About 50 people were killed in violence that broke out as hundreds took to the streets to demand a quicker transition to democratic rule.
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.
The spontaneous demonstrations in Iran over the death of Mahsa Amini persist and keep changing, becoming a threat to Iran.
A model who fled to Thailand after condemning a military coup in her country Myanmar has been barred from returning to Bangkok.
The Sri Lankan authorities have fiercely clamped down on protests and demonized protesters during a period of economic crisis.
Following President Gotabaya Rajapaksa’s resignation, protesters in Colombo, Sri Lanka, were seen having a good time last month.
The Office of the High Representative is pushing for a new law in Bosnia that would modify both the election laws and constitution.
Those controlling the levers of power need to be confronted on these issues and made uncomfortable enough so that they can act.
After fighting for democracy during the Arab Spring, Arabs in North Africa, Middle East seem to think the economy suffers under democracy.
In an unprecedented move, Sudan’s junta cut off web access in Khartoum ahead of Thursday’s planned pro-democracy demonstrations.
Algeria’s army is unravelling all democratic gains made up to the point of Bouteflika’s exit, silencing critics both at home and abroad.