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· October, 2009

Stories about Protest from October, 2009

30 October 2009

Nicaragua: Protests in Managua Show Divisions Within Student Movements

In Nicaragua, divisions within student groups have been evident during recent protests in Managua about the university budget and recent comments by the US Ambassador about a Supreme Court decision.

Antigua & Barbuda: Ending Gender Violence

Russia: “Twitter Against Tyrants”

Russia: Riot Police vs “Senior Citizens”

The Balkans: Open Letter to Amnesty International

27 October 2009

Azerbaijan: Video blogger trial postponed… again (updated)

In what many consider to be a politically motivated trial to stifle dissent in Azerbaijan, video blogging youth activists Adnan Hajizade and Emin Milli once again appeared in court in...

Hong Kong: Property market bubbles burst into public outrage

Earlier in October, an apartment in Hong Kong was sold for USD$57 million, a recording breaking price, locally and globally. The 6,158 square foot duplex apartment is in a building...

23 October 2009

Trinidad & Tobago: 350 Action

Russia: Soviet Legacy and Street Names

A few weeks ago, it seemed as if every single Russian blogger took the time to write something about the re-naming of Anti-Soviet Shish Kebab Restaurant in Moscow, a dissident...

22 October 2009

Egypt: No to Succession

Mexico: The Internet as a Necessity, not a Luxury

An increase in taxes was approved by the Chamber of Deputies of Mexico, including an special tax for Internet and cable services prompting online protests saying that the Internet is...

21 October 2009

Western Sahara: Hunger Strike in Support for Separatists

Bhutan: End Tobacco Ban

Guinea: In the aftermath of a massacre

Amid widespread international condemnation of Guinea's military regime, the United Nations announced Friday it would launch a formal investigation into the September 28th massacre of opposition protestors in Conakry. Meanwhile,...

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