Protests

Protesters call for justice for George Floyd following his death on Monday outside the Cup Foods on May 26, 2020 in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
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Kristen Johanson
May 28, 2020 - 7:31 pm
Top police brass in the Delaware Valley are outraged at the death of George Floyd, the Minneapolis man killed after being kneed in the throat by a city police officer. They say this is not part of any tactical training and erodes trust in police. Read more here.
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Anti-government protesters clash with the riot police, during a protest at a road leading to the parliament building in Beirut, Lebanon, Saturday.
Hassan Ammar/AP Photo
AP News
January 18, 2020 - 1:03 pm
Riot police fired tear gas and sprayed water cannon near parliament in Lebanon's capital Saturday to disperse thousands of protesters after riots broke out during a march against the ruling elite amid a severe economic crisis. Read more here.
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People gather for a candlelight vigil to remember the victims of the Ukraine plane crash, at the gate of Amri Kabir University that some of the victims of the crash were former students of, in Tehran, Iran, Saturday.
Ebrahim Noroozi/AP Photo
AP News
January 12, 2020 - 9:03 am
Iranian demonstrators defied a heavy police presence Sunday night to protest their country's days of denials that it shot down a Ukrainian passenger plane carrying 176 people, the latest unrest to roil the capital amid soaring tensions with the United States. Read more here.
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Protesters gathered at City Hall to oppose a potential war in Iran.
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Hadas Kuznits
January 04, 2020 - 4:05 pm
Hundreds take to the streets of Center City to oppose war in the Middle East, saying a costly, deadly conflict in Iran would do more harm than good. Read more here.
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Iraqi army soldiers are deployed in front of the U.S. embassy, in Baghdad, Iraq.
Nasser Nasser/AP Photo
AP News
January 01, 2020 - 8:44 pm
Iran-backed militiamen withdrew from the U.S. Embassy compound in Baghdad on Wednesday after two days of clashes with American security forces, but U.S.-Iran tensions remain high and could spill over into further violence. Read more here.
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FILE - This Feb. 26, 2017 file photo shows Barry Jenkins and the cast and crew of "Moonlight" accepting the award for best picture at the Oscars in Los Angeles.
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AP News
December 24, 2019 - 6:14 pm
When the family-friendly Hallmark Channel recently pulled, under pressure from a conservative group, a set of ads featuring a kiss between two happy brides at the altar, backlash was swift — to say the least. Read more here.
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Riot policemen arrest protesters during a rally to show support for Uighurs and their fight for human rights in Hong Kong, Sunday, Dec. 22, 2019. Thousands of demonstrators attended a rally to protest against China's policy about Uighur minority.
Lee Jin-man/AP Photo
AP News
December 22, 2019 - 12:13 pm
Clashes broke out Sunday between Hong Kong police and protesters at a rally in support of China's Uighur minority. Read more here.
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A protester with an umbrella runs away from tear gas fired by riot police on a street scattered with bricks during a protests in Hong Kong, Monday, Nov. 11, 2019.
Kin Cheung/AP Photo
AP News
November 11, 2019 - 12:30 pm
Following a day of violence in which one person was shot by police and another set on fire, Hong Kong's leader pledged Monday to "spare no effort" to halt anti-government protests that have wracked the city for more than five months.
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Blood and debris litter the ground of the shopping mall following Sunday's attack.
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CNN
November 03, 2019 - 1:48 pm
Four people were injured during a knife attack outside a Hong Kong mall on Sunday, including a local politician whose ear was reported to have been partially bitten off.
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Iraqi security forces fire tear gas to disperse anti-government protesters during a demonstration in central Baghdad, Iraq, Friday, Oct. 25, 2019.
Hadi Mizban/AP
AP News
October 25, 2019 - 1:35 pm
Iraqi police fired live shots into the air as well as rubber bullets and dozens of tear gas canisters Friday to disperse thousands of anti-government protesters, sending young demonstrators running for cover and enveloping a main bridge in the capital Baghdad with thick white smoke. Twenty-three...
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