Thousands of Palestinians staged rallies across the occupied West Bank and besieged Gaza Strip in a show of solidarity with Palestinian prisoners, who are being held captive in Israeli jails and detention centers.
Thousands of ethnic Pashtuns have held a massive rally in the Pakistani city of Peshawar to call for an end to abuses by police as the country's military continues its offensive against militants across the tribal belt along the Afghan border.
Students at a London university have held a week-long series of events to protest against anti-Muslim discrimination. The Westminster University students say the institution's authorities are restricting their freedom of speech. Roshan Muhammed Salih reports from London, presstv.com reported.
Thousands of Google employees, including dozens of senior engineers, signed a letter protesting the company’s involvement in a Pentagon program that uses artificial intelligence to interpret video imagery and could be used to improve the targeting of drone strikes.
The French police and government continue to draw criticism for their role in the global refugee crisis. Protests were held all over Paris to call attention to the regular allegations of police brutality against homeless asylum-seekers. Ramin Mazaheri has more, presstv.com reported.
Bangladesh will send a protest note to Myanmar over an increased security presence near a portion of their border where thousands of Rohingya Muslims have been sheltering just inside Myanmar, a Bangladesh border guard official said on Thursday.
Two steel plants in central Vietnam were ordered to suspend production, according to an official statement Thursday, following reports of protests by residents complaining of polluted air and water from the factories.