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MEXICO POLITICS: Protesters Block Goldcorp’s Top Peñasquito Mine in Mexico

MEXICO POLITICS: Protesters Block Goldcorp’s Top Peñasquito Mine in Mexico

The entrances to the Peñasquito mine have been occupied since Thursday by protesters who demand the company make good on a commitment to supply nearby communities with water, said Felipe Pinedo, a leader of the protesters.

Pinedo said the protesters were only allowing workers to leave the mine, which is located in northern Zacatecas state and last year produced 465,000 ounces of gold.

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USA POLITICS: Steve Bannon Greeted By Protesters at Hong Kong

USA POLITICS: Steve Bannon Greeted By Protesters at Hong Kong

“No Bannon, no racism,” chanted the group of about 15 demonstrators, who also held up a large black banner carrying the words, “Nazis are not welcome here”.

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ARGENTINA POLITICS: Activists vs Police: 27 Protesters Detained, 17 Injured

ARGENTINA POLITICS: Activists vs Police: 27 Protesters Detained, 17 Injured

The protesters were asking authorities do more to find Maldonado who travelled to Argentina’s far south to protest the eviction of an indigenous group from lands owned by Italian clothing company, Benetton.

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USA POLITICS: Police Arrrest Rep. Luis Gutiérrez, 30 Other Protesters Outside White House For Protesting Agaist Trump Immigrant Policy

USA POLITICS: Police Arrrest Rep. Luis Gutiérrez, 30 Other Protesters Outside White House For Protesting Agaist Trump Immigrant Policy

Rep. Luis Gutiérrez (D-Ill.) said, “The same values that I inculcated in my daughters, that my wife and I raised them, [Dreamers] are an example and exemplify them. Their dreams are just like my kids’ dreams.”

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KENYA POLITICS: Chris Msando Murdered! Kenyans Demanding Speedy Probe

KENYA POLITICS: Chris Msando Murdered! Kenyans Demanding Speedy Probe

Chris Msando, the election board’s head of information, communication and technology, was found murdered on Monday. He had been tortured before he was killed. “This is not the time to allow a tragedy such as this to divide us, to turn brother against brother.” Kenya President Uhuru Kenyatta said.

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VENEZUELA POLITICS: Protesters Banned, Opposition Remains Defiant Ahead of Vote

VENEZUELA POLITICS: Protesters Banned, Opposition Remains Defiant Ahead of Vote

Venezuela’s government has banned street protests as the opposition has called for massive rallies ahead of a vote this weekend to elect a congress to rewrite the constitution.

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SAUDI ARABIA POLITICS: 14 Anti-Government Protesters to be Beheaded Including Michigan-Bound Student

SAUDI ARABIA POLITICS: 14 Anti-Government Protesters to be Beheaded Including Michigan-Bound Student

“King Salman’s signature is now all that stands between them and their execution,” Samah Hadid, of Amnesty International’s Middle East group said.

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VENEZUELA POLITICS: 100th Day of Protests: ‘I Continue to Rebel Against Tyranny’: Protester

VENEZUELA POLITICS: 100th Day of Protests: ‘I Continue to Rebel Against Tyranny’: Protester

Unrest in Venezuela was aggravated in early April after the Supreme Court decided to annul the powers of the opposition-controlled parliament

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UK POLITICS: ‘Day of Rage’: Protesters Call on Theresa May to Resign

UK POLITICS: ‘Day of Rage’: Protesters Call on Theresa May to Resign

“May must go” and “Justice in, Tories out,” the protesters also demanded justice for the people who lost their loved ones and their homes in the Grenfell Tower fire that killed at least 79 people last week.

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UK POLITICS: Police Rushed Theresa May Away as Protesters Shouted ‘Shame on You, We Want Justice’

UK POLITICS: Police Rushed Theresa May Away as Protesters Shouted ‘Shame on You, We Want Justice’

Protesters stormed the local town hall chanting: “We want justice.” London Mayor Sadiq Khan wrote to May on Friday, saying residents felt enraged.

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VENEZUELA POLITICS: Protesters Stage Violent Rally

VENEZUELA POLITICS: Protesters Stage Violent Rally

Anti-government protesters have clashed with police in Venezuela’s capital, Caracas, as unrest continues in the Latin American country.

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PALESTINE POLITICS: Israeli Protesters Support Palestinian State, Urge End to Occupation

PALESTINE POLITICS: Israeli Protesters Support Palestinian State, Urge End to Occupation

“The time has come to prove to the Israelis, the Palestinians and the entire world that an important segment of the Israeli population is opposed to occupation,” said Peace Now head Avi Buskila.

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BAHRAIN POLITICS: Bahraini Protesters Defy Manama’s Warning

BAHRAIN POLITICS: Bahraini Protesters Defy Manama’s Warning

Amnesty International has called for an independent probe into Manama’s use of “excessive force” against “peaceful” Bahraini protesters in Diraz.

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IVORY COAST POLITICS: Protesters Wounded By Gunfire at Anti-Mutiny March

IVORY COAST POLITICS: Protesters Wounded By Gunfire at Anti-Mutiny March

The mutiny began in Bouake and spread quickly to other cities and towns, mirroring an uprising by the same group in January that paralysed parts of Ivory Coast.

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SOUTH AFRICA POLITICS: Fourth Day Police, Protesters Clash Over Housing Demands

SOUTH AFRICA POLITICS: Fourth Day Police, Protesters Clash Over Housing Demands

“The law will reign at the end of the day,” South Africa Police Minister Fikile Mbalula said on Eye Witness News service.

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SOUTH AFRICA POLITICS: Opposition Protesters to Zuma: Quit!

SOUTH AFRICA POLITICS: Opposition Protesters to Zuma: Quit!

Over 30,000 people marched in Pretoria calling on President Jacob Zuma to quit. Zuma, who turned 75 on Wednesday, has survived previous protests.

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VENEZUELA POLITICS: Protesters Take to Streets After Key Politician Banned From Office

VENEZUELA POLITICS: Protesters Take to Streets After Key Politician Banned From Office

Thousands of people, some carrying signs reading “No to dictatorship!” and “Capriles for President,” took part in marches against the unpopular leftist government of President Nicolas Maduro.

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AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Ayaan Hirsi Ali Takes Center Stage Against Protesters Who Prevented Her Visit to Australia

AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Ayaan Hirsi Ali Takes Center Stage Against Protesters Who Prevented Her Visit to Australia

“Today you have this horrible alliance between the far left and the Islamists and they’re using the modern media tool to shut people like me out by smearing us,” Ms Hirsi Ali said.

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RUSSIA POLITICS: Kremlin Rejects US, EU Calls to Free Detained Opposition Protesters

RUSSIA POLITICS: Kremlin Rejects US, EU Calls to Free Detained Opposition Protesters

Medvedev’s spokeswoman has called corruption allegations against him “propagandistic attacks,” saying they amount to pre-election posturing by Navalny, who hopes to run against Putin next year.

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USA POLITICS: Trump Supporters Clash With Counter-Protesters, California March Turns Violent

USA POLITICS: Trump Supporters Clash With Counter-Protesters, California March Turns Violent

“There are a lot of angry groups protesting and we thought it was important to show our support,” said Peter Boykin, president of Gays for Trump, who helped organize Saturday’s rally in Washington.

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