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Experts: Hong Kong protest movement success highly improbable

November 20, 2014 8:31 am0 comments
Experts: Hong Kong protest movement success highly improbable

The students taking part in the large-scale protests in Hong Kong that began on September 28 have no intentions to leave the streets, says an informal Reuters survey taken one month after the first day of disobedience. According to the results, 87% of the so-called “Umbrella Movement” participants said they […]

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US Police Actions In Ferguson Signify Lack Of Human Rights

September 17, 2014 12:25 pm0 comments
US Police Actions In Ferguson Signify Lack Of Human Rights

The actions taken by the police against the protesters and journalists in Ferguson (a suburb of St. Louis, USA) during the weeks-long mass demonstrations caused by the death of Michael Brown, an African American teenager who was shot by the police officer Darren Wilson on August 9, 2014, caused an […]

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420 Day 2014 at Hyde Park, London.

April 26, 2014 10:00 am0 comments
420 Day 2014 at Hyde Park, London.

Sunday 20th of April. 420 Day Protests The day ended as it had begun, cold and wet. I had arrived at my local train station to find that I was nearly a whole hour early for the train I intended to catch. As I sat on the platform and waited, […]

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When is Too Far Really… Too Far?

November 23, 2013 10:35 am2 comments
When is Too Far Really… Too Far?

We have all heard of political protests. Recently these events have been happening more and more through out our country and the world. But why? Is it simply that the powers that be have started treating civilians differently? Creating poverty as the rich grow richer? Or have we, the people, […]

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420 Day 2013 at Hyde Park, London

April 21, 2013 2:17 pm0 comments
420 Day 2013 at Hyde Park, London

420 day has been occurring in Hyde Park for several years now in protest to Cannabis Prohibition. This is an account of what happened when I ventured into the famous event on the 20th of April 2013 I woke up late, not just a little late, but overslept big time. I […]

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Delhi rape case: What’s the future for women in India?

February 18, 2013 7:18 pm3 comments
Delhi rape case: What’s the future for women in India?

The Delhi Rape Case: Throughout the month of January viewers around the world watched as the details of a horrifying and bone chilling rape case unfolded. One in which an innocent medical student with a promising future ahead of her was sexually assaulted on a bus in India’s capital Delhi.  It’s strange to […]

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One more Spanish protest to protect public health in Madrid

February 7, 2013 12:00 pm0 comments
One more Spanish protest to protect public health in Madrid

Thousands marched in a Spanish protest on the 13th of January through central Madrid to protest against the plans of the People’s Party (PP) local government to partly privatise the city’s public health system in the latest of numerous strikes and demonstrations to take place in Spain in recent months. […]

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Why I Marched, Why I Shouldn’t Have And Why I Would Again

November 25, 2012 6:00 pm3 comments
Why I Marched, Why I Shouldn’t Have  And Why I Would Again

Before the NUS demo in London on the 21st of November, across the internet, people popped up on basically every media outlet, describing why they wouldn’t march/didn’t think we should. Among the most wide-spread of these was the parody twitter hashtag #Deluded2012 (as supposed to the NUS official hashtag #demo2012). […]

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