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· November, 2007

Stories about Protest from November, 2007

Bolivia: Conflicts in Sucre Over New Constitution

In the city of Sucre, confrontations between citizens and police claimed the lives of four Bolivians. Delegates from the governing party decided on the text of a new constitution without...

Angola: The right of voting

Desabafos Angolanos [pt] is proud to announce the success of a demonstration in November 19, in Lisbon, to claim Angolan expatriates’ right to vote: “Success? With only 20 people?” Yes!...

Anguilla: Near-Disaster?

As abandoned pilings are washed out to sea, threatening vessels and Disaster Preparedness teams, Corruption-free Anguilla asks: “Was there no agency with the authority to order their removal before the...

Africa: Protests over rising food prices

In Africa, rising food prices [Fr] have led to protests in Morocco, Mauritania, Cote d'Ivoire, DRC and Senegal, writes the ADP blog.

Bolivia: Tension in Sucre Remains

Based in Sucre, Bolivia, Ciudad de Patas [es] continues the updates from various local sources. In addition to reports that citizens have taken control of the local airport and departmental...

Bolivia: About the Latest in Sucre

Ciudad de Patas [es] is an up-to-date blog about the recent developments in Sucre, Bolivia, including news of unconfirmed and confirmed deaths as a result of clashes with the police....

Georgia: Russian Peacekeepers

Steady State looks at how the Georgian authorities use public concerns over tensions and clashes with Russian peacekeepers stationed in the breakaway region of Abkhazia for its own political ends.

Georgia: Media Petition

Resistance Georgia reports that Georgian journalists on both sides of the political divide are signing a petition to protest Imedi TV beign taken off the air during the recent clashes...

Ukraine: Luzhkov and Chernomyrdin on Holodomor

Moscow mayor Yuri Luzhkov said this about the vandalized Holodomor exhibit in Moscow: “It seems to me that this exhibit had one purpose: to disunite and alienate the Russian and...

Slovenia: 70,000 Workers Protest in Ljubljana

Sleeping with Pengovsky writes about “the largest gathering of people since the end of World War II” in Slovenia's capital: “70.000 (yes, seventy thousand) workers demanded a rise in basic...

Ukraine: Maidan is 3

Ukrainiana posts photos and video from the third anniversary of the Orange Revolution in Kyiv and criticizes president Yushchenko for not being self-critical enough: “What about our purchasing power? What...

Macedonia, Greece: FYROM

Edward Lucas shares his piece on Greece's problems with a neighboring country also known as FYROM.

Georgia: Neo-Bolshevik Propaganda

Resistance Georgia, an anti-Saakashvili blog, says there are grounds to compare the administration of the Georgian president to the Bolsheviks.

Russia: “Dirty Tricks” and Opinion Polls

Ten day to go before the Russian Duma election, Dmitri Minaev of De Rebus Antiquis Et Novis reports on the "dirty tricks" used in this year's campaign, and LJ user...

Iran: Arrest and Destruction

The Iranian government has continued its policy of repression against women's rights activists and Sufi Muslims in recent weeks. Maryam Hosseinkhah, a women’s rights activist and journalist was arrested a...

Brazil: Community shows what peace is

The residents of Coque, a poor neighbourhood of Recife, organized a rally today to show that they disapproved the way in which the police force invaded the area in a...

Pakistan: Protest at Punjab University

More updates on student protests against the actions of a specific political body at the Punjab University at Metroblogging Lahore.

Georgia: Politicians Speak

TOL Georgia posts a collection of quotes from various political figures commenting on the recent unrest and clashes in the Georgian capital, Tbilisi.

Myanmar: Rapper Arrested

Rapper arrested for displaying a religious tattoo at a concert and the crowd riots.

China: Bankrupt ant farmers prepare to protest

Shenyang was mobbed today with furious ex-ant farmers, former employees of Yilishen, a media darling and one of China's most well-known brands in the health supplement market, as the company...

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