Brazilians take to the streets after groundbreaking politician murdered

Franco's murder has sparked outrage around the country, and comes just weeks after the Brazilian military took over security operations in Rio de Janeiro.


7 years after the revolution, Egypt is nowhere near democracy

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi is likely to run unopposed — a far cry from the democracy so many protesters fought for


Catalans do not agree on the idea of splitting from Spain

Catalans do not agree on the idea of splitting from Spain


‘Twitter and Tear Gas’ Looks at How Protest Is Fueled and Crushed by the Internet

The new book from Zeynep Tufekci looks at how the web has helped demonstrations take off around the globe, but also made them harder to sustain.


Violent protests against Venezuela's president have left two dead

Venezuela is reeling from violent anti-government protests that have left at least two people dead and more than 100 detained.


Cameroon’s Internet Has Been Cut For Four Weeks With No End in Sight

Social apps like WhatsApp and Facebook are lifelines between members of the African diaspora.


How to Protest Without Sacrificing Your Digital Privacy

How to keep your digital devices and accounts safe when exercising your right to peaceably assemble.


What to Bring to a Peaceful Protest

The gear you should bring when exercising your Constitutional right to peaceably assemble, and what you should leave behind.


Brazil is very close to impeaching Dilma Rousseff

This Thursday's senate committee vote in favor of taking the trial of the suspended president to the full chamber, puts Brazil's deep political crisis back center stage a day before the opening of the Rio Olympics.


One Dead in Chile After Protesters Set Fires During President's State-of-the-Nation Speech

Masked demonstrators torched a pharmacy and a supermarket as President Michelle Bachelet delivered her annual report to the Chilean congress.


UPDATE: Donald Trump Cancels Chicago Rally Amid Mayhem

After a string of violent confrontations at Trump rallies, activists in Chicago were ready for a battle.