There were far more police officers - and journalists - than the 150 to 200 protesters who attended the Justice for J6 rally on Saturday.
"SHUT UP AND PASS SOME LAWS," the protest's organizers said in response to the senators' comments on Tuesday.
Images show veiled Afghan women attending pro-Taliban events in Kabul on Saturday while covered head-to-toe.
Videos show Tusitala "Tiny" Toese after being shot in the foot at an anti-COVID rally in Olympia, Washington, when the far left and far right clashed, say reports.
Women in Afghanistan have held protests demanding the rights to work, study, and be included in government. Insider spoke to activists on the ground.
Reddit banned the subreddit r/NoNewNormal after a site-wide protest against the company's inaction over COVID-19 disinformation.
GOP lawmakers across a total of 17 states have passed over 28 bills tightening access to the ballot box, according to the Brennan Center for Justice.
In one video, a woman is seen raising her fist and hustling the men around her to move forward and keep marching.
Anti-vaxxers protesting against "medical tyranny" clashed with counter-protests outside LA City hall on Saturday afternoon.
"We're talking about people, human beings sleeping on the sidewalk. Where are you gonna put them?" a protester asked Jenner.
After horrifying stories of workplace malfunctions, terrible conditions, and flat out misconduct, workers are starting to fight back.
France's parliament approved a law implementing new COVID-19 restrictions to minimize transmission of the Delta variant and avoid another lockdown.
In a statement to Insider, Greene blamed the cancellations on the left, saying they were "forcing" business owners to cancel the events.
Thousands of Cubans are protesting against the Communist government of Miguel Díaz Canel as the country grapples with a severe economic crisis.
AP photographer Ramon Espinosa was left bloodied after an altercation during protests in Cuba on Sunday.
A video shows Japanese citizen Kayoko Takahashi shooting a water gun at the Olympic torch as it was carried through the streets of Sinba Park.
"It was uncomfortable and hard to breath," one McDonald's worker told Insider.
"I feel like it was set up. I feel like they did that on purpose, and I was pissed, to be honest," Berry said about the anthem playing when she wasn't expecting it.
Anna Morgan Lloyd, 49, from Indiana, pleaded guilty to a picketing charge. She submitted movie and book reviews as a part of her defense.
"In NO WAY did I intend to trivialize the Star of David or disrespect what happened to millions of people," the store said after Stetson's statement.
The groups intend to educate the Black community on gun ownership and the Tulsa Race massacre that left hundreds of Black people dead 100 years ago.
Bella Hadid, whose father Mohamed Hadid is Palestinian, marched in New York and posted messages of support on social media.
Dylan Shakespeare Robinson, 23, was also ordered to pay $12 million in restitution, according to the Justice Department.
After Black Lives Matter emerged, GOP lawmakers from Minnesota and Indiana introduced bills to bar convicted protestors from receiving government aid.
Students from across the state walked out of class on Monday in coordinated protests.
France said at the time: "We are working these days on very, very serious issues of war and peace, life or death. We are not working on potatoes.''
Amazon has denied that employees were fired for criticizing the company publicly - it said they violated internal policies.
The bill would grant immunity to a driver who "unintentionally" injures or kills a person if they are "fleeing from a riot."
Nineteen-year-old Kyal Sin had proudly cast her first vote last year in the very elections Myanmar's military has tried to annul with its ongoing coup.
