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World Popular Resistance Clippings 27/1/2014

QC shanties’ demolition turns violent Several strings of violence throughout the day were not enough to stop the demolition of shanties along Agham Road at Barangay North Triangle San Roque in Quezon City. Squatters and informal settlers led by the … Continue reading

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Cambodian land seizures protested

Human rights groups yesterday staged a demonstration in front of the headquarters of Ve Wong Corp — a well-known food manufacturer that produces instant noodles, sauces and snacks — in Taipei, protesting against the alleged seizure of farmland in Cambodia … Continue reading

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Residents protest toxic wastewater

More than 1,000 people from Hsinchu and Taoyuan counties staged a demonstration outside the Environmental Protection Administration (EPA) in Taipei yesterday, protesting the dumping of toxic wastewater by two LCD manufacturers into a river designated for irrigation and drinking, a … Continue reading

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Workers protest against overwork, bad conditions

More than 100 workers and people from labor-related groups held a rally in front of the Council of Labor Affairs (CLA) on the eve of Father’s Day yesterday morning to protest against what they say are inordinately long working hours. … Continue reading

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Taiwanese farmers protest land seizure plans

TAIPEI — Hundreds of angry Taiwanese farmers staged a protest in Taipei overnight, demanding the government abandon proposals that would make it easier for their land to be forcibly turned over to developers. The protest, which began late on Saturday … Continue reading

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Tainan City residents protest against galvanizing plant

Kaohsiung, July 3 (CNA) Hundreds of people gathered outside a steel plant in Tainan City Sunday, calling for the relocation of a newly constructed galvanizing factory in the southern city. Holding placards and fresh vegetables and chanting slogans, the protesters … Continue reading

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Jhubei farmers protest land seizure

More than 100 farmers from Jhubei City (竹北), Hsinchu County, yesterday demonstrated in front of the Presidential Office against a local government plan to expropriate more than 447 hectares of farmland for a high-tech science park project. Holding up banners … Continue reading

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Amis clash with police at land protest

Nearly 200 Amis Aborigines, representing a dozen Amis Aboriginal communities nationwide, and their supporters clashed with police last night as they tried to move toward the Presidential Office during a protest about the government’s takeover of their tribal land. The … Continue reading

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Taiwan aborigines want to reclaim land in government hands

Taipei, Jan. 26 (CNA) A Taiwan aboriginal tribe will stage a protest Friday in an effort to reclaim their traditional territory which they said had been illegally seized by the government and the former Japanese colonial authorities for over 100 … Continue reading

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Aborigines protest ROC repression

While the government was staging a series of events to celebrate the Republic of China’s (ROC) centennial, dozens of Aborigines staged a demonstration in front of the Presidential Office early yesterday morning in which they accused the ROC government of … Continue reading

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