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Riot police break up protest of drivers at Belarusian-Polish border

Belarus’ riot police violently broke up a protest staged by drivers at the Bruzhi point at the Belarusian-Polish border on Sunday evening against newly introduced restrictions on motor fuel exports by individuals. Witnesses say that more than 100 drivers blocked … Continue reading

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Moroccan government appeals to teachers to protest peacefully

(CNN) — Thousands of disgruntled teachers are expected to descend on Rabat, Morocco’s capital, on Wednesday to protest the outcome of an earlier demonstration — in which they claim 65 colleagues were seriously injured in a battle with police. The … Continue reading

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Protesters Rally Into Night in Jordan

AMMAN, Jordan — Hundreds of demonstrators calling for reform rallied late into the evening in the Jordanian capital on Friday, a week after riot police officers and government supporters violently broke up a rally and a protest camp, leaving one man … Continue reading

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AZERBAIJAN: More than 200 anti-government protesters arrested

More than 200 protesters were arrested Saturday during an anti-government demonstration in the capital, Baku, marking the latest in a series of government crackdowns on opposition leaders and youth activists hoping to emulate the mass protest movements sweeping the Arab … Continue reading

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Report: Nigeria’s police brutalize, kill suspects

LAGOS, Nigeria — Nigeria’s federal police force kills with impunity, extorts those it’s charged to protect and rapes arrested prostitutes as a “fringe benefit” of the job, a report by a civil liberties group alleges. The Open Society Justice Initiative’s … Continue reading

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Family: 7-year-old shot by police was asleep

DETROIT — State police will take over the investigation of the fatal shooting of a 7-year-old girl by a Detroit police officer during a weekend raid at the girl’s home, a prosecutor said Monday. Wayne County Prosecutor Kym Worthy said … Continue reading

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No charge for La. police officer in shooting death

No charge for La. police officer in shooting death AP NEW ORLEANS – A grand jury on Thursday declined to indict a white police officer who shot an elderly black man in the small Louisiana town of Homer in a … Continue reading

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College riot claims life

9 January A student died in a riot that erupted last Thursday at the Technical College of Ardayta College in the Western Arsi Zone of the Oromia Regional State. Some students of the college told The Reporter that there were … Continue reading

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Nigeria police: Issuing corpses and denials

“It really overwhelms our capacity to store bodies,” says Dr Anthony Mbah, chief medical director at the University of Nigeria Teaching Hospital. His mortuary is overflowing – with corpses brought in by the police.

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Victim is also said to be Offender

* * * Rush Translation from signalfire.org * * * New videos have been discovered about the victim of a police assault. Some people see in those videos evidence that the man is a agitator. The films don’t support that … Continue reading

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