Burmese citizens protesting the Feb. 1 military coup are weaponizing memes to make a statement. Young protesters understand that funny memes will attract attention to their cause. Insider has assembled some of the most effective protest signs seen on Myanmar’s streets. Visit Insider’s homepage for more stories. Tens of thousands […]
Leaders of Myanmar’s military coup on Saturday appeared to shut down the country’s internet. Last week, they’d sent letters asking internet providers to block Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. The shutdown would “severely limit coverage of anti-coup protests,” said NetBlocks. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. As protestors […]
Black Lives Matter was nominated by a Norweigan politician for the 2021 Nobel Peace Prize. In nomination papers, Petter Eide said BLM “had a tremendous achievement in raising global awareness and consciousness about racial injustice,” the Guardian reported. Black Lives Matter was founded in 2013 by three Black women,Alicia Garza, […]
Protests erupted in Poland this week after the government implemented strict limits on abortions. The ruling was made back in October, but past protests delayed its implementation until now. Access to the procedure has reportedly been declining in the devoutly Catholic country. Visit Insider’s homepage for more stories. Thousands of […]
A police officer who drove into a crowd of people in Tacoma, Washington, is on administrative leave. The incident sparked protests in downtown Tacoma on Sunday,The Seattle Times reported. A man who was injured as a result of the incident told CNN he is “forever scarred.” Visit Insider’s homepage for […]
10 years ago, I was in Cairo when the revolution broke out. Over 18 days, Egyptians protested and brought down President Hosni Mubarak. This is my diary of what I saw and did over 18 days that were by turns violent and euphoric. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. […]
In the aftermath of a mob violently storming the Capitol, US cities were on high alert on Sunday ahead of the Jan. 20 inauguration. A heavy security presence awaited protesters in cities like Madison, which saw huge pro-Trump protests in 2020. Here’s what the day was like in Madison. Visit […]
We combed through hours of video footage and hundreds of social media accounts to identify the symbols that Trump supporters displayed at the Capitol on January 6. Among them were an OK hand gesture hijacked to read “WP” for white power, a neo-Nazi tattoo, and a Camp Auschwitz sweatshirt. Some […]
Uber Eats riders claimed their pay has been cut in the new year, at a protest in front of NSW Parliament on Wednesday. The Transport Workers’ Union claims that decreasing pay is increasing pressure on riders, making them more likely to be injured or die. Five delivery workers were killed […]
Pro-Trump protesters were scheduled to demonstrate in front of Twitter’s San Francisco headquarters on Monday morning after the company banned the president from its platform. City police set up a barricade on the street outside the building, and organisers reportedly used the far-right online community TheDonald to plan the demonstration. […]
The San Francisco police department (SFPD) is preparing for a potential pro-Trump demonstration outside Twitter’s headquarters on Monday morning. The SFPD has been in contact with Twitter representatives and will have enough resources to respond to demonstrations, a spokesperson told the San Francisco Chronicle. Users on a far-right internet forum […]
Protests filled the streets of Washington, DC, on January 5, the night before an attempted coup took place at the Capitol building. One protest turned violent after a pro-Trump supporter reached for one person’s phone as they recorded the protests, leading to punches thrown. The brawl was recorded and posted […]
The violence and disruption that ensued in Washington, DC, on Wednesday was unlike anything seen in modern US history: crowds of people marching through the halls of Congress, waving Trump flags, ransacking lawmakers’ offices, and planting MAGA hats on historic statues. It was, though, in some ways a natural consequence […]
Trump supporters stormed the Capitol building in an attempt to disrupt the certification of the presidential election. The rioters were pushed to act by Trump and his Republican enablers, who led them to believe that the election was stolen from them. The members of Congress who objected to the Electoral […]
The US Capitol Building was vandalised during a riot by supporters of President Donald Trump. Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi’s office was broken into with protesters writing “we will not back down” and one rioter taking a piece of her mail. Four people were killed during the riot and […]
The largest police union in the US has called on Trump to “forcefully urge” extremists to leave the US Capitol. The National Fraternal Order of Police endorsed Trump in the 2020 election. “Lawlessness is not how Americans affect change in our great country,” union President Patrick Yoes wrote. Visit Business […]
As pro-Trump rioters broke into the US Capitol on Wednesday afternoon with Congress in session, President Trump attacked Vice President Mike Pence on Twitter. “Mike Pence didn’t have the courage to do what should have been done to protect our Country and our Constitution, giving States a chance to certify […]
A joint session of Congress to count the 2020 presidential race’s Electoral College votes descended into chaos as violent pro-Trump rioters breached the Capitol building. Lawmakers were evacuated as the rioters invaded the House and Senate Chambers and vandalised congressional offices. Visit Insider’s homepage for more stories. The Capitol Building […]
