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Mass protests first broke out in Ethiopia's most populous region.

Ethiopian police teargas protesters in Amhara

9 October 2019, 5:51 AM

The violence flared up after a rogue state militia leader killed the region’s state president and other top level officials, sparking a shootout in Bahir Dar, the capital of Amhara.

Hong Kong protesters sing ‘God Save the Queen’ in plea to former colonial power

15 September 2019, 9:05 AM

Hundreds of Hong Kong protesters singing “God Save the Queen” and waving Union Jack flags rallied outside the British Consulate on Sunday demanding that the former colonial power ensures China honours its commitments to the city’s freedoms.

Thousands rally in Hong Kong in fresh protests, marchers defy police ban

11 August 2019, 10:41 AM

Thousands of Hong Kong protesters rallied on Sunday, defying a police ban on marches in the Chinese-controlled territory and continuing a restive weekend of demonstrations which saw police fire teargas overnight.

Protesters throng Hong Kong airport as property lobby calls for calm

9 August 2019, 10:52 AM

Demonstrators crowded the arrivals hall at Hong Kong airport on Friday, handing out anti-government leaflets and waving banners in a dozen languages in an effort to raise awareness among visitors ahead of a weekend of protests planned across the city.

Protesters hurl objects at the police during a demonstration in support of the city-wide strike and to call for democratic reforms at Tin Shui Wai in Hong Kong.

Hong Kong police fire tear gas as strikes paralyze city

5 August 2019, 11:32 AM

As some train and bus services resumed, tens of thousands of demonstrators fanned out across several districts, where protests again degenerated into running clashes with riot police.

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