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- ARMENIA: Thousands of Armenian protesters marched on Armenian parliament after Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan agreed to a peace deal with Azerbaijan over Nagorno-Karabakh conflict. They demanded PM’s resignation. Was the second day of protests in Armenia.
- ARMENIA: Armenian opposition groups are continuing their protests to demand the resignation of Prime Minister Nikol Pashinian over the terms he agreed to in a Russian-brokered accord with Azerbaijan that ended fighting over the breakaway Nagorno-Karabakh region.
- ARMENIA: Protests against the Nagorno-Karabakh ceasefire agreement continue in the Armenian capital, with demonstrators calling for the resignation of Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan and the invalidation of the deal that secured territorial advances for Azerbaijan, which also provides Russian peacekeepers to be deployed in Nagorno-Karabakh. Meanwhile, Turkey’s government submitted a motion to parliament seeking its approval to deploy it´s peacekeepers in the region.
- THAILAND: Thousands of activists protested in front of the Siam Commercial Bank highlighting the wealth of the king, a day after the government deployed a law criminalizing criticism of the royal family for the first time since pro-democracy protests began in July.
SOURCE: EURASIA REVIEW
- THAILAND: Thousands of protesters returned to the streets of Thailand’s capital, demanding reforms of the country’s military-backed government, military-drafted constitution, and its all-powerful monarchy.
SOURCE: CBS NEWS
- BELARUS: Thousands of Belarusians who marched through Minsk to demand veteran leader Alexander Lukashenko leave power. Mass demonstrations have flooded the capital for 12 straight weeks since a disputed election, ratcheting up pressure on the embattled leader of 26 years who rejects accusations the vote was rigged and says he has no intention of quitting.
- BELARUS: Thousands marched through Minsk calling for President Alexander Lukashenko to step down. Belarus has been in a political crisis since a presidential election in August that the opposition says was rigged.
- GEORGIA: Thousands of people marched in Tbilisi to reject the result of an election that gave the governing party the right to form the country’s next government. They accused the ruling party and its supporters of electoral fraud and voter intimidation, and demanded a new vote.
- GERMANY: People attend a protest rally in front of the Brandenburg Gate in Berlin against the coronavirus restrictions in Germany. The protests came as German lawmakers debated a bill that would provide legal underpinning for the government to issue social distancing rules, require masks in public and to close stores.
- PERU: Protests were held in various cities after the decision of the Peruvian Congress to impeach President Martin Vizcarra. Allegations of corruption marred Vizcarra’s presidency in the last few months, culminating in the vote.
- COLOMBIA: Thousands of workers and students protested in Colombia against the social and economic policies of President Ivan Duque, despite restrictions to control the spread of the coronavirus pandemic.