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Right-wing, left-wing protesters face off in Seattle

ABC News - 18 Aug 2018
Right-wing demonstrators gathered Saturday in Seattle for a "Liberty or Death" rally that drew counter-protesters from the left while dozens of police kept the two sides separated. The right-wing groups Washington 3 Percenters and Patriot Prayer were ...

Cruz calls out O'Rourke for supporting NFL players' anthem protests

The Hill (blog) - 19 Aug 2018
Cruz's comments came as a direct response to statements O'Rourke made last week defending NFL players' on-field protests of the national anthem. O'Rourke, asked at a town hall meeting if players' protests were disrespectful, replied that they were not ...

2 years of NFL protests, explained

Vox - 15 Aug 2018
Exactly two years later, the controversy over NFL players' decision to protest against racial inequality by kneeling during the national anthem before NFL games has enmeshed the country's most popular sports league — one whose 32 teams are worth ...

Israel Closes Gaza Crossing Following Clashes at Border Protests

Haaretz - 19 Aug 2018
On Friday afternoon, Gaza's Health Ministry said that two Palestinians died and hundreds more were injured in clashes with the Israeli military amid a protest. The Israeli military stated that several Palestinians attempted to breach the border fence ...

Romania protests: will the EU have to intervene?

The Week UK - 17 Aug 2018
Grindeanu was ousted later the same year, but the Social Democratic Party has remained in power, with protests continuing against the party's perceived corruption and attacks on the rule of law, Radio Free Europe reports. So what is happening in ...

Nicaragua: Thousands demand the release of detained protesters - 15 Aug 2018
Thousands have taken to the streets of the Nicaraguan capital, Managua, to demand the release of hundreds arrested during nearly four months of anti-government protests in the country. "Freedom, freedom!" demonstrators chanted as they marched on ...

PSU protests attack on Umar Khalid

The Tribune - 18 Aug 2018
Members of the Punjab Students Union (PSU) on Saturday burnt an effigy of the Prime Minister to register their protest against the attack on student activist Umar Khalid. They demanded a probe into the matter and the arrest of the accused at the earliest.

NFL players stand in tunnel during anthem, extending protests

The Hill (blog) - 17 Aug 2018
The NFL sought to end the controversy over national anthem protests by imposing a policy earlier this year that would prevent players from protesting during the national anthem. The policy was later placed on hold after drawing a wave of complaints ...

Unemployment protests flare up in Heilbron

eNCA - 18 Aug 2018
JOHANNESBURG - Unemployment has led to protests flaring up in Heilbron in the Free State. A municipal building was burned down and a supermarket looted and more than 30 people were arrested for public violence. Residents have threatened to ...

Prisoner protests hit record high amid Spice crisis

The Northern Echo - 19 Aug 2018
Prisoner protests hit record high amid Spice crisis. By Charlotte Bowe cboweecho Reporter (Darlington). CRISIS: Stockton North MP Alex Cunningham has called for more to be done to improve the situation in Holme House prison ...

Anti-Ortega protests leave Nicaraguans living under the volcano

Financial Times - 17 Aug 2018
The same could be said for the town itself, still recovering after four months of protests against President Daniel Ortega. While a fragile calm has been restored after paramilitary forces loyal to the government broke up protesters' roadblocks last ...

How a Fake Group on Facebook Created Real Protests

New York Times - 14 Aug 2018
It posted videos and photographs that encouraged people to show up at protest rallies. It even advertised a job opening. And it was all a lie. Black Elevation was actually part of an orchestrated political influence campaign, aimed at sowing divisions ...

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