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World Popular Resistance Clippings 17/4/2013

‘Carter has no right to suggest on Nepal’s internal affairs’ KATHMANDU, APR 17 – CPN-Maoist Chairman Mohan Baidya has said that former U.S President Jimmy Carter has no right to suggest on Nepal’s internal affairs. Carter, upon his departure from … Continue reading

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DRC protesters clash with cops in London

London – Hundreds of demonstrators opposing Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) President Laurent Kabila clashed with British police as they protested outside the residence of Prime Minister David Cameron on Tuesday. An estimated 300 protesters chanting slogans and brandishing signs … Continue reading

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Congolese protest in Ottawa turns violent

OTTAWA — A protest that started out peaceful took a violent turn Tuesday as police confronted more than 100 demonstrators protesting election results in the Democratic Republic of Congo. At least three people were arrested by the RCMP and Ottawa … Continue reading

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DR Congo: University of Kinshasa teachers go on strike from Monday

– Teachers of the University of Kinshasa (UNIKIN) in DR Congo will embark on an indefinite work stoppage starting Monday, following an extraordinary meeting Saturday by the Association of Teachers of UNIKIN (APUKIN). “Despite the steps taken in the Ministry … Continue reading

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Unrest in DR Congo after TP Mazembe lose to Inter Milan

12/20/10 Kinshasa – Police fired over football fans’ heads to disperse angry crowds in Lubumbashi in DR Congo after the local team TP Mazembe lost the Club World Cup final. Reports say disappointed fans took to the streets and attacked … Continue reading

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Car accident sparks Congolese timebomb

In the volatile south of the Democratic Republic of Congo, the smallest incident can spark violent, even fatal riots. Last week, the entire city of Likasi, in the province of Katanga, was up in arms over a minor car accident. … Continue reading

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Thousands protest in volatile Eastern Congo after 3 civilans killed in lootings by soldiers

KINSHASA, Congo — Witnesses and an official say civilians are protesting after three residents were killed when soldiers looted homes in Congo’s South Kivu province. Katana county resident Emmanuel Mburungu says soldiers forced themselves into homes Sunday, demanding money and … Continue reading

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Police murder in DRC, riot in Belgium

Police and protesters clash in Brussels 09 October 2010 Brussels. Hundreds of people have rallied in Brussels on Saturday to protest against the death of a Belgian of Congolese origin who died in a military detention room in the capital … Continue reading

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Illegal diggers block exports at Freeport Congo mine

August 19 Hundreds of illegal miners have rioted and blocked export traffic at Freeport-McMoRan’s Tenke Fungurume copper and cobalt mine in southern Democratic Republic of Congo, halting hundreds of trucks from mines further north, the company and local sources said … Continue reading

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