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Burning Man App Becomes Tool for Hong Kong Protestors
World  (tags: Hong Kong, Pro-Democracy, Demonstrations, Protests, China, Repression, Burning Man app, FireChat, Popular Resistance )

Brian
- 22 days ago - hollywoodreporter.com
"FireChat, the offline chat app, has seen 100,000 downloads in the territory since Sunday."
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
- 23 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indigenous people joined by social movements, trade unions & farmer & women's orgs, won a victory when congress finally repealed the legislation approved in June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
- 23 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
- 23 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
- 54 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
- 75 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.
Protesters Clash With Police in Brazil - Dave Zirin on World Cup 2014
World  (tags: World Cup 2014, Brazil, FIFA, Soccer, Economic Violence, Poverty, Oppression, Injustice, Police Brutality, Popular Resistance, Uprising, Protests, Dissent )

Brian
- 132 days ago - commondreams.org
"Author of "Dancing with The Devil", on why Brazilian protesters are fighting against the sport they love."
BRAZIL: Live From the World Cup Protests
World  (tags: World Cup, protests, Brazil, governement, world )

Cal
- 133 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
- 244 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
- 244 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.
ROMANIA | VIDEO | Thanks Again Europe! 21 September
World  (tags: Protests, Romania, Europe, ethics, government, news, AnimalWelfare, animaladvocates, animalrights, animals, dogs, cats, crime, ethics, law, pets, protection, suffering, sadness, news, media, world )

Desanka
- 395 days ago - youtu.be
Thousands of people have demonstrated 21/9/13 in cities all over Europe to stop the Romanian Government from the mass killing of stray animals. NEW LAW MUST BE STOPPED!!!
Million Mask March on November 5, 2013   video
World  (tags: The Million Mask March, November 5, Guy Fawkes, Anonymous, Occupy, rallies, protests, rights, worldwide )

Dandelion
- 401 days ago - youtube.com
The Million Mask March will take place on November 5, 2013. The main march is in Washington DC, but there are many other marches all around the world. This short video sums up why.
New Zealand: Thousands Take To The Streets To Protest New Surveillance Bill
World  (tags: surveillance state, domestic surveillance, New Zealand, protests, Auckland, Wellington, legislation, bill, Government Communications Security Burea, Security Intelligence Service, PM John Key )

Brian
- 451 days ago - rt.com
Kiwis in 11 cities, including Auckland and Wellington, are demonstrating against the expansion of the government's domestic surveillance program.
Egypt's Mohamed Morsi Faces Mass Protests: Live Updates
World  (tags: world, politics, middle-east, violence, society, Egypt, Morsi, protests, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', humanrights, government, news )

Cal
- 480 days ago - guardian.co.uk
Thousands gather in streets to demand removal of country's president, a year after he took office
Millions of Brazilians in the Streets: 'It's More Than Just 20 Cents'
World  (tags: 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', 'HUMANRIGHTS!', Brazil, conflict, corruption, freedoms, government, humanrights, police, politics, Protests, society )

Kit
- 489 days ago - commondreams.org
Largely peaceful demonstrations met aggressive police backlash in demonstrations across the country.
 

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