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· June, 2010

Stories about Protest from June, 2010

18 June 2010

Peru: Shining Path at the University of San Marcos?

A video of a rally in favor of Shining Path (Sendero Luminoso), which took place at the campus of San Marcos University, was seen by the media as a resurgence...

17 June 2010

Macedonia: Law on Electronic Communications Invades Citizens’ Privacy

On June 16, 2010, the Assembly of the Republic of Macedonia adopted changes to the Law of Electronic Communications, which now violates the privacy of the citizens. With these changes,...

Lithuania-Russia: Swastikas on Baltic products

16 June 2010

Russia: Bloggers Discuss the Case of a Cop-Killing Gang

RuNet Echo

Russian bloggers are having a heated discussion of the recent detention of a criminal group that carried out a series of attacks on the police in Russia’s Far East.

Old Revolutionaries on the Present Upsurge of Worker Action in China

15 June 2010

India: Economic Blockade In Manipur State

The northeastern state of Manipur in India is facing a humanitarian crisis with the price of necessities soaring up as it has been subjected to a blockade of the National...

Egypt: My Name Was Khaled and I Was Not a Terrorist

Demonstrations and rage continued in Egypt following the death of a young Egyptian, allegedly at the hands of police. The anger on the street is evident online, where citizen journalists...

Lebanon: Outrage over Blocking of VoIP

A recent move by the Lebanese government has led to Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) services being blocked within Lebanon. Citizens are outraged by the move. Katharine Ganly rounds up...

China: Post 80s rural worker

A recent wave of labour strike in China has attracted local and foreign media's attention. While local media has been harmonized by the propaganda department in order to stop workers...

14 June 2010

Peru: Cyber-Activism in Chimbote

Chimbote is a city and fishing port located to the north of Lima, where the use of internet is expanding. Recently, internet has become a way to call for and...

Israel: Politics and Protest with Humor

Iran: Repressed at home, Iranians protest worldwide

While several witnesses in Tehran said that scattered clashes erupted between Iran's security forces and demonstrators marking the first anniversary of a contested presidential election on 12 June, protests also...

Brazil: The “CALA BOCA GALVAO” Phenomenon

Millions of twitter users told Galvão Bueno, a famous Brazilian narrator and broadcaster, to shut up: a phenomenon that soon became a worldwide joke.

13 June 2010

Kyrgyzstan: “I Call It a Massacre!”

Iran: Protesters Clash with Security Forces on Anniversary of Election

Witnesses in Tehran said scattered clashes erupted on Saturday between Iran's security forces and demonstrators gathering at key sites to mark the first anniversary of a contested presidential election.

12 June 2010

Bulgaria: Protest Against Neo-Nazi Violence

On June 6, a protest was held in Sofia in support of the rights of refugees and immigrants in Bulgaria. Shortly before the start of the protest, a group of...

France: Illegal Immigrants Strike in Paris

Iran: To Demonstrate or Not, on Anniversary of Election

On the anniversary of the contested Iranian election on June 12 the question circulating online is: whether to face authorities and demonstrate or not.

Bulgaria: Sofia Pride 2010

Belarus: 200 Meters of Gay Pride in Minsk

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