Time unveils Person of the Year: The Protester

On December 15, 2011, in Civil Rights, by Editor

Time Magazine’s choice for the person who made the single greatest impact in 2011 is The Protester. – The BBC, UK The pick reflects the importance of demonstrations during 2011 – from the Arab Spring to Occupy Wall Street and the recent Russian rallies. The weekly news magazine said the award recognised protesters for “redefining […]

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Time magazine names ‘the protester’ as person of the year

On December 14, 2011, in Civil Rights, by Editor

Time magazine has named its person of the year – The Protester, in recognition of dissenting voices across the world. – By Hayden Smith, The Metro, UK People who took part in the Arab Spring and ‘Occupy’ demonstrations across the world, as well as protesters in Israel, India, Greece, Chile and China, had most influenced […]

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Hundreds of ‘Occupy Wall Street’ protesters arrested

On October 2, 2011, in Civil Rights, Teamwork, What's the right thing to do?, Wisdom, by Editor

More than 700 people from the Occupy Wall Street protest movement have been arrested on New York’s City’s Brooklyn Bridge, police say. – BBC News, UK They were part of a larger group crossing the bridge from Manhattan, where they have been camped out near Wall Street for two weeks. Some entered the bridge’s roadway […]