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World Popular Resistance Clippings 3/2/2014

Janajuddha man held with arms Our Correspondent. Jhenaidah The police arrested an activist of the underground outfit Purba Bangla Communist Party (ML Janajuddha) with a shutter gun at village Baidanga under Jhenaidah sadar upazila Sunday noon. The arrestee was Ainal Mandal, … Continue reading

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World Popular Resistance Clippings 5/9/2013

Oil union unrest continues over unmet demands Oil workers in Basra are threatening to stage a fresh round of demonstrations to protest unpaid bonuses and the Oil Ministry’s continued persecution of labor organizers.The most recent grievance is the renewed legal … Continue reading

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World Popular Resistance Clippings 17/3/2013

Rebel leader meted 40 years for murder A former New People’s Army leader was sentenced to reclusion perpetua, or 40 years imprisonment, by Negros Oriental Regional Trial Court Branch 32 Judge Roderick Maxino, for the murder of a civilian in … Continue reading

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Shooting of pregnant woman sparks riot

THE shooting of two women, one fatally, in an altercation with a policeman yesterday afternoon, sparked a massive protest in Yallahs, St Thomas, yesterday. Up to press time, the police were unable to provide official reports on the incident, however, … Continue reading

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Residents protest Portland police killing

The Independent Commission of Investigation (INDECOM) is now probing the shooting death of a building contractor, who was allegedly shot and killed by the police, in the quiet community of Prospect in Port Antonio last night. The killing of 30-year-old … Continue reading

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Angry residents protest police shooting in Clarendon

Angry residents of Freetown, Clarendon are at this hour continuing their demonstration over this morning’s alleged killing of two men in the community by the police. Several residents are protesting along the Freetown to Sandy Bay Main Road. A strong … Continue reading

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Railway workers strike

Workers at the Jamaica Railway Corporation (JRC) have vowed to stay off the job until they are paid outstanding salaries owed to them by the agency. Their union, the University and Allied Workers Union (UAWU), said the workers have not … Continue reading

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Residents trap police in protest against shooting

ALEXANDRIA, St Ann — Residents here are fuming over the fatal shooting of a member of their community allegedly by a licensed firearm holder last evening. Last night the angry residents had a face-off with police who had gone into … Continue reading

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Porus residents protest after police kill man

2010-12-28 There is a massive protest in Porus, Manchester, at this hour as residents condemn the Police killing of a 26-year-old construction worker in what they say is a case of mistaken identity. The residents say the police mistook Gregory … Continue reading

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Gunmen shoot up police station

Retaliation for killing by JCF November 30, 2010 GRANVILLE, St James — The Granville Police were forced to call in reinforcement as brazen gunmen this morning peppered the police station with bullets in retaliation for the deadly shooting of 25-year-old … Continue reading

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