President Trump’s allies are speaking out against the siege at the US Capitol Building after protesters broke into both chambers of Congress. Senators Josh Hawley and Ted Cruz, who planned to object to the Electoral College’s certification, both condemned the violence. Former White House staffers including Kellyanne Conway and Mick […]
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer tapped on President Donald Trump to stop the riots at the US Capitol in DC. “We are calling on President Trump to demand that all protestors leave the U.S. Capitol and Capitol Grounds immediately,” Pelosi and Schumer said in a […]
The Fox News anchor Martha MacCallum said that breaking into the US Capitol on Wednesday was “a huge victory” for the pro-Trump protesters. Thousands of Trump supporters gathered in Washington, DC, to protest Congress’ certification of the electoral vote count. But the vote-certification debate was halted as rioters breached the […]
Supporters of President Donald Trump clashed with the police on Tuesday night, and at least six were arrested. The supporters gathered to protest the results of the presidential election ahead of Wednesday’s vote in Congress to certify those results. The protests took place ahead of a larger rally planned for […]
Dolal Idd was shot and killed by police in Minneapolis last week during a traffic stop at a gas station. The 23-year-old died at the scene of the attempted gun sting after “shots were exchanged between the suspect and the officers,” Minneapolis police said in a statement. Police released body […]
Washington, DC, is bracing for possible violent clashes after a wave of pro-Trump protesters is expected to descend on the city this week. The National Guard has been activated to assist with crowd control and Mayor Muriel Bowser has issued reminders that guns are not allowed at rallies. The protests […]
The police in Minneapolis killed a man during a traffic stop on Wednesday. It was the first police killing in the city since George Floyd’s death in May. The police didn’t identify the man but said officers’ body-camera footage would be released Thursday. Family members told local media that his […]
A member of the hate group Proud Boys openly came forward and said he is to blame for setting a Black Lives Matter banner on fire during a pro-Trump rally on December 12, the Washington Post reported. “I was the person that went ahead and put the lighter to it […]
On Wednesday, at a US District Court in Minneapolis, Minnesota, Benjamin Ryan Teeter, a 22-year-old self-described member of the right-wing paramilitary Boogaloo Bois group, pleaded guilty to charges that he sought to sell weapons to Hamas. In court, Teeter added that he and co-defendant Robert Solomon hoped Hamas, which is […]
Clashes broke out between protesters, counter-protesters, and police following a day of pro-Trump rallies in Washington DC on Saturday. The DC mayor’s office said at least 23 arrests were made and at least eight people were hospitalized, local Fox 5 DC reported. Two days before the electoral college vote is […]
Multiple people protesting Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) detainments in New York City on Friday were struck by a vehicle in the Murray Hill neighbourhood of Manhattan. At least seven people suffered non-life-threatening injuries, the New York Fire Department said. Video on Twitter shows a woman being taken into custody […]
About two dozen demonstrators gathered outside of the Detroit home of Michigan Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson on Saturday, in a protest where they called the results of the 2020 election fraudulent. Benson said in a statement on Twitter that the protesters were armed, and video of the protest live-streamed […]
Tens of thousands of protesters took to the streets across France on Saturday over a proposed bill that would restrict the sharing of photos and videos of police officers. Critics say the bill would limit press freedom, while the government says it will protect officers from online calls for violence. […]
The US Women’s National Team will wear “Black Lives Matter” warm-up jackets ahead of its first match in 261 days. In a video released by the team, players explained that the decision “is not political, it’s a statement on human rights.” The USWNT will kick off against the Netherlands at […]
Supporters of President Donald Trump protested in support of his baseless claims of voter fraud and protested the results of the election in DC on Saturday. Joe Biden defeated Trump and became president-elect after winning the 20 electoral votes in Pennsylvania, Insider and Decision Desk HQ projected last week, but […]
In her new memoir – “One Life” – Megan Rapinoe details her rise to women’s soccer superstardom and social justice heroism. The US Women’s National Team icon kneeled in protest of racial inequality and police brutality in 2016, becoming one of the first white professional athletes to show solidarity with […]
Joe Biden and Kamala Harris won the 2020 presidential election, Insider, and Decision Desk HQ projected Friday. President Donald Trump has not conceded and continues to make baseless claims of voter fraud. Some supporters of Trump continue to protest the results of the election, echoing the president’s baseless claims of […]
