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World Popular Resistance Clippings 26/2/2014

National unity govt be formed: CPN-Maoist General Secretary KATHMANDU, FEB 26 – General Secretary of the CPN-Maoist , Ram Bahadur Thapa, has demanded that a national unity government should be formed including all political parties and write new constitution through … Continue reading

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Tunisian migrants squatting in Paris building refuse to leave

Tunisian migrants have occupied a Paris building deemed unsafe, refusing pleas to leave and offers of alternative housing Tuesday. The 130 migrants, calling themselves the Lampedusa Tunisian Collective, are mostly young adults and minors. Many say they fled instability in … Continue reading

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Tunisian boat people riot on Italian migrant island

LAMPEDUSA, Italy — Tunisian boat people rioted Monday on the Italian island of Lampedusa in a protest against their imminent deportation under a controversial deal struck between Rome and Tunis last week. “Freedom! Freedom!” shouted some of the migrants at … Continue reading

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Lampedusa immigrants protest over treatment

More than 100 illegal immigrants protested on the southern Italian island of Lampedusa on Thursday, alleging inhumane treatment by authorities there. Thousands have poured onto the island from North Africa since the Tunisian uprising in January. Lampedusa is just 225 … Continue reading

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Tunisian migrants spark protests on Italian island

EUOBSERVER / LAMPEDUSA – With hundreds of Tunisian migrants arriving every day by boat, the inhabitants of the overcrowded island of Lampedusa over the weekend have staged daily protests in the port, calling on the Italian government to step up … Continue reading

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Italy: Libya unrest may unleash wave of ‘350,000’ migrants

(AKI) – The violent unrest in Libya may spark a wave of up to 350,000 immigrants toward European shores, warned Italian foreign minister Franco Frattini, who asked the European Union for help, “We ask that Europe do its duty,” he … Continue reading

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Asylum seekers destroy part of Brussels facility in protest

Asylum seekers destroyed a part of a Brussels detention centre in a fire on Sunday, also threatening to hang themselves in a dramatic rooftop protest, Belgian authorities said. A wing of a secure facility at Steenokkerzeel, near the main Brussels … Continue reading

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Swiss investigate death of Nigerian asylum seeker

Police methods at Zurich airport are now under scrutiny Switzerland has halted special flights to deport asylum seekers after a Nigerian man on hunger strike died on the tarmac at Zurich airport. Swiss police say they had shackled the 29-year-old … Continue reading

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