Jasmine Revolution


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  • 2011-02-19: Call for protests on boxun.com
  • 2011-02-20: Protests in 13 cities
  • 2011-02-20: First reports that "jasmine revolution" searches blocked on Weibo
  • 2011-02-22: Boxun calls for 'silent' protests on Feb. 27
  • 2011-02-24: Protestors in Taiwan throw Jasmine flowers at China envoy
  • 2011-02-27: Protests in Beijing, Shanghai, and Hong Kong
  • 2011-03-06: Protests in Beijing, Shanghai and other cities
  • 2011-03-13: Large police presence in Wangfujing and Xidan districts (Beijing) and peace cinema (Shanghai)
  • 2011-03-20: Large police presence in proposed Beijing strolling protest areas
  • 2011-04-03: Ai Weiwei arrested during jasmine revolution crackdown