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“protest” in the news

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Tuesday, April 23, 2019
Google 'retaliating against harassment protest organisers'

Thursday, April 18, 2019
The Chinese government considers independent civil society groups and organized protests as threats to its rule, Wang added.
The protest sites have sprouted tents, sound systems and even an ice cream van.

Wednesday, April 17, 2019
Animal rights activists protest release of suspected killers of stray dogs in Ankara

Sunday, April 14, 2019
Sudanese protest organizers have presented demands to the country’s new military rulers, urging the creation of a civilian government, the group spearheading demonstrations has said.
The military takeover came after months of protests that escalated at the weekend when thousands of demonstrators began a sit-in outside the defence ministry compound in central Khartoum.

Saturday, April 13, 2019
Sudan police: 16 killed by stray bullets at protests and sit-ins
The head of Sudan's military council has stood down a day after leading a coup that toppled long-time leader Omar al-Bashir amid a wave of protests.

Sunday, March 31, 2019
Venezuela has been rocked by protests since Jan. 10, when President Nicolas Maduro was sworn in for a second term following a vote boycotted by the opposition.

Friday, March 29, 2019
Mr Thaworn joined the now-defunct People’s Democratic Reform Committee, led by former Democrat dealmaker Suthep Thaugsuban, in street protests against the Pheu Thai-led government that culminated in the coup in 2014.

Tuesday, March 26, 2019
The Action Coalition for Thailand formed by former street protest leader Suthep Thaugsuban supports Prime Minister Prayut continuing in power, but has only five seats.

Thursday, March 21, 2019
"For me it’s important to be here today because I’m French, I live in Belgium, and Europe means something to me and we shouldn’t break it up," Veronique Guichard told CNN from the protest.
In reality, two protesters have donned masks depicting the two leaders in a small protest outside the European Commission building, calling on their counterparts inside to "Make Love, Not Brexit" when they meet as part of today's EU summit.

Monday, March 18, 2019
A placard reading "Don't Burn Our Future" is seen during a protest against climate change in Canberra, Australia, March 15, 2019.
Tens of thousands of women took to the streets last year to protest spycam crime, denouncing not only the crimes but also the government’s inaction.
On Feb. 16, a group of young people arrived at Seoul Station to get ready for a protest.

Wednesday, March 13, 2019
However, the worldwide strike is not a protest against excessive homework or long school hours, but to urge government officials and business leaders to take immediate action against climate change.

Monday, March 11, 2019
With a picture of his boarding pass, Mr Mavropoulos wrote: "The officer told me not to protest but to pray to God."

Tuesday, March 5, 2019
The decision in 2015 to lay off 300,000 soldiers over three years to streamline the armed forces led to repeated mass protests in a number of cities after the government failed to pay all their pensions in full.

Thursday, February 28, 2019
On July 6, an Istanbul court rejected a demand from the family of the young Gezi Park protests victim Berkin Elvan to arrest a police officer charged with killing Elvan “with probable intent.
Turkish court rules for crime scene investigation in Gezi Park protests victim Berkin Elvan’s case

Monday, February 25, 2019
Its economy has been under strain and the country has seen large-scale protests over rising prices and a decline in the value of its currency, the rial.

Sunday, February 17, 2019
Parents were protesting compulsory vaccinations 150 years ago.
No medicines, records or equipment: Haiti hospital struggles during protests

Friday, February 1, 2019
A protest by the United Arab Emirates over the eligibility of two Qatar players was dismissed by the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) on Friday, a few hours before they were due to take to the field for the Asian Cup final.

Wednesday, January 23, 2019
A government-appointed human rights group in Zimbabwe has accused soldiers of using "systematic torture" in a crackdown on protests.

Monday, January 21, 2019
But as of early this year, nothing had changed, prompting the residents to step up their protests.
Hanoi to relocate households next to huge dump following protests

Sunday, January 20, 2019
At least six people have died and some 1,400 have been injured since protests over fuel tax rises erupted last month.

Saturday, January 12, 2019
Why are people protesting?

Tuesday, December 25, 2018
Thai villagers affected by the construction of the Xayaburi dam in Laos protest in front of the administrative court in Bangkok.

Sunday, December 16, 2018
Following opposition protests, the government issued a forecast of 345,000 workers entering over the first five years of the program — only about a quarter of the number needed to plug the labor shortfall.

Tuesday, December 11, 2018
PARIS — President Emmanuel Macron will address the nation on the "yellow vest" crisis today and meet trade unionists and business leaders in search of a way to end the protests that have rocked France.

Saturday, October 13, 2018
'United against racism', Germans stage mass protest against far right

Sunday, October 7, 2018
Following a day of protests on Capitol Hill, the president told the crowd at a Kansas campaign rally it was critical to keep Republicans in power because “you don't hand matches to an arsonist, and you don't give power to an angry, left-wing mob.

Sunday, June 24, 2018
Some of the accused told the police they’d been given money to participate in the protests.

Monday, June 11, 2018
Citing local people's concerns, he said the prefecture will lodge a protest on the matter.