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Asia

Protests across Pakistan after far-right TLP leader arrested | Protests News

Protests began after Saad Rizvi, leader of the Tehreek-e-Labbaik Pakistan party, was arrested by police in Lahore. Islamabad, Pakistan –…

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Africa

One protester killed in Benin days before polls: Health official | Elections News

One person has been killed and six others have been wounded by gunfire in central Benin, according to a local…

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Latin America

Murder of woman in Kyrgyzstan triggers bride kidnapping protests | Politics News

Protesters call for interior minister’s resignation after the kidnapping and killing of 27-year-old Aizada Kanatbekova. Hundreds of people rallied in…

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Features

What do Russians really think of Putin and Navalny? | Government News

As Vladimir Putin’s most outspoken domestic critic, Alexey Navalny, who is currently serving a two-year-and-eight-month sentence in a Russian prison…

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Asia

Russia ups security at Navalny prison ahead of planned protest | Politics News

Allies of the Kremlin critic, who claims to be on hunger strike, prepare to demonstrate over an alleged lack of…

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Africa

‘Kill the bill’: Hundreds in UK protest against new crime law | Police News

Proposed bill would give police extra powers to curtail demonstrations, such as imposing time and noise limits. Hundreds of demonstrators…

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Latin America

Mapping major protests around the world | Hong Kong Protests News

Protest movements are on the rise worldwide amid deepening inequalities and job crises worsened by the continuing coronavirus pandemic. In…

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Africa

Myanmar: Five protesters explain why they will not give up | Military News

Hundreds of people have been killed in Myanmar amid an increasingly violent response to continuing protests calling on the military…

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Africa

Violent protests spread in Bangladesh after Modi visit | Narendra Modi News

At least a dozen people have been reported injured in clashes between police and demonstrators in Bangladesh, as violence spread…

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Latin America

Belarus police arrest more than 100, prevent opposition rally | Politics News

Police arrest more than 100 people as they gathered for fresh protests against President Alexander Lukashenko. Police in Belarus have…

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Europe

Dr Sasa: Army leaders ‘underestimate’ the people of Myanmar

Myanmar's UN envoy Dr Sasa and Special Rapporteur Tom Andrews on how to re-establish democratic rule in the country. Aj…

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Europe

Will civil disobedience turn into armed resistance in Myanmar?

We challenge the envoy for Myanmar’s ousted civilian government and discuss rising rates of femicide with Elif Shafak. Aj Europe

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Africa

Death toll in Myanmar’s post-coup crackdown surpasses 300 | Military News

Monitoring group says 320 people have been killed as military tries to suppress protests with many shot in the head.…

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Europe

Pandemic Evictions | Banks News

11:17 From: Fly on the Wall “You think this will never happen to you because supposedly you are middle class.…

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Africa

US to blacklist two Myanmar military-linked conglomerates: Report | Business and Economy News

The United States is planning to impose sanctions against two conglomerates controlled by Myanmar’s military over the generals’ February 1…

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Africa

‘We’re sick of them’: Lebanon economy freefalls as leaders bicker | Business and Economy News

Beirut, Lebanon – Leading politicians bickered again on Monday about forming a new government as the economic crisis continued to…

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Europe

Thousands protest against Netanyahu days before Israeli polls | Benjamin Netanyahu News

Large crowds take to the streets in Jerusalem, three days before Israel is due to hold its fourth general election…

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Europe

Thailand: Police disperse protesters calling for monarchy reform | Protests News

Police have used water cannon and tear gas to disperse demonstrators who gathered in the Thai capital, Bangkok, to demand…

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Africa

Overthrown Myanmar politicians eye ICC probe over killings | Politics News

Myanmar parliament members removed by the military are exploring whether the International Criminal Court (ICC) can investigate any crimes against…

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Africa

Anez supporters protest in Bolivia demanding her release | Evo Morales News

Tens of thousands took to the streets of at least four Bolivian cities on Monday night to protest against the…

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Latin America

Protesters storm presidential palace in Yemen’s Aden: Reports | Protests News

BREAKING Demonstrators broke into the Maasheeq Presidential Palace in Aden – the seat of the internationally recognised gov’t – amid…

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Middle East

Families plan funerals, children reported among Myanmar dead | Military News

Monitoring group says three children among 74 killed on Sunday, with 20 more deaths reported on Monday. The families of…

