2 Million citizens of Lithuania, Estonia and Latvia held hands in 1989, forming a 675 KM (419 MI). human chain to protest against Soviet occupation. It ended up peacefully.

The Berlin Wall was torn down by mistakenly-empowered citizens after an East German spokesman misspoke at a press conference and mentioned immediate border crossing privileges for every citizen.

Since 1981, Mexico does not extradite to countries that are seeking the death penalty, and has successfully defended 400 of its citizens charged with a capital offence in the U.S.