“I just want him to finish his visit and leave,” one protestor named Mohammad Said told me.
On Reddit, a Ukrainian protestor shared tips and observations.
The Kurds entered a buffer zone on the Turkish border and in the melee at least four protestor were wounded.
As one protestor in Kiev put it: “They attack only in the night, like beasts.”
The inaugural front page—“Falling Pharaoh”—offers a striking shot of an Egyptian protestor atop a statue.
c.1400, "avowal, pledge, solemn declaration," from Old French protest (Modern French prôtet), from preotester, and directly from Latin protestari "declare publicly, testify, protest," from pro- "forth, before" (see pro-) + testari "testify," from testis "witness" (see testament).
Meaning "statement of disapproval" first recorded 1751; adjectival sense of "expressing of dissent from, or rejection of, prevailing mores" is from 1953, in reference to U.S. civil rights movement. First record of protest march is from 1959.
mid-15c., "to declare or state formally or solemnly," from Old French protester, from Latin protestari "declare publicly, testify, protest" (see protest (n.)). Original sense preserved in to protest one's innocence. Related: Protested; protesting.