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A formal statement or action expressing disapproval of or objection to an act.

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Politics; Protest

Gherao is an act when a large group of protesting people surround an important government functionary or building to press for their demands.

Syrian defection

Politics; Protest

In protest of the brutal government of Bashar al-Assad, more and more Syrian officials are joining the opposition government. Most recently, Abdu Hussameldin, a senior official of Syria's Oil ...

emo killings

Politics; Protest

A series of killings targeting Iraqi 'gay' and 'emo' youth. Killings highlight the inability of the Iraqi government to protect the younger generation from anti-Western ideology and attacks. ...

hostage killings

Politics; Protest

Italian hostage, Franco Lamolinara, and British hostage, Chris McManus, were both killed in a failed rescue attempt on March 8, 2012. Their captors, believed to be the Islamic terrorist group Boko ...

George Clooney arrest

Politics; Protest

George Clooney, the Hollywood star, was arrested on March 16, 2012 for protesting outside the Sudanese embassy in Washington DC. Along with his father Nick, Martin Luther King III and several members ...

ladies in white

Politics; Protest

In Spanish “Damas de Blanco”, is an opposition movement in Cuba consisting of wives and other female relatives of jailed dissidents. The women protest the imprisonments by attending Mass each Sunday ...


Politics; Protest

Self-immolation is the act of setting oneself on fire. This usually happens as a form of protest. Cases of self-immolation are usually carried out by monks who don't wish to cause harm to others, but ...

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