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THE UNTOLD STORY – Perils of Protest

April 30, 2012

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Reblogged from kracktivistFrom cops flashing their private parts to bystanders taking advantage of the crowd and confusion to grope them, women protesters often go through hell on India’s rough streets. Sunday Times finds out shocking tales of sexual harassment, abuse and molestation Maitreyee Boruah , TOI, April 29, 2012 A31, Minoti Saikia has been to […]

One Tibetan woman’s tragic path to self-immolation

March 27, 2012

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Tsering Kyi had witnessed the erosion of her family’s way of life and the repression of her fellow students’ protests. This month she doused herself in five litres of petrol and set herself alight Jason Burke in Dharamsalaguardian.co.uk, Monday 26 March 2012 Tibetan monks hold placards showing others who had set themselves on fire to […]

Femen, four years of activism in pictures

February 24, 2012

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Founded in Kiev in 2008, Femen first became known for its Flash against sex tourism events in the country. “The Ukraine is not a brothel!”, they say in 2008, disguised as prostitutes, independence square. Credits: AFP/SERGEI SUPINSKY In February 2010, to protest against the “rape” of democracy in Ukraine, several activists burst into the polling […]

Feminist punk band Pussy Riot take revolt to the Kremlin

February 4, 2012

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Anonymous band with provocative anti-Putin lyrics – who have become a symbol of Russian youth’s discontent – are preparing for their next surprise performance Miriam Elder in Moscow guardian.co.uk, Thursday 2 February 2012 Members of Pussy Riot perform on a platform in front of St Basil’s Cathedral in Red Square, Moscow. Photograph: Anna Artemeva/AFP/Getty Images […]

Feminist punk band Pussy Riot take revolt to the Kremlin

February 4, 2012

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Anonymous band with provocative anti-Putin lyrics – who have become a symbol of Russian youth’s discontent – are preparing for their next surprise performance Miriam Elder in Moscow guardian.co.uk, Thursday 2 February 2012 Members of Pussy Riot perform on a platform in front of St Basil’s Cathedral in Red Square, Moscow. Photograph: Anna Artemeva/AFP/Getty Images […]