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The News Lens (press release) (registration)

The News Lens (press release) (registration)

Tsai's First Week: Early Wins as China Rhetoric Ramps Up
The News Lens (press release) (registration)
One of the new administration's first actions was to withdraw the former government's criminal charges against 126 Sunflower Movement protesters. Activist leaders welcomed the decision and are now pushing for an investigation of police and officials ...

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Sat, May 28, 2016, Continue reading at the source

Huffington Post

Huffington Post

South America's Leftist Implosion: Let The Debate Begin
Huffington Post
When indigenous peoples launched a protest, claiming the highway would lead to illegal logging and land grabs, Morales called out the police who brutally attacked the demonstrators' makeshift camp. The BBC notes that “some of the indigenous leaders, ...

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Sat, May 28, 2016, Continue reading at the source

Indian Country Today Media Network

Indian Country Today Media Network

Trudeau Test? 300 Academics Join First Nations in Urging Halt to Site C Dam
Indian Country Today Media Network
The move came right after the disbanding of a two-month-long protest camp in front of BC Hydro's headquarters in Vancouver whose participants were so dedicated that one of them, 24-year-old Kristin Henry, had to be hospitalized in March after a 19-day ...

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Fri, May 27, 2016, Continue reading at the source

Edinburgh Evening News

Edinburgh Evening News

Indy campers criticised by judge
Edinburgh Evening News
Lord Turnbull said he needed to hear submissions about whether evictions would breach the campers's freedom to protest and assemble. On Friday, the indy campers were supposed to have completed forms which would notify the court of the ... The ...

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Fri, May 27, 2016, Continue reading at the source

Edinburgh Evening News

Edinburgh Evening News

Scottish independence campers criticised by judge
Edinburgh Evening News
Lord Turnbull said he needed to hear submissions about whether evictions would breach the campers's freedom to protest and assemble. On Friday, the indy campers were supposed to have completed forms which would notify the court of the ... The ...

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Fri, May 27, 2016, Continue reading at the source

CTV News

CTV News

10 years after land dispute, Caledonia bracing for building boom
CTV News
Jane Jamieson, who was on the frontlines of the aboriginal protest, agrees that things seem to be in a sort of détente. “We've remained static for the last 10 years,” she says. Jamieson says she has some concerns about any new development in the area ...

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Fri, May 27, 2016, Continue reading at the source