Tag Archives: Brazil

Amnesty International: Turkey – Fresh protests spark fears over pending tear gas shipments

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All countries should suspend shipments of tear gas, armoured vehicles and other riot control projectile equipment to Turkey until the Turkish authorities can guarantee protesters’ right to peaceful assembly and freedom of expression, Amnesty International said.  (c) Eren Aytuğ / Nar Photos The call comes as police have again abusively used large amounts of tear gas and water cannon to [...] → Read the full article…

Al Jazeera: What do Brazil, Turkey, Peru and Bulgaria have in common? – Bernardo Gutierrez


This year’s protests have less to do with ideology and specific grievances than a new architecture of protest…from-the-networks-to-the-streets flow is one of the most notable patterns of these revolts. These types of protests transcend the traditional format of demonstrations – and build, in the words of Spanish thinker Javier Toret, “a mutant network system with moving boundaries, hybrid, cyborg, a [...] → Read the full article…