On Friday, thousands of women across Switzerland went on strike for equality. In a country where strikes are rare, the women said they were protesting for money, time, and respect.
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Protesters again filled Hong Kong's streets, slowing traffic and blocking roads on Wednesday, June 12. But the protests were not nearly so peaceful.
On Sunday, over a million people poured into the streets of Hong Kong to protest a planned law which would allow the government to send people suspected of crimes to China.
An agreement to share power in Sudan broke down last week as Sudan's army brutally attacked protesters. The protesters are now holding a nationwide strike, hoping to force the army to agree to their demands.
Tuesday, June 4, marks 30 years since the Chinese government ordered its army to attack thousands of peaceful student protesters in Beijing, killing many of them. China has spent 30 years hiding this event from its people.
Students are skipping school to hold climate strikes in 119 countries around the world today. And they're asking adults to join them in another worldwide climate strike on September 20.
Thousands of people protested in London this week, blocking traffic and delaying buses and trains. The protests were organized by the group Extinction Rebellion to demand government action on climate change.
After months of protests, people in Sudan have forced out the country's long-time president and many other members of his government. But they are still protesting for a government run by the people.
Algerian president Abdelaziz Bouteflika stepped down Tuesday following more than a month of protests. The protesters are celebrating, but the protests seem likely to continue.
Around 1.5 million people in over 120 countries took to the streets on Friday, March 15 as part of a worldwide climate strike, inspired by Greta Thunberg.