Daily Archives: July 3, 2019

Ten Years After the Coup In Honduras

Protests have been building in Honduras approaching June 28, the tenth anniversary of the coup ousting Honduras’ democratically elected president Manuel Zelaya.  The recent protests began in late April led by teachers and healthcare workers after proposed reforms to the health and education ministries that were seen as a step […]


A month ago, in Khartoum, the capital of Sudan, the security forces wiped out the protest camp that was based near the military headquarters and that held dozens of protesters. The violent dispersion triggered the assassination of at least 100 people and injured more than 700 dissenters. The atrocity continued […]

Istanbul Mayoral Election: Does Erdogan’s Loss Mean Democracy Will Be Restored?

On June 23, 2019, Istanbul had a re-run mayoral election that made room for potential positive change in the near future. In March, the opposition candidate, Ekrem Imamoglu, won the Istanbul elections by a margin of 13,000 votes. The High Electoral Council denied Imamoglu victory on ambiguous legal grounds. On […]

Hong Kong Activists Renew Protest Against Extradition Bill

Last Monday, Hong Kong activists renewed protests against a proposed extradition bill that would allow criminal suspects to stand trial in mainland Chinese courts, under control of the Communist party. Organized by the Civil Human Rights Front, these demonstrators have been filling streets and lobbies of government offices opposing the […]

Thousands Gather In Prague To Demand PM Babis Resign

Over 250,000 Czech protestors gathered in Prague’s Letna park to demand Prime Minster Andrej Babis’ resignation. It is the country’s fifth protest in a series of mass demonstrations and “the largest show of public anger since the 1989 Velvet Revolution,” according to Aljazeera. The calls for resignation follow police recommendation […]

Sudanese Protesters Take To The Streets To Demand Civilian Rule

Tens of thousands of protesters took to the streets in Khartoum, the capital of Sudan, in the “millions march” to demand an end to the military rule instituted three months ago after a coup took place. Al Jazeera reports that the demonstrators were calling for the Transitional Military Council (TMC) […]