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World Popular Resistance Clippings 26/6/2014

Chilean Riot Police Clash With Education Protesters RIOT police clashed with tens of thousands of protesters on the streets of the Chilean capital Santiago on Wednesday. Students and teachers were seeking to put pressure on President Michelle Bachelet to reform … Continue reading

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World Popular Resistance Clippings 27/8/2013

Tired of talks, CPN-M, allies to step up stir KATHMANDU, AUG 26 – Following futile talks with major political forces, the CPN-Maoist and allies plan to announce next phase of protests within a couple of days to foil the upcoming … 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 20/2/2013

  Thousands of Greeks rally in anti-austerity strike (Reuters) – Tens of thousands of Greeks took to the streets of Athens on Wednesday as part of a nationwide strike against austerity that confined ferries to ports, shut schools and left … Continue reading

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World Popular Resistance Clippings 12/2/2013

3 soldiers wounded in Davao bomb blast DAVAO CITY, Philippines, Philippines (Xinhua) – At least three government troops were wounded in today’s bomb explosion in Davao City. According to Lt.Col. Inocencio Pasaporte, battalion commander, a team from the 69th Infantry … Continue reading

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World Popular Resistance Clippings 9/2/2013

  Police Use Teargas against Massive Anti-Govt Rally in Slovenia Unrest in Slovenia is continuing for a fourth month on, with tens of thousands of protesters gathering in major cities, including capital Ljubljana, to request the resignation of PM Janez … Continue reading

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World Popular Resistance Clippings 6/2/2013

Tunisia police tear gas protesters in Sidi Bouzid Tunisian police on Wednesday fired tear gas at protesters trying to storm their headquarters in the central town of Sidi Bouzid, birthplace of the 2011 revolution, after the murder of a prominent … Continue reading

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Bail for 6 Omanis in unrest trials

Muscat: Six activists were granted bail while six others remained in prison after the Muscat Primary Court had earlier sentenced a woman, Maimuna Al Badi, to a year in prison on charges relating to public incitement. However, the sentence of … Continue reading

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Oman jails 12 for “illegal gathering”

(Reuters) – An Omani court sentenced 12 people on Wednesday to up to a year in jail for “illegal gathering”, their lawyer said, in a further move against unrest inspired by last year’s Arab Spring revolts. Recent protests in Oman, … Continue reading

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Rumour of worker’s death triggers riot in Oman

Muscat: A group of workers at a workers’ accommodation ran riot late on Thursday evening causing extensive damage to property and vehicles inside the premises. The accommodation is mainly for workers employed by a consortium that has undertaken the Muscat … Continue reading

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