Protests | Institute for War and Peace Reporting
The media must learn to interpret the evolving digital dialectic of global unrest.
Failures to deliver on political promises have people back out in the streets.
Government concessions fail to quell ongoing demonstrations.
Questions asked over second outbreak of serious violence in six months.
What was behind the demonstrations that led to the brink of “civil war”?
3 Jul 15
President offers temporary subsidy on electricity price rise, but that isn’t enough for most demonstrators.
26 Jun 15
Police intervention only increased the number of people on the street.
13 May 15
After shooting down protesters in 2005, Uzbekistan’s government concluded that repression works, that historical truth can be suppressed, and that no one will really care in the long run.
12 May 15
Conservative values make it harder for women to take part.
13 Apr 15
Police say they are improving their response to demonstrations.
23 Feb 15
One woman’s continued support for revolutionaries in the Syrian city of Idlib.
20 Feb 15
Opposition parties demand swift action to find perpetrators of abduction and assault, and suspect government members of complicity.
19 Feb 15
Police prevent opposition group from moving out of Armenia.
16 Feb 15
Small business owners continue to oppose legislation that they say will ruin them.
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