Graphic shows large-scale anti-government demonstrations since Sep 1, 2019, and details of some of the more high-profile protests.
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Worldwide wave of unrest

By Mike Tyler

November 18, 2019 - Large-scale anti-government demonstrations, triggered by economic discontent, corruption and alleged electoral fraud, are taking place on every continent.

A wave of protests has rocked the world for months, from Bolivia, to Chile, and Lebanon to Hong Kong.

Each protest in this global wave of unrest has its own local dynamic and cause. But they also share certain similarities – mainly, anger at rising inequality, corruption and slow economic growth.

PUBLISHED:18/11/2019; STORY: Graphic News; PICTURES: Getty Images
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