Revolution ~ Rivoluzione

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“From father to his sons and daughters,” began president Hosni Mubarak’s speech to millions of angry protestors across Egypt on February…

Against Israeli advice, the US Army straps hunger strikers into this chair for “assisted eating.”

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Once a day, each fasting Guantánamo Bay detainee is shackled into a chair and held down by six soldiers, while a feeding tube is inserted…

Protestors in Bil’in painted themselves blue to resemble aliens from Hollywood film Avatar.

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There are no movie theaters in Bil’in. So when Palestinians in the West Bank village wanted to watch the world’s highest-grossing film,…

Secret-police agents are regularly assigned to infiltrate South Korean protest groups.

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Somewhere in South Korea, a protest is happening. According to police figures, in 2012 alone, there were 8,328 protests and…

If you don’t want to do military service in South Korea, you can join the riot police.

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After five decades of autocratic rule, on June 26, 1987, more than 1 million South Koreans in 34 cities took to the streets, forcing the…

Nasa Indians stormed the outpost and removed the soldiers.

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For five decades, the traditional territory of Colombia’s indigenous Nasa people has also been a site of constant crossfire between the…

In 2012, 295 Brazilian land-reform activists received death threats.

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Last year was particularly difficult for Brazilian Indians, who reported 1,276 violent crimes, from arson to contract killings (up from…

The president of Kenya is paid more than the German chancellor and US president combined.

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Drinking dark-red cow blood, more than two-dozen piglets and a large sow wallowed in a pool of gore outside the gates of the parliament…

US labor unions use Scabby the Rat to represent unfair employers.

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“Not mean enough,” said representatives of the Chicago bricklayers’ union to the owner of Big Sky Balloons and Searchlights in 1990, as…

SuperluzSME represents Mexico’s electricians’ union.

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The first wrestler in Mexico to become a political figurehead was Superbarrio, who emerged in 1987 to protest against corrupt landlords…