Protests

Military helicopters fly above Tahrir Square while protesters opposing Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi shout slogans against him and Brotherhood members during a protest in Cairo

Ultimatum

by: The WILD


Mohamed Abd El Ghany Military helicopters swoop over Tahrir Square to declare their support for protesters opposed to the democratically-elected, but increasingly unpopular President Mohamed Morsi. In what could also be considered a military coup, […]

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Spain Financial Crisis

Civil Disobedience

by: Blaine Skrainka


Paco Serinelli/Associated Press Relentless EU-imposed austerity measures at the behest of northern Euro Zone countries have mired the continent in recession. Spain’s across-the-board spending cuts have pitted public sector workers against one another at this […]

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A student was arrested by a riot policeman during a protest in Bogota, Colombia

Down With Dissent, Bogota

by: The WILD


Guillermo Legaria/AFP/Getty Images A student protesting in favor of expanded public education in Bogota, Colombia is hauled off by a police officer in full riot gear.

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Protests in Delhi WILD mag world

We’ve Had Enough, Dehli

by: Blaine Skrainka


Daniel Berehulak/Getty Images Protests decrying a culture of rape and police corruption turn violent across New Delhi. Last week, a 23 year-old girl was brutally gang-raped on a public bus, and remains hospitalized in Singapore. […]

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Egyptian Women Rise Up in Tahrir Square

TAHRIR WOMAN

by: Blaine Skrainka


Earlier this week, thousands of women took part in a march of historic proportions, taking to the streets of Cairo to demand women’s empowerment and decry the brutal attacks on female protesters. The women of […]

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The al-Assad regime murders thousands

SYRIA UNDER FIRE

by: Blaine Skrainka


After years of corruption and cronyism from the oppressive regime of Bashar al-Assad, the Syrian people have risen up as a part of the Arab Awakening only to face a brutal backlash. The United Nations’ […]

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Aliaa Elmahdy poses nude in defiance

NAKED DEFIANCE

by: Blaine Skrainka


Egypt’s now iconic Tahrir Square is in its fifth day of resurgent protests after the resignation of civilian leader, Prime Minister Essam Sharaf. The Egyptian people remain deeply dissatisfied with the traditional power structure that […]

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Swami Ramdev protest forcibly ended by police

Tear Gas and Prayer Beads

by: Nicole Casanova


On Monday, Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh released a statement saying that he had no alternative but to send police to forcibly end a peaceful anti-graft protest by Swami Ramdev and almost 50,000 followers. The […]

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