China has ramped up repression of democracy protests in Hong Kong and of ethnic Uighurs. Western powers Friday called on China to stop these policies.
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.
Cameroon opposition protests of September 22, 2020 to demand Paul Biya’s removal saw low turnout and dozens arrested including leading figures.
The de facto opposition leader of Cameroon, Maurice Kamto, called for nationwide anti-government protests on September 22, 2020. The Yaoundé regime met them with repression.
Recent constitutional amendments in Russia pave the way for Putin’s re-election but now-happening political upheavals cast a shadow over a 2024 bid for him.
In protests against Belarus’s Alexander Lukashenko, Europe’s last dictator, Sviatlana Tsikhanouskaya has been a prominent figure. VOA interviewed her.
Belarus has continued its repression of pro-democracy protests. Some 17 journalists covering the protests have seen their accreditations revoked.
Canada, Germany, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, UK and USA have urged the Zimbabwean Government to stop repression and corruption.
Rising Zimbabwean political satirist has critiqued the government of Mnangagwa. This comes as the regime is cracking down on growing dissent.
Alexander Lukashenko has been the President of Belarus since 1994. The political opposition has stepped up protests for his resignation.
Belarus has witnessed pro-democracy protests directed at its dictator, Alexander Lukashenko. Theater director Pavel Latushko was dismissed in repression.