Tens of thousands people gathered in the rain this Sunday in Japan's capital to protest proposed legislation that would change the way Japanese defense forces can operate. But the government is still expected to pass the new laws.
A group of mostly young people have taken to staging demonstrations against the meat industry in Israel. The group known as 269, is having a noticeable effect on the Israeli diet by their extreme tactics, which include dead chicks.
Thousands of Armenian youths have been protesting in the streets for the last 10 days. They're mad at a proposed hike in the cost of electricity. They accuse the Russian-owned electric company of corruption.
The photos of Bree Newsome taking down the Confederate flag from in front of the South Carolina state house helped make her an "Internet folk hero." But they also inspired artists all over the country. We talked to few to find out what inspired them to draw her.
A women's rights group in France is claiming that women are charged more than men on what are basically the same products. Now they're taking the issue to the government and demanding an end to what they call a tax on being female.
On college campuses in Turkey, masked, stick-wielding students have clashed with leftist activists over banners criticizing ISIS and Turkey's seeming indifference to the fight that's raging in nearby Syria. Many say the conflicts are reminiscent of the country's violent past.
Police removed barricades in Hong Kong on Tuesday, taking down a section of one of the protest movement's camps after two months of sit-ins. But it was a small step by the city's government, and the Occupy Central movement isn't likely to end any time soon.
It's been exactly a year since the first demonstration in Maidan Square in downtown Kiev. That protest led to a revolution in Ukraine, civil war and partial Russian occupation. Families have been torn apart. And it has left Ukrainians with mixed feelings.
Correspondent Daniel Estrin often files stories for us on the violent outbreaks in Jerusalem and the West Bank. But when he returned home to visit his family in St. Louis, he found himself watching all-too-familiar scenes play out just minutes from his home.
When reporter Raja Abdulrahim interviewed Syrian rebels about the war in Syria, she asked them for their names. Soon she found out that many of them are stuck between their identities before the war and the one after.
American cops rarely go to jail for the killings of civilians, and the same goes for police officers in South Africa. And in both countries, the anger at such perceived biases is at odds with the perception that they've become post-racial societies after electing black leaders.
After weeks of stagnation and clashes with police over the weekend, three of Hong Kong's top student protest leader say they'll go on a hunger strike to force negotiations with the city government. But it may simply be a sign of the protest movement's waning influence.
Just who runs protests in places like Kiev and Hong Kong? It's not an easy question to answer, but that doesn't mean the protest movements in those places lack energy or direction. In fact, their loose structure may be a new model for political organization.