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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 and freedom of speech remain under threat. Also take a look at our articles on the Arab Spring, Occupy Wall Street, Occupy Turkey, and the Tea Party.
State authorities in Iran have been imprisoning peaceful labor rights advocates as part of a growing campaign of political repression.
Those identified from protests in 2019 face continuing fears of retribution under the now-authoritarian regime in Hong Kong.
Iran’s intelligence services are assessing the socio-political situation in the country and predict more widespread and frequent protests.
On February 1, 2021, Myanmar’s army took over the government. One year after, the people marked this date by staying at home.
Successful democratic transitions are not driven by specialist pro-democracy NGOs, but by ‘durable’ groups such as labor unions, research.
Women are on the frontlines of the anti-coup protests taking place since the junta ousted the civilian government a year ago.
In the past year, protests among society have been increasing in number and size including among teachers, retirees, farmers, and workers.
Kazakhstan has arbitrarily arrested peaceful protesters, ill-treated and tortured some detainees, and interfered with detainees’ access to lawyers.
Thousands of protesters took to the streets of Sudan’s capital and other cities across the country Sunday to again ask the junta to leave.