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Elder marches for inquiry

by Derek Cornet

After reading media reports that included a photo of 15-year-old Tina Fontaine of Winnipeg – whose body was found wrapped in a bag in the Red River Aug. 459 more words

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The protest of Bafg mine workers continue

September 2, 2014

It is 15th day that the protest of five thousands of Bafg mine workers continues. During the protest police arrest 7 more workers which reached the total arrest workers to nine. 203 more words

Water meter installations to take place in the coming weeks

The installation of water meters will commence in the area in the coming weeks, according to Irish Water.

The news came ahead of a non-political protest at the Market Square this morning against the implementation of water charges at the end of next month. 98 more words

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No Matter What Beijing Says, Hong Kong Is Ready for Full Democracy

In the crowd that gathered on July 1, 2014, to celebrate the anniversary of Hong Kong’s return to Chinese sovereignty, Nicholas stood out. The group at government headquarters that day was heavy on umbrella-wielding old-timers; they moved in packs and wore matching T-shirts, like visitors from out of town. 837 more words

Democracy for Hong Kong: Unyielding | The Economist

PRO-DEMOCRACY activists announced the start of a “new era of civil disobedience” on the night of August 31st, after China’s top legislature laid down restrictive guidelines… 202 more words

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U.S. Embassy Islamabad Issues Security Message on Ongoing Violent Protests in Pakistan

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We were happy to say goodbye to Awful August but here we are in September and our unsettled times continue its march. 564 more words

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Fast-food workers plan nationwide protest Thursday

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) — The campaign to get fast-food workers paid at least $15 a hour resumes later this week.

Union organizers say workers will walk off their jobs Thursday in 150 cities nationwide. 483 more words

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