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New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio.

New York City has opened a human-rights probe into Amazon’s firing of a warehouse worker who led a strike against the company over coronavirus s...

Amazon employee Chris Smalls was fired Monday after helping organize a strike in protest of the company's response to the coronavirus.
Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos.

An Amazon warehouse worker in New York was fired on the same day he helped lead a protest of the company’s coronavirus response to safety concer...

"As usual, Amazon would rather sweep a problem under the rug than act to keep workers and working communities safe," said the worker, Chris Smalls.
Protesters opposing a new citizenship law throw bricks and stones at those who are opposing the law during clashes between two groups over the Citizenship Amendment Act on February 24, 2020 in Delhi, India.

The worst communal violence in decades over a controversial Indian citizenship law has lead to the deaths of 22 people in New Delhi, casting a shadow ...

More than two days after angry mobs took to the streets, Prime Minister Narendra Modi tweeted, "Peace and harmony are central to our ethos."
A French firefighter, engulfed in flames, rallies for better working conditions.

French firefighters are setting themselves on fire to protest Macron’s economic policies

The symbolic self-immolation represents the French public's frustration with Emmanuel Macron's pursuit of austerity for workers.

Rockets struck the US Embassy compound in Baghdad, according to reports

Three rockets reportedly struck the American embassy in Iraq, with one hitting a dining facility in the diplomatic compound, according to CNN.
Supporters of Iraqi Shi'ite cleric Moqtada al-Sadr carry placards depicting U.S. President Donald Trump at a protest against what they say is U.S. presence and violations in Iraq, duri in Baghdad, Iraq January 24, 2020.

Hundreds of thousands of protesters marched in Iraq to demand American troops leave the country

Weeks after drone strikes that killed Iranian general Qasem Soleimani, Iraqis took the streets of Baghdad to protest U.S. military presence in Iraq.
Imran Khan, Chairman of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf, speaks at a press conference on January 28, 2008 in London, England. Members of various Pakistani political parties met today to voice their opinions on the visit of President Pervez Musharraff of Pakistan to the United Kingdom.

Pakistani leader Imran Khan admitted he refuses to criticize China’s treatment of its Uighur minority because they ‘helped us when we were...

Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan has been a vocal critic of the mistreatment of Muslims globally, but has been silent on the Chinese persecution of Uighurs.

How Iranians pivoted from condemning the US to dramatic protests against their own government after officials shot down a commercial plane

Anti-government tensions have been building since November, and protestors have taken aim at Ayatollah Ali Khamenei with Trump's support.
Iranians shout slogans as one of them holds-up a placard with a Persian script that reads, Death To The Liar, during a gathering to mark the victims of the Ukraine Boeing 737 passenger plane, in Tehrans business district on January 11, 2020.

Iranians marched in fiery protests to demand Ayatollah Khamenei’s resignation after officials shot down a commercial plane

Angry protestors reportedly chanted "death to the dictator" and "shameless" shortly after the government admitted to shooting down a Ukrainian flight.
Gwen Berry.

The International Olympic Committee is banning athletes from making political gestures at the 2020 Games in Tokyo, and one US hammer thrower says it&#...

New guidelines prohibit athletes from taking a knee during a national anthem, making a political hand gesture, and refusing to respect medalists.