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Large Pro-Bolsonaro Protests in Brazil Rattle Weary Nation

Large Pro-Bolsonaro Protests in Brazil Rattle Weary Nation

Large Pro-Bolsonaro Protests in Brazil Rattle Weary Nation Large Pro-Bolsonaro Protests in Brazil Rattle Weary Nation RIO DE JANEIRO — Beleaguered by declining poll numbers, a sputtering economy and judicial investigations, President Jair Bolsonaro called on his supporters to rally across the country on Tuesday, Brazil’s Independence Day, in a show of force critics fear could be a prelude to …

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Thailand Covid Failures Spur Angry New Protests

Thailand Covid Failures Spur Angry New Protests

Thailand Covid Failures Spur Angry New Protests Thailand Covid Failures Spur Angry New Protests BANGKOK — In air heavy with monsoonal pressure and discontent, the riot police in Bangkok unleashed rubber bullets and tear gas. Tanat Thanakitamnuay, the scion of a real estate family, stood on a truck, where he had been excoriating Thailand’s leaders for their bungled response to …

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Myanmar’s Monks, Leaders of Past Protests, Are Divided Over the Coup

Myanmar’s Monks, Leaders of Past Protests, Are Divided Over the Coup

Myanmar’s Monks, Leaders of Past Protests, Are Divided Over the Coup Myanmar’s Monks, Leaders of Past Protests, Are Divided Over the Coup Day after day, despite a raging pandemic and the threat of snipers’ bullets, a small band of Buddhist monks in burgundy robes gathers in the city of Mandalay in Myanmar. Their acts of dissent last only a few …

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2021 March on Washington to cap summer of voting rights protests with biggest rallies yet

2021 March on Washington to cap summer of voting rights protests with biggest rallies yet 2021 March on Washington to cap summer of voting rights protests with biggest rallies yet The 2020 March on Washington followed a summer of uprisings against police violence and racism, steering towards a presidential election and efforts from the White House to undermine the votes …

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Taliban Quash Afghanistan Protests, Tightening Grip on Country

Taliban Quash Afghanistan Protests, Tightening Grip on Country

Taliban Quash Afghanistan Protests, Tightening Grip on Country Taliban Quash Afghanistan Protests, Tightening Grip on Country The Taliban cracked down on protests that erupted in at least four cities in Afghanistan on Thursday and rounded up opponents despite promises of amnesty, even as fearful workers stayed home and thousands of people continued a frenzied rush to leave the country. Even …

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Taliban Meet Protests in Afghanistan With Force

Taliban Meet Protests in Afghanistan With Force

Taliban Meet Protests in Afghanistan With Force Taliban Meet Protests in Afghanistan With Force The Taliban faced the first street protests on Wednesday against their takeover of Afghanistan, with demonstrations in at least two cities, even as they moved to form a new government. A public display of dissent in the northeastern city of Jalalabad was met by force. Taliban …

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Belarus Leader Lashes Out at the West, a Year After Crushing Protests

Belarus Leader Lashes Out at the West, a Year After Crushing Protests

Belarus Leader Lashes Out at the West, a Year After Crushing Protests Belarus Leader Lashes Out at the West, a Year After Crushing Protests The U.S. Treasury Department on Monday added 27 individuals and 17 entities to the list of those under sanctions, which drain the country’s export revenues. Last month, President Biden met with Svetlana Tikhanovskaya, Belarus’s unlikely opposition …

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9-Year-Old’s Death in Delhi Renews Protests Against Sexual Violence

9-Year-Old’s Death in Delhi Renews Protests Against Sexual Violence

9-Year-Old’s Death in Delhi Renews Protests Against Sexual Violence 9-Year-Old’s Death in Delhi Renews Protests Against Sexual Violence NEW DELHI — The grieving mother sat in protest on a busy road in India’s capital city and, undeterred by the heavy monsoon showers, repeated to anyone who would listen: Her only child, a 9-year-old girl, had gone out to fetch water …

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American Athletes Have Been Planning Protests for Weeks

American Athletes Have Been Planning Protests for Weeks

American Athletes Have Been Planning Protests for Weeks American Athletes Have Been Planning Protests for Weeks Raven Saunders, the American shot-putter who delivered the first political demonstration on the podium at the Tokyo Olympics when she raised her arms and crossed them in the shape of an X shortly after receiving her silver medal, said Monday that American athletes have …

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‘Terror’: Crackdown After Protests in Cuba Sends a Chilling Message

‘Terror’: Crackdown After Protests in Cuba Sends a Chilling Message

‘Terror’: Crackdown After Protests in Cuba Sends a Chilling Message ‘Terror’: Crackdown After Protests in Cuba Sends a Chilling Message The courage many Cubans showed when they poured into the streets two weeks ago, chanting “Down with the dictatorship!” and “We are not afraid!” has curdled into fear for many. Hundreds have been detained, the police have staked out the …

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