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Traders hold placards during a demonstration demanding the closure of online shopping platforms Amazon and Flipkart, in New Delhi on January 15, 2020.

‘JEFF BEZOS GO BACK!’: Here’s why people in India are protesting Amazon as the tech giant plans to invest $1 billion in the country

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos made the announcement on a visit to India, where he was met with protests by small-business owners from around the country.
An Iranian man holds-up a placard at a demonstration in Tehran on January 11 2020 for the victims of the Flight 752 crash.

Iranian protesters angry over the downing of Ukrainian Flight 752 claim they were met with bullets and tear gas, as police deny shooting demonstrators...

Protesters took aim at Iran's leadership over the weekend after Iran admitted to shooting down a commercial plane, killing 176, after days of denial.
Zach Silk.

Protests in Chile around subway fare price hikes are just another example of how economic inequality has become a global crisis. But there may be an o...

With all this talk of protests and pitchforks, it's important to remember that there's plenty of good news, too.
Local officials blamed the cancellation on "outside agitators."

A North Carolina town canceled its annual Christmas parade over concerns of ‘outside agitators’ amid controversy over Confederate group

"I love Wake Forester, but even more, I love the people of Wake Forest," Wake Forest Mayor Vivian Jones said in a tearful announcement.
FILE PHOTO: People walk near a burnt bank, after protests against increased fuel prices, in Tehran

Video evidence appears to show Iranian security forces ‘shooting to kill’ protesters after demonstrations broke out, UN says

Iranian security forces are using "severe violence" on protesters to quell anti-government unrest, UN human rights chief Michelle Bachelet said.

Google fires 4 employees for ‘clear and repeated violations’ of its data-security policies, apparently including one whose suspension insp...

On Friday, more than 200 employees gathered at Google's San Francisco office to protest Rebecca Rivers' suspension. On Monday, she said she was fired.
A demonstrator throws back a tear gas canister as they clash with riot police during a protest in Hong Kong, China, August 24, 2019.

Chinese investors are sinking cash into Hong Kong’s stock market as protests escalate

The Chinese buyers are enticed by cheap prices, as months-long protests pull Hong Kong into an economic recession and drag on its stock market.
Protesters were out in force in Hong Kong on Saturday despite a police ban.

US universities are suspending their Hong Kong study abroad programs amid escalating protests, and students are trying to find a way out

Students taking study abroad classes with Georgetown University and Syracuse University have had classes suspended and are trying to find flights home.
Protesters at the Hoyt–Schermerhorn Street stop in Brooklyn, New York.

NYC protesters jumped subway turnstiles and rallied against police over a fare crackdown that’s sparked viral videos and outrage

Demonstrators in Brookly flooded the streets Friday evening to protest a recent city initiative that has increased the number of police in the subway.
U.S. Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-FL) speaks to members of the media outside the hearing Michael Cohen, former attorney and fixer for President Donald Trump, testifies at before the House Committee on Oversight and Reform at Rayburn House Office Building February 27, 2019 on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC.

House Republicans stormed a closed-door impeachment hearing and refused to leave — and Trump approved of it

About 30 House Republicans, headed by Rep. Matt Gaetz, forced their way into an impeachment inquiry hearing on Wednesday.