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Pro Democracy Protest in Thailand Demands an End to Military Rule
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Pro Democracy Protest in Thailand Demands an End to Military Rule

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Police arrested many protesters and later charged them with sedition. The Dawn News/ May 25, 2018 On the fourth anniversary of the military coup, May 22, hundreds of protesters gathered at Thammasat University in Bangkok and marched towards the Government House, demanding an end to martial law and restoration of […]

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Honduras News

Uncertainty Looms in Honduras Following Sunday’s Elections

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By: The Dawn News / November 28, 2017 On Sunday November 26, Honduras held national, departmental and municipal elections. The elections, that were already viewed as illegitimate by many social movements and organizations, have become even more tumultuous since the Superior Electoral Tribunal has not yet released official results of […]

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Cuba News

More Than Seven Million Votes in the Elections in Cuba

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Source: Telesur TV / The Dawn News / November 26, 2017 The polling stations closed at 7 pm (local time) with the presence of neighbors and immediately the revision of the ballots began. The National Electoral Commission of Cuba -CEN- informed this Sunday that 7,247,590 Cubans exercised their right to […]

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Zimbabwe Military Coup is No Promise of Political Stability

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What does come as a surprise is optimism that the military will bring about a brighter future. By: Mikaela Nhondo Erksog / Source: Newsclick / The Dawn News / November 16, 2017 Bulking military tanks and armed troops have halted the usual blustering traffic and street vending activities down Samora […]

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[Archive photo] The National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (NUMSA) Picture: Reuters
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NUMSA Condemns the Military Coup in Zimbabwe

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Pressed by the military forces, the president of Zimbabwe, Robert Mugabe, has finally resigned from his seat after 37 years in power. Although his resignation was celebrated by many, the National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa warns that nothing good ever came from a military coup in Africa. The National […]

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Chile: Their “Democracy” and the Same Old Story
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Chile: Their “Democracy” and the Same Old Story

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By: Manuel Cabieses / Source: Punto Final Magazine / The Dawn News / November 10, 2017 The administrators of Chile decided twenty years ago that the return to democracy -a democracy that includes participation and social justice- would be progressive, so progressive that the advancements are not perceived yet. The […]

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Photos and Videos of the Catalan Referendum
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Photos and Videos of the Catalan Referendum

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Catalans see the occupation forces out. A partir d’ara, això serà sempre així. Fora les forces d’ocupació. Visca aquest poble lliure i digne pic.twitter.com/oCn4RpE0nX — Antonio Baños (@antoniobanos_) 2 de octubre de 2017 Spaniards in solidarity with the Catalan referendum. The sign in the back reads: “I consider myself a […]

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