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Opposition Leaders Address Moscow Protest

July 20, 2019           |                                       

More than 10,000 people have gathered in Moscow to protest against the controversial ban of some opposition candidates from Moscow city-council elections set for September. The July 20 rally was addressed by leading figures of the Russian nonparliamentary opposition. Originally published at – https://www.rferl.org/a/opposition-leaders-address-moscow-protest/30066593.html

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Kazakh Mothers Clash With Police Outside President’s Offices

July 12, 2019           |                                       

Kazakh mothers seeking better social support from the government clashed with police as they tried to protest in front of the president’s offices. Originally published at – https://www.rferl.org/a/30052611.html

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Kazakh Mothers Clash With Police Outside President’s Offices

July 12, 2019           |                                       

Kazakh mothers seeking better social support from the government clashed with police as they tried to protest in front of the president’s offices. Originally published at – https://www.rferl.org/a/30052611.html

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Kazakh Mothers Clash With Police Outside President’s Offices

July 12, 2019           |                                       

Kazakh mothers seeking better social support from the government clashed with police as they tried to protest in front of the president’s offices. Originally published at – https://www.rferl.org/a/30052611.html

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Kazakh Mothers Clash With Police Outside President’s Offices

July 12, 2019           |                                       

Kazakh mothers seeking better social support from the government clashed with police as they tried to protest in front of the president’s offices. Originally published at – https://www.rferl.org/a/30052611.html

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Kazakh Mothers Clash With Police Outside President’s Offices

July 12, 2019           |                                       

Kazakh mothers seeking better social support from the government clashed with police as they tried to protest in front of the president’s offices. Originally published at – https://www.rferl.org/a/30052611.html

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State-Approved Rally Held In Moscow In Support Of Free Media

June 16, 2019           |                                       

Hundreds gathered in Moscow on June 16 to protest against violations of media freedom. The officially sanctioned rally was organized in reaction to the detention of investigative journalist Ivan Golunov on a controversial drug charge, which was eventually dropped on June 11. Originally published at – https://www.rferl.org/a/state-approved-rally-held-in-moscow-in-support-of-free-media/30002417.html

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When James Carroll learned that the U.S. was sending B-52 bombers to the Persian Gulf he was swamped by memories of one anti-Vietnam war protest in particular. By James Carroll TomDispatch.com Earlier this month, the USS Abraham Lincoln carrier strike group — the massive aircraft carrier itself with its dozens of warplanes and thousands of […]

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Georgian Police Clash With Protesters Fighting Power Plant’s Construction In Pankisi

April 22, 2019           |                                       

Police clashed with local residents who had gathered to protest the construction of a hydropower plant in Georgia’s northeastern Pankisi Gorge on April 21. The protesters threw stones at the police, who used tear gas and rubber bullets. Dozens of injuries were reported on both sides. Originally published at – https://www.rferl.org/a/georgia-pankisi-gorge-protests-hydropower-plant/29896257.html

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Femen Activist In Topless Protest Against Zelenskiy

April 21, 2019           |                                       

A Femen activist staged a topless protest outside a polling station in Kyiv where candidate Volodymyr Zelenskiy had cast his ballot in the April 21 presidential runoff vote. Zelenskiy is a comedic actor who portrays Ukraine’s president on TV but has no real political experience. The woman warned voters that a Zelenskiy presidency could end […]

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The idea of making a different type of seder came about because of my discomfort with a ceremony that in many ways glorifies many unattractive aspects of American Jewish culture and also serves as a justification for the Israeli dispossession and suppression of the Palestinian people and their culture. Passover now appears to me to […]

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Hundreds Starve Themselves for Peace in Turkey

April 4, 2019           |                                       

In the early months of 2019, hundreds of Kurds around the world implemented a hunger strike to protest the ongoing assaults they face at the hands of the Turkish government. An article by Dougie Gerrard for RedPepper explains how Leyla Güven, a member of the Turkish Parliament, started this strike. Güven began starving herself after […]

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Only the Struggle Matters

April 1, 2019           |                                       

PARIS—In the small chapel to the right at the entrance of the neoclassical Church of Saint-Sulpice is a large mural by Eugène Delacroix. The painter, at the end of his career and suffering from the tuberculous laryngitis that would soon kill him, depicted a story from Genesis. “Jacob is travelling with the flocks and other […]

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