Beijing Blames Foreigners When Hong Kongers March
Belief in foreign spies is projection about the Party's own overseas activities.
How to Speak Out and Stay Hidden in Hong Kong
Protest veterans have developed new tactics—but so have the police.
Hong Kongers Won’t Bow to Beijing. But Their Leaders Will.
The city’s leaders are answerable to the party, not the public.
Hong Kong’s Last Stand
Plus: Mexico faces new pressure on immigration, Germany meets with Iran, and what to watch in the world this week.
May Leaves, Brexit Remains
Plus: Hong Kong prepares for protest over mainland extradition, Ethiopia tries to mediate in Sudan, and the other stories we're following today.
What’s Next for Sudan?
Plus: Mexico continues talks at the White House, elections in Denmark, and the other stories we're following today.
Arab States Foment Sudan Chaos While U.S. Stands By
American officials are unhappy over the role of Egypt, Saudi Arabia, and the UAE but say their hands are tied.
Mexico Stands Firm Ahead of U.S. Talks
Plus: Sudan's military council calls off the transition deal, China's Tiananmen anniversary, and the other stories we're following today.
‘The Possibility of Violence Is Very Real’
Sudan’s transition hangs in the balance, says Zachariah Mampilly, an expert on protest movements and African politics.
Sudan’s Transition Talks Suspended
The transition in Sudan is put on hold amid violence, Europe balks at the U.S. military response to Iran, and the United States hits Chinese firm Huawei with sanctions.
The False Promise of Protest
David Shulman’s diaries of resisting the Israeli occupation show the limits of activism in the face of rampant dispossession and despair.
Indonesians Fight for Their Right to Not Vote
It's an act of protest—but the government calls it terrorism.
In Sudan, a Transition to Democracy or a Military Power Play?
Omar al-Bashir’s three-decade rule is over, but demonstrators reject the army’s plan.
The Kids Are Taking Charge of Climate Change
Teenagers around the world are protesting in unprecedented numbers—and making governments nervous.
Serbia’s Protests Aren’t the Beginning of a Balkan Spring
Demonstrations against Aleksandar Vucic’s authoritarian government won’t achieve anything until the opposition can present a coherent alternative.
Don’t Get Your Hopes Up About Algeria
The Middle East’s latest protests seem like the Arab Spring all over again. That’s no reason for optimism.
الربيع العربي لم ينته بعد
روح الربيع العربي لا تزال مستمرة كما أظهرت الاحتجاجات الكبيرة في الجزائر والسودان.
The Arab Spring Is Not Over Yet
Major protests in Algeria and Sudan show that the spirit of 2011 lives on.
Narendra Modi Should Calm Tensions in Kashmir Rather Than Inflame Them
India and the United States must pressure Pakistan to stop sponsoring terrorism, but New Delhi could do much more to quell the anger fueling unrest in Kashmir.
Western Leaders Are Promoting Dictatorship, Not Democracy, in Egypt
Emmanuel Macron’s visit to Cairo and Donald Trump’s cheerleading have bolstered Abdel Fattah al-Sisi as he faces popular protest over his latest power grab.