Tag: State violence

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South Africa Protests: State Violence Must End!

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Source: War on Want / The Dawn News / January 28, 2018 Thousands of shack dwellers from informal settlements in eThekwini (Durban), South Africa, took to the streets yesterday to protest the state sanctioned violence against landless and homeless people in South Africa. This protest comes after a wave of killings […]

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Photo Report: March for Santiago Maldonado in Plaza de Mayo
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Photo Report: March for Santiago Maldonado in Plaza de Mayo

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Source: teleSUR / The Dawn News / November 3, 2017 Human rights organisms, social movements, unions and left-wing parties protested for “truth and justice” for the forced disappearance and murder of Santiago Maldonado. Three months after the forced disappearance of Santiago Maldonado, in front of the 120 thousand people who […]

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Bono and Mauricio Macri. Photo credit: Infobae
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U2′s Bono Asks Argentine President About Missing Activist

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By: Associated Press / Source: Billboard / The Dawn News / October 9, 2017 U2′s lead singer Bono asked Argentina’s president on Monday (Oct. 9) about an activist who went missing after police cleared protesters from a highway more than two months ago. Bono said he spoke to President Mauricio […]

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Colombian Police Force Murders 8 Peasants and Injures 52
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Colombian Police Force Murders 8 Peasants and Injures 52

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Source: REMAP / The Dawn News / October 5, 2017 On Thursday, October 5, communities of the Colombian veredas of El Tandil, Brisas, Puerto Rico and El Divorcio of the Tumaco municipality, Nariño region, were brutally repressed by the army and the police, who shot at the peasant population as […]

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