Protesters temporarily stall light rail during downtown rally against police brutality


More than 50 protesters and political activists rallying against police brutality temporarily stalled an eastbound light rail south of McDowell Road and Central Avenue on Saturday evening. Read story

About 50 people protest at City Hall against police brutality in response to Ferguson unrest


About 50 people gathered outside Phoenix City Hall on Friday in a protest against police brutality, among other issues, in response to the acquittal of officer Darren Wilson in the death of Michael Brown. Read story

Abduction of 43 students in Mexico prompts protests at consulate building in Phoenix


Activists organized by Tonatierra and the Comites de Defensa del Barrio gathered outside the Consulate General of Mexico on Friday to bring awareness to the abduction of 43 students in Mexico. Read story

Slide show: Mayan group leads protest, march after president's delay on deportation action


More than 50 members of Consejo del Pueblo Maya, or “Counsel of Mayan People,” protested through downtown Friday following President Barack Obama’s decision to delay deportation changes. Read story

Protesters shed shirts and march down Central to demand topless equality for everyone


Women and men of all ages gathered Sunday at Steele Indian School Park for the third annual AZ Topless Day to protest decency laws that make it illegal for women to be shirtless in public but allow the same behavior for men. Read story

Protesters continue demonstration against SB 1062 at Capitol


Several hundred protestors gathered at the state Capitol Monday night, continuing their protest of Senate Bill 1062, which would allow businesses to refuse to provide service to customers based on religious principles. Read story

Protesters rally against possibility of war with Iran

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More than 50 protesters marched through downtown Phoenix Saturday in opposition to U.S. sanctions against Iran and the looming possibility of war with the Middle Eastern nation. Read story

UnityFest brings Occupy Phoenix protesters to Civic Space Park


More than 100 protesters marched through downtown Phoenix to Civic Space Park Saturday, stopping at Chase Tower, Bank of America and Freeport-McMoRan Copper and Gold along the way. Read story

Slide show: Occupy Phoenix protesters released from jail, others arrested


The Occupy Phoenix protest continued into Sunday when imprisoned demonstrators were released and more arrests were made. Read story

Slide show: Occupy Phoenix protesters arrested after refusing to leave Hance Park


After marching from Cesar Chavez Plaza to Margaret T. Hance Park, a group of Occupy Phoenix protesters were arrested after refusing to leave the park after closing hours. Read story