Stories about Protest from January, 2019
As Venezuelans continue to face internet censorship, Turkmenistan is blocking Google Play, Lebanon is blocking Grindr and Brazil is chipping away at is FOI law.
"It's not the fuel price increases, it's not the looming hunger. The most scary thing is that these guys in government are convinced that they are doing a good job."
"The question of political succession is a question of sovereignty. And sovereignty belongs to the people. It is not part of an ambassador's role to dictate Guinea's fate."
Internet access is being blocked intermittently and radio stations are being censored as Venezuela's political crisis intensifies.
'Companies say they don't have profit, govt says it doesn't have money, ministers make so many promises[...] workers want only Rs. 1000 daily basic wage for the work they do'.
"If the regional powers break Venezuela, guess who picks up the pieces? Neighbouring countries, that's who."
"In 2014, having the security services pull the plug on the Maduro regime was a fantasy. In 2017, it was a hope. In 2019, it’s the plan"
Homophobic abuse online didn't put the editor off, but anonymous calls threatening violence against her guests did.
Activists cheered the concession as a victory of people power.
"...the tide will turn, and the nameless, faceless people will rise. They will rise against the entire state machinery."
"If you don't touch us, we won't touch you."
The update from Zimbabwe, plus: China fines VPN users, Cuba is censoring SMS messages and Iranian officials plan to block Instagram.
Thai students turned to Twitter and activists organized protests after the military-backed government announced another delay in the holding of elections.
Pro-Russia biker club admits participation in protests leading to violent attack of Macedonian Parliament
The revelations of the Night Wolves involvement are important because it flashes out the right-wing populist party VMRO-DPMNE's connections with the Kremlin.
The first transgender pride march seeks to change stereotypes and demand rights.
For the first time since the 1990s, protests have united both left-leaning and right-leaning opponents of the ruling government under shared fears that it is descending into dictatorship and fascism.
"By means of stories, the communities search for ways to accommodate and/or resist changes that are taking place in the Mekong river basin."
While many Marxists believe in workers' struggle as the driving force for social and political transformation, Chinese ideologues consider young leftist students’ who stand by workers' rights simply troublemakers.