Stories about Protest from November, 2017
"I was not surprised to see that the robot had to wear a scarf. Isn't that normal here?
"Break the hand that pushed a person to kill herself!"
Tajikistan's people are renowned for hospitality, but their government isn't. Some locals joke the only ban left is a ban on banning things.
Journalists and activists lead by the group ‘For Media Freedom’ took to the streets of five Serbian cities to pledge support from citizens for demands presented to the government.
"When people wake up, all 'greatness' will vanish, the dictator will be relegated to the dustbin of history."
"The term Gau Rakshak has slipped into the country’s lexicon of politics and culture over the past two years, in step with increasing activism by self-styled protectors and vigilante groups."
"The order must be immediately withdrawn, otherwise we put Ghani’s name in line with dictators like Putin, Bashar Assad, Kim Jong Un and many more."
Human rights groups are stepping up the campaign urging the Vietnamese government to release 165 prisoners and conscience and to stop the persecution of activists and bloggers.
"...the entire justice system itself is aligned towards keeping patriarchy and caste system intact."
Albanian Activists Hold Two-Day Protest Against the Building of Hydropower Plants in Valbona National Park
There are three hydropower plants under construction, and eight more are being considered by the Ministry of Energy in the pristine natural heritage areas across Albania.
"What I've seen during my lifetime is that most of the democracy and freedom fighters sold out in the end."
"The incident made me think that my children were burning. I have no words to express my sorrow, so I drew the cartoon out of rage."
Catastrophe looms with food, water, electricity and health services cutoff to asylum seekers refusing to leave Australia's former Manus Island regional processing centre in Papua New Guinea.
The driver received more than 400 calls in five days from fans hoping to talk with the film actor. The calls affected his livelihood and nearly ruined his marriage.
"We are far from getting there, but I see change," one Tbilisi resident commented.
"What does it say about....Indonesia when a politician can continue to act with impunity, while somebody who spreads a meme about him gets arrested?"
Journalists reporting on the Hirak protests are facing a myriad of restrictions.
"Sedition case for writing against river linking! This is a most financially, socially, environmentally disastrous idea."