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· September, 2011

Stories about Protest from September, 2011

Uganda: LGBTI Human Rights Defender Receives Kennedy Award

Frank Mugisha, a Ugandan LGBTI (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex) human rights defender has been selected for the 2011 Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights Award. Haute Haiku reports.

Chile: Netizens on Twitter Support Student Movement's Call for National Strike with #yomarchoel22

Cuba: Hunger Strike for Human Rights

Cuba: “Repression Weekend”

China: Calls to Free Blind Activist Met With Violence

After serving a 51-month sentence for disturbing public order, blind Chinese activist Chen Guangcheng was released in September 2010, but has been kept under house arrest for more than a...

Brazil: Defending Freedom of Religion

Ukraine: Georgiy Gongadze Memorial Rally in Kyiv

Ukraine: More on Denis Oleinikov's ProstoPrint Case

France, Africa: Suitcases Filled with Cash Expose the Françafrique Connection

In the wake of the Dominique Strauss Kahn scandal, a new furore is now rocking France and the upcoming 2012 French presidential campaign. Robert Bourgi, a shady lawyer and advisor...

Yemen to the Rest of the World: Silence Kills!

Yemenis have been protesting for democracy and dignity since February 11. Their struggle is being faced with excessive violence by the regime and a deafening silence from the world. Noon...

Brazil: Chained Teachers in the Freedom Square

Cuba: An “Unstoppable March”

Angola: The Hot Embers of a Repressed Protest

Recent events have shaken Angolan society and the state. After a large police response to the demonstration against the 32 year-long government of José Eduardo dos Santos on September 3,...

Ukraine: Raid on Denis Oleinikov's ProstoPrint.com

Iran: Female Blogger Receives 50 Lashes

These are the words Iranian blogger Somayeh Tohidloo wrote in her blog, after receiving 50 whip lashes in Evin Prison: “Be happy, for if you wanted to humiliate me, I...

Social Media Uprising in the Chinese-speaking World

Cuba: Released/Re-arrested

Iran: Protest Art to Save Lake Urmia

Protesters took to the streets again on Monday in Ardabil, in Iran's Azarbaijan's region, to demand that the Iranian government save Lake Urmia, one of the world's largest salt water...

Cuba: Repressive Action

Morocco: Multiple Arrests Against Activists

There has been a sudden surge in arrests among pro-democracy activists and online campaigners in Morocco in recent days. Three have occurred in the past week alone. Little has been...

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