Tag: Protests

Crowds in São Paulo, Brazil on April 28, 2017. Photo credit: Pedro Maia Veiga
Analysis Brazil

The Continental Strikes

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The history of general strikes in Brazil shows why last month’s — the country’s largest yet — was so vital By: Marcelo Badaró / Source: Jacobin Mag / The Dawn News / March 23, 2017 On April 28, images flashed across Brazilian social media of burning tires in dozens of […]

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Bahrain News

Bahrain at ‘tipping point’ as crackdown continues

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Source: Ekklesia / The Dawn News / February 16, 2017 The authorities in Bahrain must refrain from using excessive force against protesters, Amnesty International has urged, as mass protests took place to mark the sixth anniversary of the country’s 2011 uprising. Bahrain is on the verge of a human rights […]

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Analysis U.S.

Trump, the Mexican Wall and an Incresing Rebellion

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By: Carlos Aznárez / Source: teleSur / The Dawn News / January 30, 2017 “I am here to tell you, that we will recover our people’s morale and dignity, that in a short time they will not believe how big it has grown and it will challenge the future. We are refunding […]

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Chaos over toll fees in Peru
News Peru

Chaos over toll fees in Peru

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Source: Resumen Latinoamericano / The Dawn News / January 12, 2017 Several people have been detained by the police in Lima, Peru, after police agents attacked protesters and used tear gas to disperse them. The peaceful demonstration in Puente Piedra, a district of the capital city Lima, had been organized […]

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Mexico News

Mexico ‘Gasolinazo’ Protesters Take Over Customs at US Border

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Source: TeleSUR / The Dawn News / January 7, 2017 Chanting “Peña out,” tens of thousands of protesters are demanding the resignation of the nation’s most unpopular president in a quarter of a century. Hundreds of protesters against a 20 percent gas hike took over the U.S. border crossing in […]

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Analysis Mexico

México is a Minefield

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By: René Delgado / Resumen Latinoamericano / January 7, 2017 This comment substitutes one we previously made. Little is left from the original one. It spoke about the need for the ruling class to be very careful this January if they wanted to maintain some sort of social peace this […]

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“Out With Temer” New Protests in Sao Paulo
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“Out With Temer” New Protests in Sao Paulo

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 By: Dario Pignotti /  Source: Pagina12 / Photo Credit: Reuters / The Dawn News / November 28, 2016   “Long live Fidel”, thousands of protesters cried out in Sao Paulo, during one of the largest mobilizations convened to demand Temer’s resignation. The coupist President is unable to manage a crisis that […]

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