Anti-government protests
Anti-government protest Thailand Thousands hit the streets in anti-government demonstration in Bangkok

An estimated ten thousand people participated in a demonstration on Sunday, supporting the ongoing students’ movement calls for political reforms. This is the latest in a series of growing protests against the establishment

Protests continue in Bulgaria demanding government’s ouster 

The protests demanding the resignation of the conservative government of Boyko Borisov for corruption and other charges have entered their third week. Leftist and progressive sections have sought a systemic change and not just fresh elections

Iraqis seek justice for murdered protesters, political transformation

The protesters are also asking for a political transformation and fresh elections.

Protests in Lebanon continue, physical distancing style

A large number of protesters gathered and shouted slogans from inside cars in order to maintain physical distancing in light of COVID-19

Lebanon protests Lebanese protest government failure to check rising unemployment and hunger

The financial crisis in Lebanon – a country with one of the world’s worst debt-to-GDP ratios – has deepened sharply due to the impact of the COVID-19 emergency. Protesters on Tuesday used cars to maintain social distancing norms

Hirak arrests Algeria Algerian security forces arrest 10 anti-government protesters

Those arrested include activist Samir Benlarbi, a prominent figure of the popular Hirak protest movement that has been going on in the country since February in opposition to corruption and inefficiency in governance and the political system

Hirak movement Algeria Algerians mark one year of anti-government Hirak movement

Protesters gathered in thousands to take part in marches and demonstrations against the government and the current political system in the country, which the people claim is rife with corruption and inefficiency

Iraq protests 10 protesters killed in violent crackdown by Iraqi security forces

Nearly 150 protesters were also injured in the crackdown by security forces on Monday and Tuesday. Since the beginning of the protests on October 1, 2019, more than 500 people have been killed and over 25,000 injured

Iraq protests Massive anti-systemic protests continue in Iraq

On November 18, protesters blocked the entrance to the country’s main commodities port, Umm Qasr, near Basra, leading to a 50% drop in operations

Lebanon Hariri Following PM Hariri’s resignation, uncertainty looms over Lebanon

Hariri had become prime minister in 2016 with the support of the Hezbollah-led March 8 Alliance in the Lebanese parliament.

Iraq protests Iraqis take to the streets demanding better governance

Thousands of people across Iraq are demonstrating against the government of Adel Abdul Mahdi for its failure to provide jobs, prevent corruption and improve the quality of basic services

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