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World Popular Resistance Clippings 16/1/2014

While CA meets, CPN-M and allies to protest on streets KATHMANDU, JAN 16 – While the government and major political parties seem to be clearing procedural hurdles to call the Constituent Assembly meeting, the CPN-Maoist-led alliance is preparing to take … Continue reading

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World Popular Resistance Clippings 27/6/2013

Greek militant group claims attack on ruling party Athens: A newly emerged militant group said it carried out a rifle attack on the headquarters of Greece’s governing New Democracy party earlier this year in protest against cuts imposed by international … Continue reading

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World Popular Resistance Clippings 7/3/2013

Palestinian wounded in clash with Israelis dies in hospital A Palestinian shot by Israeli soldiers during a confrontation with stone-throwers in the occupied West Bank two weeks ago died of his wounds on Thursday, his family and a hospital official … Continue reading

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World Popular Resistance Clippings 1/25/2013

Azeri Rioters Clash With Police in More Unrest in Northwest Clashes resumed between security forces and residents in Azerbaijan’s northwestern Ismayilli district as riots entered a second day in the oil-rich former Soviet republic. Police used tear gas, rubber bullets … Continue reading

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Protesting teachers surround Honduran education ministry

A group of teachers surrounded the Honduran education ministry on Thursday in response to a government threat to punish them if they mount protests in schools. The teachers, who have been mobilized for months over authorities’ failure to pay them … Continue reading

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Farmworkers Seize Land in Massive Honduras Protest

(Newser) – Honduras saw its own kind of Occupy protest erupt yesterday. Thousands of impoverished farmworkers in the Central American nation took over land belonging to major landowners in a coordinated series of protests around the country, reports the BBC. … Continue reading

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Riot after Honduras prison fire

Tegucigalpa – Trapped inmates screamed from their cells as a fire swept through a Honduran prison, killing at least 300 inmates in the world’s deadliest prison fire in at least a century, authorities said Wednesday. Some 475 people escaped from … Continue reading

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Violent Eviction in Honduran Road

Tegucigalpa – A police operation to clear a road that leads to north Honduras left various persons injured and six detained in Comayagua on Wednesday. The victims of the police repression were residents of rural communities of Lajas, Ojos de … Continue reading

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Thousands of Honduran Teachers Strike for Back Pay

TEGUCIGALPA – Some 30,000 Honduran public school teachers on Monday declared themselves on strike to protest the government’s delay in paying their salaries. The strike began on Monday just when thousands of public school students were coming back to class … Continue reading

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11 dead as Hondurans clash over land

TEGUCIGALPA — Violent clashes over farmland in Honduras have left 11 people dead, authorities said, as tensions mounted between peasants and landowners in the Central American nation. Five traders were shot dead Monday as they drove along a road in … Continue reading

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