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World Popular Resistance Clippings 13/4/2014

Dozens hurt as anti-government protest in Rome turns violent ROME: Police fired tear gas and made a number of arrests in Rome on Saturday as an anti-government protest turned violent, leaving several injured, according to medics and an AFP photographer. … Continue reading

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World Popular Resistance Clippings 5/9/2013

Oil union unrest continues over unmet demands Oil workers in Basra are threatening to stage a fresh round of demonstrations to protest unpaid bonuses and the Oil Ministry’s continued persecution of labor organizers.The most recent grievance is the renewed legal … Continue reading

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World Popular Resistance Clippings 2/9/2013

Prepare to take up arms: CPN-M BIRGUNJ: CPN-Maoist General Secretary Ram Bahadur Thapa today directed the party’s rank and file to be mentally prepared to even take up weapons, should the need arise, to disrupt the November 19 CA election. … Continue reading

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World Popular Resistance Clippings 16/3/2013

Over 200 arrested in annual Montreal police brutality clash MONTREAL — Police wasted little time Friday cracking down on an annual protest that has a history of getting rowdy, deploying charging squads of helmeted officers, cops on horseback and pepper … Continue reading

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Thousands Of Romanian Miners Demand Pay Rise

Around 3,000 coal miners calling for a pay rise blocked a major road in southwestern Romania’s Jiu Valley region on March 8, after talks with the country’s new government failed. The protesters are demanding a 150-euro ($198) bonus for high-risk … Continue reading

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Romanian Miners Stage Protest to Back Pay Demand, Mediafax Says

Romanian coalminers demanding higher pay and and better working conditions staged a protest at Petrosani, in the southwest of the country, Mediafax said. Two thousand miners marched to the headquarters of their employer, state-owned Compania Nationala a Huilei SA; they … Continue reading

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Romanians protest against gold mine plan

Hundreds of Romanians protested on Saturday against a plan to set up Europe’s biggest open-cast gold mine in a small Carpathian town, joining a wave of anti-government rallies. For the past two weeks, thousands of citizens have gathered in cities … Continue reading

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Protesters, police clash in Bucharest, 59 hurt

BUCHAREST (Reuters) – Anti-government protesters clashed with riot police in the Romanian capital Bucharest at the weekend and 59 people were injured, paramedics said on Monday. Analysts said the unrest, the worst in the Balkan country for more than a … Continue reading

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Tear gas fired at Romania anti-govt protests

  Romanian police fired tear gas and clashed with protesters during an anti-government rally Saturday, the third consecutive day of demonstrations against government austerity cuts and falling living standards. The protests were the most serious since President Traian Basescu came … Continue reading

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Thousands of Romanians protest new employment legislation as gov’t faces no-confidence vote

BUCHAREST, Romania — Some 10,000 Romanians gathered outside parliament Wednesday to protest new employment legislation, while inside a no-confidence vote in the government took place. Opposition leaders later left Parliament and joined the protest, with lawmakers still to vote for … Continue reading

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