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World Popular Resistance Clippings 26/9/2014

Guatemalan government forced to declare state of emergency following rising unrest against cement project Guatemalan president Otto Pérez Molina declared a 15-day state of emergency on 22 September in San Juan Sacatepéquez, Guatemala department. The declaration followed the death of … Continue reading

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World Popular Resistance Clippings 1/7/2014

Dozens Held After Clashes Over Pollution Concerns in China’s Fujian Province Authorities in the southeastern Chinese province of Fujian are holding nearly 30 people following clashes with angry local residents who blockaded a chemical plant accused of causing severe pollution … Continue reading

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World Popular Resistance Clippings 14/4/2014

CPN-Maoist leader hauls CA over coal PHIDIM: CPN-Maoist Secretary Dev Gurung today came down heavily on the political parties represented in the Constitution Assembly. Speaking at a press conference organised by CPN-M’s District Organisation Committee, Panchthar in Phidim today, Gurung … Continue reading

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World Popular Resistance Clippings 7/3/20114

CPN-Maoist lashes out at Home Minister KATHMANDU, MAR 07 – The Mohan Baidya -led CPN-Maoist has taken exception to the House statement by Deputy Prime Minister and Home Minister Bam Dev Gautam on Fujel incident. Addressing the Legislature-Parliament on Thursday, … Continue reading

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World Popular Resistance Clippings 17/1/2014

Police, Jobless Protesters Clash in Tunisia’s Gabes Hundreds of unemployed Tunisians clashed with police Friday in the industrial city of Gabes after trying to break into a government building, amid simmering social unrest across the country, an Agence France Presse … Continue reading

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World Popular Resistance Clippings 2/6/2013

Protesters invade Brazil farm, set fire to the crops Brazilian Indians reoccupied a disputed rural property and set fire to fields on Friday, a day after they were violently evicted in a growing conflict over land ownership in southern Brazil’s … Continue reading

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World Popular Resistance Clippings 9/1/2013

Occupiers of “Democratic Left” party offices are detained by police in Athens January 9, 2013. Greek police on Wednesday said they arrested about 100 people after they tried to re-occupy “Villa Amalia”, a longtime squat popular with anti-establishment protesters and … Continue reading

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World Popular Resistance Clippings 8/12/2012

Guangxi city riots over police handling of smuggler Police have clashed with thousands of protesters in the Guangxi city of Dongxing. The protests began after a suspected smuggler was almost killed by police who drove into him whilst he was … Continue reading

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Outrage over killings in Totonicapan

TOTONICAPAN, Guatemala (AP) — Thousands of indigenous Guatemalans shouted in anger Friday and some threw themselves at the coffins of six local people who were shot to death during a protest over electricity prices and educational reform in a poor … Continue reading

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At least 6 killed in clash at Guatemala protest

GUATEMALA CITY (AP) — At least six people were killed and 30 were shot in a clash between security forces and protesters opposed to high energy prices in Guatemala. “Thirty people arrived to the hospital with shot wounds and another … Continue reading

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