Featured stories about Protest
Stories about Protest
4 July 2015
While protests and counter-protests continue to be held in Ecuador ahead of Pope Francisco's visit, the very concept of democracy is under siege, writes one analyst.
The arrest and detention of 14 anti-Junta activists in Thailand has sparked outrage across the country. It also inspired many academics to call for the immediate release of the activists.
1 July 2015
Bahrain releases prominent secular politician three days after sentencing another to four years in prison in a possible public relations prison swap.
"Once they found out that you were a resident of Jinshan, they took you away. The Internet was blocked. The minute that photos were uploaded, they disappeared."
28 June 2015
Participants in recent protests in Ecuador accuse government of illegally signal jamming communication between protestors. Peer-to-peer apps may be the solution.
27 June 2015
Supporters of Venezuela's beleaguered opposition and the pro-government camp are clashing on social media and dragging millions of Venezuelans into the conflict.
26 June 2015
In Russia, citizen activism has halted construction, for now, of a gigantic statue honoring 10th century ruler Saint Vladimir atop Moscow's Sparrow Hills.
25 June 2015
In the image, a man wears the national Iranian football team's jersey, thrusting a bottle of dishwashing liquid reminiscent of players holding up the World Cup trophy.
24 June 2015
"It is completely wrong to call the movement as the Armenian Maidan ... People are against ineffective, detrimental management of the electricity company."
19 June 2015
The #NiUnaMenos Movement Takes to Argentina's Streets and Social Media to Protest Violence Against Women
The #NiUnaMenos campaign protesting against femicides in Argentina has gathered groups of different political beliefs and social standing.