Common Cause Census & Mass Incarceration Project Manager, Keshia Morris Desir, released a statement in support of the Justice in Policing Act.
Protests articles on Democracy Chronicles
Political protests are a human right, political right and civil liberty to come together and collectively express, promote, pursue and defend common interest. Today, pro-democracy protests are under threat. Also take a look at our articles on the Arab Spring, Occupy Wall Street, Occupy Turkey, and the Tea Party.
…[I]f the young marchers…cared about racism they’d tackle it at the institutional level: by helping people vote,…thus ensuring the non-racist party had a chance at power.
The murder of George Floyd by police officers sparked a series of protests in American and worldwide. These voices are calling for a better society for all.
Worldwide “Black Lives Matter” protests following police murder of George Floyd in the US has seen statues of historical figures accused of racism, slavery attacked by British protestors.
Without diminishing praiseworthy efforts to manage the coronavirus in the U.S., there will be consequences from the lapses in curbing it.
Russian health workers are facing threats from employers and police for speaking out against poor working conditions during coronavirus, HRW report.
Some have seized the opportunity in George Floyd protests for a voter registration push. Activists believe interests will best be secured through the ballot box.
George Floyd’s murder by police sparked a fresh round of “black lives matter” globally. Thousands gathered outside the U.S Embassy in London in protest.
Hong Kong pro-democracy activists are looking to seize opportunities to counter crack-down, Beijing a plan to end the “one country, two systems” framework.
The Chair of the EED says pro-democracy protests in countries like Algeria, Lebanon are a powerful message to Europe in a time of moral crisis.