Stories about Protest from November, 2014
Egyptians are back to the streets after a court acquitted former president Hosni Mubarak of killing protestors during the January 25 revolution.
Selfies, ‘Sandwich Parties’ and ‘The Hunger Games': How Activists Have Challenged Thailand's Martial Law
Six months have passed since the army grabbed power and declared martial law in Thailand. During this time, Thai citizens have used various forms of protests against the junta.
A new Twitter account, Maidan Day by Day, allows social media users in Ukraine and beyond to relive the history of Euromaidan protests as they happened.
Actors and illustrators are dedicating work to the missing student teachers in an effort to humanize them beyond the oft-cited number 43.
Serbian authorities have increasingly been calling online activists in for questioning. Now activist Marko Živković is being called into court for publicly complaining about milk regulations 20 months ago.
Soheil Arabi was sentenced to death for insulting the Prophet Mohammad on the Facebook.The Revolutionary Guards arrested Soheil Arabi on November 2013. Iranian Twitter user Velgard tweeted below about this, explaining that Arabi is only a 30 year old Iranian who is not a political activist, but merely “one of...
Chan Chak To won Hong Kong In-Media's Best Journalism award for his first-hand account of being arrested during a rehearsal sit-in for Occupy Central earlier this year.
The controversial grand jury decision in the Ferguson case generated much discussion on social media in the US. Turns out, the RuNet users had opinions as well.
As Turkish Women Struggle for Freedom from Violence, Their President Tells Them: Give up on Equality
2014 has been another horrendous year for violence against women in Turkey. In this context, President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan's suggestion women should seek "equivalence" instead of equality has disappointed many.
Under the law, a person using digital media to “promote or attack the constitutional order” or “disrupt public peace” could face between one and five years behind bars.
An 11 year-old Mexican girl decided to collect signatures calling for the resignation of the president of her country, Enrique Peña Nieto, due to his handling of the disappearance of 43 trainee school teachers.
Environmental activist suffers serious injuries after an armed assault by the Spanish Navy on a Greenpeace boat protesting oil exploration in Spain's Canary Islands.
Over 2000 students went into the streets of Macedonian capital Skopje on November 17 to march against the decision of the government to impose external testing in the country's universities.
On November 21, the official start of Euromaidan a year ago, Ukrainians flocked to social media to remember and reflect on the protests and their aftermath.
Since the ousting of President Blaise Compaoré, who held power for 27 years, ex-diplomat Michel Kafando was chosen by consensus to lead the transitional period until the next elections.
Nepal's Gadhimai festival will welcome hundreds of thousands of pilgrims and about half a million of animals, whose gruesome fate increasingly concerns local and international rights activists.
Over a year after the Gezi Park protests rocked Turkey, some are still going to considerable effort to misunderstand them.
"#G20Brisbane will be remembered for Abbott's crushing failure to convince the rest of the world to ignore #climatechange"
"They cry every time they retell their stories. And not just because they lost loved ones and what little properties they had during the storm."
Children from Kuwait's stateless Bidoon minority received a rude awakening when they tried to attend school this year.
In this video hangout, Global Voices' Mexico team and partners discuss the Ayotzinapa story and its ramifications for Mexico's political and social fabric.