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· October, 2008

Stories about Protest from October, 2008

30 October 2008

Recession hits Singapore

Singapore is a major financial center in the world. It is also one of the richest countries in Asia. Unfortunately, it is not immune to the economic aftershocks caused by...

29 October 2008

India: Mangalore violence

Russia: “Help Svetlana Bakhmina” Petition

As of now, 71,250 people have signed an online petition appealing to the Russian president to pardon Svetlana Bakhmina, a former senior lawyer for Mikhail Khodorkovsky's oil company Yukos, who...

27 October 2008

Taiwan: Huge crowd at 1025 protest

Taiwan: Protest to defend Sovereignty

China: To be Dead or Not? Amnesty Appeal for Cop-killer

Scores of scholars and journalists appealed of an amnesty for cop-killer Yangjia, arguing it can be a great time to launch a repeal of death sentence. But opposite voices argued...

26 October 2008

Turkey: Blogspot.com Banned

In another long string of website services blocked in the Republic of Turkey, yet another blog service has been blocked Blogger/Blogspot.com. A court in Diyarbakir Turkey has banned Blogger in...

22 October 2008

Russia, U.S.: LJ User Drugoi in NYC

LJ user drugoi, one of the most popular and prolific Russian bloggers, shares his wonderful photos of New York City - and his thoughts on some of the issues discussed...

Colombia: Indigenous Protests and Murders Under Media Blackout

Indigenous groups in the Cauca region of Colombia have been marching and protesting their way to Cali, one of the countries larger cities. Accusations of government fire weapon usage against...

Haiti, U.S.A.: Powell's Edorsement

Hong Kong: Banana Politics

The Chief Executive Donald Tsang's policy speech last week didn't give people any surprise. The hottest subject is about Legislator Raymond Wong Yuk-man, Chair of the League of Social Democrats,...

Taiwan: Protests against ARATS Vice-Chairman

21 October 2008

Thai and Taiwanese protesters

Bolivia: Pro-Government March Arrives to La Paz

Tens of thousands of peasants, miners, coca-growers, and other supporters of the government of Evo Morales arrived in La Paz on Monday. What had originally started as a march to...

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