Much like in the 1960’s, when activists also pushed for voting rights, hunger strikes can be successful if used with other tactics, experts.
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.
Three were killed Monday when Sudanese security forces fired live rounds during protests against military rule by tens of thousands.
The Russian Government is abusing legal system at an alarming rate, but the country’s activists continue to organize in secret.
Scores of people facing stiff sentences in trials this month for their roles in the demonstrations of July 11 and 12, 2021 in Cuba.
Leung, who was jailed in 2018, first used a slogan that was popular during the 2019 protests and has since been declared illegal.
28 people were arrested outside the U.S. Capitol on Tuesday as they demanded that the Senate pass federal voting rights bill.
Sudanese forces killed seven anti-coup protesters Monday in one of the deadliest days of recent rallies against a military takeover.
As mass protests grow, autocrats are on the defensive – but democracy’s destiny depends on leaders delivering [concrete] results.
After Russia sending troops to Kazakhstan to help quell dissent, Belarus is jailing its own citizens for supporting the protests.
The little-known country of Kazakhstan one of the most autocratic in the world. Recent protests there have been met with brute force.