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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 23/7/2014

Palestinians clash with Israeli troops across East Jerusalem JERUSALEM (Ma’an) — Palestinians on Tuesday night clashed with Israeli forces across occupied East Jerusalem as protests in solidarity with Gaza erupted for another night across the region. Undercover Israeli forces detained … Continue reading

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World Popular Resistance Clippings 19/3/2013

Authorities collar top rebel leader in Iloilo Mar 19, 2013 (Menafn – The Manila Times – McClatchy-Tribune Information Services via COMTEX) –COMBINED security forces from the Armed Forces of the Philippines and the Philippine National Police nabbed a ranking leader … Continue reading

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Katutura prisoners riot again

Chaos broke out once again at the Katutura police station this week after a number of prisoners in cell 2 of the station’s holding cells reportedly rioted because of the police’s failure to heed some of their basic demands. Prisoners … Continue reading

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Namibia: Stampriet Strikers Cut Electricity

STRIKING workers of the Stampriet Village Council on Wednesday prevented residents from buying pre-paid electricity at a local outlet. The Namibian understands that NamPower officials were selling the electricity vouchers. The Village Council CEO, Ben Awoseb, said the Police had … Continue reading

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Namibia: Evicted Residents Demand Land

Windhoek — A group of 24 residents from the Okahandja Park informal settlement marched from Katutura to the Windhoek mayor’s office on Thursday escorted by the City Police. Their protest was premised on a municipal eviction order issued last month. … Continue reading

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Half of Rio’s Rossing Namibia workers strike -union

WINDHOEK, Sept 24 (Reuters) – Around half of Rio Tinto’s Rossing Uranium workers are taking part in a strike that is hitting production at its mine in Namibia, the union involved said on Saturday, also countering company claims that some … Continue reading

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Namibia: Cost of Living Triggering Labour Unrest

Windhoek — Continuous increases in the cost of living, along with a widening gap between the poor and the rich is the fuel driving the spate of labour unrest sweeping across the country, affecting the different sectors of the Namibian … Continue reading

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Namdeb lifts lockout but strike continues

The lockout lifting gives workers an option to report for duty within three days, or they could face disciplinary actions including dismissal. In a media statement issued on Wednesday, Namdeb brand manager Pauline Thomas said the lockout lifting was part … Continue reading

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Police and residents clash at Herero Mall

CHAOS erupted at Herero Mall in Katutura, Windhoek on Friday evening when the Police clashed with an unruly crowd who refused to let the Police close down shebeens which were operating without licences. Herero Mall has recently been at the … Continue reading

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