Stories about Protest from August, 2017
"Okinawa has historically been discriminated against because of its dialect and has suffered under American occupation. It's hard to forgive such language."
According to the New Delhi-based Software Freedom Law Centre, India has seen 106 internet shutdowns since 2012.
"The single gesture of caressing this petite lady on the face makes him –magically– a tender giant".
A series of citizen petitions attempting to challenge the implementation of India's Aadhaar biometric ID system preceded the historic court decision.
Guatemalans headed back to the streets to celebrate the court's decision and demand that the president step down.
A year has passed since despot Islam Karimov died, following 27 years in power. He left behind feuding relatives and a toxic regime.
On a rocky road toward more transparency, Guatemalans are back on the streets to protest corruption and demanding their president to step down... again.
"Those Tobago transport woes are real. Maybe it's a PR stunt, but it's a bold move to draw necessary attention to travel challenges between Trinidad and Tobago."
"It appears that the Cambodian government has been using legal technicalities to hide behind its real aim of silencing independent voices."
Social Media Goes Off the Deep End Over Politician's Planned 30km Protest Swim from Tobago to Trinidad
"The Coast Guard cannot provide any dedicated resources or give any assurances for a voluntary expedition of this nature at this time."
Today, with an all-powerful ANC composed solely of representatives from the governing party, it seems unlikely that anything will be able to stop the law from being approved.
Normally crowded streets and shops were empty as Oromos stayed home from work.
"How can we achieve reform when the state still treats those who voice concern about public issues as its enemies?"
"You can ban my books, you can ban my cartoons, but you cannot ban my mind. I will keep drawing until the last drop of my ink."
"The appeal and jail sentence is a form of institutional violence and political suppression – it has ‘created’ the youngest group of political prisoners since the handover."
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In Tunisia's ‘State of Emergency’, a New Police Protection Law Could Allow More Abuse — With Impunity
Supported by the interior ministry and police unions, the bill is being criticized by human rights groups.
The journalists were accused of "leaking information to hostile entities" under a newly-adopted cybercrime law.
“Even though I am in jail, I am handcuffed and I am wearing prison uniform, the reality is that I am forever innocent.”
Thousands of farmers have been marching for over a month, demanding a government response to the crisis threatening to destroy family farming as a viable economic model.
Reformist members of Iran’s Parliament have established the Committee to Seek an End to House Arrests following the recent hospitalization of 79-year-old political opposition leader Mehdi Karroubi.