Global Protests in July

Posted: July 16, 2012 in Uncategorized

It looks like the whole world is in protest … 

Afghanistan:

Afghans protest recent public killing of woman

http://www.sfgate.com/news/article/Afghans-protest-recent-public-killing-of-woman-3698266.php

Australia:

Indigenous leaders urge protest vote against Labor

http://www.radioaustralia.net.au/international/2012-07-13/indigenous-leaders-urge-protest-vote-against-labor/979840

Protesters ‘will be waiting’ for G20

http://www.brisbanetimes.com.au/queensland/protesters-will-be-waiting-for-g20-20120711-21w0w.html

Bahrain:

Protests hit Bahrain after opposition restrictions

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/huff-wires/20120714/ml-bahrain/

Belgium:

EU farmers deliver moo-ving “milk lake” protest

http://www.reuters.com/article/2012/07/10/eu-dairy-lake-idUSL6E8IA7CT20120710

Bolivia:

Bolivia to revoke mine licence after protests

http://mwcnews.net/news/americas/20104-mine-licence.html

Burma:

Burmese Protest Thai Takeover of Monastery

http://www.irrawaddy.org/archives/8897

Canada:

Reserve in ‘turmoil’ over Keeyask dam: Protesters

http://www.winnipegsun.com/2012/07/13/reserve-in-turmoil-over-keeyask-dam-protesters

Rally to Save Kitpu – July 12, 2012

http://halifax.mediacoop.ca/photo/rally-save-kitpu-july-12th2012/11685

Hundreds rally for missing, murdered women inquiry

http://www.winnipegsun.com/2012/07/11/hundreds-rally-for-missing-murdered-women-inquiry

China:

China pollution protest ends, but suspicion of government high

http://articles.chicagotribune.com/2012-07-08/business/sns-rt-us-china-pollutionbre8670hp-20120708_1_protests-shanghai-stock-exchange-china

Chinese city halts copper smelter after protest over pollution fears

http://world.time.com/2012/07/04/chinese-city-halts-copper-smelter-after-protest-over-pollution-fears/

Egypt:

No longer off limits: Presidential palace becomes a new space of protest

http://www.egyptindependent.com/news/no-longer-limits-presidential-palace-becomes-new-space-protest

France:

Hundreds protest anti-prostitution plans in Paris

http://articles.chicagotribune.com/2012-07-07/news/sns-rt-us-france-prostitutionbre8660hs-20120707_1_prostitution-paris-human-trafficking

Germany:

Activists Protest H&M Clothing Production Labor Conditions

http://www.google.com/hostednews/getty/article/ALeqM5jod0NmdFFVpQWz3J2Lhg8fVeqATA?docId=148321096

Greece:

Greek seniors protest pension cuts

http://photoblog.msnbc.msn.com/_news/2012/07/12/12700405-greek-seniors-protest-pension-cuts?lite

Guyana:

OP faces protest over ‘divide and rule’ Linden power hike

http://www.stabroeknews.com/2012/news/stories/07/13/op-faces-protest-over-divide-and-rule-linden-power-hike/

Haiti:

About 100 protest planned eviction in Haiti

http://www.charlotteobserver.com/2012/07/12/3378930/about-100-protest-planned-eviction.html

Hong Kong:

Protesters Fill Hong Kong As New Leader Sworn In

http://blogs.wsj.com/chinarealtime/2012/07/01/protesters-fill-hong-kong-as-new-leader-sworn-in/

India:

Jharkhand parties join tribals protest against land for IIT, IIM

http://www.deccanherald.com/content/263384/jharkhand-parties-join-tribals-protest.html

Protest at Delhi

http://www.e-pao.net/GP.asp?src=7..140712.jul12

Vokkaligas protest Gowda’s removal in Karnataka 

http://india.nydailynews.com/politicsarticle/0c357453a962d9417f7cf0dc12ca01ca/vokkaligas-protest-gowda-s-removal-in-karnataka

Indonesia:

Thousands of Indonesian workers take to streets in protest against outsourcing, low wages

http://www.brandonsun.com/business/breaking-news/thousands-of-indonesian-workers-take-to-streets-in-protest-against-outsourcing-low-wages-162180325.html?thx=y

Ireland:

Parade Protesters Clash with Police

http://www.crewechronicle.co.uk/crewe-news/uk-world-news/2012/07/12/parade-protesters-clash-with-police-96135-31379180/

