Topic archives: protests

Revellers dance, march and sing through the tear gas at Sicilian anti-G7, anti-Trump protest

May 29, 2017 3

They marched without masks. They marched without bandanas. Freelance journalist Matthew Clayfield. reports.

AAP suspended for Parliament protest photos

February 23, 2017 2

AAP photographers and management get a suspension from the press gallery over photos of November's asylum seeker protest in the House of Representatives.

A cross-party statement from the House of Representatives: keep question time sacred

December 2, 2016 4

The protesters who hijacked question time on Wednesday threaten Australia's most sacred institution, writes satirist Ben Pobjie.

Monash, Curtin students threatened by unis ahead of Malaysian protests

November 17, 2016 1

The warnings come just days ahead of major protests calling for the resignation of Malaysia’s PM, writes Jarni Blakkarly, a freelance journalist based in Melbourne. He tweets at @jarniblakkarly.

Rio Tinto v Bulga: how a small NSW town is taking on a mining multinational

October 3, 2016 3

The people of Bulga have been fighting Rio Tinto for years, and they're not about to give up now, writes PhD candidate at the University of Newcastle Melina Ey.

What we’re missing on NSW’s protester laws

March 17, 2016 2

Crikey readers discuss politics and other issues of the day.

Don’t confuse protest marches with PR stunts

May 30, 2014

Crikey readers have their say on Thailand, Manus Island and the effectiveness of protest marches

Razer’s Class Warfare: March in March is only about your feelings — but that’s fine

Razer’s Class Warfare: March in March is only about your feelings — but that’s fine

March 20, 2014 18

Protests don't have to get media coverage to be successful -- if they help protesters feel like glorious revolutionaries, that's just fine.

A March in March media blackout? How to get your protest covered

A March in March media blackout? How to get your protest covered

March 18, 2014 49

A few short stories, a few snarky ones. March in March didn't rate, according to the nation's media. How come, and how can activists make sure their voice is heard?

Razer’s class warfare: the 10 worst protests of 2013

Razer’s class warfare: the 10 worst protests of 2013

December 19, 2013 6

Just shut up with your stupid protests against lingerie football, poor old Snoop Dogg and the liberation of brown women from their oppressors. Your protests are worse than ineffective; they're actually making things worse. Stop.