Stories about Protest from October, 2016
The brutal death of a fish vendor in a garbage compactor has sparked large national protests across Morocco.
"Sometimes, you wake in 2016, but it feels like 1875 because Natives are still fighting for our land." --Sherman Alexie
As protests gradually eat away at Ethiopia’s basic political and economic structures, the regime appears to be unsteady like never before.
"We're tired. Stop screwing us."
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Ethnic Kachin oppose the dam not only because it puts lives at risk, but also because it endangers the historically valuable Irrawaddy River
Saudi social media users are protesting against the nation's mobile network operators' bad service and the continued blocking of VoIP apps that are supposed to be available for free.
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A Portuguese Woman's 20-Year Legal Battle Over a Scholarship Ends in Her Imprisonment for Defamation
"It is unfortunate that the law is not applied to all people in the same way..."
Communities from the most affected areas in Colombia's armed conflict took the streets of the capital to protest against the results of the referendum and support the peace agreement.
A Philippine Police Van Brutally Runs Over Indigenous and Minority Protesters Calling for Their Rights
"In our ancestral communities, the attacks are far worse...Everywhere we turn, we Lumads and other national minorities are brutalized."
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"We all know what #StateOfEmergency means,The usual suspects (our friends and activist we know) r in eminent danger now.It is sad."
"I am counting on another Black Protest against the barbaric statement of Kaczyński who wants to create a hell. A protest that will defeat him."
"They have closed the doors on me and left me without any solution and this is the only path that I've found."
The concert took place in Tetovo, the largest city in western Macedonia, and one of the most polluted cities in Europe.
Those close to the situation fear this may be the beginning of a dangerous new phase after 12 months of protests.
"We can never forget – 40 years on, and still no one has been found responsible. They were violent, and unbelieavably cruel."
"The cyber law is used as an effective tool to spread fear against voices who want to unmask injustices in this country."
Seyoum Teshome, a prominent member of the embattled community of Ethiopian online writers was arrested last Friday. Meanwhile, the Zone9 bloggers are scheduled to return to court on October 21.