Beverly Hills police declared unlawful assembly at a pro-Trump rally on Saturday following a “violent fight” between a counter-protester and a rally-goer, police said. Supporters of the “USA Freedom Rally” which supports “#Trump2020, the police, and opening our cities, businesses and schools,” according to its Facebook page, rallied on the […]
The Philadelphia City Council passed a ban on the police use of “less-lethal” weapons such as tear gas, rubber bullets, and pepper spray in protests on Thursday. The council’s approval of a ban comes in the wake of protests that followed the police shooting of Walter Wallace Jr. At a […]
Scarborough Public Schools officials said in a letter on Monday teachers and staff are not allowed to use “slogans or phrases” expressing a “personal viewpoint” on school property, according to WGME-TV. The letter said it was barring several phrases in light of the upcoming election, including “Black Lives Matter,” “White […]
Peaceful demonstrators marched to Kentucky Attorney General Daniel Cameron’s house on Saturday, marking the 150th day of protests for Breonna Taylor, according to the Louisville Courier-Journal. Around 100 protesters rallied without any arrests, despite an encounter with officers in riot gear. “The more that comes out with the case, the […]
President Donald Trump faced boos and chants of “vote him out” when he and first lady Melania Trump paid their respects to Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg at the Supreme Court on Thursday. The crowd also chanted “honour her wish,” a reference to a request Ginsburg made to her granddaughter in […]
Sacha Baron Cohen revealed that he was “terrified” to do an American accent for the Netflix movie “The Trial of the Chicago 7” at a virtual Q&A on Tuesday night (which Insider attended). Cohen plays 1960s legendary activist Abbie Hoffman in the movie. So scared he would mess up the […]
Protests erupted in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, on Sunday after a police officer shot a man several times while responding to a 911 call. The Lancaster City Bureau of Police released body-camera footage and said the officer shot at Ricardo Munoz, 27, because Munoz “had a knife in his right hand as […]
Players on the Atlanta Falcons and Seattle Seahawks joined forces to kneel in protest of social injustice during the first kickoff of their season-opening game Sunday. After Seattle’s Jason Myers kicked off, Atlanta neglected to return the kick. Instead, all 22 players on the gridiron took a knee. Visit Insider’s […]
Facebook took down multiple pages for right-wing group Patriot Prayer and the group’s founder, Joey Gibson. One of the members of Patriot Prayer was shot and killed during a protest in Portland, Oregon, last Saturday. A company spokesperson told Reuters that the social media platform removed the pages to prevent […]
The man suspected of fatally killing a right-wing demonstrator during protests in Portland, Oregon, said he saw “a civil war right around the corner.” Michael Reinoehl discussed the shooting of Aaron Danielson, a supporter of a pro-Trump group, in an interview published by Vice News. He said the shot “felt […]
Summary List Placement The police in Kenosha, Wisconsin, and a federal officer last week arrested food-truck workers at gunpoint, alleging that their presence at a gas station was evidence that they were “preparing for criminal activity” amid protests prompted by the police shooting of Jacob Blake. A Riot Kitchen leader […]
A new Tom Clancy smartphone game features imagery of protesters alongside raised fists that resemble symbolism for the the Black rights movement in the US. The game’s intro says the protesters are actually a front for a secret organisation named “UMBRA.” The group “claim to promote an egalitarian utopia to […]
A school assignment for eighth-graders received heat from the Texas governor and a large police group for appearing to compare police officers to slave traders and KKK members. One political cartoon included in the assignment depicts a series of five images, each with a white man pressing down on the […]
Members of Riot Kitchen, an organisation that provides free meals to protesters based in Seattle, were arrested in Kenosha on Wednesday, NBC News reported. Nine people were arrested for disorderly conduct by the Kenosha Police Department and US Marshals after they received a tip about “several suspicious vehicles without of […]
President Donald Trump on Sunday called Ted Wheeler, the mayor of Portland, a “fool” on Twitter and urged for at least the second time that the National Guard be deployed to the city. Demonstrators against police brutality have been protesting in Portland with most demonstrations remaining peaceful. A man was […]
Attorney John Pierce is planning to defend suspected Kenosha gunman Kyle Rittenhouse. Rittenhouse has been charged with multiple counts, including first-degree intentional homicide, in a shooting at a Black Lives Matter protest in which two people were killed and a third was injured. On August 12, Pierce and fellow attorneys […]
Dell Loy Hansen – the owner of MLS club Real Salt Lake – is retaliating against his players after they boycotted their game Wednesday night. Hansen said he felt “disrespected” after players chose not to compete in protest of the shooting of Jacob Blake, a Black man shot seven times […]
Reigning WNBA Coach of the Year, James Wade, had an emotional conversation with members of the press prior to WNBA players’ decision to boycott games in protest of police violence. Wade – a 45-year-old Black man and head coach of the Chicago Sky – said players “are actually speaking for […]
