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· July, 2013

Stories about Protest from July, 2013

Peruvian Town Remembers Those Who Died Defending Water Rights

July 3 marked the one-year anniversary of the death of five civilians during clashes between police and demonstrators protesting against the Conga mining project. The people of Celendín demand justice.

Petition to Amend Vietnam Laws that Restrict Media Freedom

Saudi Arabia Jails Seven Facebook Users for Calling for Protests

Political dissent is not tolerated in Saudi Arabia, an absolute monarchy. Seven men are now behind bars, accused of disturbing public order and calling for protests on Facebook.

PHOTO: South Koreans Protest Against the Secret Agency Scandal

Is the Man Who Bombed Beijing's Airport a Terrorist or Victim?

A man in a wheelchair, who claims he is paralyzed as the result of cruel beatings by police officers in 2005, set off a homemade bomb in Beijing's airport.

Has Alexey Navalny Really Changed Russian Politics?

If convicted activist and Moscow mayoral candidate Navalny has in fact rejuvenated Russian politics, what does that look like online, where his support base is supposedly strongest?

Pro-Morsi Women Protesters Killed in Mansoura

A pro-Morsi protest was attacked in Mansoura by thugs, killing at least three women and injuring dozens. Netizens react to the attack.

Egyptian Journalist Menna Alaa Attacked by Pro-Morsi Protesters

Egyptian Protesters United in Anti-US Chants

Iran: Campaign Against a Mobile Phone Network Operator

The Terrifying Potential of a Post-Navalny Russia

On the eve of being sentenced to a five-year term in a penal colony, Alexey Navalny blogged as irreverently as ever.

Residents Oppose Coal Project in Southern Philippine City

Coal plant could also undermine Davao City’s reputation as Southeast Asia’s first smoke-free city.

Russian Nationalists Score Victory in Opposition Council

The Coordinating Council of the Opposition has released a statement on the ethnic clashes and protests taking place in the town of Pugachev.

Young and Old United in Nicaragua's #OcupaINSS Movement

#Justice4Trayvon Rallies Across America

Judges Go After Soldiers Suspected of Slaughter in Guinea

Ethnic killings have been reported yet again in Guinea. Judges in the country are doing all they can so that such tragedy does not strike anymore.

Kyrgyz Block Water to Kazakhstan, Demanding the Return of “Their” Land

Under communism land and water weren't a source of friction for the peoples of Soviet Central Asia. But over two decades of sovereignty, things have changed.

Thousands in China's Guangzhou Rally Against Trash Incinerator Plan

Residents of Shiling town in China’s southern Guangzhou province took to the streets over pollution fears.

PHOTO: Muslim Brotherhood Surrounds National Security in Cairo

Artists Capture a Bloody Ramadan in Syria

Mubarak (Blessed), Kareem (Generous), Peaceful, Happy … are the usual adjectives accompanying any greeting during the Muslim month of fasting – Ramadan. Not so for Syrians.

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