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Riots, looting and gunfire across the Kenyan capital amid anger over 'rigged election'

  • Incumbant President Uhuru Kenyatta has won a second term in Kenya
  • But the opposition candidate Raila Odinga has claimed the election was rigged
  • Kenyatta has called for unity after the vote, saying there is no need for violence 
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Police Respond to "Million-Man March" With More Tear Gas and Beatings

At least one protester is dead and several injured in the aftermath of a “Million Man March” in Al-Hoceima on July 20, during which protesters say police used brutal and deceptive tactics to attack marchers. 402 more words

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Activists ask Charlottesville to Drop Charges Stemming from KKK Rally

15 July 2017 | Lauren Berg | Richmond Times-Dispatch

Activists want all charges dropped against protesters arrested at the July 8 KKK rally in Charlottesville after they say police used unnecessary force against demonstrators, and the Virginia chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union is asking residents to urge the City Council to increase “civilian oversight and accountability in policing.” 417 more words


India: Curfew in Tral, restrictions across Kashmir -- Violence has picked up


© AFP / by Parvaiz BUKHARI | Paramilitary troops patrol the deserted streets of Srinagar as Indian Kashmir marks the first anniversary of a hugely popular rebel leader’s death… 865 more words

'Not Afraid': Turkish Activists Defy Gay Pride Ban, Tear Gas

Activists gathered for a gay Pride march in Istanbul Sunday in defiance of a ban imposed by the city, promising: “We are not afraid.”

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Palestinians clash with Israeli forces during protest


© AFP | Palestinian demonstrators run for cover during clashes with Israeli forces following a protest in support of Palestinian prisoners on hunger strike in Israeli jails, in the West Bank village of Bait Djan, near the city of Nablus, on May 19, 2017… 217 more words

The Quint: Panjab University Students Clash With Police, Face Arrests

Students of Panjab University clashed with the police on Tueday after a stir organised by the former turned awry. Based on a call by various student bodies, scholars had stopped attending classes to protest against the Varsity’s decision to hike tuition fees. 80 more words

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