protests and demonstrations

Hawaii telescope project on hold for now

After more than five months of protests over construction of a giant telescope on land some native Hawaiians consider sacred, Hawaii Gov. David Ige said Thursday that state law enforcement will be removed from the site after he was informed that the project

Hong Kong protesters keep up pressure

The organizers of the large-scale demonstrations which kicked off Hong Kong's months-long protest movement earlier this year returned to the streets again Sunday, in a bid to maintain pressure on the city's government following the success of pro-democracy groups at recent elections.

12 protesters killed in Baghdad

At least 12 demonstrators were killed and 22 others wounded Friday when gunmen in several vehicles opened fire on a protest site in central Baghdad, medical sources and activists told CNN, marking one of the most violent days in the Iraqi capital for weeks.