As Alexei Navalny’s health is said to be deteriorating in jail, our contributor Kamila Koronska has performed a Google trend analysis comparing popularity of the Russian opposition leader with Vladimir Putin.
On January 23rd, protests across Russia demanded Alexei Navalny’s release from detainment, and called out the corruption unveiled in his latest investigation. The demonstrations grew quickly in size and in violence, instantly attracting international attention.
The political turmoil happening in Thailand has accompanied the news for the whole of 2020. But what is happening in Thailand? Understanding the sociopolitical dynamics of the Thai nation is extremely complicated, as its history is characterized by intense and frequent political shocks that have left space for confusion and little opportunity for the growth of this country. The current protests led by the Thai youth, however, seem to have the needed potential to change the future political landscape of this country.
Kiran Dulay, a Punjab Canadian/British Sikh in the UK, discusses India’s farmers’ protests, their escalation, and the voices propelling them.
Nigeria’s #EndSARS protests continue throughout the country, although with falling momentum. Responses to the movement have received mixed reactions, suggesting there is potential for the protests to be reignited again.
Sono passati più di cento giorni dall’inizio delle proteste contro il regime corrotto di Aleksandr Lukašenko. Ed ancora adesso, a dispetto della stanchezza, del sopraggiungere dell’inverno, della pandemia e dell’alta probabilità di essere malmenati, detenuti o fatti sparire, centinaia di persone ogni domenica a Minsk scendono in piazza a protestare.
Belarusian protests have received an array of international responses. Each have competing visions for Belarus – which one will Lukashenko opt for?