 20th century. But too often, their success was based on the exclusion of African Americans.