Protest, the word is defined by the Merriam -Webster dictionary as a “a sworn deceleration that payment of note or bill has been refused and that all responsible signers or debtors are liable for resulting loss or damage” or in simple words we say say a gesture of disapproval. From my perspective protest is not only a seven alphabetic words but is also having seven components which defines it in a better way. Firstly , protest is a form of individual or collective action aimed at expressing idea, views, or values of dissent, opposition. Secondly, the right to freedom of expression is strongly interconnected with freedom of assembly and the right to protest. Third, right to protest is also strongly associated with human right activities, including demands for the recognition protection exercise of right. Forth, protest is also closely linked to the promotion and defence of democracy. In particular, the Inter American court has recognized that in situation involving a breakdown of the democratic institution to not to the exercise of the right. Fifth in the democratic societies, individual and the general public organize and express their demands in different ways and through strategics that vary from condemnation to direct pressure and in more institutional and structured forms. Sixth, protest is also closely linked to the ‘promotion and defense of democracy. This in situations involving a breakdown of the democratic institution order. And last the commission notes that although protesters and demonstrations in general are associated with rallies or march in public space in other from. So these are some points which case define protest in border terms.
This essay contends insightfully the scenario of a major protest of 21st Century known as Anti-CAA Protest. The first couple of words talk about the Citizenship Amendment Bill, 2019 (CAB) and will provide an overview to the reader regarding its introduction in the lower house of the Parliament with an intent to amend the Citizenship Amendment Act of 1955.
Also this will provide a deep insight into some important issues that caused this turmoil and resulted in fueling violence in India. Moreover, it elucidates stingingly the situations from both sides i.e. from the protester’s point of view and the government stance over the issue of CAA.
Most importantly, the aim is to put forward the Reality of this massive Anti-CAA Protest.
Thus, most of the protesters are still unaware about the facts and purpose of this Citizenship Amendment Act for which it has been passed and also must look out the legal position that applies to the grant of citizenship under the Indian Constitution.
Consequently, a deep understanding of the Constitution before pointing out anything is a crucial element. One must be awakened of the fact that these Acts cannot be resisted merely based on the emotional fronts of the public.
Thus, this piece of writing looks into an emerging issue and is trying to convey to the protesters the reality and sensibility behind this act and the objective for which it has come into picture must not Passover.
Protests have proven to be a powerful and dynamic political tool which has the capability to manifest change and convert the wrong to right. Some of them aim for creation of a new law while some are a means of expressing disapproval of a new law. This article aims to study about the Protests that took place in the 21st century (2001-2100). It discusses about a brief history of protests, the different types or means of protests and their impact on the society and governance.
The write-up highlights the way protesters have been using technology to raise voice against the authorities. Till date, there have been significant instances around the world that earmarked the importance of the technology. At the same time, the digital tools have been used by other side to smother the voice of the crowds. Therefore, the write-up gives a holistic idea to the readers about what this new tool – ‘Technology’ has in store for the protesters.
The arguments from all the sides of spectrum are brought at one place and a number of case studies have been used to substantiate the point. A skew of literature and insightful news articles have been used to gather the information that could be used unhesitatingly, to further the study on the subject.
Protests are generally public expressions of discontent or disapproval towards a particular idea or course of action, be it political or social. Protestors organise protests in order to voice out their opinions and views loud in an attempt to influence public opinion. Although protests are systematic and peaceful campaigning for fulfilment of one’s interests, yet we get to see many instances where protests turn violent and ultimately go beyond government control. One of the most significant protest movements was the Civil Rights Movement which was a decades-long struggle (from 1950s to 1960s) by the African-Americans against racial discrimination and segregation practised upon them by the Whites in the United States.
This article discusses some of the most prominent protests that took place in the 21st century all over the world. These protests revolve around various contentious issues and concerns of the people worldwide who were eventually to a certain extent successful in their quest for the fulfilment of their basic rights, privileges and interests. Most of these protests turned violent as it concerned the sentiments of millions of people wanting their voices to be heard at a bigger platform.
Protests have been an integral part of society. Protests take place whenever there are conflicts in opinions. They are an expression of dissent or disapproval of a scheme or an idea. Karl Marx says that conflicts or protests happen whenever there is a difference in the opinion of different classes. He described protests as class conflicts. The protests in the 20th century are mainly associated with the struggle for freedom. The protests in the 20th century were somewhat violent. In the 21st century, saw a shift and protests these days are somewhat digital and are also less violent. The protests in the 21st Century are mainly to save and restore this freedom. The 1960s saw a shift in the emphasis on the stress of the word protest. This paper will examine protests as a model for change. It aims to analyse the change in the protests in the 21st century. This paper aims to examine the corresponding meaning of the stress in the word protest in the 21st Century. Thus, this paper will examine a change in the model for change i.e. protests.