The following are examples of civil disobedience from around the world. Multiple artists, such as Lissette Álvarez, Amaury Gutiérrez, Willy Chirino, Jon Secada, Paquito D’Rivera and Boncó Quiñongo, have declared their support for the movement.
Ladies in White is a group of wives, mothers, and sisters of imprisoned Cuban dissidents, who have engaged in peaceful civil disobedience in order to seek the release of their relatives, whom they allege are political prisoners. The Singing Revolution lasted over four years, with various protests and acts of defiance. Egyptian Revolution of 1919 is considered to be one of the earliest successful implementations of non-violent civil disobedience world-wide.
The 1919 revolution in Egypt continued for months as civil disobedience against the British occupation and strikes by students and lawyers, as well as postal, telegraph, tram and railway workers, and, eventually Egyptian government personnel. In 1989, East Germans used civil disobedience to break the Berlin Wall in order to unite a divided Germany. The Uprising of 1953 was disobedience against the government in East Germany. The protests were put down by the state.