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CPN-Maoist Clippings 8/11/2013

CPN-Maoist makes changes in 10-day strike KATHMANDU, NOV 08 – The alliance of 33-political parties led by the CPN-Maoist has made some changes in the 10-day nationwide general strike aimed at disrupting the November 19 Constituent Assembly (CA) polls. Earlier, … Continue reading

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Haitian police fire teargas at election protesters

December 5, 2010 Ten of the 19 presidential candidates marched through Haiti’s capital on Sunday to demand officials annul the elections. “We are here to protest. We want the elections annulled. There were no elections on the 28th,” said Charles … Continue reading

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Haiti rioters attack U.N. troops, one protester killed

Nov 16 (Reuters) – Protesters in Haiti, blaming United Nations troops for a cholera epidemic that has killed hundreds of people, attacked U.N. peacekeepers in two cities on Monday. One protester was shot dead in the clashes and six U.N. … Continue reading

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UN soldiers break up protest against mission’s yearly renewal in Haiti

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — U.N. peacekeepers clashed Friday with a small group of Haitians protesting the yearly renewal of the 12,000-member military and police force. About 60 protesters organized by labour, housing and other activist groups blocked the entrance to the … Continue reading

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Growing Protests As UN Attacks Haitian Refugee Camp

02 June 2010 Last week, the United Nations peacekeeping mission fired tear gas and rubber bullets into a crowded refugee camp, leaving at least six hospitalized and others suffering respiratory problems. Citizen organizations plan demonstrations for today, the sixth anniversary … Continue reading

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