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· August, 2008

Stories about Protest from August, 2008

30 August 2008

Thailand: People’s coup or putsch?

Since Tuesday, anti-government protesters have invaded Thailand’s Government House demanding the resignation of Thai Prime Minister Samak Sundaravej. The rallyists, estimated to be as low as 3,000 to as high...

Appeal of Singapore-based Burmese patriots

Singapore: Blogger-dissident still in jail

Audio slide of Bangkok rallies

28 August 2008

Venezuela: Yukpa Indians, Chávez and land disputes

Citizen media videos have been uploaded informing of the situation arising in Venezuela between the Yukpa Indians of the Perijá Mountains, landowners and President Chávez. This dispute over land limits...

23 August 2008

Palestine: Boats break siege of Gaza

The latest news on the two boats attempting to sail to the Gaza Strip as an act of solidarity is that they have reached Gaza, despite earlier warnings that they...

Georgia, Russia: Aug. 20 Rally in Poti

China: Re-education through labor sentence for two elderly protesters

The closing ceremony of the Beijing 2008 Summer Olympics draws near, and while Chinese media are unable to report on scandals such as this that have dominated foreign media headlines,...