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Internet Activists Look Back at Aaron Swartz's Life as 'The Day We Fight Back ... - Motherboard (blog)

Internet Activists Look Back at Aaron Swartz's Life as 'The Day We Fight Back ... - Motherboard (blog) | Activism, Protest, Citizen Movements, Social Justice | Scoop.it
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Thailand anti-government protesters begin 'Bangkok shutdown' - CNN

Thailand anti-government protesters begin 'Bangkok shutdown' - CNN | Activism, Protest, Citizen Movements, Social Justice | Scoop.it
CNN Thailand anti-government protesters begin 'Bangkok shutdown' CNN Bangkok, Thailand (CNN) -- A planned month-long protest intended to force Thailand's Prime Minister from office began Monday with about 50,000 demonstrators laying siege to major...
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Thai Protesters Begin Bangkok Blockade to Oust Yingluck - Bloomberg

Thai Protesters Begin Bangkok Blockade to Oust Yingluck - Bloomberg | Activism, Protest, Citizen Movements, Social Justice | Scoop.it
Thai Protesters Begin Bangkok Blockade to Oust Yingluck Bloomberg Thai protesters began to fan out across Bangkok late yesterday as they prepared to paralyze traffic in the city in a bid to force Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra to resign and...
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Thousands Protest in Ukraine's Capital - Voice of America

Thousands Protest in Ukraine's Capital - Voice of America | Activism, Protest, Citizen Movements, Social Justice | Scoop.it
Thousands Protest in Ukraine's Capital Voice of America Thousands of Ukrainian activists gathered in the capital, Kyiv, in continuation of last year's massive protest movement against the government's decision to forego closer ties with the...
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Courts close across England and Wales as lawyers protest at legal aid cuts - The Guardian

Courts close across England and Wales as lawyers protest at legal aid cuts - The Guardian | Activism, Protest, Citizen Movements, Social Justice | Scoop.it
The Guardian Courts close across England and Wales as lawyers protest at legal aid cuts The Guardian Crown and magistrates courts across England and Wales were emptied of lawyers on Monday morning as criminal barristers and solicitors walked out in...
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Thai anti-government protesters march to support Bangkok 'shutdown' - Reuters UK

Thai anti-government protesters march to support Bangkok 'shutdown' - Reuters UK | Activism, Protest, Citizen Movements, Social Justice | Scoop.it
Thai anti-government protesters march to support Bangkok 'shutdown' Reuters UK A Reuters reporter said at least 5,000 demonstrators set off from the main protest camp at Democracy Monument in the historic quarter to march over the river to the...
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'Dysfunctional system' still fails youth

'Dysfunctional system' still fails youth | Activism, Protest, Citizen Movements, Social Justice | Scoop.it
Aboriginal youth who were involved in a 2012 suicide pact in East Vancouver are still in danger...
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Full text of "Guerilla Open Access Manifesto"

Full text of "Guerilla Open Access Manifesto" | Activism, Protest, Citizen Movements, Social Justice | Scoop.it
Posted in memory of Aaron Swartz
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Thousands of asylum seekers protest in Israel - Aljazeera.com

Thousands of asylum seekers protest in Israel - Aljazeera.com | Activism, Protest, Citizen Movements, Social Justice | Scoop.it
Haaretz Thousands of asylum seekers protest in Israel Aljazeera.com Over 10,000 people participated in the protest, chanting "We are all refugees" and "yes to freedom, no to prison!".
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10 Disruptors: People Who Really Shook Up the System in 2013

10 Disruptors: People Who Really Shook Up the System in 2013 | Activism, Protest, Citizen Movements, Social Justice | Scoop.it
In a bleak year filled with bad news, people from Edward Snowden to Elizabeth Warren were brave enough to shake up the establishment.
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Institute For Research of Genocide Canada (IGC)

It is an honour and my distinct pleasure to welcome you on behalf of the Institute for Research of Genocide Canada (IGC) which aims to keep you promptly informed on the relevant scientific, research and other activities of IGC. Our Head Office is located in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada. Studying (scientifically-and-theoretically and scientifically-and-empirically) genocide and other forms of crimes against humanity and international law, we at the same time raise our voice against genocide, and we send the message that will significantly affect and influence the world and moral of the powerful, aiming to save the modern mankind and civilization, preserve the utmost human values, human freedoms, human rights, and lives of the small, weak and helpless groups, human societies and peoples. The current and future generations will finally have to learn, from all the so far crimes of genocide and in the interest of future of contemporary world and civilization, the historical lesson on the need to strengthen, develop and unify all the antifascist forces, irrespective of their national, ethnic, racial, religious, ideological, or political affiliation and determination in the strategy of prevention and punishment of crime of genocide. It is only the scientific knowledge obtained through the research that can serve as a permanent basis for the improvement of our abilities to detect, identify, prevent, and punish the crime of genocide, in which the researchers of holocaust, genocide, and other forms of crimes against humanity and international law play historical role and bear the responsibility
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Detroit's year of bankruptcy: Photos of heartbreak, joy, resolve amid the crisis

