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· June, 2010

Stories about Protest from June, 2010

11 June 2010

Puerto Rico: Decisive Moment 50 Days into the Student Strike

Students of the state-run University of Puerto Rico (UPR) have sustained a student strike that enters its 50th day today. On this decisive day, the students' National Negotiating Committee has...

Mexico: Drug Cartel-Led Protest Paralyzes Monterrey Metropolitan Area

Last Wednesday, after the leader of drug trafficking band Los Zetas was captured, members of this drug cartel paralyzed the Monterrey Metropolitan Area with blockades in 20 different locations using...

Brazil/Israel: Open letter to the Israeli government

Brazil/Palestine: The Rose of Gaza

10 June 2010

Cape Verde: Netcitizens Outraged with Flights and Governance

Egypt: The First Starbucks Protest in Egypt

Egypt: Khaled Said – An Emergency Murder by An Emergency Law

Khaled Said, a 28-year-old Egyptian from the coastal city of Alexandria, was allegedly tortured to death at the hands of two officers who wanted to search him under the emergency...

India:Taking responsibility for the Bhopal disaster

9 June 2010

Russia: Street Action to Save Khimki Forest

China: Ongoing online ‘jihad’ against Korean pop fans

Following a stampede outside a Korean boy band concert at the 2010 Expo in Shanghai, an ongoing culture war between China's devoted K-pop fans and their equally crazed World of...

Japan: Threatened theaters decline to screen “The Cove”

Following threatening calls and protest by right-wing activists, some theaters decided to pull "The Cove". Bloggers discuss the pros and cons of screening the documentary in the country, where it...

Colombia: Twitter and Facebook Users Report Possible Election Fraud

8 June 2010

Italy: “Every Kiss is a Revolution” as Gays Await Legal Rights

Violent assaults on homosexuals have occurred with frequency in Italy over the past year, but to the disappointment of many lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) activists, it has not...

Kurdistance: The Hypocrisy of Defending Turkey

As there is an increase of support for both Turkey and Palestine in the wake of the Israeli raid on the Gaza Freedom Flotilla, Kurdish bloggers caution against supporting a...

Haiti: Farmers’ Rights

Pakistan: Bloggers Reject Religious Hatred

93 innocent lives were lost when the Ahmadiyya religious community was attacked in Lahore around a week ago. Pakistani bloggers, netizens and activists have denounced the attacks in strong words.

7 June 2010

Mexico: One Year Since the Tragedy at Guardería ABC

A year has passed since the tragedy at Guardería ABC, a daycare center in the city of Hermosillo, Sonora that was consumed by a fire, taking the lives of 49...

India: Bhopal Gas Tragedy Verdict – too little too late?

More than 25 years after India's worst ever Industrial disaster, a court in Bhopal has pronounced a guilty verdict on the Indian arm of Union Carbide (UCIL) and also convicted...

Philippines: The Life of a Labor Leader

6 June 2010

Egypt: Protests and Policy Changes After Flotilla Raid

News of the flotilla raid in Gaza has sparked an uprising in Egypt. Thousands of Egyptians protested both Israel's actions and the stance of their own government earlier this week.

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