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Civil Unrest news and analysis from The Nation
March 26, 2021
Students in Turkey Are Standing Up for LGBT Rights
After a newly appointed university official dissolved
University’s LGBTI+ club in January, students across the country launched a nationwide protest movement.
March 22, 2021
Gangs Rule the Streets of Jovenel Moïse’s Haiti
A whole country has been kidnapped by a bloodthirsty, money-hungry cabal. And how does the US State Department respond? By calling for “dialogue.”
March 18, 2021
‘Shall I Take You Back to War? You Know Exactly What War Means.’
Yemen was historically called
(Happy Arabia). Today the United Nations calls it the worst humanitarian crisis in the world.
March 1, 2021
After a Decade of Misrule, the People of Haiti Have Had Enough
But apprentice dictator Jovenel Moïse won’t go as long as the Biden administration backs his violent, corrupt regime.
February 15, 2021
‘We Shall Not Surrender’: Myanmar Rises Up Against the Junta
As the protests continue to spread, the public is united against the military dictatorship.
Kyaw Hsan Hlaing
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February 12, 2021
Myanmar’s Army of Darkness
The military was never interested in peace or a democratic transition—and neither was Aung San Suu Kyi.
David Scott Mathieson
February 10, 2021
The Suffering Underclass of War-Torn Yemen
“I feel the pain of my homeland as they do,” he said. “There’s no difference between us and them. Our only difference is the color of our skin.”
February 9, 2021
Haiti: Too Many Presidents, Too Little of Everything Else
President Jovenel Moïse’s claims that his opponents were plotting a coup was a joke—but his counter-coup is deadly serious.
February 4, 2021
In India, Farmers Are Resisting Narendra Modi’s Propaganda Machine
The government is using a pliant media and its social-media warriors to paint protesting farmers as secessionists.
January 28, 2021
Alexei Navalny Grows More Powerful Every Time Putin Talks About Him
One day we may look back on January 2021 as the beginning of the end of Putin’s reign.