Stories about Protest from October, 2014
More than a thousand people gathered in Myanmar's capital to call for an investigation into the death of a journalist who supporters allege was tortured and killed by the army.
Jason Li has translated a letter written by a web user named Cherish to her parents, which was published on citizen media website inmediahk.net, and turned it into a comic. The letter...
A group of high school students in Thailand is organizing a series of protests, demanding education reforms from the military-led government.
The Ukrainian army and pro-Kyiv forces, underfunded by the state, have relied heavily on support from ordinary Ukrainians like Aleksandr Makarenko, who has raised over $75,000 on social media.
The headquarters of the Occupy Central movement counts more than 1,600 tents, where protesters are camping out to demand free and fair elections from Hong Kong and Beijing authorities.
"They were taken alive, we want them back alive!" The student community in Mexico shows their solidarity for the missing students of Ayotzinapa, Guerrero, which remains unresolved.
Protests swept cities in Burkina Faso over President Blaise Compaoré's proposed changes to the constitution to let him run for office again. He has held power for 27 years.
Attendees at a cremation of a former public official made a three-finger salute which was last used by activists denouncing the coup and loss of democracy in Thailand.
It is illegal in Thailand today to organize or join rallies, but a group of Thai students expressed their support for Hong Kong's protesters in a special Google Hangout discussion.
Tunisians go to the polls on Sunday to elect their parliament members. Online, they can scrutinise their choices and even check which politician is being truthful.
How Chinese President Xi Jinping and His Yellow Umbrella Became a Hong Kong Pro-Democracy Protest Meme
A propaganda photo of the Chinese leader on an official visit to the mainland's Hubei Province has been photoshopped into various pro-democracy protest scenes in Hong Kong.
Used batteries, asbestos, lead and other potentially hazardous waste dumped at Thilafushi island are seeping into the water, but environmental concerns have never materialized into a campaign by local activists.
Since the beginning of his term in late 2012, Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto has been committed to creating and broadcasting an image of a country moving forward. The government...
New security measures imposed on Argentinian motorcyclists have generated an unexpectedly strong protest movement.
"Satyamev Jayate" aired an episode on October 19, 2014 called "Accepting Alternative Sexualities" that attempted to challenge misconceptions about India's LGBT community. Soon after, #FreedomForLGBT was trending on Twitter.
Inspired by British cartoon "Mr Men and Little Miss," commercial artist Maxwell created illustrations of the important pro-democracy protesters and government workers caught up in the Occupy Central movement.
Dictators Jean-Claude and Francois Duvalier never paid for their crimes while alive; indeed, the fact that justice was not served is still a thorn in the side of many Haitians.
Bahrain is in the third year of its crackdown on activists. International media reports the protests as a Shia-led revolution against a Sunni regime, but activists say this is simplistic.
Using hand carved canoes, the Pacific climate warriors, along with dozens of Australians in kayaks, were able to prevent 10 scheduled ships from passing through the Newcastle coal port.