Protests | Institute for War and Peace Reporting




15 Sep 12
Footage of police and demonstrators clashing at US embassy.
Protest against power outages in Basra. (Photo: Abu Iraq)
7 Aug 12
Electricity shortages happen everywhere in Iraq, but cause angry scenes in the boiling temperatures of the south.
Andrei Grishin.
18 Jul 12
Rights activist doubts proceedings will shed much light on what really happened.
View of Khartoum, Sudan. (Photo:  Violetta Polese)
12 Jul 12
Protest participants “aware, angry and hungry”, but formal attempts at consolidate leadership fail to add momentum.
Esenbek Ukteshbaev, leader of the independent Janartu (Revival) party in Almaty 2011.
6 Jul 12
Exiled trade union leader says his activism led inevitably to confrontation with government.
View of Khartoum, Sudan. (Photo:  Violetta Polese)
22 Jun 12
President under increasing pressure as student protests gather pace, but opposition forces still lack coherence.
20 Jun 12
Political classes mobilise young people for their own ends.
Bakytjan Toregojina, leader of the Dissenters Movement in Kazakstan. (Photo: Dissenters Movement)
13 Jun 12
Group formed after December’s violence in Janaozen fails to capture public imagination.
Young man draped in Azerbaijani flag at the demonstration in Baku. (Photo: Shahla Sultanova)
30 Mar 12
Scuffles as police move in after rock singer insults president.
The building of Ozenmunaigaz, the oil company at the centre of the industrial dispute that ended in violence last December. (Photo: Serik Kovlanbaev)
28 Mar 12
Tense mood at start of court case in which demonstrators, not those who fired shots, are on trial.