IN PICTURES: Protests Erupt Around the Globe, Not All For The Same Reasons
Here are the 2020 protests - in pictures!
The year 2020 is already being branded as the ‘year of revolution’. From poverty, racism, colorism to oppression – people have announced that they have had enough.
The killing of George Floyd has led to anti-racism protests across the globe. But this is not the only reason why people are out on the streets.
Here are the 2020 protests | IN PICTURES
Many of those demonstrating are people who have long felt shut out of the wealth of their country. In most cases, a rise in prices for essential services has proved the final straw.
Claims of corruption by the government are at the heart of several of the demonstrations and are closely linked to the issues of rampant inequality.
In some countries, protesters are angered by political systems in which they feel trapped.
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