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· November, 2013

Stories about Protest from November, 2013

South Koreans Furious Over Never-Ending Crappy Soap Opera

Philippine Typhoon Survivors Ask: ‘Where is our Government?’

Aid is pouring in from all over the world but typhoon survivors are complaining that they have not been receiving any help from the government

Social Movements of Portugal Get Together to Debate Massive Protests

200,000 Dominicans of Haitian Descent are Stripped of Citizenship

A myriad of NGOs and social activists have demonstrated against a sentence which has denationalized almost 250 000 Dominicans of Haitian descent.

Puerto Ricans Demand Oscar López Rivera's Release From Prison

Russian Artist Pavlensky Nails His Scrotum to Moscow's Red Square

One of Russia's most infamous artists has staked his scrotum to the cobblestones outside Lenin’s Mausoleum in Red Square. How have Russians reacted?

Scholarships Jeopardized for Thousands of Spanish Erasmus Program Students

The Ministry of Education cut grants for students in the Erasmus program who had been abroad for over a month already. Due to the avalanche of criticism, the minister had...

South Korean Media Whitewashes President's European Trip

South Korean President had her first trip to Europe. Korean media lavishly praised her fashion sense and language skills, but didn't report on anything of substance.

Regional Bloggers Targeted for “Extremism” by Russian Police

Regional authorities in Russia are cracking down on local opposition bloggers, persecuting them for alleged "extremism."

Bulgarian Students Occupy the Country's Future

Students in Sofia and other Bulgarian cities occupy universities in protest of a decision made by Parliament, but regarding on-going political, corruption and freedom issues in the country.

No Justice for Battered Russian Journalist

Journalist Oleg Kashin was severely beaten and almost killed three years ago, presumably for his political writing. His assailants are still at large.

PHOTOS: ‘Silent Protest’ Demands Elections in Maldives

Despite several delays, the people's desire for presidential elections in Maldives was not dampened, as a photographer documents in photos taken at a 'silent protest'.

Egypt: Not Morsi Or Sisi

Peruvians Protest Against Pro-Fujimori Congresswoman

Hong Kong: Halloween-themed Anti-Poverty March

Bigger Protests Against Thailand’s Amnesty Bill

Opposition to the bill emerged after it was reported that the amended version of the measure would benefit corrupt politicians and human rights violators.

South Korea: An Interactive Timeline of the Spy Agency Election Manipulation Scandal

Palestinian Pick-Up Lines

Humor, especially dark humor, is a culturally acquired taste – especially in a war zone. The hashtag #PalestinianPickUpLines has recently been trending on Twitter, garnering tens of additions in the...

South Korean Net Users’ Donation to Villagers Fighting Against Power Line

Alexey Navalny Will Not Attend Nationalist “Russian March”

Every year in Russia, ironically on the “Unity Day” holiday, the country’s nationalists stage a march in Moscow. This year, Russia's leading blogger—a nationalist—won't be attending. Why not?

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