A protestor looks on after being allegedly injured by anti-riot police during a demonstration against pension reform in Toulouse, southern France, on March 28, 2023.
The brutal methods employed by the French police to maintain order during protests contrast with those of its European neighbours.
Israelis protest against Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s judicial overhaul plan outside the parliament in Jerusalem, March 27, 2023.
Three scholars examine the implications of the crisis roiling Israel as hundreds of thousands of people protest across country.
Opposition deputies protest as the first stage of controversial judicial reform is approved by the Knesset Law Committee on Feb. 13, 2023.
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Huge pro-democracy demonstrations in Israel have taken place for almost two months in protest of new rules for the Supreme Court that Benjamin Netanyahu’s right-wing government is rushing into law.
Protesters march along a street in Beijing on Nov. 28, 2022.
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Comparisons have been made to the 1989 demonstrations that led to the Tiananmen Square massacre. An expert on Chinese protests explains why that is half right.
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Image recognition algorithms, military satellites, and mobile data networks can all help estimate crowd sizes. But the underlying maths still comes down to a basic formula: density multiplied by area.
Chadian President Idriss Deby Itno and French President Emmanuel Macron in France. France has been a long-time supporter of the Deby regime.
The resistance during this election cycle is even more passionate than in recent years.
Trashed equipment for media outlets at the Capitol … but not reputations?
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The insurrection at the Capitol was unprecedented. So too was the coverage, according to a scholar who monitors how media reports on protests
Artwork at the site of George Floyd’s memorial in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
Digital artwork has helped campaigns such as the #ClimateStrikeOnline thrive on social media. Through three examples, I explore why digital arts can sustain political engagement amid the pandemic.
The federal government has used military-grade border patrol drones like this one to monitor protests in US cities.
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Avoiding drones’ prying eyes can be as complicated as donning a high-tech hoodie and as simple as ducking under a tree.
George Floyd’s death sparked a movement.
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A political scientist says the protests against police violence that have swept the US signal welcome social change – and could dramatically alter the work she’s done for five years.
Police in Tulsa, Okla., march toward a crowd of demonstrators on June 20, 2020.
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Scholars who study policing explain what they have found that could help reduce police prejudice and violence.
Protesters outside of a burning Minneapolis police precinct.
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Opinions about demonstrations are formed in large part by what people read or see in the media. This gives journalists a lot of power when it comes to driving the narrative.
Violence during the 2011 London riots.
Politicians who refuse to listen to popular demands have a reason to be concerned.
Syrian anti-government protesters march as part of an uprising against the country’s authoritarian regime, in Banias, Syria, April 17, 2011. The Arabic banner at center reads: ‘All of us would die for our country.’
On the eighth anniversary of the Syrian uprising, scholar Wendy Pearlman writes about the people who risked their lives and raised their voices to fight the oppressive rule of Bashar al-Assad.
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Comrade Cheetolino, Mango Mussolini, Agent Orange … just a few of Trump’s fake tan induced nicknames.
Israeli forces fire tear gas at protesters from Gaza.
Thanks to a violent fringe of protesters backed by Hamas, a far larger non-violent movement is struggling to control the narrative of what’s happening in Gaza.
In order to tackle inequality, we need to understand what drives resistance to it and government responsiveness.
A placard “leave the power” being held by a demonstrator during a protest against President Faure Gnassingbe in Lome.
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The seeds of discord that were planted in independent Togo have resulted in ethnic divisions, and a state that has long been ruled by family. But recent protests could mean things are about to change.
Banners on the campus of Kent State University commemorating the anniversary of the May 4 shootings.
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The May 4, 1970 shootings at Kent State still loom large in our national conscience. What do these events tell us about the role of the university in today’s climate of student protest?
As a privileged mainstream protest movement rises, it should heed the experiences and triumphs of its more radical counterparts