Activism

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People Power

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How can young people get involved in causes they're passionate about? We asked former and current activists for their advice on how you can make a difference.

By Nicole Johnson

Authoritarian repression under the pretext of sovereignty

The repression of civil societies activites in countries like Egypt and Russia are justified with the "protection of the states sovereignity" and the "principle of non-intervention". When unwelcomed critique is silenced, activists need all our solidarity and support.

By Wolfgang Kaleck, Simon Rau

Youth Political Activism in Afghanistan

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Although the country is unlikely to face any revolution in the immediate future, with 68% of its total population under the age of 25, Afghanistan is currently witnessing a serious growth in its youth population, and it has resulted in socio-cultural and political consequences that have been previously unheard of in Afghan political culture and conventions.

International Activism - Mobilize!

The spread of digital technologies has given new opportunities to activists around the world. At the same time they can also be the cause of new threats. Our conference tried to answer the question: What are the opportunities and challenges for activism in 2013? Here you find videos and audios from the event as well as interviews with the participants.