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· June, 2014

Stories about Protest from June, 2014

13 June 2014

Why Some Minorities in France Vote for the Far-Right Political Party Front National

Front National has a hardline position on immigration, but people of non-French origin did vote for the party. Some said they were concerned about the country's declining economy.

A Handbook for Protesters During the World Cup in Brazil

11 June 2014

Analyzing the Protests Before the 2014 World Cup

This Colombian Campaign Took Reggaeton Lyrics and Turned Them Into Shocking Images of Women Being Abused

Do Reggaeton lyrics objectify women? The campaign Usa la razón [Use Your Head] is asking women Reggaeton fans to be aware of the sexist nature of this music genre.

‘Stadium of Exception': Brazilian Police Arrest Anti-Cup Activists

10 June 2014

This Unique Anti-Rape Protest by Women in India Has Shocked Kerala

A small group of women in Kerala decided to conduct a unique protest to draw attention to the recent case of the teenage lower caste girls in Uttar Pradesh, India

China's Dog Meat Festival – Cruelty or Culture?

Animal rights activists in China are campaigning hard to ban the consumption of dog meat, but traditionalists and dog meat lovers say that it infringes on their culture and rights.

Mass Protest in Guangzhou, China

6 June 2014

This Baloch Student Has Been on Hunger Strike For 45 Days in Pakistan

Since 2006, a renewed battle for independence has been waging between Baloch separatists and the government of Pakistan.

5 June 2014

It's a Risky Business, But Russians Are Fighting For Their Environment

Despite of risks ranging from physical violence to legal prosecution, Russians are engaging in environmental activism in numbers—and with a level of sophistication—never seen before.

Thousands of Spaniards Demand a Republic Following the King's Abdication

Many observers see an intent on behalf of the crown to maintain the monarchical system with this abdication.

China: Chronology of Tiananmen Crackdown Revealed in Wikileaks’ Cables

3 June 2014

Thailand's Coup Protesters Are Looking to The Hunger Games for Inspiration

Protest ban? No problem for anti-coup protesters in Thailand as they adopted the 'Hunger Games' salute while some conducted 'read-in' activities in public places.

Community Resistance in Ecuador

1 June 2014

The Rise of Podemos, Spain's “We Can” Citizen Party

The party represents the coming of age of the protests and new ideas that have occupied the streets of Spain in recent years.

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