Latest Protests Stories

2015-04-08 16:23:24

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, April 8, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Thousands of jubilant dancing and singing Iranians took to the streets last week to celebrate news of an agreement

2011-08-15 00:00:29

Ting says, “The decision to cut off cell service in order to prevent the protests violates fundamental principles of our democracy.” San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) August 13, 2011 Reset San Francisco founder and mayoral candidate Phil Ting said today that the Bay Area Rapid Transit’s decision Thursday night to shut down cell phone service in order to prevent a possible protest violates fundamental principles of our democracy – and that censorship should never become a...

2011-02-23 13:51:11

Civil protests, from peaceful sit-ins at the Pentagon to violent riots in Cairo, nonetheless share some common characteristics.

2011-02-01 15:20:00

NEW YORK, Feb. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- A screening of Iranium, a documentary film exposing the dangers posed by a nuclear Iran, has been rescheduled for February 6 at the Library and Archives Canada (LAC) Theatre in Ottawa at 7PM.

2010-07-27 10:00:00

West Coast witnesses and participants are invited to record their stories First New Media Truth-seeking Initiative Documents 1970 Campus Shooting of Kent State University Students SAN FRANCISCO, July 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Aug 7-8, 2010 filmmaker Michael Moore will livecast the hearings of the Kent State Truth Tribunal, streaming in real-time the accounts of participants and witnesses to the events surrounding the 1970 Kent State shootings, that left four students dead and nine...

2010-06-18 13:19:17

In 2001, riots in Argentina protesting President Fernando de la Rúa’s economic decisions overthrew him from office and killed almost 30 people.

2009-03-07 16:38:01

Thousands of people demonstrated Saturday during Israel-Sweden Davis Cup play in Malmo, Sweden, to protest the invasion of Gaza. Police estimated the crowd of protesters at 6,000, The Local reported.

2008-10-12 12:00:15

By Nazila Fathi Traditional bazaar merchants in several large cities closed their shops this week to protest a decision by President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad to enforce the nation's first-ever sales tax. The protests, the largest since Ahmadinejad was elected in 2005, began Oct.

2008-10-08 09:00:20

Text of report in English by Thailand-based Burmese publication Irrawaddy website on 7 October A truck carrying a squad of police pulls up in front of a Rangoon's internet cafe.

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