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Rappler's latest stories on street protests


Street protests outlawed in Davao City

Nov 30, 2018 - 9:51 AM

Militant groups slam the ordinance as a curtailment of the people's right to peaceful assembly and freedom of speech but local officials say rallies are still allowed in places other than streets to ensure smooth traffic flow

STREET PROTEST. Members of the National Democratic Front-Southern Mindanao block traffic during a lightning rally in Davao City on March 29, 2017 to mark the 48th Anniversary of the New People's Army. Photo by Manman Dejeto/Rappler

IN PHOTOS: EDSA Revolution: Not just in 4 days

Feb 25, 2016 - 8:00 PM

The street protests in EDSA in February 1986 were the culmination of the numerous marches and rallies demanding the ouster of the dictator

An effigy of then President Marcos and Ronald Reagan with protesters in Mendiola.

Tunisia imposes curfew after worst post-revolt unrest

Jan 22, 2016 - 8:45 PM

Authorities call for calm after 16 people were arrested on vandalism charges in a suburb of Tunis the latest incident in almost a week of unrest

UNREST. A photograph made available 21 January 21, 2016 shows Tunisian protesters blocking the road during clashes with policemen in Kasserine, Tunisia, January 20, 2016. Reports state one policeman was killed in clashes between security forces and protesters demanding jobs in Tunisia's western-central province of Kasserine, a security official said on January 21. EPA/STR ALTERNATIVE CROP OF epa05116308

China praises Hong Kong for not giving in to protesters

Dec 26, 2014 - 4:33 PM

UPDATED This year under your leadership the overall stability [of Hong Kong] was preserved China s Xi Jinping tells Hong Kong s embattled leader Leung Chun ying

Protesters take part in a pro-democracy rally in Hong Kong, China, 01 July 2014. Jerome Favre/EPA

Ukraine PM resigns to ease crisis

Jan 28, 2014 - 4:44 PM

Ukrainian Prime Minister Mykola Azarov resigned Tuesday January 28 hoping the action will help defuse the crisis in Ukraine

MYKOLA AZAROV. This photo taken on March 28, 2013 shows Ukrainian Prime Minister Mykola Azarov during a visit to Budapest. Photo by Attila Kisbenedek/AFP

Collateral damage of pork war

Sep 07, 2013 - 12:53 PM

In the war against pork corruption truth is something better appreciated from perspective rather than from passion

Huge demo as Hong Kong marks 15 years under China

Jul 01, 2012 - 8:08 PM

Thousands street protesters are calling for universal suffrage hours after Chinese President Hu Jintao completed his three day visit to the southern Chinese territory