Whether the former degenerates into the latter sometimes depends on the skill and with which early protest is handled.
During a series of earlier protests in October 2011, police and government authorities reportedly fled the village.
Fighting began after dark, following earlier protests by relatives of those killed during this spring's uprising.
He was also involved in earlier protests in late April 2006.
The capital was also the natural site of early political protests.
The marchers were demanding the release of those detained during earlier protests.
In response to that earlier protest, the Chinese republic arrested more than 1,000 of the students.
The march to the central square Wednesday, like the earlier protests, was orderly.
The Student Union, one of the organizations that led the earlier protests, was meeting this weekend to discuss strategy.
Running through her mind were the earlier protests from the light beams: 'Not fair'; 'Keep still'.