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World Popular Resistance Clippings 8/1/2014

Tunisia Police, Protesters Clash in Deprived Region Clashes broke out Wednesday in central Tunisia between police and demonstrators protesting economic hardship, as discontent mounts over new taxes and government failure to improve living conditions, three years after the revolution. Dozens … Continue reading

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World Popular Resistance Clippings 14/5/2013

Hundreds of Bangladesh Textile Plants Shut Indefinitely DHAKA – Hundreds of factories which form the hub of Bangladesh’s garment industry are to close indefinitely after worker unrest sparked by the death of more than 1,100 colleagues, employees announced Monday. As … Continue reading

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World Popular Resistance Clippings 24/4/2013

Police flown to Irish mine in Mozambique to quell protest Riot police were Tuesday airlifted by private plane to quell a protest over severance payouts by hundreds of construction workers at an Irish titanium mine in northern Mozambique, police said … Continue reading

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World Popular Resistance Clippings 19/4/2013

  Pakistan quake victims burn tyres at angry protests MASHKAIL, Pakistan — Pakistani earthquake victims burnt tyres at angry protests on Friday, accusing the government of failing to provide adequate relief three days after their homes were destroyed or damaged. … Continue reading

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World Popular Resistance Clippings 18/4/2013

Riot Broke Out as Street Vendors Being Evicted A riot broke out at Pasar Minggu Station when authorities attempted to evict street vendors on Thursday, April 18. A number of street vendors, aided by students from the University of Indonesia, … Continue reading

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World Popular Resistance Clippings 17/4/2013

‘Carter has no right to suggest on Nepal’s internal affairs’ KATHMANDU, APR 17 – CPN-Maoist Chairman Mohan Baidya has said that former U.S President Jimmy Carter has no right to suggest on Nepal’s internal affairs. Carter, upon his departure from … Continue reading

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World Popular Resistance Clippings 13/3/2013

Protesters Demonstrate for 2nd Night After Police Shooting Large crowds demonstrated in Brooklyn for a second straight night to protest the deadly police shooting of 16-year-old Kimani Gray over the weekend, though Tuesday’s march was noticeably more peaceful and subdued. … Continue reading

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World Popular Resistance Clippings 28/2/2013

Top NPA leader arrested in Bohol MANILA, Philippines – Combined government security forces on Tuesday arrested in Bohol a top New People’s Army (NPA) leader in Central Visayas. Arrested for illegal possession of firearms was Ruben Nabas, who is also … Continue reading

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Youths burn tires, attack motorists in Mozambique in violent protests over bus fee increases

MAPUTO, Mozambique – Thousands of Mozambicans walked home from work Thursday, after youths violently protested bus fare hikes by burning tires and attacking bus drivers, forcing buses off the streets. The violence began Thursday morning as the youths erected roadblocks … Continue reading

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New coal giant Mozambique faces rising public anger

On a recent morning in western Mozambique, a group of 500 families in the district of Moatize fed up with Brazilian mining giant Vale do Rio Doce gave up on writing letters to the government and erected blockades instead. They … Continue reading

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