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Thousands Protest in Bangalore Over Alleged Rape of Six-Year-Old

Originally published on VICE News July 20, 2014.

Thousands turned out to public protests in Bangalore, India, demonstrating the inaction of police and state authorities in investigating the alleged rape of a six-year-old girl in a public school.

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July 23: Leopoldo Lopez's Trial Begins

After more than five months in captivity, Leopoldo Lopez’s trial began today. Lopez was arrested in February for allegedly orchestrating the violent acts that took place in Caracas during the February 12 protests. 524 more words

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Protestors Demand Peace in Gaza at Rally in Des Moines

DES MOINES, Iowa – It was a diverse group of faces – and voices – speaking out at a pro-Gaza peace rally in front of the Neal Smith Federal Building downtown Wednesday morning. 292 more words

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Corvallis joins national day of action for Gaza

VFP and Corvallis/Albany Friends of Middle East Peace lead local demo.

Please join us on Thursday, July 24 to demonstrate our solidarity with the innocent victims in Gaza. 322 more words

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Sydney Salvos Protest: Salvos Object to Protest Placard, Call Police

As readers of this blog would know (see previous posting), there is currently a protest underway by social justice campaigner, Stephanie Calabornes. Until yesterday, things were going very well, with a commendable level of cooperation from the Salvation Army, and ‘Major’ Bruce Harmer, Eastern Territorial PR head, pictured below. 809 more words

‘NSA in da house’: German artist lights up US Embassy

Source: RT, July 20, 2014

German artist, Oliver Bienkowski made a point of criticizing the USA’s surveillance program by projecting the words ‘NSA in da House’ over the walls of the US Embassy in Berlin. 160 more words

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