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World Popular Resistance Clippings 28/5/2014

INDIGENOUS PEOPLE, BRASÍLIA POLICE CLASH Indigenous people clashed with police in the capital of Brazil Tuesday, resulting in one officer being shot in the leg with an arrow and the cancellation of a ceremony to open the exhibition of the … Continue reading

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World Popular Resistance Clippings 16/7/2013

Corrections unions want New Caledonia inmates sent to France Unions at New Caledonia’s prison have asked for the most dangerous inmates to be transferred to France. This comes after a weekend riot at the Camp Est prison which was quelled … Continue reading

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17 held over New Caledonia unrest

Police have arrested 17 people in New Caledonia allegedly linked to protests against the country’s state-owned airline. Four people were killed in the protests on the island of Mare. Protests over the price of Air Caledonie’s tickets and land right … Continue reading

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Ultimatum from New Caledonia protesters

Community groups calling for price cuts from New Caledonia’s domestic airline have given the carrier until Tuesday to meet their demands. Otherwise, they say, it will face further strike action. Angry residents blockaded some of the French Pacific territory’s airports … Continue reading

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Four die in New Caledonia airfare clashes

Four people were shot dead and 23 injured in violent clashes over the price of air tickets in the South Pacific archipelago of New Caledonia, officials say. Saturday’s violence on the island of Mare came during protests over fare increases … Continue reading

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Labour unrest grips New Caledonia

Union activists have shot and wounded two police officers during clashes in the French Pacific territory of New Caledonia, local officials say.

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Skirmishes between police and strikers in New Caledonia

Unrest in Kone has left 11 police officers injured, one with a broken leg

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