In 1962, Park Chung-Hee became the president of the Republic of Korea. He repressed the political opposition, the personal freedom of South Korean citizens and controlled the press and the universities. He also introduced the Yushin Constitution in 1972, which increased the presidential power and created a virtual dictatorship. People were disappointed toward President Park’s rule and he was assassinated on October 26, 1979. After he died, Chun Doo-Hwan who was the general of South Korean Army became the new president.
Pinochet’s arrest in London also paved the way for the prosecution of other Chilean military officials and inspired new accountability efforts in Argentina. President Kirchner, in 2003, ratified the UN Convention on the Non-Applicability of Statutory Limitations to War Crimes against Humanity and in the same year, the Argentinean Congress annulled the country’s amnesty law, what
The group's goal was to overthrow conservative and capitalist systems. They also tried to end the Vietnam war by creating mass violence. Starting in the summer of 1970, The FBI’s most wanted posters featured pictures of Bill Ayers, Bernardine Dohrn and a dozens of other people involved in the Weathermen organization and Days of Rage. These pictures were hung in every post office across the United States. Although the acts that caused the posters to be hung were very violent and caused injuries and deaths, they were also important to drawing attention to race relations and the Vietnam War.
Las Madres de Plaza de Mayo: Direct contribution to the protection of human rights? During Argentina’s military dictatorship between 1976 and 1983, the Argentine human rights movement emerged. This movement responded to cruel human rights abuses by the government during the military junta: the abduction, torture, and disappearance of tens of thousands of citizens (Brysk, 1). Starting in 1975, when Isabel Martínez Perón had already been established as the new President of the country after her husband died in 1974, people first started disappearing. Most of them were common laborers in their thirties, although some were children or even senior citizens, teachers, journalists, priests and many lawyers (Navarro 1989:245).
Once again Pakistan’s People Party stood triumphant and Benazir Bhutto was chosen as Prime Minister of Pakistan. Due to corruption and political instability President Farooq Laghari dismissed PPP’s Government. Historians comment that corruption during this period was at its peak. In 1997, after the dismissal of PPP’s government, again the tradition of elections took place. In this election, Pakistan Muslim League (Nawaz) won and Nawaz Shariff was declared as the Prime Minister of Pakistan.
This state of affairs set the stage for the emergence of Master Sergeant Samuel Doe, a native Liberian who led a bloody coup that resulted in Tolbert’s murder. This began an unending circle of crises, chaos and false peace, which set Liberia on a cause of recurrent civil wars
The bomb lit up the street with people on strike running for their lives. Eight radical labor activists were charged in connection to the bombing, even with a lack of evidence. The strike had a horrific impact on the labor union and caused it to lose its power. As the Knights of Labor declines, the American Federation of Labor rose to power. Samuel Gompers, American Labor Union leader, led the American Federation of Labor.
Sometimes they are physically or mentally abused because of their protests, but they keep fighting. Malala, Alex Libby, and Iqubal are all people who were attacked because of their protests. Malala was shot by the Taliban when she was only 15 years old. The Taliban are a group of people who invaded Pakistan, where Malala lives, and took control of the government. They have an extreme interpretation of their religion and they use violence against anyone who tries to stand up to them to say that what they are doing is wrong.
The second war was happened in 1999, there was a war that happened in Liberia because of the groups of rebels wanted to bring down and drive away the current president of that time, Charles Taylor. They wanted to oust him because Charles Taylor was funding the rebel acts in Guinea, Ivory Coast, and Sierra Leona, even though his source of money already had been cut off and he himself already was indicted by UN , and those countries were suffering because of it. The rebels were from two different ethnic backgrounds and were backed up by different three countries that were suffering because of Charles
EDSA Revolution is a bloodless revolution and the liberation of the Filipinos from martial law. It happened on February 22-25, 1986. Furthermore, EDSA happened because when Ferdinand Marcos was the president, Ninoy Aquino Jr. exposed “Oplan Sagittarius” to congress, a plan of Marcos to put some parts of the country under martial law. Marcos implemented martial law and lifted it in 1981. Then after martial law, an election was held and Marcos won by landslide.