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'Too scared to escape': Isolated protesters hold out on trashed Hong Kong campus

'Too scared to escape': Isolated protesters hold out on trashed Hong Kong campus

Inside the increasingly empty and trashed campus of a Hong Kong university only a handful of activists held out on Thursday as they desperately searched for ways to escape or hide while squads of police encircled the grounds.

Protesters force parliament to postpone session in Lebanon

Protesters force parliament to postpone session in Lebanon

Lebanon's parliament postponed its session on Tuesday after hundreds of anti-government protesters blocked all roads leading to the assembly in central Beirut, preventing lawmakers from reaching the area.

Protesters blockade universities, business district as chaos grips Hong Kong

Protesters blockade universities, business district as chaos grips Hong Kong

Hong Kong anti-government protesters paralysed parts of the Asian financial hub for a third day on Wednesday, with some transport links, schools and many businesses closing ...

Hong Kong braces for Halloween havoc as protesters target party district

Hong Kong braces for Halloween havoc as protesters target party district

Hong Kong is bracing for a rowdy and possibly hugely dangerous Halloween on Thursday, when thousands of pro-democracy protesters, many wearing banned face masks ...

Lebanon protesters to form nationwide human chain

Lebanon protesters to form nationwide human chain

Tens of thousands of Lebanese protesters were to attempt a human chain running across the entire country Sunday to symbolise newfound national unity.

Hong Kong protesters gather in force in banned harbour-front rally

Hong Kong protesters gather in force in banned harbour-front rally

Hong Kong riot police turned out in force on Sunday as thousands of protesters, many wearing now-banned face masks, converged on the Kowloon harbour front ...

Hong Kong makes police housing areas off limits to protesters

Hong Kong makes police housing areas off limits to protesters

A Hong Kong court has granted an injunction to ban anyone from blocking or damaging areas used to house married police officers and other disciplined services that have been targeted ...

Thousands rally in Moscow to demand release of jailed protesters

Thousands rally in Moscow to demand release of jailed protesters

More than 20,000 Russians took to the streets of Moscow on Sunday to demand the release of protesters jailed over the summer in what opponents of the Kremlin say is a campaign to stifle dissent.

Police face protesters in Nantes as ‘yellow vest’ marches resume

Police face protesters in Nantes as ‘yellow vest’ marches resume

Hundreds of demonstrators faced police in a tense stand-off in the French city of Nantes on Saturday as revived ‘yellow vest’ protests against the government of President Emmanuel Macron took place across the country.

Hong Kong protesters march to US Consulate, call on Trump to ‘liberate’ city

Hong Kong protesters march to US Consulate, call on Trump to ‘liberate’ city

Thousands of Hong Kong protesters on Sunday chanted the Star Spangled Banner and called on US President Donald Trump to ‘liberate’ the Chinese-ruled city ...

Russia jails two more protesters ahead of Sunday's Moscow vote

Russia jails two more protesters ahead of Sunday's Moscow vote

A Russian court sentenced two men to up to three and a half years in jail on Wednesday for using violence against police officers at a political protest calling for a free election on Sunday.

Protesters trigger second day of Hong Kong airport chaos, hundreds of flights cancelled

Protesters trigger second day of Hong Kong airport chaos, hundreds of flights cancelled

Hundreds of flights were cancelled or suspended at Hong Kong's airport on Tuesday as pro-democracy protesters staged a second day of hugely disruptive rallies ...