Protests and demonstrations

Chinese dissident writer Ma Jian speaks to media after his press conference at the Tai Kwun venue in Hong Kong, Saturday, Nov. 10, 2018. Concerns have been raised about freedom of expression in Hong Kong following the cancellation of literary and artistic events and the refusal to allow an editor from the Financial Times to enter the semi-autonomous Chinese territory. A Hong Kong arts venue has canceled the appearance at a literary festival of exiled Chinese writer Ma Jian, known for his novels criticizing China's ruling Communist Party.(AP Photo/Kin Cheung)
November 10, 2018 - 12:26 am
HONG KONG (AP) — The cancellation of literary and artistic events and the refusal to allow a Financial Times editor to enter Hong Kong have reignited concern about freedom of expression in the semi-autonomous Chinese territory. A last-minute decision Friday to reinstate the literary event...
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November 08, 2018 - 11:16 am
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Google is promising to be more forceful and open about its handling of sexual misconduct cases, a week after high-paid engineers and others walked out in protest over its male-dominated culture. CEO Sundar Pichai spelled out the concessions in an email sent Thursday to Google...
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Uyghurs people demonstrate against China during the Universal Periodic Review of China by the Human Rights Council, on the place des Nations in front of the European headquarters of the United Nations, in Geneva, Switzerland, Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018. (Salvatore Di Nolfi/Keystone via AP)
November 06, 2018 - 12:37 pm
GENEVA (AP) — China on Tuesday once again rejected criticism of its treatment of ethnic Muslims, telling the United Nations that accusations of rights abuses from some countries were "politically driven." At a U.N. review of the country's human rights record, China characterized the far west region...
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President Donald Trump opens his arms to Rush Limbaugh as he arrives to speaks during a rally at Show Me Center, Monday, Nov. 5, 2018, in Cape Girardeau, Mo.. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
November 05, 2018 - 10:53 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump and midterm elections (all times local): 10:40 p.m. President Donald Trump is holding his final rally of the 2018 midterm election campaign. Trump appeared Monday night in Cape Girardeau, Missouri, his third rally of the day and 11th in his...
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November 04, 2018 - 12:18 pm
YAOUNDE, Cameroon (AP) — Cameroonian authorities have arrested 20 people who were protesting an election they allege was stolen by long-serving President Paul Biya. The protesters claim Maurice Kamto, the flag bearer of the Cameroon Renaissance Movement party, won the Oct. 7 presidential election...
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FILE - In this April 27, 2018 file photo, Palestinian protesters hurl stones at Israeli troops during a protest at the Gaza Strip's border with Israel. President Donald Trump’s assertion that stones thrown by Latin American protesters at American troops should be treated as “rifles” has sparked debate about the appropriate response to rock throwing crowds -- particularly after Nigerian troops appeared to use his comments as justification for a deadly crackdown on demonstrators over the weekend. From the Gaza Strip to Africa to Europe, security forces have long dealt with stone throwers, albeit in very different ways. (AP Photo/Khalil Hamra, File)
November 04, 2018 - 12:01 pm
JERUSALEM (AP) — President Donald Trump's assertion that stones thrown by Latin American protesters at American troops should be treated as "rifles" has sparked debate about the appropriate response to rock-throwing crowds — particularly after Nigerian troops appeared to use his comments as...
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Pakistani protesters burn a poster image of Christian woman Asia Bibi, who has spent eight-years on death row accused of blasphemy and acquitted by a Supreme Court, in Hyderabad, Pakistan, Thursday, Nov. 1, 2018. Bibi plans to leave the country, her family said Thursday, as Islamists mounted rallies demanding Bibi be publicly hanged, and also called for the killing of the three judges, including Chief Justice Mian Saqib Nisar, who acquitted Bibi. (AP Photo/Pervez Masih
November 02, 2018 - 9:00 am
ISLAMABAD (AP) — The release of a Christian woman in Pakistan, acquitted eight years after being sentenced to death for blasphemy, was apparently delayed Friday after talks failed between the government and radical Islamists who want her publicly hanged. Islamists held rallies Friday across...
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A Google employee holds a sign reading "Don't be evil" as employees walk off the job in a protest against what they said is the tech company's mishandling of sexual misconduct allegations against executives on Thursday, Nov. 1, 2018, in New York. (AP Photo/Mae Anderson)
November 01, 2018 - 4:10 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Carrying signs that included a mocking reference to the company's original "Don't be evil" motto, thousands of Google employees around the world briefly walked off the job Thursday to protest what they said was the tech giant's mishandling of sexual misconduct allegations...
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This photo shows signage outside the offices of Google in San Francisco with the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge in the background, Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2018. Hundreds of Google employees are expected to temporality leave their jobs Thursday morning in a mass walkout protesting the internet company's lenient treatment of executives accused of sexual misconduct. The San Francisco office is one of the offices that the walkout will take place. (AP Photo/Michael Liedtke)
November 01, 2018 - 11:40 am
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Latest on Google employee walkout (all times local): 8:40 a.m. Hundreds of Google employees in New York are walking off the job and gathering at a nearby park. It's part of a worldwide protest employees are staging to complain about Google's handling of sexual-misconduct...
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For a second day, radical Islamists rally to condemn a Supreme Court decision that acquitted Asia Bibi, a Christian woman, who spent eight years on death row accused of blasphemy, in Karachi, Pakistan, Thursday, Nov. 1, 2018. Bibi plans to leave the country, her family said Thursday, as Islamists mounted rallies demanding Bibi be publicly hanged. The Islamists also called for the killing of the three judges, including Chief Justice Mian Saqib Nisar, who acquitted Bibi. (AP Photo/Fareed Khan)
November 01, 2018 - 9:35 am
ISLAMABAD (AP) — A Christian woman acquitted in Pakistan after eight years on death row for blasphemy plans to leave the country soon, her family said Thursday, and authorities said they arrested two prisoners last month for conspiring to kill her. Radical Islamists mounted rallies across the...
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