Or, will global leaders ignore them just like they did the People's Climate March in 2014?
The formal withdrawal of a controversial extradition bill won't be enough to stop the protest movement.
Top justice rules that trying to push a criminal case forward over prosecutors’ objections is a violation of separation of powers.
An attempt by the district attorney to drop charges against nonviolent protesters was overruled.
Today, Hong Kong's Chief Executive Carrie Lam withdrew the controversial extradition bill that set off protests.
"Hong Kong is a place without basic political and economic freedom," Wong tells Reason.
Simon Cheng Man-kit, a staffer at the British Consulate in Hong Kong, hasn't returned from a trip he took to mainland China nearly two weeks ago.
The Rhode Island attorney general and state police are investigating a video of a correctional officer driving through a wave of protesters.
Despite police harassment and border confiscations, protest supplies continue to make their way to dissidents.
Hong Kong Protesters Attacked Two Chinese Men Tuesday As Demonstrations Against Extradition Treaty Escalate
Pro-democracy dissidents turned violent yesterday at Hong Kong's airport.
Nine people were injured during the weekend's protests in Hong Kong, including one woman who might be permanently blind after a violent encounter with the police.
As Beijing develops a high-tech police state, Hongkongers develop ways to resist it.
Also: Mike Lee says Congress must reassert power over the presidency. And so long to Sarah Huckabee Sanders.
More violence hit Venezuela today following opposition leader Juan Guaidó's calls for the military to abandon the Maduro government.
Police allegedly shoved a photographer to the ground with a baton as well.
Politicians seem unable to learn from a history of grabby tax policies fueling populist anger.
'Let's Whoop Some Ass': St. Louis Cops Charged With Beating Undercover Detective Posing as Protester
"It's gonna be a lot of fun beating the hell out of these shitheads once the sun goes down and nobody can tell us apart."
Believe it or not, authorities can maintain the peace while also respecting the First Amendment.
Trump's comments are not the same as the Nigerian Army's actions. But regardless of the nation, shooting protesters is bad.
A decade of surveillance from the civil rights era makes a technology and social-media-fueled return.
Martin Connolly's "Stop Sending Dildos to Portland" protest will have marchers waving sex toys on city streets, and maybe stopping by a brew pub.
The city is looking less like Portlandia and more like Little Beirut.
Texas Attorney General Ignores 75 Years of Supreme Court Rulings Trying to Force a Student to Stand for the Pledge
The irony is that she's protesting authoritarian police behavior.
They got plenty of attention, but that's about it.
The protesters may have broken the law, but two nights behind bars is a bit much.
Tiny Texas Town Officially Condemns Kneeling During the Anthem, Attacks Senate Candidate Beto O'Rourke
The controversy might be two years old, but that didn't stop the Reno City Council from weighing in.
An aide for the jailed dissident calls Google's actions "political censorship."
There are many reasons to be excited about the NFL's return. The national anthem controversy isn't one of them.
Israa al-Ghomgham would be the first female activist to be executed in Saudi Arabia.
"For some of us it's as if we are already dead, so what do we have to lose?"
This Liberal Carried an American Flag to Protest Fascism in Portland. Antifa Cracked His Head Open With a Bat.
Masked Antifa agitators told Welch, a Hillary voter, to hand over the flag. He resisted. They attacked.
White nationalists were vastly outnumbered by counterprotesters at Sunday's Unite the Right II rally, but the whole affair cost the District millions.
But most counterprotesters were calm and nuanced about free speech and fascism at the D.C. rally.
The National Park Service says there's an "enormous cost" to managing large political protests.
The Happy Camper provoked demonstrators' wrath by continuing to serve federal immigration officials.
Kind of a self-defeating way to react
What was billed as a single-issue protest felt more like a Democratic get-out-the-vote drive.