Egypt: A Hidden Uprising
"In pursuit of stunting the organization of uprisings, more than 2,000 Egyptians have been arrested in the last two weeks, preventing protest leaders and organizers from continuing to lead. A number of those jailed are still waiting to be released"
Photo by Getty Images via the New York Times
5 Dec 2019
2019 riots in Chile literally leave the streets in flames. Source: flickr.com
Within Latin America, Chile is one of the leading nations for the highest Gross Domestic Product (GDP) rates per-capita and...
1 Dec 2019
Fires are currently burning in the Amazon rainforest at the highest rate in over 10 years. Via ABCNews.
The Amazon rainforest is disappearing at a record rate. Deforestation in the Amazon has been con...
27 Nov 2019
Erika Marie Vives
Drawing by Satori RT via Amino
Existing in a space free of judgement is a fundamental right. However, for individuals that fit outside of the traditional mainstream beauty standards, manoeuvring throu...
24 Nov 2019
Engraving of Elizabeth Cady Stanton by Henry Bryan Hall
I have never had to ask for my human rights. They were assigned to me, along with my name and my gender, around the moment I took my...
17 Nov 2019
#MeToo via Pexels
Chanel Miller was 22 years old when she was raped at a Stanford fraternity party. In her newly released memoir, she describes the various ways in which American institutions failed he...
16 Nov 2019
People’s Climate March 2017 in Washington D.C. (source: Wikimedia Commons)
Thanks to the work of environmental activists, people from all over the world now view climate crisis as the ‘most important i...
12 Nov 2019
People protesting in Sarajevo after initial proposal for parade was rejected in 2017. Photo accssed via BBC .
Before crowds could march through Sarajevo in Bosnia’s first ever LGBTQI Pride procession...
8 Nov 2019
Some are worried the UN human rights council is headed down the same track as the now defunct Human Rights Commission. Photo courtesy of UN Photo.
Venezuela was voted onto the United Nations Human Righ...
5 Nov 2019
Women recorded holding her hijab aloft in protest in December 2017, via video on BBC.
On International Women’s Day this year, three women were arrested in Iran. They were protesting the laws that make...
3 Nov 2019
Rally for the right to vote in Moscow on August 10th 2019.
Source: Sergey Leschina, via Wikimedia Commons.
31 Oct 2019
Olivia Rose Phillips
Protest Camp for 43 missing students in Reforma, Mexico City...
27 Oct 2019
Photo by Emmy Vessa on...
23 Oct 2019
Photo by Jeanne Menjoulet on...
21 Oct 2019
Protests against Nike after a factory collapse in Bangladesh. Image courtesy of Reuters via Business Insider.
Consumer boycotting is one of the most obvious, and perhaps easiest, forms of protest. My...
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