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BRAZIL POLITICS: Brazilian Government to Lower Police Retirement Age After Violent Protest

BRAZIL POLITICS: Brazilian Government to Lower Police Retirement Age After Violent Protest

The violent clash, during which the guards used pepper spray and stun grenades to disperse the protesters, illustrated the unpopularity of the reform proposal that is central to President Michel Temer’s austerity agenda.

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BELARUS POLITICS: Belarussians Protest Tax on ‘Parasites’ Despite Concessions

BELARUS POLITICS: Belarussians Protest Tax on ‘Parasites’ Despite Concessions

Popularly known as the “tax on social parasites” it slaps a levy of $250 on those who work less than 183 days per year. Those officially registered unemployed are exempt but must do community service for $10 per month.

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ZIMBABWE POLITICS: Government to Pay Bonuses After Civil Servants Sit-In Protest

ZIMBABWE POLITICS: Government to Pay Bonuses After Civil Servants Sit-In Protest

“The issue we were clamoring for, which is the cash payment of bonuses, has been accepted,” said Raymond Majongwe, Progressive Teachers Union of Zimbabwe.

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NIGERIA POLITICS: Beset Political Woes, Nigerians Protest for Change

NIGERIA POLITICS: Beset Political Woes, Nigerians Protest for Change

Nigerians marched through the streets of Lagos calling for a change of government on Monday, a rare show of public dissent that reflected mounting anger over an absentee president and a sputtering economy.

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AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Thousands Protest Trump As ‘Sister Marches’ Begin in Australia And New Zealand

AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Thousands Protest Trump As ‘Sister Marches’ Begin in Australia And New Zealand

Thousands of protesters in Australia and New Zealand on Saturday joined the first of hundreds of womens’ marches organized around the world in a show of disapproval of U.S. President Donald Trump as he began his first day in office.

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USA POLITICS: Dakota Pipeline Protest Takes Center Stage

USA POLITICS: Dakota Pipeline Protest Takes Center Stage

The protest camp’s numbers swelled in recent days as hundreds of U.S. veterans joined the protesters.

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NORTHERN IRELAND: Belfast Protest Ends, Police Let Parade Pass

NORTHERN IRELAND: Belfast Protest Ends, Police Let Parade Pass

Irish nationalist party Sinn Fein described the agreement as heralding a “new era of peace building” in North Belfast.

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VENEZUELA: Political Doubt Mounts Ahead Of Protest

VENEZUELA: Political Doubt Mounts Ahead Of Protest

“They are seeking to reach a critical mass that will renew the acts of violence, as I am certain they have a plan B,” Jorge Rodriguez said.

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AFGHANISTAN: Hazara’s Protest: 80 Deaths, 200 Wounded By Islamic State Bombs

AFGHANISTAN: Hazara’s Protest: 80 Deaths, 200 Wounded By Islamic State Bombs

Bloodied survivors were dragged clear for help, others walked around dazed or screaming. The attack was the deadliest to hit Kabul in 15 years of civil war.

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USA: Ieshia Evans Baton Rouge Protest: The Iconic Arrest Photo

USA: Ieshia Evans Baton Rouge Protest: The Iconic Arrest Photo

“I want to get home to my son,” Ieshia Evans wrote on Facebook. “I’ve been through a lot.”

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KENYA: Willie Kimani Murder By Police Sparks Protest

KENYA: Willie Kimani Murder By Police Sparks Protest

Demonstrators carried a mock coffin emblazoned with the words “Stop extrajudicial killings.” Others wore T-shirts with the slogan “Stop police executions.”

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JAPAN: Thousands Protest US Bases On Okinawa After Japan Woman’s Murder

JAPAN: Thousands Protest US Bases On Okinawa After Japan Woman’s Murder

“Japan is part of Japan and when you hurt your little finger the whole body feels pain. I want Abe to feel Okinawa’s pain,” said Shigenori Tsuhako.

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FRANCE: Philippe Martinez Vows Protest Against Labour Law Reform

FRANCE: Philippe Martinez Vows Protest Against Labour Law Reform

“The government must stop throwing oil on the fire,” Philippe Martinez said.

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AUSTRALIA POLITICS: 2016 Election: Cathy O’Toole Hunted By Old Protest Photo

AUSTRALIA POLITICS: 2016 Election: Cathy O’Toole Hunted By Old Protest Photo

The image of Cathy O’Toole attending a rally outside the office of Coalition MP Ewen Jones.

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SOUTH AFRICA: 15 Students Arrested By Police For UKZN Protest

SOUTH AFRICA: 15 Students Arrested By Police For UKZN Protest

UKZN university spokesman Lesiba Seshoka said: “The [protesting] students, bearing sticks, threatened students and staff whilst in the course of their duties.

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OSUN STATE: All You Need To Know About The Protest

Comrade Adeniyi Sulaiman Alimi CSCEO Chairman explained that the group would not relent in its protest until Aregbesola is removed from office. Read more.

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