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World Popular Resistance Clippings 1/3/2014

Ombudsman’s Office orders investigation of anti-riot police behavior during coastal protest A peaceful protest over land rights in Costa Rica’s maritime zone sparked a violent backlash from police on the Pacific coast last Monday, as anti-riot officers used tear gas … Continue reading

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World Popular Resistance Clippings 4/9/2013

  Security forces disperse protesting farmers with tear gas in Perez Zeledon September 4th, 2013 (InsideCostaRica.com) Security forces in riot gear dispersed with tear gas some 250 corn and bean farmers who were blocking the Interamericana Sur highway at 2:20 … Continue reading

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World Popular Resistance Clippings 19/6/2013

  Nine people detained during latest protest in Sofia Nine people were detained on June 18 during the anti-government protest in Bulgaria’s capital city Sofia. Some of them carried knives and other objects banned at mass gatherings, the Interior Ministry … Continue reading

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World Popular Resistance Clippings 24/4/2013

Police flown to Irish mine in Mozambique to quell protest Riot police were Tuesday airlifted by private plane to quell a protest over severance payouts by hundreds of construction workers at an Irish titanium mine in northern Mozambique, police said … Continue reading

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World Popular Resistance Clippings 28/11/2012

150 wounded in Tunisia clashes with police: medic (AFP) SILIANA, Tunisia — More than 150 people were wounded on Wednesday in a second day of clashes between Tunisian security forces and thousands of protesters in a poor southwestern town, a … Continue reading

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Police Move In To End Paralyzing Strike At Costa Rica’s Caribbean Ports

Costa Rica Caribbean ports of Moín and Alemán, in the province of Limón, continued to be paralyzed since Tuesday by a strike protesting government attempts to grant an exclusive concession, to Dutch Transnational APM Terminals for loading and unloading at … Continue reading

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Costa Rica’s Farmers Protest

Costa Rica reinforced custody at the Contraloria General de la Republica (Comptroller’s office) located in La Sabana  after hundreds of farmers occupied the building urging respect for their rights on the land. The protest started Tuesday, halting work at the … Continue reading

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Banana Growers Go on Strike in Costa Rica

The violation of labor rights in three banana plantations in the southern border of the country, maintained on Tuesday the strike of hundreds of workers in the Del Monte Agricultural Corporation S.A. According to Jose Maria Villalta, a member of … Continue reading

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Costa Rica: Banana workers in Sixaola strike for better wages

More than 500 workers at three banana plantations in the area of Sixaola, near the Panama border, are on strike over low wages. The Ministerio de Trabajo (Ministry of Labour) is expected to intervene today. The plantations belong to the … Continue reading

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Parents Who Use Children In Public Protest Will Be Charged, Seguridad Assures

The Ministerio de Seguridad said on Tuesday that it will be charging parents to use children in public protests, this after the street protests in the south where authorities saw the use of minors during the unrest. In these demonstrations … Continue reading

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