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Human Rights Watch

HRW condemns ‘egregious’ police abuses against Colombian protesters

Human Rights Watch (HRW) on Wednesday accused police of "egregious abuses" against protesters in demonstrations that have been raging for weeks in Colombia. The rights...
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Protesters in Bulgaria demand public prosecutor step down

In Bulgaria, supporters of the transitional government called for the resignation of the top state prosecutor on Wednesday, accusing him of blocking an investigation...

U.S. officer who shot Daunte Wright dead resigns, along with police chief

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Kim Potter, a veteran female police officer who fatally shot 20-year-old Black man Daunte Wright during a traffic stop in Brooklyn Center, U.S. state...
Police Service of Northern Ireland (PSNI)

Another night of violence on NI streets amid calls for calm

(dpa) - Violence again flared on the streets Belfast on Thursday evening, with police using water cannons on protesters, Britain's Press Association (PA) reported. British...
Supporters Of Detained Russian

Detention of protesters at unlawful rallies not repression – Kremlin

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The detention of protesters at recent illegitimate rallies in Russia is a police measure against law violators, not an act of repression, Kremlin Spokesman...
Supporters Of U S President Donald Trump

U.S. Congress reconvenes hours after protesters breach Capitol

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The U.S. Congress reconvened on Wednesday night for proceedings to certify President-elect Joe Biden's victory in the 2020 election, hours after protesters supporting outgoing...
President Manuel Merino

Peru’s interim president resigns after days of unrest

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Peru's interim President Manuel Merino has resigned after just five days in office, in the wake of violent protests over the ousting of his...
Protesters Nigeria

Nigerian government says deeply concerned about “mystery” gunfire on protesters

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The Nigerian government on Tuesday said it is still deeply concerned about the recent gunfire on protesters campaigning against police brutality in the...
Bulgarian Protesters

Bulgarian protesters call off nightly anti-government demos

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The daily evening protests against the Bulgarian government have come to an end after almost four months. The government quarter in Sofia was unusually quiet...
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Rage at Polish abortion ruling shows no sign of abating

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Thousands took to the streets of Polish cities on Wednesday, capping a week of daily protests that started after a top court decision that...
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Italy hit by more violent protests against coronavirus restrictions

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Protests against the Italian government's anti-coronavirus restrictions have spread across the country, with violent incidents overnight to Tuesday in Milan and Turin. In Milan, several...
Gun Shot Dead

One dead after gun shooting at protesters in Nigeria’s economic hub: official

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One among 28 injured people has been confirmed dead following a massive shooting at a protest ground in the southwestern state of Lagos, Nigeria's...
Protesters Nigeria

ECOWAS Commission expresses concern over Nigeria

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The ECOWAS Commission, has expressed concern over demonstrations by Nigerian youth calling for police reform, particularly the abolition of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS)...
Police Brutality

Protesters breach prison, free inmates in southern Nigeria

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Dozens of inmates were set free by protesters who broke into a prison on Monday in Nigeria's southern Edo state, an official confirmed. The incident...
Protesters Nigeria

Protesters attack governor’s convoy in SW Nigeria

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The convoy of Gboyega Oyetola, governor of Osun State in southwest Nigeria, was attacked by protesters on Saturday in Osogbo, capital of the state,...
Police Brutality

Nigerians continue to protest against police brutality

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Protesters peacefully keeping vigil in objection to police brutality across Nigeria on Friday held a night of remembrance for those whose lives were allegedly...
Sooronbai Sharipovich Jeenbekov

Kyrgyz leader demands peace amid instability after elections annulled

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Kyrgyzstan's President Sooronbay Jeenbekov demanded peace between rival political groups in the Central Asian republic on Wednesday after recent parliamentary elections were annulled amid...
The protesters moved to a new location after McDonalds vacated its headquarters in Oak Brook, Illinois

Protesters, police injured during clash at anti-lockdown protest in central London

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At least three protesters and one police officer were hurt and treated by medical staff on Saturday during clashes at an anti-lockdown protest in...
Protesters lie down for a minute of silence in the position George Floyd was in when he died during a rally against police brutality and the death in Minneapolis police custody of George Floyd, in Seattle, Washington, U.S. June 2, 2020. REUTERS/Lindsey Wasson

Australian police warn of zero tolerance for anti-lockdown protesters

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Police in the Australian State of Victoria have hit out at plans for a third weekend of anti-lockdown protests, saying they will take...
Protesters lie down for a minute of silence in the position George Floyd was in when he died during a rally against police brutality and the death in Minneapolis police custody of George Floyd, in Seattle, Washington, U.S. June 2, 2020. REUTERS/Lindsey Wasson

Protesters clash with police in Australia as lockdown tensions flare

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Hundreds of protesters clashed with police in the Australian state of Victoria on Sunday, as frustration over an ongoing COVID-19 lockdown boiled over. ...
Donald Trump

One killed in Portland as Trump supporters clash with protesters

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One person was shot and killed on Saturday night in downtown Portland, the largest city in the U.S. state of Oregon, after tensions between...
Members of Lebanese security forces clash with protesters in Tripoli, northern Lebanon, on June 13, 2020. Clashes between the Lebanese army and protesters in Tripoli's demonstrations on Saturday led to the injury of 20 people including four army members. (Photo by Khalid/Xinhua)

Armed group indiscriminately fires at protesters in Tripoli – Libyan government

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The Interior Ministry of Libya's UN-backed Government of National Accord (GNA) on Thursday said that an armed group had indiscriminately fired at protesters in...

Anti-U.S. protest erupts in Syria’s Hasakah

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An anti-U.S. protest erupted in Syria's northeastern province of Hasakah on Friday, state news agency SANA reported. The protesters gathered in the village of Qasir...
Donald Trump

Trump warns protesters defacing statues to face up to 10 years in prison

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U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday warned that protesters who deface statues would face up to 10 years in prison, one night after...
black lives matter

California officials probe 2 separate hanging deaths of African American men

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Authorities are investigating two separate hanging deaths of African American men in Southern California as "Black Lives Matter" protests continue to spread across the...
black lives matter

“Black Lives Matter” protests spread to European cities

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More "Black Lives Matter" protests against racism and police brutality took place on Sunday in European cities such as Brussels, Copenhagen, London, Budapest, Madrid...
George Floyd

Anti-racism protests swell as Democrats draft legislation to overhaul police accountability

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A new wave of mass protests swept across the United States and Europe over the weekend as Democrats are proposing to overhaul legal...
protesters in Lebanon

140 injured in clashes between police, protesters in Lebanon

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Secretary General of Lebanese Red Cross Georges Kettaneh announced on Monday that the number of injured people reached 140 during Sunday's clashes between protesters...
Sudan

Amnesty International cautions Sudanese authorities to stop firing at protesters

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Nine people have been reportedly killed in Sudan since protesters began a sit-in at the military’s headquarters in Khartoum on 6 April, with police...
Omar Hassan Ahmad Al-Bashir

Sudanese President Pledge to Negotiate with Protestors

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Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir said Wednesday that the door of dialogue would remain open to young protesters in the country. Those who took to the...