Indonesian doctors, nurses protest proposed changes to healthcare laws
At least five unions have raised concerns, arguing health workers could be disadvantaged.
Hong Kong police detain more than 20 on Tiananmen anniversary
Vigils held around the world, from Japan to Australia, saw people standing with candles next to images of the brutal crackdown.
Israelis continue judicial reform protests after budget approved
The government's reform proposals would curtail the authority of the Supreme Court and give politicians greater powers over the selection of judges.
Former Pakistan PM Khan appears in court as supporters clash with police
Television footage showed heavily armed paramilitary troops and police outside the Islamabad High Court as Khan was brought in a motorcade of nearly a dozen vehicles.
South Korea community doctors launch strike in protest over nursing law
The bill was primarily designed to help nurses, who have been suffering from burn-out and a shrinking talent pool while fighting on the frontlines against Covid-19.
Clashes erupt at French May Day protests against Macron
At least 108 police were wounded, 25 in Paris, and 291 people detained across France.
Sweden court overturns ban on Quran burning protests
It says security risk concerns are not enough to limit the right to demonstrate.
Thousands protest in Portugal over housing crisis
Portugal is one of Western Europe's poorest countries, with government data showing more than 50% of workers earned less than €1,000 per month last year.
Fire during protest at migrant centre kills 38 in Mexico, officials say
The fire, one of the deadliest migrant tragedies in years, occurred as the US and Mexico are battling to cope with record levels of border crossings at their shared frontier.
Israel's Netanyahu fires minister after judicial reform comments
Yoav Galant's call for a halt to the reforms came as lawmakers are due to vote this coming week on a central part of the proposals, which would change the way judges are appointed.
Defence minister urges pause to reforms as Israelis protest again
The latest demonstration to hit Israel's commercial hub came days after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu vowed to press on with the changes despite mounting international alarm.
Fresh clashes rock France as protests shift to water dispute
The protest movement against the pension reform has turned into the biggest domestic crisis of Macron's second mandate, with police and protesters clashing daily in Paris and other cities over the past week.