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Protests Tag Archive

Biggest Stories of the Decade – The Arab Spring

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As part of our series on the biggest scoops of the 2010s, Sesha Subramanian takes a look back at the Arab Spring...

Newcastle Uni allows Hong Kong study abroad students to return early

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News Editor Em Richardson updates us on the status of Hong Kong study-abroad students...

Iranian government pulls the plug on the nation’s internet

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Following a 50% increase in the price of petrol in Iran on November 15th, protests have swept across the country. A wave of anti-government and political unrest has washed over...

Should Evo Morales have remained the Bolivian president?

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Faye Navesay discusses the unsettled political climate in Bolivia. ...

Travelling to Hong Kong: should you take the risk?

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Is the current political situation in Hong Kong putting you off travelling to the Island? Amanda Goh discusses the risks involved in visiting Hong Kong during the ongoing...

Is the arrest of climate activists justified?

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Protests and strikes are part of any healthy democracy. The repeated arrest of Jane Fonda and Extinction rebellion activists for raising awareness of Climate change is an affront...

Are Extinction Rebellion getting it right?

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Humans’ relationship to change, ironically, often stays the same. Throughout history, the four steps of necessary social change are that it is proposed, opposed, succeeds, and...

Students protest Warwick University’s handling of rape culture

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On 6th February, hundreds of students turned out to join the #ShameOnYouWarwick protest over the university’s acceptance of what the Student Union called “sexism, racism and...

Labour society protests maintenance grant scrapping

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On the 3rd of February 2016, a protest held and organised by students of Newcastle University, supported by Northumbria University students, as well as cross-party endorsement...

Officers head to London to protest against grant cuts

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Among the protesters will be representatives of Newcastle University Students’ Union...