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World Popular Resistance Clippings 12/5/2013

Eight injured during clashes in Halkidiki Seven policemen and one female protester were injured in Skouries in the northern peninsula of Halkidiki on Sunday, during a demonstration against mining activities in the area. According to police, one of the policemen … Continue reading

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SOMALIA: Mogadishu port workers on strike demanding removal of port management

Mogadishu (RBC) The workers of Mogadishu port are in their third day on strike demanding removal of port management alleging corruption against them, RBC Radio reports. The strike which begun on Friday continues until today as hundreds of workers, mostly … Continue reading

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Student riots, teacher strikes: Concerns in Kenya over cost of army incursion into Somalia

NAIROBI, Kenya — As hundreds of Kenyan soldiers hunt al-Qaida-linked militants in Somalia, university students are growing angry that their government can afford a military operation but not raises for thousands of university lecturers. Hundreds of University of Nairobi students … Continue reading

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Somalia: Truck Drivers Working At Mogadishu Harbor Hold Protest in the Capital

Mogadishu — Truck drivers working in Mogadishu international harbor on Tuesday held complaint protest at main gate of the seaport. About 60 drivers staged the protest complaining about the administration of Mogadishu seaport, whom they said, are hindrance to their … Continue reading

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Famine Affected Somalis Protest Over Corruption of Food Aid in Mogadishu

Mogadishu — Some of famine hit people in the Somali capital Mogadishu on Wednesday staged a huge protest in the Somali capital, complaining about lack food aid and charged there is widespread corruption in aid food. Many people could be … Continue reading

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Refugees killed in food riot

Somali government soldiers shot dead seven civilians Friday when a riot broke out at a refugee camp in Mogadishu. Witnesses claim the chaos in the capital broke out when soldiers tried to steal some of the 290 tonnes of food … Continue reading

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Somali government declares political meetings, demonstrations ‘illegal’

The Banaadir regional administration of the transitional federal government (TFG) of Somalia has declared meetings by political parties, independent politicians and civil society demonstrations in the capital to be “illegal.” Abdikafi Hilowle Osman, the region’s secretary general, told reporters in … Continue reading

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Somalia: Citizens Killed in Libya Unrest

Tripoli — In Libya, at least three Somali refugees have been killed by some of Libyan demonstrators on Thursday night, witness said. Riyaa Abdulaziz Abdulkadir, a Somali refugee in Libya, told Shabelle Media Network the protestors, who are chanting slogans … Continue reading

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Somali gov’t soldiers kill 4 civilians at rally

MOGADISHU, Somalia — Somali officials say government soldiers killed four civilians after opening fire on hundreds of civilians attending a peace rally in the capital. Mogadishu’s deputy mayor, Warsame Mohamed Jodah, condemned Tuesday’s indiscriminate shooting and said the rally was … Continue reading

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Somali refugees take to roads

ISLAMABAD: Hundreds of Somali refugees, mainly women and children, assembled in front of Social and Assistance Centre (SACH) in Islamabad on Thursday and protested against what they described as injustice, deliberate negligence, and discrimination against them. They held placards and … Continue reading

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