Global Q&A: ‘In your country, are there rules/guidelines on how you can protest?’

February 9, 2015 Updated: July 18, 2015

Generally, protests are governed by laws. The ability to freely protest, to express one’s civil rights can be affected by restrictive public safety laws and fear of repression. This is what Epoch Times reporters from Peru to Colombia discovered when they asked locals,

“In your country, are there rules/guidelines on how you can protest?”

Look for the Global Q&A column every week. Epoch Times correspondents interview people around the world to learn about their lives and perspectives on local and global realities. Next week’s global question, “If you were mayor of your city, what one measure would you take to improve the welfare of your people?”

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