Michael Stepanek, 45, was arrested by police in Iowa City, Iowa, and charged with intimidation with a dangerous weapon and willful injury. Police said in a criminal complaint seen by Insider that Stepanek drove into a crowd of protesters who were blocking a street in Iowa City, Iowa, on August […]
WNBA games scheduled for Wednesday night have been postponed. Players on the Washington Mystics could not bring themselves to play, and the other five teams scheduled to compete on Wednesday followed suit. “We stand in solidarity with our brothers in the NBA,” WNBPA Secretary and Atlanta Dream player Elizabeth Williams […]
Law-enforcement officers responding to the protests in Kenosha, Wisconsin, on Tuesday evening provided water to armed militia members and thanked them for their presence. “We got a couple. We got to save a couple, but we’ll give you a couple,” a voice over an intercom said. “We appreciate you guys, […]
The Milwaukee Bucks and Orlando Magic did not take the court to play Game 5 of their playoff series Wednesday afternoon. Bucks players agreed not to play the game before tipoff to protest the shooting of Jacob Blake, an unarmed Black man whom police shot in the back seven times […]
As the USPS becomes the latest target of the Trump administration, with disastrous implications for this November’s election, a campaign to buy postal merch in order to save the institution from economic hardship has spread like wildfire on social media. Trump has repeatedly challenged mail-in voting, which is set to […]
The main challenger to Belarus’ longtime president reappeared in neighbouring Lithuania after disputed results showed her losing the election. Official results show incumbent president Alexander Lukashenko, called “Europe’s last dictator,” receiving 80% of the vote. The results sparked widespread protests. Multiple reports say Svetlana Tikhanovskaya was escorted from Belarus by […]
Law enforcement agents in military gear and sometimes uniforms have been the face of the Trump administration’s confrontational response to nationwide waves of protests in the wake of George Floyd’s death in police custody. Oregon’s attorney general has accused these unidentified agents of unlawful arrests and violating citizen’s constitutional rights. […]
Demonstrators in Thailand used a Harry Potter-themed rally to protest against “lese majeste” laws, which bans criticism of the royal family and means any defamatory comments can lead to 15 years in prison. Channel News Asia correspondent Saksith Saiyasombut tweeted that an organiser of the demonstration told him: “Bringing democracy […]
A California protester has accused police of forcing her to drink cold water to get her temperature low enough so she could be jailed, according to a report seen by Newsweek. The unidentified woman was part of a group of demonstrators who chained themselves to California Gov. Gavin Newsom’s house […]
Protesters in New Orleans stood outside of a courthouse this week to block landlords from entering and filing evictions. Louisiana’s eviction moratorium was lifted on June 15, but a federal moratorium didn’t end until Saturday. One courthouse in the city has already seen 343 evictions, which was in the range […]
President Donald Trump on Sunday called the “Wall of Mums” that has formed to protect protesters in Portland, Oregon, a “scam.” He said that the protesters were “actually anarchists who hate our Country” and that “the line of innocent ‘mothers’ were a scam that Lamestream refuses to acknowledge.” People in […]
A ‘wall of vets’ joined the front lines of protests in Portland, Oregon Friday, the New York Times reported. The military veterans joined the protests to support protester’s rights to free speech one week after a navy veteran was struck by a federal officer after approaching them to ask a […]
Protesters toppled a fence surrounding the Mark O. Hatfield Federal Courthouse in downtown Portland early Sunday. Federal agents, who have been sent by the Trump administration to help with law and order, then “deployed multiple rounds of tear gas” after police declared a riot,The Oregonian reported. Protests have continued in […]
Police in New South Wales, won a Supreme Court case to stop a Black Lives Matter protest from taking place on Tuesday, July 28th due to coronavirus concerns. The family of a man who died in police custody at a jail in Australia in 2015 organised the protest to demand […]
At least 45 people were arrested at an anti-racism march on Saturday, Seattle Police said on Twitter. Police declared the march a riot after protesters set fire to a construction site and continued to a local precinct, where at least one person breached its fence line, and a device exploded. […]
Oregon Senator Ron Wyden said the Trump administration’s deployment of federal troops to Portland risks a state of martial law during a presidential election. Federal agents in the city have worn military-style uniforms, taken protesters into unmarked cars, arrested people without explanation, and used tear gas and impact munitions to […]
People in Portland, Oregon, have been protesting systemic racism and police violence since the police killing of George Floyd on May 25. Last week, President Donald Trump deployed federal officers to the city. Oregon’s attorney general has filed a lawsuit against the Department of Homeland Security accusing law-enforcement officials of […]
Hundreds of people gathered in London’s Hyde Park on Sunday to protest face mask requirements. Face masks are currently a requirement on public transportation in the UK, and will soon also be required for stores. The protest was reportedly organised by the group Keep Britain Free, which claimed face-covering requirements […]