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Hong Kong's Month Of Protests In 15 Incredible Photos

The Huffington Post | Nick Robins-Early | Posted 10.28.2014 | World

One month ago, on Sept. 28, pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong ballooned in size as activists from the Occupy Central movement joined the ranks of st...

Hong Kong Leader Accuses 'External Forces' Of Fueling Protests

AP | JACK CHANG and KELVIN CHAN | Posted 10.20.2014 | World

HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong's leader has claimed that "external forces" are participating in student-led pro-democracy protests that have occupied pa...

Christians Show Support For Hong Kong Pro-Democracy Protests

Huffington Post | Carol Kuruvilla | Posted 10.01.2014 | Religion

People of faith were among the thousands staking out spaces at the front lines of Hong Kong’s pro-democracy protests on Wednesday. Catholic, Met...

'Umbrella Revolution' Protests Spread In Hong Kong

AP | KELVIN CHAN | Posted 11.29.2014 | World

HONG KONG (AP) -- Police defended their use of tear gas and other methods to control the pro-democracy protests that have paralyzed Hong Kong's financ...

Massive Pro-Democracy Protest Rages In Hong Kong

Reuters | By James Pomfret and Yimou Lee | Posted 09.29.2014 | World

HONG KONG, Sept 29 (Reuters) - Riot police advanced on Hong Kong democracy protesters in the early hours of Monday, firing volleys of tear gas that se...

Thousands Of Hong Kong Students Go On Strike In Democracy Battle

AP | KELVIN CHAN | Posted 09.22.2014 | World

HONG KONG (AP) — Thousands of Hong Kong college and university students boycotted classes Monday to protest Beijing's decision to restrict voting re...

PHOTOS: Thousands Protest In Morocco, Call For Election Boycott

AP | Posted 12.23.2011 | World

RABAT, Morocco -- Thousands of Moroccans have demonstrated in dozens of cities and towns across the country calling for a boycott of next month's parl...

Pro-Democracy Protests Spread to Oman

Stephen Zunes | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Stephen Zunes

Although most Americans may not be familiar with Oman, Omanis are certainly familiar with the United States and its support for their sultan.

What's Going On In The Middle East Protests

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Massive protests are continuing to sweep through the Middle East and North Africa, sparked by civil uprisings in both Tunisia and Egypt that led to th...

Mubarak Family Banned From Travel, Funds Seized In Egypt

AP | HAMZA HENDAWI | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

CAIRO — Egypt's top prosecutor seized all the funds of ousted leader Hosni Mubarak and his family on Monday and banned them from travel abroad, ...

Dramatic Photos Of Bahrain's Deadly Anti-Government Protests

Posted 08.11.2011 | World

Soldiers opened fire Friday on thousands of Bahraini protesters, who defied a government ban in an effort to topple the Gulf nation's Western-allied m...

Algeria Warns Opposition: If Protest Turns Violent, It's Your Fault

AP | AOMAR OUALI | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

ALGIERS, Algeria — The Algerian government warned Wednesday it will be the opposition's fault if a pro-democracy protest later this month turns ...