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Dutch Police Clash With Protesters Denouncing Lockdown Measures

Dutch Police Clash With Protesters Denouncing Lockdown Measures

Dutch Police Clash With Protesters Denouncing Lockdown Measures Dutch Police Clash With Protesters Denouncing Lockdown Measures Thousands of people, some throwing fireworks and stones, joined an unauthorized protest against the Dutch government’s coronavirus restrictions in Amsterdam on Sunday, and riot police officers used water cannons, batons, attack dogs and horses to disperse the crowd. Around a hundred were arrested, according …

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Hong Kong Protesters to Seek Asylum in U.S.

Hong Kong Protesters to Seek Asylum in U.S.

Hong Kong Protesters to Seek Asylum in U.S. Hong Kong Protesters to Seek Asylum in U.S. Last July, five young men boarded a recreational boat in a remote harbor in Hong Kong. They passed through waters patrolled by the Chinese authorities and headed east, across the South China Sea. When they neared Taiwan, they cut off their motor, hoping to …

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Protesters Given Prison Terms for Beating Reporter at Hong Kong Airport

Protesters Given Prison Terms for Beating Reporter at Hong Kong Airport

Protesters Given Prison Terms for Beating Reporter at Hong Kong Airport Protesters Given Prison Terms for Beating Reporter at Hong Kong Airport HONG KONG — A Hong Kong court on Friday sentenced two men and one woman to several years in prison for assaulting a Chinese state media reporter during a protest that paralyzed the territory’s international airport in 2019. …

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Capitol Rioters Walked Away. Climate Protesters Saw a Double Standard.

Capitol Rioters Walked Away. Climate Protesters Saw a Double Standard.

Capitol Rioters Walked Away. Climate Protesters Saw a Double Standard. Capitol Rioters Walked Away. Climate Protesters Saw a Double Standard. The relatively small number of arrests after a mob stormed the Capitol left many environmental activists shaken on Thursday — and wanting answers. Why did so many people who brought destruction into the home of American democracy simply walk away …

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Hong Kong Protesters Who Fled by Boat Are Sentenced to Prison in China

Hong Kong Protesters Who Fled by Boat Are Sentenced to Prison in China

Hong Kong Protesters Who Fled by Boat Are Sentenced to Prison in China Hong Kong Protesters Who Fled by Boat Are Sentenced to Prison in China HONG KONG — A group of Hong Kong protesters who were arrested by the Chinese authorities while fleeing the city by speedboat were sentenced by a mainland court to between seven months and three …

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Protesters attack police with pepper spray as they try to storm Oregon capitol

<p>Law enforcement officers and right-wing protesters clash outside the Oregon State Capitol</p>

Protesters attack police with pepper spray as they try to storm Oregon capitol Protesters attack police with pepper spray as they try to storm Oregon capitol Anti-lockdown protesters who swarmed the Oregon state capitol were pushed out by police as bear spray and pepper balls flew between the two factions. About 300 members of the Proud Boys, Patriot Prayer and …

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Pete Davidson roasts Staten Island Covid lockdown protesters: ‘They make us look like babies’

Pete Davidson on Weekend Update

Pete Davidson roasts Staten Island Covid lockdown protesters: ‘They make us look like babies’ Pete Davidson roasts Staten Island Covid lockdown protesters: ‘They make us look like babies’ The Saturday Night Live cast member joined Colin Jost (also a Staten Island native) on Saturday’s installment of Weekend Update to discuss the recent protests. Demonstrations took place last week after the …

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Protesters in Guatemala Set Fire to Congress Building Over Spending Cuts

Protesters in Guatemala Set Fire to Congress Building Over Spending Cuts

Protesters in Guatemala Set Fire to Congress Building Over Spending Cuts Protesters in Guatemala Set Fire to Congress Building Over Spending Cuts ANTIGUA, Guatemala — Thousands of protesters took to the streets in Guatemala’s capital on Saturday, setting fire to the nation’s congressional building in a show of anger over a budget bill passed this week that cut funding for …

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AP PHOTOS: A look at dueling protests over vote counting results U.S. Protesters AP Donald Trump

Election 2020 The Count Photo Gallery

AP PHOTOS: A look at dueling protests over vote counting results U.S. Protesters AP Donald Trump AP PHOTOS: A look at dueling protests over vote counting results U.S. Protesters AP Donald Trump As the U.S. waits for the full results of the presidential election, groups of protesters have demanded that ballot counting be stopped, while others are urging just the …

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Nigerian Forces Fire on Protesters

Nigerian Forces Fire on Protesters

Nigerian Forces Fire on Protesters Nigerian Forces Fire on Protesters LAGOS, Nigeria — Nigerian security forces opened fire Tuesday night at a demonstration in Lagos against police brutality, hitting several people according to witnesses, in a major escalation of the unrest that has gripped the country for two weeks. The extent of the casualties was unclear, but some witnesses reported …

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