The Rebecca riots saw Welsh farmers disguised as women destroy tollgates as a way of challenging what they believed was an oppressive taxation system.
Legal experts worry the “doubling down” on demonstrators who are opposed to the planned giant police training facility could undermine the right to protest.
The poems go beyond protest songs – there is skill and craft to them.
The continuing unrest in Iran — and the brave women who have led the charge for decades — isn’t just about freeing women, it’s about restoring human rights for all Iranians.
As a passionate and partisan defender of Allende’s socialism, Guzmán’s films celebrate popular protest and struggles for democracy and equality in Chile.
Ongoing criminal proceedings in Canada and the U.S. tied to high-profile uprisings must shed light on how large protests can avoid incurring the full wrath of the state.
Iranian artists are showing renewed determination to promote freedom as a cultural necessity in Iran, even in the face of a government crackdown.
Finding the stories of individual Jews who fought the Nazis publicly and at great peril helped a scholar see history differently: that Jews were not passive. Instead, they actively fought the Nazis.
What will happen in Israel after more than half a year of pro-democracy demonstrations against the conservative government’s judicial overhaul?
Aboriginal people in 1951 framed cultural practice as labour and as a tool for advocacy for Aboriginal rights stretching across the continent.
Historical research into the infrastructure of protest found that many Australians found ‘quieter’ ways to express their opposition to conflict.
From the Arab Spring to the Belarus Awakening and the ongoing Iranian protest Women, Life, Freedom, female-centered imagery and social media are battlegrounds of resistance and oppression.
Restricting the internet in Senegal is costly. There will be financial costs and damage to livelihoods.
Digitally altered images and other online propaganda are being used to silence marginalized voices and stifle protest movements.
This year, there are more than 400 active anti-trans bills across the U.S. What do things look like in Canada? Are we a safe haven or are we following those same trends?
The Israeli flag has long been associated with the country’s far-right, but anti-government protesters have recently begun using the flag to bolster and legitimize their movement.
As parliamentarians rush to formulate new tougher laws to confront protesters in a bid to protect business, do we not care about our right to protest and protect environment?
Free speech is under attack from both sides of the political spectrum.
Could non-violent action by women ultimately replace military violence? There is much to learn from the bravery of female-led resistance movements during the second world war.
From the late 1960s to the early 1980s, more unionised workforces from Europe to Aotearoa New Zealand fought hard to keep wages abreast with inflation. But it’s unlikely that could happen now.