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World Popular Resistance Clippings 17/9/2013

Outlaw jailed for life, another held Member of an outlawed party was sentenced to life term imprisonment in an arms case here yesterday. Convict Md. Hares Sardar, 40, is son of Badu Sardar of Dhanuaghata village in Pabna. According to … Continue reading

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World Popular Resistance Clippings 5/9/2013

Oil union unrest continues over unmet demands Oil workers in Basra are threatening to stage a fresh round of demonstrations to protest unpaid bonuses and the Oil Ministry’s continued persecution of labor organizers.The most recent grievance is the renewed legal … Continue reading

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World Popular Resistance Clippings 7/8/2013

  Army mobilisation on cards for poll security KATHMANDU: The government has planned to mobilise the Army as back-up force for security during the upcoming Constituent Assembly election. Multiple sources said the Ministry of Home Affairs (MoHA) is quietly working … Continue reading

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World Popular Resistance Clippings 17/3/2013

Rebel leader meted 40 years for murder A former New People’s Army leader was sentenced to reclusion perpetua, or 40 years imprisonment, by Negros Oriental Regional Trial Court Branch 32 Judge Roderick Maxino, for the murder of a civilian in … Continue reading

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Workers protest exploitation at seafood company

More than half of 800 Cambodian workers at a protest at Phatthana Seafood Co – part of PTN Group – this week accused police of threatening them with guns and firing into the air. Workers are claiming exploitation, including docking … Continue reading

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Migrant workers demand wage rise

More than 4,000 workers, mostly foreign labour, on Wednesday staged a protest at a pineapple factory in Kanchanaburi province, demanding the government’s promised 300 baht daily minimum wage. Reports said most of the workers are from neighbouring Myanmar. Police arrived … Continue reading

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Nearly 700 inmates in Thailand rebel against custodians

BANGKOK (Xinhua) — Almost 700 prisoners in a prison in southern Thailand’s Trang province early Monday rebelled against custodians, demanding for an immediate transfer of an austere custodian. The uprising inmates started to burn their mattresses and beds, shatter glass … Continue reading

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Mass protest blocks main highway

CHUMPHON : Southern demonstrators blocked the main southern highway in Tha Sae district for about half an hour yesterday in a protest against projects they fear will affect their communities. Southern demonstrators and environmental activists lie face-down on Phetkasem Highway … Continue reading

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Three inmates hospitalised after Naratihiwat prison riot

NARATHIWAT, Aug 12 — Three inmates injured in Thursday’s Narathiwat prison riot were sent to Naradhiwasrajnagarindra Hospital for treatment, as the standoff between inmates and prison warders continued for the second day on Friday. Narathiwat Governor Thanon Vejjakornkanon reportedly contacted … Continue reading

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Burmese Workers Strike for Extra 15 Baht

More than 300 Burmese migrant factory workers in Thailand’s Three Pagodas Pass have been on strike for three days after their employer refused to increase their pay by 15 baht per day. Workers from the Watana Footwear Company—which produces shoes … Continue reading

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