For many years India struggled greatly for their independence. The three major events in the Indian fight against British rule were: the Golden Temple Massacre, the Salt March, and the homespun movement. During the Temple Massacre British and Gurkha troops killed at least 379 unarmed Indians meeting at the Jallianwala Bagh, to discuss nonviolent resistance and protest. However, the British had passed a law that said they were forbidden from encouraging and having meetings about nonviolent protests. The Salt March, which took place in India, was an act of civil disobedience.
Birmingham actually played a very important role in the civil rights movement and even launched their own movement in 1962 called Project C, also known as the Birmingham campaign. The primary goal of Project C was peaceful protest, but it didn't stay peaceful for long. This campaign was created by the Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC) and lasted roughly a year, resulting in much violence. Although the campaign last over a year most of the violence caused came within an eight-day period in May, 1963. The police had attack dogs, there were bombs exploded, and four little black girls were killed at a church all in a little over a week.
Soon after her book got published, in 1994, the book was ban in Bangladesh and there was a fatwa placed against Taslima Nasrin because the majority population of Muslims in the country was highly offended by the content of the book. This was the moment when the author got well known outside Bangladesh and India. The book ‘Lajja: Shame’ talks explicitly about how the minorities, the Hindus, in Bangladesh were affected after the massacre of the Babri mosque in 1992. After witnessing brutal sights in her own country, Taslima Nasrin penned down the story for the book in mere seven days a year later and got it published. The story of ‘Lajja’ is about a family of four members who belong to the Hindu religion who were attacked by the Muslims during the demolition of Babri Mosque.
Four persons lay dying and nine wounded. The closest casualty was 20 yards and the farthest was almost 250 yards away. All 13 were students at Kent State University.” The Kent State Demonstrations; based off the definition of a protest stated, was not proven successful. The protest was not proven successful, because many students died in the protests with no result in the United States ceasing their involvement in the Vietnam War. To compare the Kent State Demonstrations with the Swadeshi Movement, one protest met its goal while the other failed in tragedy, and the Arab Spring had similarities to the Kent State Demonstrations by being a protest involving the opposition of the government and the intervention of
Purpose: By the end of my speech, the audience will be influenced concerning the negative effects of steroids on human health which led to illegalizing this kind of drugs. Introduction: Nowadays steroids are spread all over, and the use of these drugs had disrupted the life of many athletes. One example is an athlete “Taylor Hooton “who found dead on July 15 in his apartment. Actually, he wasn’t the first to kill himself. The investigators related his death to the use of anabolic steroids.
Specifically, according to this theory Jim Jones began to mess around with the idea of a “Revolutionary Suicide”(Jonestown Massacre 3). For example, a member from The People’s Temple that escaped told about practicing suicide drills (Streissguth 1). Meanwhile, after the member told people about this a reporter and Congressman Leo Ryan went to investigate what was going on. He found that everything that was said was true such as the suicide drills, beatings, and many people asked for them to take them with them. Once Ryan decided to leave Jones found out and sent gunman to terminate Ryan and the reporter out of fear that the truth about Jonestown would be exposed.
The government, weakened by years of poor management, was unable to protect its citizens nor did they have the ability to secure the country, another indicator of its fragility. RUF managed to control several regions and not only exploited the natural resources, but also raped, mutilated and killed hundreds of thousands of civilians. One of the external intervention missions, the 10000 strong Economic Community of West African States Monitoring Group (ECOMOG) peacekeeping forces from Nigeria, withdrew in 1999. Given the state of the then Sierra Leone government, the withdrawal of ECOMOG would have meant a sure failure of Sierra Leone, hence the government negotiated a peace agreement called the Lomé agreement with RUF, granting RUF significant political power and key cabinet posts. Additionally,
On May 12, 2008, a massive earthquake in Wenchuan, Sichuan Province revealed the shoddy quality of schools constructed by the government, leading to the death of thousands of young students. The local government refused to release statistics and other information regarding how many students were killed in the earthquake. On Dec 15, 2008, Ai Weiwei launched a website in an attempt to obtain statistics on the number of school children who had lost their lives during the earthquake. This attracted the attention of the Chinese media and angered officialdom. His refusal to cooperate with the government also attracted a great deal of interest in the West.
China reported that about 500 to 2,600 people had died in clashes on June 4 and that many of the dead were soldiers of the Peoples Liberation Army. China insisted that there was no massacre of students in Tiananmen Square and in fact the soldiers cleared Tiananmen Square of demonstrators without any shooting. The Chinese government also declared that unarmed soldiers who had entered Tiananmen Square in the two days prior to June 4 were set on fire and lynched with their corpses hung from buses. Other soldiers were incinerated when army vehicles were torched with soldiers unable to evacuate and many others were badly beaten by violent mob attacks. For seven weeks leading up to June 4, the Chinese government was extraordinarily restrained in not confronting those who paralyzed the center of China’s central capital area.
South Africa was later sanctioned. The event was the reason public meetings were banned after that dreadful day, On the 1st of April, 1960, the UN passed Resolution 134 ( 9 voting for, 0 voted against and 2 countries abstained) regarding “the situation arising out of large-scale killings of unarmed and peaceful demonstrators against racial discrimination and segregation in the Union of South Africa”, with the council recognizing that the Sharpeville Massacre was brought about by the policies of the government of the Union of South Africa and that if these policies were allowed to continue, they could endanger international peace and