This protest movement, known as Yellow Vests Canada, does not follow the same goals as the French movement. Protests have had occasional outbreaks of violence.  Groups of various protesters wearing yellow vests have taken place in at least a 30 cities and towns across Canada as of January 2019.
- 17 November 2018 – present, (2 years and 27 days)
- France, Other countries:, Australia, Belgium, Bulgaria, Burkina Faso, Canada, Central African Republic, Croatia, Finland, Germany, Iraq, Israel, Ireland, Italy, Jordan, Latvia, Lebanon, Libya, Netherlands, Nigeria, Pakistan, Portugal, Russia, Serbia, Spain, Sudan, Sweden, Taiwan, Tunisia, Turkey, United Kingdom, United States
- 4,439 (police and civilians)
In 1971, 15,000 people demonstrated against French plans to locate the first light-water reactor power plant in Bugey. This was the first of a series of mass protests organized at nearly every planned nuclear site in France until the massive demonstration at the Superphénix breeder reactor in Creys-Malvillein in 1977 culminated in violence.
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The George Floyd protests are an ongoing series of police brutality protests that began in Minneapolis in the United States on May 26, 2020. The civil unrest and protests began as part of international responses to the killing of George Floyd, a 46-year-old African-American man who was killed during an arrest after Derek Chauvin, a Minneapolis Police Department officer, knelt on Floyd's neck ...
- 19+ (as of June 8, 2020)
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Protests against Donald Trump have occurred in the United States, Europe and elsewhere since his entry into the 2016 presidential campaign.Protests have expressed opposition to Trump's campaign rhetoric, his electoral win, his inauguration, his alleged history of sexual misconduct and various presidential actions, most notably his aggressive family separation policy.
Events of May 1968, student revolt that began in a suburb of Paris and was soon joined by a general strike eventually involving some 10 million workers. During much of May 1968, Paris was engulfed in the worst rioting since the Popular Front era of the 1930s, and the rest of France was at a standstill.
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Etymology. In the online Oxford Dictionaries the term "anti-Americanism" is defined as "Hostility to the interests of the United States".. In the first edition of Webster's American Dictionary of the English Language (1828) the term "anti-American" was defined as "opposed to America, or to the true interests or government of the United States; opposed to the revolution in America".
Femen (Ukrainian: Фемен), stylized as FEMEN, is a radical feminist activist group intended to protect women's rights.The organization became internationally known for organizing controversial topless protests against sex tourism, religious institutions, sexism, homophobia, and other social, national, and international topics.