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Myanmar Protests, and Killings, Continue

Myanmar Protests, and Killings, Continue

Myanmar Protests, and Killings, Continue Myanmar Protests, and Killings, Continue The Myanmar military’s bloody crackdown on the nationwide resistance to its rule showed no sign of easing on Sunday, with a human rights group reporting that the death toll across the country had passed 700. The security forces killed 82 people in a single city on Friday, according to the …

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Myanmar Soldiers, Aiming to Silence Coup Protests, Target Journalists

Myanmar Soldiers, Aiming to Silence Coup Protests, Target Journalists

Myanmar Soldiers, Aiming to Silence Coup Protests, Target Journalists Myanmar Soldiers, Aiming to Silence Coup Protests, Target Journalists Ten days after seizing power in Myanmar, the generals issued their first command to journalists: Stop using the words “coup,” “regime” and “junta” to describe the military’s takeover of the government. Few reporters heeded the Orwellian directive, and the junta embraced a …

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Pimlico Academy bows to student pressure to reform ‘discriminatory’ uniform policy after protests

Pimlico Academy bows to student pressure to reform ‘discriminatory’ uniform policy after protests Pimlico Academy bows to student pressure to reform ‘discriminatory’ uniform policy after protests A secondary school has been forced to roll back changes to its uniform policy after anger and protest from students who complained the measures discriminated against ethnic minority pupils. Students at Pimlico Academy in …

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At Least 10 Killed in Protests Against Modi’s Visit to Bangladesh

At Least 10 Killed in Protests Against Modi’s Visit to Bangladesh

At Least 10 Killed in Protests Against Modi’s Visit to Bangladesh At Least 10 Killed in Protests Against Modi’s Visit to Bangladesh DHAKA, Bangladesh — At least 10 people were killed and dozens injured in protests against a visit by Prime Minister Narendra Modi of India to Bangladesh as part of celebrations for the country’s 50th anniversary. Clashes between protesters …

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Modi’s Visit to Bangladesh Sets Off Violent Protests

Modi’s Visit to Bangladesh Sets Off Violent Protests

Modi’s Visit to Bangladesh Sets Off Violent Protests Modi’s Visit to Bangladesh Sets Off Violent Protests DHAKA, Bangladesh — At least four people were killed and dozens injured in violent protests in Bangladesh on Friday, set off by the arrival of Prime Minister Narendra Modi of India to mark 50 years since Bangladesh gained independence. The deaths occurred in the …

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What Are the ‘Kill the Bill’ Protests in Britain All About?

What Are the ‘Kill the Bill’ Protests in Britain All About?

What Are the ‘Kill the Bill’ Protests in Britain All About? What Are the ‘Kill the Bill’ Protests in Britain All About? “Kill the bill!” That has been the refrain echoing in streets across Britain in recent weeks as protesters demand a rethinking of a sweeping crime bill that would give the police more power to deal with nonviolent demonstrations. …

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Myanmar Coup Protests Show No Sign of Waning, Despite Killings

Myanmar Coup Protests Show No Sign of Waning, Despite Killings

Myanmar Coup Protests Show No Sign of Waning, Despite Killings Myanmar Coup Protests Show No Sign of Waning, Despite Killings Soldiers and police officers shot and killed at least 51 people in Myanmar over the weekend, as they pressed their campaign of attrition against protesters who have defied them in cities and towns across the country. Despite weeks of killings …

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Reporter arrested while on assignment covering George Floyd protests acquitted of all charges

Reporter arrested while on assignment covering George Floyd protests acquitted of all charges

Reporter arrested while on assignment covering George Floyd protests acquitted of all charges Reporter arrested while on assignment covering George Floyd protests acquitted of all charges Andrea Sahouri, a reporter for the Des Moines Register who was arrested covering protests sparked by the death of George Floyd, was acquitted on Wednesday of the charges she continued to face amid outcry …

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Senegal Erupts in Protests, With a Rape Charge Only the Spark

Senegal Erupts in Protests, With a Rape Charge Only the Spark

Senegal Erupts in Protests, With a Rape Charge Only the Spark Senegal Erupts in Protests, With a Rape Charge Only the Spark DAKAR, Senegal — The most widespread demonstrations in Senegal in years continued for the third day on Friday, an expression of anger at the president, Macky Sall, and outrage at the arrest of the country’s leading opposition figure, …

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In Myanmar Protests, Women Are on the Front Lines

In Myanmar Protests, Women Are on the Front Lines

In Myanmar Protests, Women Are on the Front Lines In Myanmar Protests, Women Are on the Front Lines Ma Kyal Sin loved taekwondo, spicy food and a good red lipstick. She adopted the English name Angel, and her father hugged her goodbye when she went out on the streets of Mandalay, in central Myanmar, to join the crowds peacefully protesting …

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