Student Gets 18 Months after Call for ‘Color Revolution’ on FB

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Re: Student Gets 18 Months after Call for ‘Color Revolution’ on FB

Post by juansweetpotato » Wed Mar 16, 2016 5:17 pm

Jamie_Lambo wrote:i thought a colour revolution was going to be something like wearing bright snazzy clothes to school or something lol i guess ive not been to enough protests
According to Wiki, it' was a term invented by journos when they were covering the Eastern block melt down back in early 00's.
Colour revolution (sometimes called the coloured revolution) or color revolution is a term that was widely used by worldwide media[1] to describe various related movements that developed in several societies in the former Soviet Union and the Balkans during the early 2000s. The term has also been applied to a number of revolutions elsewhere, including in the Middle East. Some observers[who?] have called the events a revolutionary wave, the origins of which can be traced back to the 1986 People Power Revolution (also known as the "Yellow Revolution") in the Philippines.

Participants in the colour revolutions have mostly used nonviolent resistance, also called civil resistance. Such methods as demonstrations, strikes and interventions have been intended protest against governments seen as corrupt and/or authoritarian, and to advocate democracy; and they have also created strong pressure for change. These movements generally adopted a specific colour or flower as their symbol. The colour revolutions are notable for the important role of non-governmental organisations (NGOs) and particularly student activists in organising creative non-violent resistance.
List of colour revolutions ... evolutions
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Re: Student Gets 18 Months after Call for ‘Color Revolution’ on FB

Post by clippy » Sat Mar 19, 2016 5:56 pm

are umbrella revolutions acceptable?
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