July 1 is a public holiday and often draws Hong Kong residents airing grievances with Beijing. Many here are calling for a greater say in electing their leaders.
Police say the number was less than 100,000. But organizers had hoped to outdistance, in terms of the number of participants, a 2003 march against a proposed anti-subversion law.
Egyptian authorities have invited foreign software companies to help the government track online speech amid a sweeping crackdown on dissent. A twin bombing Monday killed two police officers.
INTERVIEW: Jibrin Ibrahim is a founder of the #bringbackourgirls campaign, and says the shocking boldness of Boko Haram's kidnapping of 300 girls spurred him and others to action.
The US Supreme Court ruled unanimously that the state's 35-foot buffer zone was too restrictive and violated the free speech rights of anti-abortion protesters.
Soccer has become the latest target for Venezuela's beleaguered political opposition as it tries to use the World Cup craze to keep pressure on embattled President Nicolás Maduro.
Despite a sustained international outcry, Egypt is plowing ahead with its trial of Al Jazeera journalists it accuses of being members of the Muslim Brotherhood.
The three-finger salute used in the Hunger Games movies is now a symbol being used in Bangkok street protests. Security forces are arresting three-finger flash mob protests.
An Army concert today is the first of several 'happiness events' to promote reconciliation. The effort comes as protestors adopt the anti-regime salute from Hollywood's 'The Hunger Games.'
Ten generals are under arrest for aiding the extremist group that abducted more than 200 girls in April, causing a global outcry. In Abuja, meanwhile, a ban on protests over the kidnapping was reversed.