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Argentine Dictatorship

Between 1976 and 1983, Argentina had a military government that established a regime in which, in addition to the control of power, there was also rape, torture and disappearances against the civilian population. There was also censorship, a conflict with Great Britain over possession of the Falkland Islands, and a serious situation that undermined the public’s spirit.

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Yugoslav Wars

The separatist Yugoslav Wars of the 1990s ended up dividing the former Yugoslav state. The war left behind concentration camps and millions of exiles around the world. The 10-year was narrated day by day by the media.

Indignados - A Citizen Movement In Spain

Los Indignados, also known as the 15-M Movement or Take the Square, was a citizen movement formed as a result of a demonstration on May 15, 2011. After 40 people from various groups decided to camp at Puerta del Sol night spontaneously that night, a series of peaceful protests followed in Spain. The intention of the movement was to promote a more participatory democracy away from the bipartisanship PSOE-PP (a binomial comprised of the Spanish Socialist Workers’ Party and the People’s Party) and the domination of banks and corporations.

Civil Rights Movement - We Are All Very Equal

After a legacy of discrimination and segregation that the Afro-descendant population of the United States suffered for decades, a series of civil initiatives raised awareness of how essential rights were being violated. Thus, in the decades of the 1950s and ‘ 60s, this country experienced complex situations in which tension were the order of the day.

Berlin Wall

On November 3, 1989, the wall that divided the city of Berlin finally fell. Thus fell the 27 years of division and tension generated after the end of the World War II. This era bred political and cultural tension that made the German nation a subject of close scrutiny from the two major political axes of the world: Moscow and Washington.