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Europe

On the front lines of the Myanmar military’s crackdown | Aung San Suu Kyi News

The first images I remember seeing of Myanmar were at my grandmother’s house. Disintegrating home video reels and grainy black…

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Africa

Martial law declared in Yangon suburbs as more protesters killed | Politics News

Myanmar’s military government has declared martial law over two townships in the country’s largest city, Yangon, an announcement that came…

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Europe

Myanmar’s parallel gov’t promises ‘revolution’ to reverse coup | Military News

Acting leader of parallel civilian gov’t says it is ‘the darkest moment of the nation’ as several protesters are killed.…

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Africa

Iraq’s protests and the technology of resistance | Business and Economy News

In an increasingly interconnected world and with the rise of massive social media corporations and “big data” analytics, digital privacy…

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Europe

Reporter’s Notebook: Protests in Senegal ‘took me by surprise’ | Protests News

Dakar, Senegal – It took me by surprise. The series of loud detonations from rounds of tear gas, smoke billowing…

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Europe

Fears grow for hundreds of students arrested in Myanmar protests | Human Rights News

Yangon, Myanmar – Muhammed Salim’s friend is well-known at school for being a passionate football player and a strong public…

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Europe

Myanmar military ‘murdered’ at least 70 since coup: UN | Crimes Against Humanity News

The UN special rapporteur for Myanmar slammed the country’s military for the killing of at least 70 people since protests…

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Europe

Inside Myanmar’s Crackdown

With the death toll rising in Myanmar, 101 East is on the front lines as protesters fight back after a…

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Asia

When will there be justice for Pakistan’s victims of child abuse? | Child Rights News

On January 9, 2018, the body of seven-year-old Zainab Ansari was discovered on a rubbish dump in her home town…

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Europe

Iowa journalist arrested covering BLM protest acquitted | Black Lives Matter News

An Iowa jury has acquitted a journalist who was pepper-sprayed and arrested by police while covering a protest in a…

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Asia

South Africa: One killed as police clash with protesting students | Protests News

The incident came when police fired rubber bullets at protesters rallying against fees at the University of the Witwatersrand. An…

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Asia

Myanmar generals hire lobbyist as anti-coup protests continue | Military News

Myanmar’s generals have hired a Canadian lobbying firm to help “explain the real situation” in the country, as security forces…

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Asia

Senegal opposition leader charged with rape and released on bail | Politics News

Court releases Ousmane Sonko under judicial supervision pending his rape trial which has sparked deadly protests. Senegalese opposition leader Ousmane…

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Features

Bilkis Dadi of Shaheen Bagh, a modern-day Rani Ki Jhansi | Protests News

When asked which woman she most admires, Bilkis, the notorious “Dadi” of Shaheen Bagh, replies without hesitation: “Rani Ki Jhansi”…

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Asia

Nationwide strike in Myanmar as anti-coup campaign intensifies | Protests News

Myanmar’s biggest trade unions began a major strike on Monday in the latest attempt to pressure the country’s generals to…

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Asia

Australia cuts Myanmar military ties amid ‘rising death toll’ | Military News

Australia was among 13 countries campaigners say have been providing assistance to military that seized control of Myanmar in a…

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Asia

Pressure mounts on president as Senegal braces for fresh protests | Politics News

Senegalese President Macky Sall is facing growing pressure to address this week’s deadly unrest and engage in dialogue as the…

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Europe

‘Willing to die’: Myanmar protesters rally after overnight raids | Protests News

Tens of thousands of anti-coup protesters have taken to the streets of cities and towns across Myanmar despite an escalating…

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Asia

Protests continue as Lebanon’s Hassan Diab threatens to stop work | Protests News

Protesters have blocked roadways across Lebanon for the fifth day in a row, setting fire to tyres and pieces of…

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Africa

ECOWAS urges ‘restraint’ after Senegal erupts in protests | Politics News

West African bloc calls on all parties to ‘remain calm’ after four people die in demonstrations backing opposition leader Ousmane…

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Latin America

Myanmar protests continue as UN urged to hear ‘desperate pleas’ | Protests News

Security forces in Myanmar used tear gas and stun grenades to disperse protesters in the commercial hub of Yangon on…

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Middle East

Protests erupt over Paraguay’s handling of COVID-19 | Coronavirus pandemic News

Security forces fired rubber bullets and tear gas on hundreds of rioters who gathered around the Congress building. Protesters have…

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