Protest

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Rockin' in the free world? Inside the rightwing takeover of protest music
It’s easy to laugh at hardcore patriots misunderstanding Bruce Springsteen’s Born in the USA, but such appropriation is increasingly widespread – and dangerously twisting the truth

Luke Ottenhof

13, Apr, 2021 @2:00 PM

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Brixton rioting flares again as police move in – archive, 13 April 1981
13 April 1981: The inquest into clashes between the police and the black community was barely under way when the area was disturbed by a second night of violence

Guardian staff

12, Apr, 2021 @8:11 AM

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‘Brixton was where the spark was lit’: how the riots changed black politics in UK
For Labour politicians including Diane Abbott and Paul Boateng, the unrest meant black Britain could no longer be ignored

Alex Mistlin

11, Apr, 2021 @2:00 PM

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Despair fuels the flames of young loyalist anger in Northern Ireland
Let down by politicians and police, cultural symbols belittled ... unionist teenagers feel marginalised and are taking action

Rory Carroll

11, Apr, 2021 @8:30 AM

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Boris Johnson refuses calls for summit on violence in Northern Ireland
Irish government suggests talks after eight nights in which police have been attacked and cars torched

Toby Helm, Lisa O'Carroll and Michael Savage

11, Apr, 2021 @8:00 AM

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Where and when to find a Stop Black Deaths in Custody rally across Australia
A national day of action will be held on Saturday, with protests in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Alice Springs and Lismore – and in Perth on 15 April

Calla Wahlquist

09, Apr, 2021 @10:18 AM

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‘The fear is that this will get bigger’: six nights of rioting in Northern Ireland
Bottles and petrol bombs have aggravated a political crisis and leave some deeply disheartened

Rory Carroll Ireland correspondent

08, Apr, 2021 @4:33 PM

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Breonna Taylor died more than a year ago. But US policing has barely changed | Akin Olla
Thousands of protesters were arrested last year. Some face harsher punishments than the officers who killed Taylor

Akin Olla

08, Apr, 2021 @2:06 PM

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Northern Ireland unrest: why has violence broken out?
Rioting has spilled on to streets in pockets of unionist areas in Derry, Belfast and towns in County Antrim

Lisa O'Carroll

08, Apr, 2021 @11:19 AM

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Northern Ireland assembly meets after sixth night of unrest
A bus was torched in Belfast, stones thrown at police and press photographer assaulted in attack condemned by all sides

Lisa O'Carroll and Rory Carroll

08, Apr, 2021 @4:11 AM

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Hong Kong activists plead guilty but say ‘history will absolve us’
Lee Cheuk-yan says he and fellow accused Jimmy Lai and Yeung Sum did nothing wrong

Helen Davidson in Taipei

07, Apr, 2021 @9:43 AM

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If the government cares about freedom of expression, why is it passing the police and crime bill? | Kirsty Brimelow
The new legislation would crush the principle of policing by consent in the UK and stifle democratic change, says the QC and barrister Kirsty Brimelow

Kirsty Brimelow

05, Apr, 2021 @12:45 PM

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