And as the appetite for such gatherings grows, the opportunities that arise with social connectivity are endless.
It's one thing to show up to a march or sign a petition, but what are some of the practical ways people can fight for a cause they believe in?
A counter-protest by far-right group Britain First was penned in by police when confronted by the pro-refugee march.
The storming of a ferry in the French port of Calais took place at the end of a largely peaceful demonstration on Saturday that was organized by some 20 activist groups under the banner "Refugees Welcome."
A bunch of racists are holding a demonstration against refugees, so some anti-fascists are going to try to stop them.
As Europe reels from the terrorist attacks in Paris and the number of refugees fleeing ISIS continues to grow, hateful demonstrations like this will probably become a lot more common.
I got in touch with a psychiatrist to figure out the best way of treating someone who's likely traumatized by recent stressful experiences.
You should be allowed to flee poverty as well as war.
The left-wing insurgent turned Labour leader headed down to a pro-refugee rally in London.
Another weekend, another confrontation between the racist far right and the people who oppose them.
Across Europe, people are coming together for a day of action for refugees on Saturday.
A young Berlin couple have set up an Airbnb-style website, Refugees Welcome, that pairs refugees with hosts willing to give up a spare room.