Moscow (Russia) - Russian human rights groups claim 700 people have been arrested in Moscow and 900 in St Petersberg on a day
of protests against President Vladimir Putin.
Mexico City (Mexico) - Decades of government-set petrol prices are coming to an end in Mexico, and the first step of that process has seen price rises of more than 20 percent. It has also seen street protests.
Across the Philippines, thousands of people have protested against the burial with military honours of former president and dictator Ferdinand Marcos, who was laid to rest last week, 27 years after his death.
Protests are taking place across Brazil to denounce government plans for scything spending cuts by both federal and state authorities.
Thousands have been out in force again in the US, to protest against President-elect Donald Trump. The man who they say is a threat to civil and human rights.
Tens of thousands took to the streets across Latin America to protest against the brutal rape and killing of Lucia Perez in the Argentine resort of Mar del Plata.
Madrid (Spain) - Several thousand animal rights activists have protested in central Madrid to demand a ban on bullfighting.
In Venezuela, there’ve been fresh protests for and against President Nicolas Maduro as the country’s economic crisis deepens.
There was tension and some clashes as tens of thousands took to the streets of Sao Paulo – in the latest protest against the new Brazilian President Michel Temer following the Senate’s decision to oust Dilma Rousseff.