Learning about Famous Protests

Tiananmen Square and the June 4 Massacre

Tiananmen Square and the June 4 Massacre

As an event that began in protest of the treatment of a beloved leader, the Tiananmen Square Massacre of June 4, 1989 became a bloodbath that caught the attention of the world. Learn more about why the protest was first held, and how people paid the price for defending their rights.

Ongoing Struggle of the Euromaidan Protests

Ongoing Struggle of the Euromaidan Protests

Beginning as a movement to support the entry of the Ukraine into the European Union, the Euromaidan protests have come to mean much more to the people who continue the good fight. Learn how it started, what led so many to join the movement, and how the struggle continues to shape changes in the government of the Ukraine.

The Origin of the Occupy Wall Street Movement

The Origin of the Occupy Wall Street Movement

Occupy Wall Street started as an event and transformed into a movement. Since that first gathering, Occupy protests have been held in numerous places around the world. In order to understand what draws people to the Occupy movement, it helps to know a little about how the whole thing started.