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World Popular Resistance Clippings 20/8/2013

National strike begins in Colombia, aims to paralyze country SEGOVIA, Colombia — Just before midnight, masked men armed with sticks began hurling rocks at 40 heavily armed riot police, who responded with gunshots and flooding the street with tear gas. … Continue reading

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World Popular Resistance Clippings 2/6/2013

Protesters invade Brazil farm, set fire to the crops Brazilian Indians reoccupied a disputed rural property and set fire to fields on Friday, a day after they were violently evicted in a growing conflict over land ownership in southern Brazil’s … Continue reading

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Otago prison put in lockdown after protest

The Otago Corrections Facility at Milburn was in lockdown today after a “passive protest in an enclosed yard”. A Department of Corrections spokesman could not provide details on how long the protest lasted, but said the situation was resolved about … Continue reading

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Hawke’s Bay prisoners get ‘wrong message’

Corrections Association president Bevan Hanlon says he is dismayed over “leniency” shown towards inmates during the recent high-profile stand-offs at Hawke’s Bay Regional Prison. Mr Hanlon, a corrections officer at the prison, said inaction during the two recent incidents “sent … Continue reading

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Prisoners protest in Hawkes Bay

Twelve prisoners are protesting at Hawke’s Bay Regional Prison after one of them had their security classification changed. The prisoners are locked in a wing of the prison. Prison Services General Manager Brendan Anstiss says because of the experience and … Continue reading

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Police station apparently set alight

A Palmerston North police station appears to have been deliberately set alight overnight. Police are investigating after the suspicious blaze at the Highbury community policing centre, on Highbury Ave, just after 3am. Inspector Paul Jermy of police central communications said … Continue reading

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Police confirm courthouse arson

12:00 25/08/2010 Police want any information that will help catch the arsonist they believe destroyed the Kaikoura courthouse yesterday morning. Detective Richard Rolton, of Blenheim, said police had found the area someone had broken into the building and where they … Continue reading

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