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World Popular Resistance Clippings 27/8/2013

Tired of talks, CPN-M, allies to step up stir KATHMANDU, AUG 26 – Following futile talks with major political forces, the CPN-Maoist and allies plan to announce next phase of protests within a couple of days to foil the upcoming … Continue reading

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World Popular Resistance Clippings 20/2/2013

  Thousands of Greeks rally in anti-austerity strike (Reuters) – Tens of thousands of Greeks took to the streets of Athens on Wednesday as part of a nationwide strike against austerity that confined ferries to ports, shut schools and left … Continue reading

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World Popular Resistance Clippings 17/1/2013

Riot police in Malawi deployed Malawi – Heavily armed riot police were deployed on the streets of Malawi’s major cities on Thursday as the government braced for protests against tough reforms designed to right the economy and win back investors. … Continue reading

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World Popular Resistance Clippings 5/12/2012

Cops arrest armed ‘AWB men’ Police arrested seven armed men on Tuesday as farmworkers in South Africa’s picturesque wine lands resumed strike action, with tension enveloping the Western Cape region. The men, suspected to be members of the far-right Afrikaner … Continue reading

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Police officer injured as Malawi students protest to support lecturers demanding higher wages

BLANTYRE, Malawi — Stone-wielding students have injured a police officer in clashes at the University of Malawi at Blantyre in protests supporting lecturers demanding a 113 percent salary raise. Students are angry that classes stopped nearly a month ago. Malawi’s … Continue reading

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Mzuni students riot over unpaid allowances, 6 nabbed

Mzuzu University Campus on Wednesday was deserted as all students fled to nearby townships and locations as Police invaded it firing teargas following riots by the student population over unpaid stationery allowances and tuition. Eyewitness told NyasaTimes that the Police … Continue reading

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Army quells vendors’ riots

Malawi Defence Force soldiers were Thursday deployed to quell running battles between vendors and police in Lilongwe after the police failed to stop looting which occurred following an attempt by the authorities to move vendors off the streets into the … Continue reading

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Police arrest 15 Mzuni students after riot

There was pandemonium at Mzuzu University (Mzuni) campus Wednesday morning when riot police invaded the institution and fired teargas at students who were demonstrating over their tuition loans which they are to receive from Malawi Savings Bank (MSB). The students … Continue reading

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Angry Mob Burns Mitundu Police Station, Two people feared dead

Riot police have reportedly shot dead two people at Mitundu in Lilongwe where there have been running battles since morning following the murder, by armed robbers, of a local businessman Marko Chapola. The armed riot police were called in after … Continue reading

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Malawi: Threatened Malawi police officer transferred for safety

Blantyre, Malawi – Threats on the life of a police officer in the wake of the 20 July anti-government demonstration has forced the transfer of deputy Northern Region police publicist Ian Kanyama from the northern city of Mzuzu to the … Continue reading

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