- Protesters draped large black tarps that represented oil spills over beachgoers in Miami Beach yesterday to demonstrate the negative effects of offshore drilling.
- Two thousand people gathered in front of the presidential palace in Port-au-Prince, Haiti yesterday to call for the resignation of Rene Preval after his ineffective handling of the February earthquake.
- Opposition groups continue to sit-in in front of the Cairo parliament against the emergency law in Egypt, even as politicians say they will not remove the decree.
- People marched through Paris and demonstrated in front of the Iranian Embassy there on Sunday to protest the five executions in Tehran that day.
- Colombian presidential candidate Robinson Devia chained himself to a statue and declared a hunger strike in Bogotá yesterday to protest biased media coverage of his campaign.
- Laotians demonstrated in front of the embassy in DC this week for the release of political prisoners and refugees in detention.
- A hundred protesters marched from the Department of the Interior to the White House today to protest government support of fossil fuels. They carried a banner that read, “Obama: This is your crude awakening.”
- Parent protesters succeeded in lowering the jail bond for a group of Detroit teenagers from $25,000 to $500 yesterday after picketing the courthouse.
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