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World Popular Resistance Clippings 1/3/2014

Ombudsman’s Office orders investigation of anti-riot police behavior during coastal protest A peaceful protest over land rights in Costa Rica’s maritime zone sparked a violent backlash from police on the Pacific coast last Monday, as anti-riot officers used tear gas … Continue reading

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Road workers to continue protest

BELGRADE — Dissatisfied workers of five Nibens Group road construction companies will continue their protests, demanding payment of overdue wages. The Independent Union of Road Workers of Serbia has announced that the workers do not want to reveal how they … Continue reading

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Road workers stage protest outside government HQ

BELGRADE — Some 500 road construction workers of the Nibens Group staged a protest outside the government headquarters on Tuesday. After they blocked Nemanjina St., their representatives were received by the government’s General Secretary Tamara Stojčević and officials of the … Continue reading

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Serb road builders protest, demand company bailout

BELGRADE, June 22 (Reuters) – Hundreds of construction workers blocked main roads across Serbia on Wednesday demanding the government bail out a major building group, which is mired in a fraud scandal and millions of euros of debt. Protesters, who … 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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Weapons factory workers “radicalize protest”

KRAGUJEVAC — Zastava Arms factory workers who have been protesting for three days in a weapons and ammunition depot say they have “radicalized” their protest. The Kragujevac-based workers said the move came because their protest was not addressed by any … Continue reading

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Serbia: Ultranationalists jailed for disrupting gay parade

Belgrade, 20 April (AKI) – A Serbian court in Belgrade on Wednesday sentenced fourteen members of ultranationalist organization Obraz to up to two years in prison for last year’s violent disruption of the capital’s first gay pride parade. The court … Continue reading

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Serbia grapples with surge in far-right violence

October 17, 2010 Thousands of black-clad young men rampage through downtown Belgrade, hurling Molotov cocktails and stun grenades at police trying to protect a gay-rights march. Football fans threw flares and fireworks onto the pitch during a championship qualifier match, … Continue reading

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“Hooligans forge Black International”

15 October 2010 ROME — As they investigated recent unrest in Genoa Italian police learned about connections between extremist groups from Serbia, Slovenia, Austria and Italy. According to the Italian media, police are looking into connections between Serbian supporter group … Continue reading

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Frustrated in Italy, Fiat gears up in Serbia

KRAGUJEVAC, Serbia (AP) — Fiat CEO Sergio Marchionne’s ambitious project to build 6 million cars a year by 2014 together with Chrysler may be running into resistance from unions in Italy reluctant to adapt to the new world order. But … Continue reading

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