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· November, 2014

Stories about Protest from November, 2014

GV Face: Seeking Justice for Mexico's Missing #Ayotzinapa Students

In this video hangout, Global Voices' Mexico team and partners discuss the Ayotzinapa story and its ramifications for Mexico's political and social fabric.

Japanese Police in Full Riot Gear Raid Kyoto University Dormitory

"The police look just like the stormtroopers from Star Wars. It's disgusting that we're living in a police state like this."

Bodies Found in Southwest Mexico Aren't Those of Missing Ayotzinapa Students

Argentinian forensic experts say remains discovered in a garbage dump don't match the identities of the 43 student teachers who disappeared in September after being attacked by police and criminals.

New Book Tells the Story of Ukraine's Euromaidan Protests in Facebook Posts

A new book, made up entirely of over 700 Facebook posts, chronicles the events Euromaidan protests as they were recorded and told by Ukrainian Facebook users.

Police Say He Helped Steal $5 Billion, But Russia's Opposition Wants to Save Alexander Belov

Concerns about Belov’s safety in pretrial detention spiked this week, after his brother wrote on LiveJournal about a supposed plan by the Federal Security Service to torture Belov in prison.

At London Premiere, Demonstrators Say the Real ‘Hunger Games’ Is in Thailand

Thai students in London demonstrated outside the premiere of the popular film "The Hunger Games," calling attention to real-life threats to democracy in their home country.

Myanmar's Child Refugees Share Their Stories Through Visual Art

Based on a series of workshops with young refugees from Burma, American author Erika Berg is planning a book that compiles artwork by the children in her seminars.

After 25 Years, Have Hungarians Finally Realized They Live in a Democracy?

The notion that Hungary is becoming an 'illiberal state' is nothing new. Twenty-five years after the fall of the Berlin Wall, Hungarians are standing up to demand a real democracy.

Outrage as Mexico's Attorney General Says Missing Ayotzinapa Students Are Dead

Jesus Murillo Karam based his declaration on confessions from three hit men. But the bodies haven't been identified, and Mexicans are growing #tired of the government's handling of the tragedy.

Thai Student Activist Says Military Junta Is Monitoring Her Actions

Nattanan Warintarawet, who vocally defends free assembly and expression, spoke with Global Voices about her experience in promoting reforms in the military-backed government of Thailand.

Pakistan Warns Universities Not to Question Government Following Model UN Controversy Over Israeli Booth

The Pakistani state does not officially recognize Israel as a country.

Russia's Punk Underground on Trial

Russian anti-fascist activist Aleksei Sutuga, known as Socrates, is behind bars after a suspicious trial, but his underground punk battle continues online.

Protesters Descend on Mexico City to Demand Action for Missing Ayotzinapa Students

"Whoever has him I'll give them my land in return for my son being brought back alive." Tens of thousands marched for Global Day of Action for Ayotzinapa.

Djibouti's Young People Look to Burkina Faso to Pave Their Own Democratic Way

On November 3, the Opposition Youth Movement marched in the streets of Djibouti City against the country's 15-year leader Ismaïl Omar Guelleh.

A Stretch of Asphalt Where Our Freedoms Should Be

Somewhere, lost in the brouhaha over a controversial stretch of highway in Trinidad, a protestor's hunger strike and misinterpretations of a key report, is the real point of it all.

Kissing Protest in India Ends in Police Violence and Arrests

The "Kiss of Love" campaign was taking a stand against moral policing by right-wing groups, who think it's vulgar to hug or kiss in public.

VIDEO: International Day to End Impunity for Crimes against Journalists

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