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Workers Join Belarus Protests, as Leader’s Base Turns Against Him

Workers Join Belarus Protests, as Leader’s Base Turns Against Him

Workers Join Belarus Protests, as Leader’s Base Turns Against Him Workers Join Belarus Protests, as Leader’s Base Turns Against Him MINSK, Belarus — The popular uprising against President Aleksandr G. Lukashenko of Belarus entered a new phase on Friday as protests spread at the state-run factories at the core of his political base. In one of the most dramatic demonstrations, …

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Belarus Protests: What You Need to Know

Belarus Protests: What You Need to Know

Belarus Protests: What You Need to Know Belarus Protests: What You Need to Know After the longtime president of Belarus, Aleksandr G. Lukashenko, claimed 80 percent of the vote on Sunday in what many Western governments said was a sham election, protesters across the country have been met with a fierce police crackdown as the government tries to maintain its …

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Protests Take On Thai Monarchy, Despite Laws Banning Such Criticism

Protests Take On Thai Monarchy, Despite Laws Banning Such Criticism

Protests Take On Thai Monarchy, Despite Laws Banning Such Criticism Protests Take On Thai Monarchy, Despite Laws Banning Such Criticism BANGKOK — The plainclothes men showed up late at night near Thammasat University in Bangkok, casing out the residence where the student activist slept. On Thursday morning, Panusaya Sithijirawattanakul went to her sociology class, called her mother and waited for …

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Belarus Protests: Mass Beatings, Detentions as President Clings to Power

Belarus Protests: Mass Beatings, Detentions as President Clings to Power

Belarus Protests: Mass Beatings, Detentions as President Clings to Power Belarus Protests: Mass Beatings, Detentions as President Clings to Power MINSK, Belarus — Accounts of violent beatings of protesters and brutal mass detentions mounted in Belarus on Thursday as the country’s embattled president, Aleksandr G. Lukashenko, deployed brute force to cling to power. Widespread protests against Mr. Lukashenko, an authoritarian …

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Belarus Election: Svetlana Tikhanovskaya Flees Country Amid Protests

Belarus Election: Svetlana Tikhanovskaya Flees Country Amid Protests

Belarus Election: Svetlana Tikhanovskaya Flees Country Amid Protests Belarus Election: Svetlana Tikhanovskaya Flees Country Amid Protests MINSK, Belarus — The main opponent of Aleksandr G. Lukashenko, the embattled president of Belarus, left the country early Tuesday as organizers of the biggest antigovernment protests in its post-Soviet history called for a general strike. Svetlana Tikhanovskaya, who ran for president in Sunday’s …

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Belarus’s Aleksandr Lukashenko Vows to Crush Election Protests

Belarus’s Aleksandr Lukashenko Vows to Crush Election Protests

Belarus’s Aleksandr Lukashenko Vows to Crush Election Protests Belarus’s Aleksandr Lukashenko Vows to Crush Election Protests MINSK, Belarus — The embattled president of Belarus, Aleksandr G. Lukashenko, on Monday claimed a landslide victory in elections this weekend and vowed to crush the protests that have presented the biggest popular challenge he has faced in his 26 years of authoritarian rule. …

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After Beirut Explosion, Protests Erupt as Lebanon’s Anger Boils Over

After Beirut Explosion, Protests Erupt as Lebanon's Anger Boils Over

After Beirut Explosion, Protests Erupt as Lebanon’s Anger Boils Over After Beirut Explosion, Protests Erupt as Lebanon’s Anger Boils Over BEIRUT, Lebanon — Clashes between demonstrators and security forces raged near Lebanon’s Parliament on Saturday at a protest fueled by the vast public anger over the death and destruction caused by a huge explosion in Beirut’s port this week. Many …

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Republicans falsely claim that killer of Oakland police officer was involved in racial justice protests

Republicans falsely claim that killer of Oakland police officer was involved in racial justice protests

Republicans falsely claim that killer of Oakland police officer was involved in racial justice protests Republicans falsely claim that killer of Oakland police officer was involved in racial justice protests The Independent employs reporters around the world to bring you truly independent journalism. To support us, please consider a contribution. Trump administration officials and Republicans in Congress are continuing to suggest …

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Zimbabwe Locks Down Capital, Thwarting Planned Protests

Zimbabwe Locks Down Capital, Thwarting Planned Protests

Zimbabwe Locks Down Capital, Thwarting Planned Protests Zimbabwe Locks Down Capital, Thwarting Planned Protests HARARE, Zimbabwe — When Robert Mugabe was ousted as president of Zimbabwe in a coup in 2017, many in the country hoped for an end to the repression and mismanagement that had characterized his 37 years in office. But when protesters tried to gather on Friday …

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Trump news live: Latest US 2020 election updates as president plans to send more agents nationwide amid crackdown on protests

Trump news live: Latest US 2020 election updates as president plans to send more agents nationwide amid crackdown on protests

Trump news live: Latest US 2020 election updates as president plans to send more agents nationwide amid crackdown on protests Trump news live: Latest US 2020 election updates as president plans to send more agents nationwide amid crackdown on protests Five states see record Covid deaths as Latinos hit hard in California  All this and we’ve barely talked about the …

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