Movements

Youths all over the world stand up to power

Print edition : November 22, 2019

Demonstrators clash with riot police during a protest against President Sebastian Pinera’s policies in Santiago, Chile, on October 28. Photo: Claudio Santana/Getty Images

Demonstrators scale the facade of a residence, looking for a better vantage point to battle with the police, in Quito, Ecuador, on October 1. Photo: Dolores Ochoa/AP

Bolivia’s President Evo Morales, right, and Vice President Alvaro Garcia Linera celebrate their re-election in El Alto on October 28. Photo: Juan Karita/AP

Presidential candidate Carlos Mesa addressing his supporters in La Paz on October 28. Opposition protests intensified after Evo was declared the winner. Photo: REUTERS

Anti-government protesters take cover from security forces firing tear gas in Baghdad, Iraq, on October 28. Photo: AFP

Hizbollah supporters clash with Lebanese riot policemen during a protest in Beirut on October 29, the 13th day of anti-government protests. Photo: Bilal Hussein/AP

Chilean President Sebastian Pinera. Photo: CLAUDIO REYES/AFP

Ecuadorian President Lenin Moreno. Photo: HENRY ROMERO/REUTERS

Youths rise in protest in Chile, Ecuador, Lebanon, Iraq and Egypt against elitist rulers, neoliberal policies, unemployment and poverty, whereas in Bolivia the elite drives the protests against the election of the socialist Evo Morales.
    This article is closed for comments.
    Please Email the Editor