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Colombia protests: Anger over education funding

Aljazeera.com - 18 Oct 2018
For the second time in a week, tens of thousands of Colombian students and teachers were out on the streets. They're protesting against cuts they say are threatening higher education. Al Jazeera's Alessandro Rampietti reports from Bogota. Latin America ...
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Group protests in mall after child's arrest goes viral

FOX 5 Atlanta - 18 Oct 2018
COBB COUNTY, Ga. - Protesters marched through a Cobb County mall Wednesday night after child rapper's arrest went viral. The groups want the felony charges against the boy dropped. Nearly 20 people took part in the demonstration in Cumberland Mall, ...
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Haiti protests over politicians' misuse of Petrocaribe Funds

Aljazeera.com - 18 Oct 2018
Protests in Haiti have turned violent as anger grows over billions of dollars of missing funds that were meant to provide social care and improve public services. Haitians want to know how money from a Venezuelan-sponsored oil assistance programme was ...
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Heavy police presence in Atlantis as protests prompt road closures

Eyewitness News - 18 Oct 2018
CAPE TOWN - Protests have resulted in several road closures in Atlantis, Cape Town. A heavy police presence prevails in the area. Motorists have been asked to make use of alternative routes. Some of the roads affected include Old Mamre and Darling ...
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Restrict protests? Where Portland leaders stand

OregonLive.com - 17 Oct 2018
In response to protests that devolved to bloody street brawls, Mayor Ted Wheeler announced Monday he plans to propose an ordinance allowing new restrictions on demonstrators. Wheeler's proposed rule would allow him as police commissioner to limit ...
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One dead in violent Stutterheim protests

eNCA - 18 Oct 2018
Protesters also set fire to municipal buildings of the Amahlathi Municipality, satellite offices and a local clinic. The protestors are accusing the municipality's officials of nepotism, jobs for sex and bribery. eNCA ...
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Police accused of using live ammunition in Stutterheim protests

Citizen - 18 Oct 2018
The Independent Police Investigative Directorate (Ipid) on Wednesday said it was investigating allegations that police used live ammunition during violent protests in Stutterheim, in the Eastern Cape. The protests began Tuesday when unemployed young ...
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Protests over “To Kill a Mockingbird” production

WKOW - 18 Oct 2018
SHOREWOOD (WKOW) — In Shorewood, Wisconsin there's a controversy over a high school production of “To Kill a Mockingbird.” Students and parents protested over the use of a racial slur in the play. There have been heated discussions at Shorewood ...
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China homeowners stage protests over falling prices

Financial Times - 17 Oct 2018
A wave of protests by Chinese homeowners against falling property prices in several cities has raised fears of a downturn in the country's real estate market, adding to pressure on Beijing to stimulate the economy. Homeowners in Shanghai and other ...

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