Two Colorado front-line healthcare workers have led counter-protests against citizens creating gridlocks on main roads against what they see as unjust lockdown policies.
The government of Myanmar led by Aung San Suu Kyi has overseen mass arrests, intimidation and harassment of human rights activists since coming to power in 2015, according to a new Amnesty report.
Activist Phyllis Lyon, who spent more than 50 years fighting for LGBTQ+ rights, has died of natural causes aged 95.
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- Climate Campaigners Win Heathrow Expansion Case
- Amnesty: Americas Faced “Renewed Assault On Human Rights” In 2019
- “The World Isn’t Really Listening To African Activists”: Ayeni Faith Damilola On Nigeria’s Growing Environmental Movement
- Algeria Protests Called Off For First Time In A Year Amid Coronavirus Concerns
- Cambodia Crackdown On Coronavirus Free SpeechPhnom Penh
- The Macedonian Activists Aiming To Slow Spread Of Coronavirus Through Art
- COVID-19: Activists Want Full Ban On Animal Trade
- Phyllis Lyon, Pioneering LGBTQ+ Activist, Dies Age 95
- Amnesty Calls For Release Of Human Rights Activists In Myanmar
- COVID-19: Colorado Healthcare Workers Stand Up To Lockdown Protesters
“The World Isn’t Really Listening To African Activists”: Ayeni Faith Damilola On Nigeria’s Growing Environmental Movement
Ayeni Faith Damilola, an environmental activist and writer in Nigeria, is facing similar challenges as many eco-activists across Africa with media representation and action from governments; but the movement has “success ahead”.
While lockdowns are implemented to flatten the curve of COVID-19, artist Goran Kostovski and The Macedonian Creative Activism Team (MCAT) are reminding citizens to follow the health department’s recommendations with their latest project.
Countries across the world have been reacting to the spread of Covid-19, better known as coronavirus, with school closures, cancellations of major events and lockdowns. But how are activists operating around the global pandemic?
This is The Stoic Journal calendar, which posts upcoming events from across the world that anyone can get involved in.
The calendar is updated with protests, international days, talks and much more. Unfortunately, due to the vast number of events taking place everyday, we can’t fit everything in ourselves; so here’s where you come in.
Send your event with dates and a description to the email below to have it featured – and supported on the calendar.
Events added may not reflect the views of The Stoic Journal.
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