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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

Student Projects

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

AFP

© 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

Protest

I'm Having a Cynical Episode - Post 005.

This friend of mine, Victor, is both cool and fucked-up simultaneously. Once upon a time, he was suicidal, and now I think he’s using societal involvement and mainstream media as a sort of outlet for old, buried feelings. 1,273 more words

Diary Post

Trump Inauguration Boosts Some Sectors of the Economy

Shares in defense equipment manufacturers – specifically in the anti protest sector – ended strong after President Trump’s inauguration.

A divided America and President Trump’s attitude towards opposition is expected to drive a boom in sales of riot control equipment. 133 more words

International

Tear gas

Iraqis who decide to express their political views through nonviolent protest place themselves at risk of injury, detention, or worse.

A sit-in began in Baghdad’s Tahrir Square… 425 more words

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