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· September, 2011

Stories about Protest from September, 2011

30 September 2011

Cuba: The Reality of Prison

Brazil: Citizens Blame Governor for Police Charge on Teachers

Macedonia: Protests Against Police Brutality Continue

Several hundred persons continued the street protests against police brutality in Skopje on September 29. With only two exceptions, the Macedonian media largely obeyed the embargo on covering the protests.

29 September 2011

Cuba: Jailed Activists

Cameroon: Calm Before the Storm?

Cameroon's presidential election will take place on October 9, but the lack of stake in the outcome felt by the general population is leading to a lack of interest. The...

28 September 2011

Cuba: Female Prisoner on Hunger Strike

Bolivia: Videos of Vigil in Support of TIPNIS Marchers

Philippines: Creative Protests During Campus Strikes

Last week's nationwide campus strikes in the Philippines against education budget cuts saw the lively and creative integration of online tools to mobilize thousands to fight for the right to...

27 September 2011

Arab World: Nobel Peace Prize for Revolution Netizens?

Twitter is abuzz tonight as the names of Arab netizens are being circulated as possible candidates for the Nobel Peace Prize for the roles they have played in the Arab...

Cuba: More Arrests Post-March

Chile: Students Protest Mayor's Decision

Spain: Police “Welcome” 15M Protesters in Paris

The "march of the indignant people" that left from various cities in Spain and France to cross Europe, was welcomed by the police in Paris. One hundred people who were...

Bolivia: Cochabamba Vigil in Protest of Police Repression

Bolivia: Police Repression is a Violation of Human Rights

26 September 2011

Bolivia: Mobilization in Support of Indigenous Marchers

In the past month, indigenous highway protest marchers in Bolivia have received widespread support from residents of cities on their route donating food and supplies, as well as from many...

Bolivia: Police Repression of Indigenous Marchers in Yucumo

The Bolivian indigenous march against a planned highway reached a standstill with the blockade of pro-government groups in the town of Yucumo. On September 25, uniformed police officers launched tear...

Chile: Twitter Trending Topics and #yomarchoel22

Cuba: “Damas” Targeted Again

Russia: Expert Analyzes RuNet's Role Under Putin's Presidency

Philippines: Anti-Planking Bill Draws More Planks

A proposal in the Philippines to ban planking has drawn much criticism online and offline. Planking has been used by student activists as a creative form of protest, especially in...

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