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World Popular Resistance Clippings 28/5/2014

INDIGENOUS PEOPLE, BRASÍLIA POLICE CLASH Indigenous people clashed with police in the capital of Brazil Tuesday, resulting in one officer being shot in the leg with an arrow and the cancellation of a ceremony to open the exhibition of the … Continue reading

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Angola: Oil Workers’ in Prison for Striking

The 15 Angolan oil workers who went on strike aboard the oil vessel FPSO Gimboa, on October 3, to demand better working conditions, were questioned yesterday and today by the public prosecution in the oil-rich coastal town of Soyo, in … Continue reading

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Angolan forces block war vets protest

Angolan soldiers and riot police on Wednesday deployed water cannon and dogs to block war veterans from protesting for pensions in the capital Luanda, the third such protest this month. Security forces blocked roads in the central district of Maianga … Continue reading

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Angola cops probe protest actions

Luanda – Angolan police have opened an internal investigation into a weekend demonstration in the capital Luanda which protesters claim was brutally repressed, a spokesperson said on Monday. The authorities have “opened an internal investigation to find out what happened”, … Continue reading

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Dos Santos faces protests ‘he can’t shake’

Johannesburg – The young Angolans taking to the street in a wave of protests against President Jose Eduardo dos Santos are a small group, but government has responded with a crackdown that takes the threat seriously. The demonstrations against Dos … Continue reading

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Angola police break up anti-regime rally

LUANDA — Angolan police broke up an anti-government demonstration Sunday 10 minutes after about 100 youngsters began a rally in the capital calling for President Jose Eduardo Dos Santos to resign. A substantial police deployment dispersed members of a group … Continue reading

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Angola Authorities Move to Keep Downtown Luanda Free of Protests

Sept. 16 (Bloomberg) — Angola banned public protests in the capital’s Independence Square and said they may only take place on the outskirts of Luanda, Radio Nacional de Angola reported, citing a provincial government statement. Police in sub-Saharan Africa’s second-biggest … Continue reading

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24 sentenced for anti-government rally in Angola

An Angolan court has convicted and sentenced 24 people for clashing with the police during an anti-government rally on September 3 in the capital Luanda. The police court found on Monday that the men had deliberately caused violence and disturbed … Continue reading

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Angola ‘use dogs to disperse rally at activists’ trial’

LUANDA — Angolan police arrested 42 people after unleashing dogs to break up a crowd of hundreds of young activists gathered outside a court in the capital Luanda, witnesses said Friday. Five people were injured by dog bites outside the … Continue reading

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Angola: Government, Spain Discuss Boosted Cooperation

Luanda — The strengthening of cooperation between the Interior Ministries of Angola and the Kingdom of Spain topped Thursday’s audience the Angolan incumbent minister Sebastião Martins, granted to the President of Spanish Congress of Deputies, José Bono Martinez. At the … Continue reading

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