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HK activist leader gets second prison term

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January 18, 2018 5:00 AM
HONG KONG • Activist Joshua Wong was yesterday jailed for the second time for his role in pro-democracy protests, as concern grows that prison terms for young campaigners are shutting down debate in the semi-autonomous city as Beijing increases control.

From: www.straitstimes.com

UC-Berkeley faces lawsuit over violent rioting at free-speech event

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Four people have filed suit against the University of California, Berkeley after allegedly being assaulted last year outside of an on-campus appearance by right-wing provocateur Milo Yiannopoulos – raising concerns that this type of legal action could be expanded nationally as more and more schools grapple with increasingly violent protests over free speech.

From: feeds.foxnews.com

Anti-government protests in Lahore unify opposition

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Thousands of protesters held anti-government rally in Lahore in rare show of unity by Pakistan's political opposition.

From: www.aljazeera.com

Protests plans and pessimism as Trump eyes Davos

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He'll be 1st sitting U.S. leader to attend the economic summit in decades, as organizers note a "deteriorating geopolitical landscape"

From: feeds.cbsnews.com

Pope ATTACKED: Shocking moment object hits Francis in face in Chile backlash

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POPE Francis was hit by an object thrown from a person in the crowds gathered in Chile on the first day of his South America tour, which has been marred by violent protests and angry street clashes.

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Arrest in Pakistan girl’s rape, murder

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Pakistani authorities have arrested a suspect in the rape and murder of a seven-year-old girl that ignited nationwide protests and outrage over allegations of government inaction, two police officials say.

From: www.news.com.au

Pipeline protester accused in shooting reaches plea deal

Added: 17.01.2018 9:51 | 0 views | 0 comments

Attorneys for a Denver woman accused of shooting at law enforcement officers during protests in North Dakota against the Dakota Access oil pipeline say they've reached a deal with prosecutors to avoid a lengthy prison term.

From: feeds.foxnews.com

The Latest: France agrees not to build airport amid protests

Added: 17.01.2018 8:14 | 0 views | 0 comments

The Latest on a disputed airport plan in France (all times local): 2:10 p.m. France's prime minister says that the government has decided against building an airport in western France that has mobilized nearly a decade of sometimes violent protests and he told protesters occupying the site that they must leave.

From: feeds.foxbusiness.com

Amber Rudd urges public to have say on banning anti-abortion protesters from outside clinics

Added: 17.01.2018 7:03 | 0 views | 0 comments

The public will be able to say whether they want new laws banning protests outside abortion clinics, as part of a consultation launched today by the Government.

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Hong Kong activists jailed for role in 2014 protests

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Hong Kong pro-democracy activists jailed for contempt of court for their role in the country's 2014 'Umbrella' protests.

From: www.aljazeera.com

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