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· November, 2011

Stories about Protest from November, 2011

30 November 2011

Iran: British Embassy in Tehran Attacked

On 29 November, a crowd of about 1,000 people demonstrated near the British embassy in Tehran after Britain cut all financial ties with Iran over concerns about its nuclear program....

Iran: UK embassy under attack

Iran: “Police brutality toward the protesters”

Malaysia: Netizens React to ‘Peaceful Assembly Bill’

The Malaysian Parliament has approved the Peaceful Assembly Bill which gives police broad powers to control and even ban street assemblies and protests. Activists described the measure as an attack...

Chile: Mapuche Protest Militarization and Project to Build Airport

Egypt: Tear Gas Shipment Raises Questions About the US

A new tear gas shipment to Egypt from the United States leaves netizens confused. Is the United States a friend of Arab revolutions or a supporter of Arab tyrants?

Ukraine: Government Gives In to Pressure, Bans Killing of Stray Dogs

Ukraine: Update on Jailed Ex-PM Yulia Tymoshenko; Donetsk Protests

29 November 2011

Iran: The Storming of the British Embassy

El Salvador: ‘Encachimbados’ Lead Occupy Movement

Malaysia: Protesting the Peaceful Assembly Bill

The Malaysian Parliament has approved the controversial Peaceful Assembly Bill which critics believe will make it difficult for citizens to organize protest assemblies. Netizens used the #pa2011 hashtag to express...

Iran: Raid on UK embassy

28 November 2011

Panama: Women Marched on International Day for Elimination of Violence Against Women

Morocco: Islamist PJD Victory in Post-Reform Parliamentary Election

Moroccans took to the polls on Friday 25 November, to elect a new parliament. It is the first election since a constitutional referendum in July approved a series of amendments...

26 November 2011

India: Youth Slaps Minister Over Price Rise and Corruption

On 24 November, India's Agriculture Minister, Mr Sharad Pawar, was slapped on the face by a youth as he was leaving a government building. Harvinder Singh was apparently fed up...

Russia: “Anti-Gay” Bill Postponed Till Nov. 30

25 November 2011

Russia: Siberian Light's This Week in Russia Blogs #1

Greece: 2 Wheels, 610 Kilometres

Egypt: Summing up the Second Wave of Protests So Far

Miran Hosny sums up the recent second wave of protests in Egypt. The death toll is allegedly just shy of 40 and Central Security Forces and police have reportedly continued...

Yemen: Mixed Reactions as Saleh Finally Signs GCC Deal

There have been mixed reactions amongst Yemenis towards President Saleh's signing of the Gulf Cooperation Council deal; some are disappointed and skeptical, while others are joyful and relieved. Noon Arabia...