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Taksim Square Protesters Charged With Terrorism, Attempting Coup

December 27, 2013

Last week, an indictment was served against 308 of the millions who participated in the demonstrations for a wide range of charges, including belonging to a terrorist group. Lawyers who provided legal aid to protesters and advised them to remain silent during arrests are also being accused of assisting terrorist groups, and a new definition…

Honduras

December 8, 2013
In the absence of a trustworthy process, those who took power by force in 2009 will stay in power

Wisconsin Sing Along Protest

August 7, 2013
Photographer Jenna Pope speaks about her arrest at Wisconsin Capital protest, her work and activism

Brazil Protests

June 21, 2013
More than a million people demonstrate in a hundred cities across Brazil, and raise new demands.

Latin America

June 21, 2013
More than a million people demonstrate in a hundred cities across Brazil, and raise new demands.

Violent eviction of Gezi Park gives rise to “standing protesters”

June 20, 2013

Night of “shocking violence” in Turkey’s major cities results in wave of silent demonstrations

Turkish Police Raid Gezi Park, Fail to Evict Protesters

June 11, 2013

Police storm Taksim Square early Tuesday morning, removing barricades and protest banners, but fail to evict protesters.

Police Attack Union Strikes in Ankara

June 6, 2013

The day before PM Erdogan returns, police crack down on peaceful workers’ demonstrations in solidarity with Gezi protesters

240,000 Turkish Workers Join As Mass Protests Reach More Than 67 Cities

June 4, 2013

Confederation of unions, stage two day strike in solidarity with protestors, against police brutality and for a more democratic Turkey