ANKARA

Street protests across the world shook the year 2019, as mass demonstrations took place against corruption, inequality, alleged election rigging, price hikes.

According to data compiled by Anadolu Agency, millions of people filled the streets in 17 countries, from Asia to Europe and from South America to the Middle East. Hundreds lost their lives as still thousands were injured or detained.

 

Asia

Protests in China’s Hong Kong Special Administrative Region erupted in April after the submission of a bill allowing the extradition of suspects in the autonomous enclave to the Chinese mainland. Concerned that the bill may jeopardize

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