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World Popular Resistance Clippings 28/8/2014

Malaysia police arrest 42 foreigners after riot at export factory KUALA LUMPUR – Malaysian police have arrested 42 men after a riot by up to 1,000 mostly Nepalese workers sparked fires and destroyed parts of an electronics export factory, highlighting … Continue reading

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World Popular Resistance Clippings 11/1/2014

Protests over economy flare in Tunisia Riots over Tunisia’s economy have flared in towns around the country, leaving one dead and posing an immediate challenge to the new prime minister and the country’s path to democracy. Crowds protested late on … Continue reading

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World Popular Resistance Clippings 22/5/2013

  Stockholm riots spread as PM slams ‘hooliganism’ STOCKHOLM — Rioting spread across Stockholm’s suburbs early Wednesday in the third night of unrest to hit the Swedish capital, as Prime Minister Fredrik Reinfeldt blamed the violence on “hooliganism” and appealed … 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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World Popular Resistance Clippings 8/2/2013

China’s Urbanization Risk: Magnified Unrest China’s new leaders seem to be placing their hopes for economic growth on urbanization. They see an upsurge in demand for a whole range of services – from housing to schooling and health care as … 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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600 Nepalis strike in Malaysia

KATHMANDU, Sept 23: About 600 Nepali workers have staged a protest against a Malaysian employer firm demanding quality food and better accommodation. The action has brought the company´s operations to a standstill for the last three days. The agitating workers … Continue reading

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Prisons Dept denies using excessive force on inmates

KUALA LUMPUR: The Prisons Department has denied claims that Sungai Buloh Prisons offi­cers used excessive force to break up a protest on Jan 4 which allegedly caused injuries to 200 inmates of Blok Berkat. The inmates were said to be … Continue reading

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Beluran villagers protest ‘incursion’

Kota Kinabalu: Villagers of Kg. Mapat and Kg. Mapad in Paitan, Beluran, are furious over the destruction of crops on their lands and have vowed to never give in to those trying to take over their customary lands. Village Security … Continue reading

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Hotel owner accused of ‘destroying’ Borneo forests

  KUCHING: The owners of Kuching’s five-star Pullman Hotel, Interhill Group, have been accused of “aggressive and environmentally destructive logging practices” in the Middle Baram region. A member of the commercial group, Miri-based Interhill Logging Sdn Bhd holds the license … Continue reading

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