Stories about Protest from June, 2015
"Everyday my cellmates would eagerly wait for that light to dissipate, knowing that another day has passed, and they’re one day closer to attaining their freedom."
Participants in recent protests in Ecuador accuse government of illegally signal jamming communication between protestors. Peer-to-peer apps may be the solution.
Supporters of Venezuela's beleaguered opposition and the pro-government camp are clashing on social media and dragging millions of Venezuelans into the conflict.
In Russia, citizen activism has halted construction, for now, of a gigantic statue honoring 10th century ruler Saint Vladimir atop Moscow's Sparrow Hills.
In the image, a man wears the national Iranian football team's jersey, thrusting a bottle of dishwashing liquid reminiscent of players holding up the World Cup trophy.
"It would've been much more honorable to present herself to the country and take the jokes stoically, but she decided to hide."
"It is completely wrong to call the movement as the Armenian Maidan ... People are against ineffective, detrimental management of the electricity company."
The #NiUnaMenos Movement Takes to Argentina's Streets and Social Media to Protest Violence Against Women
The #NiUnaMenos campaign protesting against femicides in Argentina has gathered groups of different political beliefs and social standing.
After the country's New Year's celebrations were multiple sexual assaults, women opened up as part of a special Women's Week of Blogging campaign about their experiences with sexual violence.
"We believe everyone deserves the freedom to love, and the freedom to be themselves."
Many Taiwanese wish to reduce the risks of nuclear power, but if President Ma's administration represses their voices instead of listening, the problems of nuclear waste could be deadlocked.
The recent deportation of a Pakistani student Majid Ali from Scotland sparked a debate among young students who are questioning why deport first and ask questions later?
Palestinian hunger striker Khader Adnan has entered his 40th day of hunger strike after nearly a year in an Israeli jail in the occupied West Bank.
Following a controversial statement by a spokesperson from Indonesia's Navy, various groups united to form "Solidaritas4Jopi," refuting speculation that Peranginangin's killer could have acted in self-defense.
Local legal experts suspect that authorities are exploiting Hong Kong's cybercrime laws in an effort to suppress political speech online.
Monsanto, the agro-giant everyone loves to hate, has been at the center of recent protests in Argentina. But where are all the protests holding the country's government accountable?
The Movement of People Affected by Dams in Brazil has adopted a needlework technique used during Chile's dictatorship to deal with the abuses women experience around dam construction.
June 3 marked 250 days since one of the most tragic episodes in Mexico's modern history: the disappearance and murder in Iguala of 43 students from Ayotzinapa.
During last Sunday's elections in Mexico, the free-speech organization ARTICLE 19 ran a campaign called #RompeElMiedo (#BreakTheFear) to monitor the safety of journalists and human rights activists