Global Protests & Uprisings

Source: Swampost Between 7-12 May, NL-Aid is enjoying a spring recess. From 13 May, you can read articles of our authors again. Untill that time, we have selected Youtube videos in which the strength of people is centered;). In this episode: Revolt. Blog this! Bookmark on Delicious Recommend on Facebook Tip on Hyves Share on [...]

Almost 400 wounded in new round of fighting near Egyptian ministry of Defense

Clashes between protesters and military police outside of the Ministry of Defence in the eastern Cairo district of Abbassiya left 373 wounded on Friday. The ruling military council said groups attacked the army outside of their headquarters earlier that afternoon.Egypt’s military police fired water cannons at protesters 3:30pm Friday, shortly after thousands-strong marches reached the [...]

INDONESIA: Police used excessive force towards protesters in Jakarta

Mr. Susilo Bambang Yudoyono, President of the Republic of Indonesia Dear President of the Republic of Indonesia, Name of legal aid office subjected to illegal search: LBH Jakarta (Jakarta Legal Aid Institute), YLBHI (Indonesian Legal Aid Institute), GMKI (Indonesian Christian Students Movement) Number of people affected: 72 arrested people Name of people arrested (only those [...]

Walk for Respect -Against eve teasing and sexual harassment (VIDEO)

SLUT WALK NEPAL a facebook activism group has successfully organized a rally Walk for Respect here in Kathmandu with a loud and clear message of spreading awareness against eve teasing and sexual harassment. The rally was participated by more than 500 enthusiastic Nepali youths. In Nepal under the Nepal Public Offenses and Penalties Act, 1970, [...]

Ugandan women in topless protest against police brutality (VIDEOS)

Women activists in the Ugandan capital Kampala on Monday took off their blouses and stormed topless, the headquarters of the country’s police force, the Central Police Station (CPS), protesting against the brutal sexual abuse of the country’s leading woman opposition leader. They were protesting the sexual abuse of Ingrid Turinawe, leader of the opposition’s Forum [...]

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