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Indian Agrarian Crisis: Farmers Demand Healthy Resolution

March 21, 2013, 12:36 pm

Thousands of farmers from 15 Indian states gathered in New Delhi, for a week long protest from March 18–22, demanding intervention from the government to resolve the farm [...]

Protests Over Sri Lankan-Tamils Issue Continue in India (Photos)

March 20, 2013, 11:55 am

Protests over the Sri Lankan Tamil issue continued across Tamil Nadu and Puducherry states of India. The U.N. has estimated that some 40,000 people were killed in the final [...]

Bulgarian PM Resigns Amid Austerity Protests

February 20, 2013, 10:55 am

Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov’s approval ratings dropped and protests escalated over the last couple of weeks—he announced his resignation on Wednesday.  A hike in electricity prices exacerbated the economic strife that has caused many Bulgarians to emigrate. Tens of thousands participated [...]

Thousands Rally Against Pro-Thaksin Government

November 24, 2012, 1:44 pm

Thousands of supporters of the Thai royalist group Pitak Siam attend an anti-government rally in Bangkok.

Greece Approves Austerity Cuts as Protests Rage

November 8, 2012, 5:30 pm

Greek legislators approved new austerity cuts early Thursday, even as riots erupted across the country and as a new report shows that a quarter of Greeks are out of work.

Bahrain Bans Protests, Gatherings

October 30, 2012, 1:17 pm

Bahrain on Tuesday banned all protests and public gatherings after protesters clashed with police in recent weeks.

Criminal Case Opened Against Russian Protest Leader

October 17, 2012, 3:21 pm

Russian protest leader Sergei Udaltsov was detained on Wednesday by Russian authorities for questioning

Man Climbs St. Peter’s Basilica in Protest

October 3, 2012, 12:41 pm

A man scaled the dome of St. Peter’s Basilica in the Vatican to protest against Italian Prime Minister Mario Monti’s economic policies and European Union-mandated [...]

Global Q&A: ‘Do you think protests are an effective way to bring about change?’

October 3, 2012, 3:15 am

Epoch Times reporters from Canada to Dubai found when they asked locals …

Anti-Economic Reform Protest Taken to New Delhi

October 2, 2012, 3:10 am

Protests take place in New Delhi in response to FDI policy, diesel pice hikes, and limited gas cylinders.


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Asia Week NY Spring 2013