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· September, 2009

Stories about Protest from September, 2009

USA: Immigrant Students in National Day of Action

The National Dream Act Day of Action was initiated by the United We DREAM Coalition and was supported by dozens of organizations across university campuses in the USA last week.

Russia: “Afro Plus”

Adventures in Wheelville expresses solidarity with Moscow's African residents: “While Obama is busy making buddy with Medvyedev, scores of black folks on Moscow streets are looking over their shoulder every...

Guinea-Conakry: 58 Killed By Army

International news sites, French radio [fr], BBC Africa, Twitter [fr], journalists, NGOs and political leaders report of on armed forces shooting on unarmed crowd in Conakry, Guinea capital, today on...

Iran: Protest in Tehran University

Iranian students protested against Iranian government in Tehran University yesterday. Here is the film.

Hungary: Pro-Nightlife Rally; Art Station

Marietta Le of Remainder of Budapest posts photos and video from a rally in support of Budapest's nightlife and from a graffiti and extreme sports competition held inside a metro...

Israel: Palestinian TV Comedy Wins Applause from Bloggers

“Country on a String,” a new Palestinian comedy that aired during Ramadan, is being hailed by Israeli bloggers for its creative irreverence. Tamar Orvell of Only Connect writes: “I salute...

Israel/Palestine: Mocking Qaddafi on Wikipedia

Qaddafi = dog? Mu-ha-med of The Traveler Within reports: “I don't what was it that ticked an anonymous user to edit his Wikipedia page, changing the Libyan leader's name in...

Massive Protests in Guinea

A MISNA (Missionary International Service News Agency) report published on Sept. 25, states that massive street protests took place in Labé, Guinea second largest city, against Captain Dadis Moussa Camara,...

Iran: Green rage against Ahmadinejad in New York

Protesters against Iranian human rights violations and election irregularities demonstrated against Iranian president, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad in New York City, as he addressed the United Nations General Assembly.

Iran: Artists and Green Movement

Artists from different corners of the world have created posters to support Iranian opposition movement (Green Movement) and Iranian people struggle for democracy.

USA: Clashes with Police at Pittsburgh G-20 Summit

Citizens published photos and videos of clashes between protesters and police during the G-20 meeting of world leaders in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania this week.

Trinidad and Tobago: against anti-gay violence

gspottt reacts to news that a member of Trinidad's GLBT community has been killed.”The murder comes … in the middle of an ongoing spate of internet dating-initiated violence and blackmail...

Serbia: Gay Pride Parade Postponed

Sinisa Boljanovic writes about the cancellation of the gay pride parade in Belgrade and reviews bloggers reactions to statements made by politicians and ultra-nationalist groups regarding the event.

Bangladesh: Can A Journalist Throw Shoes To A Leader?

“I cannot undermine the sentiment of Al- Zaidi and ordinary Iraqi people who are the sufferer of invasion and war. But he has misused his access and accreditation rights by...

Honduras: Citizen Videos from a Country Under Curfew

A curfew has been imposed by the interim government in Honduras while clashes between protesters and police persist after the return on September 21 of ousted president Mel Zelaya. Citizens...

Mexico: Protests Against Nomination of Arturo Chávez for Attorney General

Human rights activists in Mexico are opposing the recent nomination of Arturo Chávez as Mexican Attorney General. They say he did little to solve the murders of women, when he...

Lebanon: Anger Rebuilding of Palestinian Camp Suspended

Anger and protests erupted in response to the Lebanese Government's decision to suspend the reconstruction of the Nahr el Bared Palestinian refugee camp. Bloggers voice their outrage in this post...

Iran: Animations vs. Dictatorship

Many designs, posters, songs and videos have been created in support of Iran's "green" protest movement. Animators too, have declared war on the dictatorship in Iran.

Belarus: Internet Issues

Andrei Khrapavitski of Belarusan American Blog comments on Evgeny Morozov's TED talk on “the ways the Internet can actually help oppressive regimes stifle dissent.”

Reform or Revolution for Thailand?

nganadeeleg blames the elite for making it impossible to implement reforms in Thailand today.

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