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· July, 2009

Stories about Protest from July, 2009

31 July 2009

Russia: Riot Police Break Up Opposition Rally

Some 100 protesters gathered for an unsanctioned opposition rally in central Moscow on Friday. At 6 PM, hundreds of riot police broke up the rally, detaining 47 people, some of...

Iran: Mourning the Victims of Protest

Thousands of Iranians gathered in Behesht Zahra cemetery in Tehran on Thursday to commemorate Neda Agha-Soltani and the victims of the protest movement. Dozens have been killed and hundreds jailed.

Cuba: Political Prisoners

Jamaica: Capturing Pellew

30 July 2009

Russia: Activists Appeal To Iranian Opposition

Pakistan: Citizen Media Vs. Print Media

Iran: Mourning the Green Movement's Victims

Bangladesh, India: Tipaimukh Dam And Transparency

Technology for Transparency Network

The controversy surrounding the Tipaimukh Hydroelectric Project currently continues to dominate the politics, media, and intellectual and civil society’s discourse in Bangladesh.

Nepal: The Strike Culture

Hijablogging: On Burqas and Bans

Although the practice of wearing hijab has been around since pre-Islamic times, the debate surrounding it has increased in recent years. Whereas in some countries, hijab is mandated, in others,...

29 July 2009

Moldova: Repeat Elections

Bermuda, Haiti: Standing Up

Haiti: What Happened to Pierre-Antoine?

Philippines: Reactions to the 9th State of the Nation Address

Philippine President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo gave her 9th State of the Nation Address last Monday, July 27, 2009. This post is a sample of the varied responses to the speech in...

26 July 2009

Citizens of the World rally for Iran

On Saturday 25 July, 2009, Iranians and non-Iranians alike responded to the initiative United4Iran by taking part in an event to support the Iranian struggle for freedom and human rights. Coverage...

Malaysia: “Where is democracy?”

Malaysia's Prime Minister celebrated his 100th day in office two weeks ago. But many of his constituents chose to mark the event by launching the “Where is democracy?” campaign. The...