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· August, 2009

Stories about Protest from August, 2009

29 August 2009

Guinea : Remembering Aug. 27, 1977

Azerbaijan: Washington DC protest for detained activist bloggers (updated)

With detained video bloggers Adnan Hajizade and Emin Milli now facing an additional charge in their native Azerbaijan, The Collegian says that support for the two imprisoned youth activists yesterday...

28 August 2009

Pakistan: Sex Education Row

25 August 2009

Barbados: Boycotting

Brazil: Students arrested for demonstrating in the Senate

Students were held for demonstrating against the Senate's President José Sarney and suffered many threats. We hear the blogosphere's thoughts on Brazilian democracy being slowly done away with.

Azerbaijan: Activist bloggers face additional charge as trial approaches

Youth activist video bloggers Adnan Hajizade and Emin Milli have been held in pre-trial detention for 48 days. However, in an unexpected development, the authorities in Azerbaijan have now decided...

24 August 2009

Hungary: Update on Hungarian Guard

World: Reactions to the Release of the “Lockerbie bomber”

A huge debate is brewing in both the mainstream media and the blogosphere regarding the release of the only man ever convicted over the bombing of Pam Am flight 103,...

23 August 2009

Iran: Tohidloo, a reformist blogger was released

Japan: Whaling. Scientific research or commercial hunting?

Only "scientific whaling" is allowed in Japan, since commercial whaling was banned in 1986. But this is often regarded by environmental organizations as a ruse to continue commercial hunting.

22 August 2009

Russia: Flag Day Rally

Iran: Testimonies of torture and rape

The Iranian authorities have been accused by UN experts and the opposition of torturing protesters of the June 12 presidential election results. Iranian civil society activists have been using citizen...

21 August 2009

East Timor: Celebrating Global Solidarity for Freedom

Ten years after the referendum, global voices are again spreading the word for East Timor, but this time celebrating the strong international solidarity that back then culminated in the country's...

Iran: “Green Movement and Football”

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