Israel:

Israelis protest military draft exemptions for ultra-Orthodox 

http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/html/nationworld/2018631765_israelexempt08.html

Israeli man sets himself on fire during Tel Aviv social protest

http://www.haaretz.com/news/national/israeli-man-sets-himself-on-fire-during-tel-aviv-social-protest-1.451041

Kenya:

Kenya: Ijara Women Protest Domination By Male Politicians During Elections

http://allafrica.com/stories/201207121228.html

Kuwait:

Kuwait must respect freedom of expression and assembly for Bidun 

http://www.amnesty.org/en/news/kuwait-must-respect-freedom-expression-and-assembly-bidun-2012-07-13

Maldives:

Violence in the Maldives as Protests Continue

http://india.blogs.nytimes.com/2012/07/13/violence-in-the-maldives-as-protests-continue/

Manilla:

Defective passports trigger protest

http://manilastandardtoday.com/www2/2012/07/14/defective-passports-trigger-protest/

Mexico:

“The Largest Protest the World has ever Seen” in Mexico

http://the2012scenario.com/2012/07/the-largest-protest-the-world-has-ever-seen-in-mexico/

New Zealand:

Protest Called By Aotearoa Is Not For Sale

http://www.google.com/hostednews/getty/article/ALeqM5h7wptHBdQDON3Kg4vsgjZgwlLreg?docId=148316185

Oman:

Oman protests suggest jobs, reform pledges fall short

http://in.reuters.com/article/2012/07/04/oman-crackdown-idINL5E8HLB2620120704

Pakistan:

Activists of Jamiat-e-Ulema Islam, commonly called JUI, chant slogans against the reopening of NATO supply routes, during a protest demonstration in Lahore.

http://www.demotix.com/news/1332039/pakistanis-protest-lahore-against-reopening-nato-supply-route

Peru:

Peru’s Repression of Mining Protesters Condemned

http://www.ens-newswire.com/ens/jul2012/2012-07-11-01.html

Phillipines:

Police to set up barriers against SONA protesters 

http://www.philstar.com/Article.aspx?articleId=826214&publicationSubCategoryId=63

Portugal:

Portugal faces health sector shutdown in cuts protest 

http://www.thejakartaglobe.com/afp/portugal-faces-health-sector-shutdown-in-cuts-protest/529915

Russia:

Opposition Gearing Up for ‘Hot July’ Protest 

http://www.themoscowtimes.com/news/article/opposition-gearing-up-for-hot-july-protest/462037.html 

Saudi Arabia:

Angry Throngs at a Funeral in Saudi Arabia

http://www.nytimes.com/2012/07/11/world/middleeast/in-saudi-arabia-thousands-at-funeral-of-protester.html

Spain:

Spain Protests: Civil Servants Protest Wage Cuts

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/07/13/spain-protests_n_1671028.html?utm_hp_ref=world

Sudan:

Sudan clamps down on the “Kandaka” protest of Friday

http://www.sudantribune.com/Sudan-clamps-down-on-the-Kandaka,43261

Swaziland:

Swaziland police fire rubber bullets to stop march

http://www.lasvegassun.com/news/2012/jul/11/af-swaziland-protests/

Syria:

Demonstrators protest against Syria’s President Bashar al-Assad after Friday Prayers in Houla 

http://www.trust.org/alertnet/multimedia/pictures/detail.dot?mediaInode=8e3a54c8-9c65-4625-a398-06ea091aae48

Ukraine:

Ukraine activists protest Russia language bill

http://articles.boston.com/2012-07-05/news/32553689_1_opposition-activists-riot-police-protest-legislation

United States:

Some arrests as LA police break up protest 

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/huff-wires/20120713/us-police-protesters-clash/

Opening of Bohemian Grove encampment draws small protest

http://www.pressdemocrat.com/article/20120713/ARTICLES/120719784/1010/sports?Title=Opening-of-Bohemian-Grove-encampment-draws-small-protest

Displaced families at center of fracking protests

http://www.timesonline.com/news/local_news/displaced-families-at-center-of-fracking-protests/article_6dc8f7da-8121-5873-a73f-3550cc1b4d9e.html

When The Chalk Dust Settled, Opinons of Occupy LA’s Latest Demonstration Varied

http://www.nbclosangeles.com/news/local/Downtown-LA-Art-Walk-Protest-Arrest-DTLA-162338316.html

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