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World Popular Resistance Clippings 20/5/2013

  Unrest in Ashulia again Some thousands of ready-made garment workers blocked the Dhaka-Tangail highway and clashed with police while staging a protest demanding a wage hike and other facilities in Ashulia on Monday morning. Authorities of the concerned Ha-Meem … Continue reading

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Cops end strike by 30 inmates at police stations

Colonel Mohammed Nasser Abdul Razak, Deputy Director, General Department of Criminal Investigation, Dubai Police, said 10 inmates of Ports Station was the first to go on strike early this week, when their demand for outside food and cigarettes were not … Continue reading

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Smoking ban led to prison riot, court hears

DUBAI // A riot at a detention centre was partially triggered by an officer who banned inmates from smoking because he had quit and wanted them to “follow in his footsteps”, a court heard yesterday. Eleven men have been charged … Continue reading

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Eight detainees accused of starting fire in police station

Dubai: Eight men allegedly started a fire at Al Rifaa Police Station all because they were prohibited from smoking. Prosecutors charged the defendants, five Emiratis, a Sri Lankan, an Iranian and a Pakistani with forming a gang of arsonists inside … Continue reading

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Unpaid workers on strike at Dh7bn Reem Island project

ABU DHABI // More than 400 employees on a Reem Island construction site have stopped work on a Dh7billion development nearly three months after they were last paid their monthly salary. The labourers began the strike on Monday, stalling work … Continue reading

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Epileptic prisoner dies in solitary confinement in Dubai

Dubai: An inmate serving a life sentence died in solitary confinement at Dubai Central Jail on Wednesday, a police source told Gulf News. Police said the epileptic prisoner died in his cell. According to police the Omani inmate, in his … Continue reading

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Workers gather in protest against unpaid salaries

RAS AL KHAIMAH // Workers who gathered peacefully this morning in Al Hamra Industrial Area to protest a salary dispute have returned to work. Around 400 workers from Al Hamad Contracting Company stood silently to block the street near Al … Continue reading

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Bahrain protesters see main hospital as ‘dangerous place’ under military rule

AL KHARJIYA, Bahrain — It was just after midnight when armed men in military uniforms came to the hospital bed of Ali Mansour Abdel-Karim Nasser, who was injured by pellets fired during a clash with riot police. He said what … Continue reading

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Prisoners threaten hunger strike

DUBAI // About 120 prisoners in Dubai Police Central Prison are threatening to go on hunger strike if inmates who have served their sentences or been acquitted are not released. The prisoners are also complaining of ill treatment by prison … Continue reading

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