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A Symbol Of Internationalism: Short Biography Of Barbara Kistler

Barbara Anna Kistler was born on November 21, 1955 in Zurich. Her parents were workers. She became interested in politics when she was 16 and began to organize groups and people who were critical of the ruling system. At age … Continue reading

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Attack on Turkish Consulate in Zurich

“We have on the night of 08.26.2015 attacked a car on the premises of the Turkish Consulate at Weinbergstrasse 65 in Zurich with an explosive device after the Turkish state has in recent weeks launched a large scale attack against … Continue reading

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An Appeal to International Community on behalf of Jonathan (Bold) Board

The Arrest of the Swiss citizen Jonathan Board who came to Kerala on tourist visa, by Kerala police on flimsy grounds, is highly discriminative and with ulterior motive. After the arrest in order to justify the same Kerala police is … Continue reading

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World Popular Resistance Clippings 16/6/2014

FIFA attacked in Switzerland Anti-Cup clashes in Brazil   Six arrested in jute mill CEO murder case Chinsurah/Kolkata: Six workers of North Brook Jute Mill at Bhadreswar in West Bengal have been arrested for Sunday’s killing of its CEO H.K. … Continue reading

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World Popular Resistance Clippings 26/5/2013

Kitwe residents riot over death of pedestrian POLICE in riot gear on Friday night fought running battles with Kitwe’s Mulenga compound residents that damaged over 20 vehicles after a pedestrian was killed by a speeding vehicle. The angry mob blocked … Continue reading

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World Popular Resistance Clippings 26/1/2013

Azerbaijan police arrest youths at anti-government protest (Reuters) – Police arrested about 40 activists demonstrating in Azerbaijan’s capital on Saturday against President Ilham Aliyev’s government and voicing support for residents of a northern town where protests were crushed this week. … Continue reading

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Swiss army prepares for euro zone unrest

With anti-austerity protests across Europe resulting in civil unrest on the streets of Athens and Madrid, Switzerland — the European country famed for its neutrality — is taking unusual precautions. It launched the military exercise “Stabilo Due” in September to … Continue reading

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Riots in Basel at weekend, Zurich quiet

Police clashed with up to 150 rioters in a square outside Basel city centre at the weekend, while Zurich remained calm despite fears that there could be violence for the third weekend in a row. Messages posted on the internet … Continue reading

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Army could help quell Zurich riots: politician

If the youth riots in Zurich continue, the Swiss army should be called on to come to the aid of the city’s police, according to a Zurich politician. The Swiss army should provide background logistical support as well as offering … Continue reading

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Police blame “riot tourists” for violence

Zurich police used rubber bullets and tear gas to disperse an illegal rave in the early hours of Sunday, in their third clash with party-goers in eight days. Police chief Philipp Hotzenköcherle said at a media conference on Sunday afternoon … Continue reading

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