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'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

Turkish police fire tear gas, detain 200 at May Day riots in Istanbul

ISTANBUL, Turkey (AFP) — Turkish police on Monday fired tear gas and plastic bullets at protesters seeking to march to Istanbul’s Taksim Square to celebrate May Day, in defiance of an official ban. 533 more words

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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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Hip Hop S.A and Hip Hop USA

I chose tear gas because of Pro Kid, and what made Pro Kid catch my eye was his song about Soweto. Soweto was a township in South Africa where children were brutal murder for having their own opinion about their education. 264 more words

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Iraqi forces disperse demonstration with gunfire, tear gas after Prime Minister stoned-- Protesters chant in support of Shiite cleric Moqtada al-Sadr


© AFP | The demonstration began as Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi visited Wasit University and later moved to the provincial council headquarters

KUT (IRAQ) (AFP) – Three people were wounded by gunfire as Iraqi forces dispersed a demonstration Tuesday by students who threw stones at the premier during a visit to Kut, officials and witnesses said.A student said demonstrators were wounded when security forces fired to disperse them in the city south of Baghdad. 455 more words

Reform martyrs

This weekend the escalating, nonviolent street politics of Iraq’s pro-reform protest movement, comprising the Sadrist Line and its coalition of civil society actors, was met with violence. 814 more words