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World Popular Resistance Clippings 2/15/2013

Rail workers on strike in Khashuri TBILISI, DFWatch–Around 800 rail workers in Khashuri in central Georgia went on strike Wednesday,demanding increased salaries and to restore benefits which they used to have years ago. There are no staff available on the … Continue reading

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After Protests, Chinese City Halts Chemical Plant Expansion

A Chinese city, a massive environmental protest, and a sudden retreat by the authorities. The pattern has repeated itself so many times in recent months that it seems only a matter of time before it happens again. The latest iteration … Continue reading

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Mopani miners protest

OPERATIONS at Mopani Copper Mines (MCM) in Mufulira and Kitwe were yesterday disrupted after over 2,000 miners staged a sit-in protest over management’s decision to award them a 12 percent salary increament. A check by a Zambia Daily Mail team … Continue reading

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Maoists’ shutdown hits NMDC iron ore transportation

Iron ore transportation of public sector mining giant NMDC Ltd in Chhattisgarh has been hit hard since Monday by a week-long shutdown called by the Maoists, a company official said on Friday. “Iron ore shipment by NMDC Ltd has been … Continue reading

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Kardze Protests Escalate

Protests against Chinese rule have escalated in a Tibetan-majority region of southwestern China this week with demonstrators braving beatings and detentions, Tibetan sources in the region and in exile said. Chinese authorities have also bolstered security amid the growing protests … Continue reading

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Serb nationalists burn NATO flag during protest against alliance’s conference in Belgrade

BELGRADE, Serbia — Serb nationalists — furious over the holding of a NATO conference in Serbia — have burned a NATO flag and put up a huge banner at a Belgrade bridge denouncing the Western military alliance. About 200 ultranationalists … Continue reading

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Protests over austerity measures injure 36 in Barcelona

Large protests outside the Catalan regional Parliament in Barcelona on Wednesday left 36 people slightly injured, including 12 regional police officers, a spokeswoman for the Catalan regional ambulance service SEM told CNN. Of the 24 protesters injured, three were sent … Continue reading

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Belarus Lukashenko: Hundreds defy protest ban in Minsk

About 1,000 people have defied a ban in Belarus to hold a silent protest at the economic crisis in the capital Minsk, with police holding back. They gathered peacefully in streets close to President Alexander Lukashenko’s main administration building, which … Continue reading

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Opponents of Greek austerity plan set strike, protest

ATHENS, June 14 (Reuters) – Protesters said they would surround the Greek parliament on Wednesday to prevent debate, putting new pressure on the government to drop its austerity plan, and two ruling party lawmakers said they would vote against the … Continue reading

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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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