Demonstrators hold the flags of Tibet (C) and 'Free Hong Kong - Revolution Now' (L) during an anti-China rally outside the Parliament in Taipei on October 1, 2021. (Photo by Sam Yeh / AFP) (Photo by SAM YEH/AFP via Getty Images)

2 American citizens arrested for protesting Beijing 2022 Olympics

The Olympic flame for next year’s games in China is set to be lit at an empty stadium amid growing international opposition to Beijing hosting the games. According to the Hellenic Olympic Committee, the ceremony of lighting the Olympic flame will take place in accordance with local COVID-19 protocols. 

Activists of Congress party's youth wing protesting against Sunday's killing of four farmers in Uttar Pradesh state after being run over by a car owned by India's junior home minister shout slogans in New Delhi, India, Monday, Oct. 4, 2021. Indian authorities suspended internet services and barred political leaders from entering a northern town Monday to calm tensions after nine people were killed in a deadly escalation of a yearlong demonstration against contentious agriculture laws. (AP Photo/Manish Swarup)

9 dead following protest in India

Protests turned deadly in India when clashes between farmers and government officials drastically escalated. On Sunday, a car owned by a ruling party minister rammed through the crowd, in turn, killing four farmers participating in year-long protests against a farm reform bill.