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Demand Justice for Landless Families in Brazil!
World  (tags: Brazil, activism, protests, landless people, injustice, murder, petitions )

Freya
- 36 days ago - act.grassrootsonline.org
On April 7 two members of the Landless Workers Movement (MST) were murdered and seven others were wounded. They were all members of the Dom Tomas Balduino encampment.
Protests Against President Shut Down Ecuador
World  (tags: Ecuador, President Correa, indigenous, protests, Ecuador shut down )

Dandelion
- 281 days ago - wagingnonviolence.org
If we do not get answers we are prepared to continue the protest for two days or 15 days. Whatever it takes to open the deaf ears of President Correa. Indigenous groups led the way with protests and blockades all over the country. We could learn from them
UK: 100,000 UK Muslims Sign Petition AGAINST Freedom of Speech
World  (tags: UK, Muslims, veiled threat of violence, protests, petition )

Beth
- 469 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
Hardline Muslims protesting against the depiction of Mohammed in cartoons swarmed around a statue of Field Marshal Bernard Montgomery yesterday. This show of disrespect to one of BritainâEUR(TM)s greatest heroes in the war against Nazi suppression of freedom
US Is a World Leader in Dysfunctional Democracy
World  (tags: democracy, government, dissent, dissatisfaction, protests )

Freya
- 485 days ago - alternet.org
Almost half the worldâEUR(TM)s 167 countries claim to be democratic, but according to the Economist Intelligence UnitâEUR(TM)s latest global Democracy Index that is a mirage because popular discontent with democratic governments is growing worldwide.
Germany's Pegida Anti-Islam Movement Vows to Continue Protests in Berlin and Munich
World  (tags: protests, Germany, Pegida, anti-Islam, Dresden, terror threats, jihad, islamis militants )

Beatrice
- 489 days ago - telegraph.co.uk
The leaders of Germany's Pegida anti-Islam movement have vowed to continue their protests after they were forced to cancel a march in Dresden planned for Monday night because of an Islamist terror threat.
Guarantee Citizens a Fair and Impartial Election - ForceChange
World  (tags: humanrights, freedoms, asia, china, Hong Kong, protests )

Naoko
- 596 days ago - forcechange.com
Target: President of China, Xi Jinping Goal: Guarantee a fair and impartial election in Hong Kong and grant citizens the right to protest
Mayan People's Movement Defeats Monsanto Law in Guatemala
World  (tags: Guatemala, Monsanto, Monsanto Law, gm seeds, protests, food sovereignty, Mayan communities, organizations, traditional farming, biodiversity )

LucyKalei
- 601 days ago - viacampesina.org
After 10 days of widespread street protests against Monsanto expansion into, groups of indigenous people joined by social movements, trade unions & farmer & women's orgs, won a victory when congress finally repealed the legislation approved in June
How Big Are The Protests In Hong Kong? This Drone Footage Should Give You Some Idea ~ VIDEO   video
World  (tags: Hong Kong, protests, crowds, China, government, Human Rights, humans, interesting, news, world, freedoms )

Carrie
- 601 days ago - youtu.be
At first the crowd seems to be about the same size as Occupy Wall Street was. Then the drone floats further up the highway and the massive scale of unrest in Hong Kong becomes truly apparent.
Why Hong Kong's 'Occupy Central' Movement Has Beijing Very, Very Scared
World  (tags: protests, Hong Kong, China, freedoms, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', conflict, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', news, politics, world )

Cal
- 601 days ago - thenation.com
Hong Kong is one of the most unequal developed economies in the world. Now the mainland government wants to keep a tight grip on the territory's political system too.
The March on Islamabad
World  (tags: world, politics, asia, humanrights, Pakistan, activism, protests, society, news )

Cal
- 631 days ago - news.vice.com
This month has seen the largest demonstrations against the Pakistani government in more than 20 years.
Okinawa: Pocket of Resistance
World  (tags: war, usa, government, death, asia, Okinawa US Marines, military bases, discrimination, protests )

Naoko
- 652 days ago - japantimes.co.jp
Despite repeated promises from Tokyo to reduce the military burden on Okinawa, U.S. bases still comprise 10 percent of the prefecture (and 18 percent of Okinawa Island) but give back less than 5 percent to the local economy.
BRAZIL: Live From the World Cup Protests
World  (tags: World Cup, protests, Brazil, governement, world )

Cal
- 710 days ago - news.vice.com
VICE News' Tim Pool is live from downtown Rio de Janeiro where protesters, dissatisfied with what they see as the misuse of public funds in organizing the World Cup, have taken to the streets. Please watch the video!
Ukraine Protesters Take Kiev Without a Shot as Yanukovich Flees
World  (tags: Ukraine, protests, world, politics, violence, society, news, 'HUMANRIGHTS!' )

Cal
- 821 days ago - latimes.com
Ukraine's capital fell into the hands of anti-government protesters Saturday morning.
Has Venezuela Turned Into a War Zone?
World  (tags: Venezuela, protests, world, politics, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', news, society, violence )

Cal
- 821 days ago - motherjones.com
Student protesters have filled the streets of many Venezuelan cities for the last two weeks to express their dissatisfaction with the socialist government, the deteriorating economy, and the violence that plagues the country.
 

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