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Growing Pains actor Jeremy Miller slams co-star Kirk Cameron over California covid protests

Growing Pains actor Jeremy Miller slams co-star Kirk Cameron over California covid protests Growing Pains actor Jeremy Miller slams co-star Kirk Cameron over California covid protests Actor Jeremy Miller has called out his Growing Pains co-star Kirk Cameron for hosting maskless Christmas carolling protests in California. On Tuesday 22 December, Cameron and around 100 other people gathered in a car …

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George Floyd’s killing sparked mass protests – but did it change anything?

George Floyd’s killing help force national conversation

George Floyd’s killing sparked mass protests – but did it change anything? George Floyd’s killing sparked mass protests – but did it change anything? Y ou did not need to watch all of the more than eight minutes of footage, to realise this was extraordinary by any standard. For what felt like an age, Derek Chauvin, a 44-year-old white officer with the …

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Iran Executes Dissident Accused of Stoking Protests

Iran Executes Dissident Accused of Stoking Protests

Iran Executes Dissident Accused of Stoking Protests Iran Executes Dissident Accused of Stoking Protests Iran executed a dissident on Saturday after convicting him of encouraging a wave of antigovernment protests in 2017 through an opposition Telegram channel he ran from exile in France, Iranian news outlets reported. Ruhollah Zam ran Amad News, a popular channel on the messaging platform Telegram, …

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Protests Erupt as South Korea’s Most Notorious Rapist Walks Free

Protests Erupt as South Korea’s Most Notorious Rapist Walks Free

Protests Erupt as South Korea’s Most Notorious Rapist Walks Free Protests Erupt as South Korea’s Most Notorious Rapist Walks Free SEOUL, South Korea — South Korea’s most infamous rapist was released on Saturday after serving 12 years in prison, sparking angry demonstrations and anonymous death threats that led to an increased police presence outside the predator’s home. Protesters gathered outside …

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‘On Social Media, There Are Thousands’: In Cuba, Internet Fuels Rare Protests

‘On Social Media, There Are Thousands’: In Cuba, Internet Fuels Rare Protests

‘On Social Media, There Are Thousands’: In Cuba, Internet Fuels Rare Protests ‘On Social Media, There Are Thousands’: In Cuba, Internet Fuels Rare Protests What started as anger over the arrests morphed into conversations among the artists about their frustration with limits to free expression on the island. They commiserated over their fear of government censorship or outright repression because …

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In Poland, Protests Over Abortion Ban Could Revolutionize Politics

In Poland, Protests Over Abortion Ban Could Revolutionize Politics

In Poland, Protests Over Abortion Ban Could Revolutionize Politics In Poland, Protests Over Abortion Ban Could Revolutionize Politics Women have been at the heart of a protest movement that has grown and battled on Poland’s streets since October, sparked by a court decision to ban most abortions. But this was never just a one-issue protest. Something deeper is going on, …

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Protests Over Security Bill in France Draw Tens of Thousands

Protests Over Security Bill in France Draw Tens of Thousands

Protests Over Security Bill in France Draw Tens of Thousands Protests Over Security Bill in France Draw Tens of Thousands PARIS — Tens of thousands of people took to the streets across France on Saturday to protest a security bill that would restrict sharing images of police officers and strengthen government surveillance tools, the latest sign that anger over recent …

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Manchester rent strike: Students given refund after weeks of protests over coronavirus treatment

University of Manchester students leave the Owens Park Tower after a two-week occupation

Manchester rent strike: Students given refund after weeks of protests over coronavirus treatment Manchester rent strike: Students given refund after weeks of protests over coronavirus treatment Students living in Manchester University’s halls of residences will be given 30 per cent of their rent back following weeks of protests about their treatment during the coronavirus crisis. Thousands of freshers at the …

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Amid Thailand’s Protests, a Feared Tool to Protect the Monarchy Returns

Amid Thailand’s Protests, a Feared Tool to Protect the Monarchy Returns

Amid Thailand’s Protests, a Feared Tool to Protect the Monarchy Returns Amid Thailand’s Protests, a Feared Tool to Protect the Monarchy Returns The robust criticism, particularly from Thailand’s youth, has appalled royalists and left Mr. Prayuth, a retired general who justified the 2014 coup as necessary to protect the monarchy, contending with a rapidly shifting landscape. “Any defamation law depends …

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Deadly Protests Erupt in Uganda After Arrest of 2 Opposition Figures

Deadly Protests Erupt in Uganda After Arrest of 2 Opposition Figures

Deadly Protests Erupt in Uganda After Arrest of 2 Opposition Figures Deadly Protests Erupt in Uganda After Arrest of 2 Opposition Figures NAIROBI, Kenya — Seven people were killed and 45 others wounded as violent demonstrations broke out across Uganda on Wednesday, the police said, after two presidential candidates were arrested while trying to campaign ahead of a highly anticipated …

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