4 days ago · Protests can express views or news, and use viral networking to reach out to thousands of people. With protests on the rise from the U.S. election season of 2016 going into 2017, protesters became aware that using their social media during a protest could make them an easier target for government surveillance. Literature, art and culture
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The 2020 Armenian protests began following the Nagorno-Karabakh ceasefire agreement on 10 November 2020. After Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan announced on Facebook that he signed an agreement to cede Armenian held territories in Azerbaijan and put an end to six weeks of hostilities over the Nagorno-Karabakh region, thousands of people took to the streets, and hundreds stormed the Parliament ...
2020 Peruvian protests; Part of 2017–2020 Peruvian political crisis: Top to bottom, left to right: Demonstrations on 17 November at Plaza San Martín, protesters carrying a large Peruvian flag during the first National March on 12 November, demonstration in Plaza de Armas of Trujillo on 9 November and protesters gathered during the first National March in Lima.
2 days ago · The Human Rights Watch Asia director stated, "Criminalizing peaceful protests and calls for political reform is a hallmark of authoritarian rule" and called for governments and the United Nations to condemn the repression of the protests and urge the release of protesters.
The 2020 Kyrgyzstani protests began on 5 October 2020 in response to the recent parliamentary election that was perceived by protestors as unfair, with allegations of vote rigging. The results of the election were annulled on 6 October 2020. On 12 October 2020, President Jeenbekov announced a state of emergency in the capital city of Bishkek, which was approved by Parliament the following day. Jeenbekov resigned on 15 October 2020.
Kyrgyzstan had faced two revolutions during the early 21st century, including the Tulip Revolution in 2005 and the Kyrgyz Revolution of 2010. In August 2020, Kyrgyz President Sooronbay Jeenbekov indicated that the parliamentary elections would not be postponed despite the coronavirus pandemic. During the elections, several parties were accused of buying votes. Several journalists also reported that they had been harassed or attacked. Out of the parties that made it into parliament, only United K
The protests began on 5 October 2020, with a crowd of 1,000 people, that grew to at least 5,000 people by evening in Bishkek in protest against results and allegations of vote-buying in the October 2020 parliamentary election. After nightfall, following a police operation to clea
In the early morning of 6 October 2020, the protesters reclaimed control of the Ala-Too Square in central Bishkek. They also managed to seize the White House and Supreme Council buildings nearby, throwing paper from windows and setting them on fire, also entering the President's
Opposition parties were unsuccessful at forming a new government on Wednesday, 7 October. Following the resignation of Prime Minister Boronov, former lawmaker Sadyr Japarov was appointed to replace him. Opposition parties rejected the legitimacy of Japarov's status and instead pu
On 7 October, the Chinese Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying said, "As a friendly neighbor and comprehensive strategic partner, China sincerely hopes that all parties in Kyrgyzstan can resolve the issue according to law through dialogue and consultation, and push for stabi
On 7 October, Russian President Vladimir Putin expressed that Russia is concerned by the political unrest taking place in nearby Kyrgyzstan and hoped for a swift return to stability. Russia also gave assurances it was in touch with all the sides in the conflict and hoped that the
The European Union called on all political forces in the country to act within the framework of the constitution and to settle their disagreements peacefully.
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From the Middle English verb protesten, from Old French protester, from Latin prōtestārī, present active infinitive of prōtestor, from prō + testor, from testis (“witness”).
Noun 1. (UK) IPA(key): /ˈpɹəʊ.tɛst/ 2. (US) enPR: prōʹtĕst, IPA(key): /ˈpɹoʊ.tɛst/ 3. Hyphenation: pro‧test Verb 1. enPR: prə.tĕstʹ, IPA(key): /pɹəˈtɛst/ 2. Rhymes: -ɛst 3. Hyphenation: pro‧test
protest (third-person singular simple present protests, present participle protesting, simple past and past participle protested) 1. (intransitive) To make a strong objection. 1.1. How dare you, I protest! 1.2. The public took to the streets to protestover the planned change to the law. 1.1. 1915, G[eorge] A. Birmingham [pseudonym; James Owen Hannay], chapter I, in Gossamer, New York, N.Y.: George H. Doran Company, OCLC 5661828: 1.1.1. As a political system democracy seems to me extraordinari...
1. IPA(key): [ˈprotɛst]
protest m 1. protest
1. protest in Příruční slovník jazyka českého, 1935–1957 2. protest in Slovník spisovného jazyka českého, 1960–1971, 1989
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1. IPA(key): /proːˈtɛst/ 2. Hyphenation: pro‧test 3. Rhymes: -ɛst
protest n (plural protesten, diminutive protestje n) 1. protest (rally to express dissatisfaction) 2. protest (expression of disagreement)
From Latin protestari, as for protestere
protest m (definite singular protesten, indefinite plural protester, definite plural protestene) 1. a protest
1. “protest” in The Bokmål Dictionary.
From Latin protestari
protest m (definite singular protesten, indefinite plural protestar, definite plural protestane) 1. a protest
1. “protest” in The Nynorsk Dictionary.
1. IPA(key): /ˈprɔ.tɛst/
protest m inan 1. protest(formal objection) 2. protest(demonstration)
1. protestin Polish dictionaries at PWN
From German Protest.
1. IPA(key): /prǒtest/ 2. Hyphenation: pro‧test
pròtest m (Cyrillic spelling про̀тест) 1. protest
protest c 1. protest
The October–November 2020 Polish protests, commonly known as the Women's Strike (Polish: Strajk Kobiet), are the ongoing anti-government demonstrations and protests in Poland that began on 22 October 2020, in reaction to a ruling of the Constitutional Tribunal, consisting mainly of judges appointed by the ruling party Law and Justice (Polish: Prawo i Sprawiedliwość, PiS), which tightened ...
1 day ago · The 2020 Belarusian protests are a series of ongoing political demonstrations and protests against the Belarusian government and President Alexander Lukashenko. The largest antigovernmental protests in Belarus's history, the demonstrations began in the lead-up to and during the 2020 presidential election, in which Lukashenko sought a sixth term in office.
- 24 May 2020 – present, (5 months and 1 week)
- Resignation of Alexander Lukashenko, Resignation of the government, New free and fair presidential elections, Release of political prisoners, Ending police brutality, Recount of the presidential election
- Authoritarianism and political repression, Arrest of opposition presidential candidates Viktar Babaryka and Sergei Tikhanovsky, Persistent electoral fraud in the country's elections, Alexander Lukashenko seeking a sixth presidential term in the 2020 Belarusian presidential election, Economic and social policies of the government, Mishandling of the COVID-19 pandemic in Belarus