Detroit's year of bankruptcy: Photos of heartbreak, joy, resolve amid the crisis | Activism, Protest, Citizen Movements, Social Justice | Scoop.it
Detroit Free Press photographers witness metro Detroit’s most historic moments. They go to some of the most interesting and sometimes intense places. This past year proved to be particularly noteworthy because of Detroit’s bankruptcy.
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Buenos Aires protests over outages

Buenos Aires protests over outages | Activism, Protest, Citizen Movements, Social Justice | Scoop.it
Some main roads to the Argentine capital, Buenos Aires, are blocked as residents protest against power cuts blamed on the current heatwave. ("Buenos Aires residents protest over power cuts". Can't understand the fuss over a power cut.
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No resistance as crowds occupy Thai capital in festive protest - Reuters

No resistance as crowds occupy Thai capital in festive protest - Reuters | Activism, Protest, Citizen Movements, Social Justice | Scoop.it
CNN No resistance as crowds occupy Thai capital in festive protest Reuters As the blockade began to bite, Yingluck invited the protest leaders and political parties to a meeting on Wednesday to discuss an Election Commision proposal to postpone the...
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12 Inspired Actions to Outsmart Repressive Situations and Laws

12 Inspired Actions to Outsmart Repressive Situations and Laws | Activism, Protest, Citizen Movements, Social Justice | Scoop.it
Amador Fernández-Savater & Leónidas Martín Translated by Stacco Troncoso, edited by Jane Loes Lipton– Guerrilla Translation! Main Image by Colectivo Enmedio Original article at eldiario.es The ...
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Peaceful protest at fracking site - Preston and Leyland Citizen

Peaceful protest at fracking site - Preston and Leyland Citizen | Activism, Protest, Citizen Movements, Social Justice | Scoop.it
Preston and Leyland Citizen Peaceful protest at fracking site Preston and Leyland Citizen Angie Jackson, a housewife from Stockport, Cheshire, said: "I'm here as a concerned grandmother.
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Cambodian Police Open Fire at Garment Workers Protest, Killing Four

Cambodian Police Open Fire at Garment Workers Protest, Killing Four | Activism, Protest, Citizen Movements, Social Justice | Scoop.it
At least four people were killed when Cambodian police opened fire on a garment workers protest in Canadia Industrial Park in Phnom Penh. The workers were demanding a minimum wage of $154 a month from employers ...
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Military-backed Regime in Egypt Prepares for Referendum Amid Escalating ... - Center for Research on Globalization

Military-backed Regime in Egypt Prepares for Referendum Amid Escalating ... - Center for Research on Globalization | Activism, Protest, Citizen Movements, Social Justice | Scoop.it
Center for Research on Globalization Military-backed Regime in Egypt Prepares for Referendum Amid Escalating ...
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Police detain Chinese activists ahead of newspaper protest - Reuters

Police detain Chinese activists ahead of newspaper protest - Reuters | Activism, Protest, Citizen Movements, Social Justice | Scoop.it
Police detain Chinese activists ahead of newspaper protest Reuters GUANGZHOU, China (Reuters) - Chinese authorities have detained some activists in the southern city of Guangzhou to try to derail a protest planned for Tuesday to commemorate a...
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Aaron Swartz - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Aaron Swartz - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Aaron Hillel Swartz (November 8, 1986 - January 11, 2013) was an American computer programmer, writer, political organizer and Internet activist. Swartz was involved in the development of the web feed format RSS, the organization Creative Commons, the website framework web.py and the social news site, Reddit, in which he became a partner after its merger with his company, Infogami.

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African asylum seekers strike to demand rights, hold large rally in Tel Aviv | +972 Magazine

African asylum seekers strike to demand rights, hold large rally in Tel Aviv | +972 Magazine | Activism, Protest, Citizen Movements, Social Justice | Scoop.it
In an unprecedented protest, some 20,000 African asylum seekers march to Rabin Square to demand that Israel examine their asylum claims and stop arresting and detaining members of the refugee community.
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Workers killed in Cambodia clashes

Workers killed in Cambodia clashes | Activism, Protest, Citizen Movements, Social Justice | Scoop.it
Three people are killed as Cambodian police open fire on protesting garment industry workers in Phnom Penh demanding an increase in wages.
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Thousands ring in New Year on Ukraine's protest square - Telegraph

Thousands ring in New Year on Ukraine's protest square  - Telegraph | Activism, Protest, Citizen Movements, Social Justice | Scoop.it
Protesters in Kiev's Independence Square see in the New Year singing the national anthem and calling for change
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Thousands protest price hikes in Malaysia

Thousands protest price hikes in Malaysia | Activism, Protest, Citizen Movements, Social Justice | Scoop.it
Thousands of demonstrators clad in black flooded a square in the center of the Malaysian capital late Tuesday to protest at increases in petrol and other prices, putting pressure on a government struggling to reduce debt.
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Major Social Transformation Is a Lot Closer Than You May Realize - Dissident Voice

Major Social Transformation Is a Lot Closer Than You May Realize - Dissident Voice | Activism, Protest, Citizen Movements, Social Justice | Scoop.it
Major Social Transformation Is a Lot Closer Than You May Realize Dissident Voice In a recent conversation, Ken Butigan, a peace and justice activist who worked with Moyer, told us that Moyer wrote the first draft of the Eight Stages of Successful...
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