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Inside Myanmar’s Army: ‘They See Protesters as Criminals’

Inside Myanmar’s Army: ‘They See Protesters as Criminals’

Inside Myanmar’s Army: ‘They See Protesters as Criminals’ Inside Myanmar’s Army: ‘They See Protesters as Criminals’ Capt. Tun Myat Aung leaned over the hot pavement in Yangon, Myanmar’s largest city, and picked up bullet casings. Nausea crept into his throat. The shells, he knew, meant that rifles had been used, real bullets fired at real people. That night, in early …

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As Europe’s Lockdowns Drag on, Police and Protesters Clash More

As Europe’s Lockdowns Drag on, Police and Protesters Clash More

As Europe’s Lockdowns Drag on, Police and Protesters Clash More As Europe’s Lockdowns Drag on, Police and Protesters Clash More LONDON — In Bristol, an English college town where the pubs are usually packed with students, there were fiery clashes between police and protesters. In Kassel, a German city known for its ambitious contemporary art festival, the police unleashed pepper …

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U.K. Police Bill Protesters Turn Violent at Bristol Rally

U.K. Police Bill Protesters Turn Violent at Bristol Rally

U.K. Police Bill Protesters Turn Violent at Bristol Rally U.K. Police Bill Protesters Turn Violent at Bristol Rally Violent protests erupted Sunday night in the British city of Bristol over a proposed police and crime bill that would create sweeping new restrictions on protests and grant broad new powers to the police. Video from the scene showed a police vehicle …

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Myanmar Protesters Answer Military’s Bullets With an Economic Shutdown

Myanmar Protesters Answer Military’s Bullets With an Economic Shutdown

Myanmar Protesters Answer Military’s Bullets With an Economic Shutdown Myanmar Protesters Answer Military’s Bullets With an Economic Shutdown Bank tellers’ windows are gathering dust. Cargo at the port sits uncollected. And in grand government ministries in Naypyidaw, the capital of Myanmar, stacks of documents are curling in the humidity. There are few people to process all the paperwork. Since the …

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Protesters Occupy French Theaters, Demanding Reopening

Protesters Occupy French Theaters, Demanding Reopening

Protesters Occupy French Theaters, Demanding Reopening Protesters Occupy French Theaters, Demanding Reopening When the government announced new coronavirus measures in the fall, it banned public performances but said theaters would reopen Dec. 15. That plan was scrapped when a target of bringing new case numbers under 5,000 a day was missed. “Since December, we’ve had absolutely no visibility about what …

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EXPLAINER: Why Senegal protesters are clashing with police African Protesters Explainer French Shops

EXPLAINER: Why Senegal protesters are clashing with police African Protesters Explainer French Shops

EXPLAINER: Why Senegal protesters are clashing with police African Protesters Explainer French Shops EXPLAINER: Why Senegal protesters are clashing with police African Protesters Explainer French Shops Deadly protests have erupted over the past week in the West African nation of Senegal, long considered a bastion of democracy and a regional leader on diplomacy issues. Anti-government protesters have set supermarkets ablaze …

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Protesters and Police Clash in Paraguay Amid Anger Over Pandemic Response

Protesters and Police Clash in Paraguay Amid Anger Over Pandemic Response

Protesters and Police Clash in Paraguay Amid Anger Over Pandemic Response Protesters and Police Clash in Paraguay Amid Anger Over Pandemic Response ASUNCIÓN, Paraguay — Protesters clashed with the police in Paraguay’s capital, Asunción, late on Friday as anger over the government’s handling of the coronavirus crisis boiled onto the streets and forced the resignation of the country’s top health …

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More Protesters Are Killed in Myanmar as Crackdown Escalates

More Protesters Are Killed in Myanmar as Crackdown Escalates

More Protesters Are Killed in Myanmar as Crackdown Escalates More Protesters Are Killed in Myanmar as Crackdown Escalates At least four people were shot and killed during protests in Myanmar on Sunday, as the military began what appeared to be its toughest crackdown yet on the daily demonstrations against its month-old coup. As large protests took place across the country, …

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Ron Johnson defends pro-Trump protesters who stormed the Capitol

Ron Johnson defends pro-Trump protesters who stormed the Capitol

Ron Johnson defends pro-Trump protesters who stormed the Capitol Ron Johnson defends pro-Trump protesters who stormed the Capitol At a high-profile hearing on the insurrection at the US Capitol, Senator Ron Johnson on Tuesday claimed the mood of pro-Trump protesters who eventually stormed the Capitol had been “festive” before police fired a tear gas canister at them. The Wisconsin Republican …

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Myanmar Police Open Fire on Protesters, Killing 2

Myanmar Police Open Fire on Protesters, Killing 2

Myanmar Police Open Fire on Protesters, Killing 2 Myanmar Police Open Fire on Protesters, Killing 2 The police in Myanmar opened fire on protesters in the city of Mandalay on Saturday, killing two people and wounding dozens, according to witnesses. The shootings occurred as the authorities were trying to force workers back to their jobs at a local shipyard. They …

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