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World Popular Resistance Clippings 4/7/2014

170 Palestinians injured in East Jerusalem clashes JERUSALEM (Ma’an) — Over 170 Palestinians were injured in clashes with Israeli forces in occupied East Jerusalem on Wednesday following the kidnapping and killing of a 16-year-old Palestinian from the Shufat neighborhood, medics … Continue reading

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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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Swaziland: Armed Police Block Students Protest

Heavily-armed state forces stopped students in Swaziland from marching on government to protest about the non-payment of tuition fees and scholarships. More than 100 students today (16 August 2012) gathered at the University of Swaziland campus in the kingdom’s capital … Continue reading

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Truck, police van stoned during strike by teachers

A truck and a police van were stoned during a near violent confrontation between SNAT members and police officers. The Swaziland National Association of Teachers members are currently on an indefinite strike demanding a 4.5% salary increment. Trouble started when … Continue reading

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Swaziland: Riot Police Shoot Girl, 9

Two Swaziland schoolgirls, one aged nine, have been shot by state police in separate incidents during a teachers’ strike in the kingdom. The nine-year-old, a grade five pupil from St Andrews Primary in Malkerns, 30 km outside the commercial city … Continue reading

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Cop shoots woman protester

A woman collapsed after being shot at close range by a police officer during a protest march held by vendors and transport operators. The incident has happened barely two weeks after two people were shot at by police during a … Continue reading

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Swaziland students clash with police

MBABANE — Police in Swaziland fired teargas Monday on students protesting their university’s failure to open for the semester, injuring several people, a student leader said. Police arrested at least four demonstrators after students of the University of Swaziland vowed … Continue reading

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Unions take to streets over ‘killer cops’

UNIONISTS are calling for the suspension of the police officers accused of causing the death of Phumelele Mkhweli. Mkhweli died following a brief scuffle with police over a week ago, after he was nabbed for jaywalking and his death has … Continue reading

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UNISWA, LIMKOKWING STUDENTS RIOT

UNISWA students yesterday boycotted classes in protest over allowances. Police were called in to calm the situation but were ordered out of the university premises by the students ALL hell broke loose yesterday when students from the University of Swaziland … Continue reading

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Mini clashes between cops, transport workers

MANZINI – Even though public transport was flowing freely yesterday, there were sporadic scenes of confrontation between police and public transport workers. In most instances, the confrontations did not last more than five minutes as police swiftly calmed the situation. … Continue reading

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