What do Hong Kong, Chile, Algeria, Iraq, Bolivia, Lebanon and Guinea have in common? These are all countries that are shaken by protest movements. Claims with diametrically varied and opposing causes, but which have similar objectives.
“The UN denounced in a report the multiple human rights violations committed by the police during the demonstrations in Chile, slippages that the Chilean government regrets while underlining the context of violence in which they were committed. "
Source: LaPresse.ca, December 13, 2019
“The new day of mobilization organized on Sunday was a test for the authorities and the demonstrators, after local elections marked by an overwhelming victory for the pro-democracy camp, to which Beijing and the local executive refuse any new concession. She saw the return of violent clashes between some protesters and police, who fired tear gas into the crowd, where children were. “We cannot pretend that everything is back to normal just because the pro-democracy camp has won” in the last local elections. "
Source: International mail, December 2, 2019
Disciplines and levels targeted
- History and citizenship education (1st and 2nd secondary)
- Ethics and Religious Culture
- The contemporary world
Targeted dimensions of digital competence
- Act as an ethical citizen in the digital age
- Developing and mobilizing technological skills
- Communicating via digital technology
- Developing critical thinking about digital
- Produce content using digital
Suggested digital tools
- BathGeo or Google My Maps
- Twitter and Instagram
- Google Drawing, AutoDraw or MemeGenerator
Educational intention of the guide
At the end of these activities, students will be able to understand the ins and outs of the different protest movements that have shaken the balance of the planet since the beginning of autumn.
Objectives of the activities
- Understand the current situation in certain countries.
- Use social media to analyze the situation.
- Situate the “conflicts”.
- Briefly explain the main upheavals.
- To know a little better the Algerian situation.
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