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  1. Palestinians strike in support of protesting prisoners

    Omanobserver.om - All Sports 04.27 / 18:10 omanobserver.om
    Ramallah: Palestinians held a general strike on Thursday in solidarity with hundreds of prisoners in Israeli jails on hunger strike... The post Palestinians strike in support of protesting prisoners appeared first on Oman…
  2. Protesters enter Macedonia parliament after ethnic Albanian elected as speaker -witnesses

    Thestar.com.my - World 04.27 / 18:09 thestar.com.my
    SKOPJE (Reuters) - Protesters entered Macedonia's parliament after the governing Social Democrats and ethnic Albanian parties voted to elect an Albanian as parliament speaker on Thursday, witnesses…
  3. Campus takes security precautions in anticipation of potential protests

    Dailycal.org - Berkeley 04.27 / 18:05 www.dailycal.org
    Campus takes security precautions in anticipation of potential protests Campus police have taken numerous security precautions Thursday in light of potential demonstrations connected to Ann Coulter’s now-canceled campus appearance.Read More… The Daily C…
  4. Protesters begin to gather for counter demonstrations in Berkeley

    Sfgate.com. - San Francisco, Bay Area 04.27 / 17:45 sfgate.com.
    Fringe groups on both the left and right were expected to descend on the city, with some vowing to bring makeshift weapons, including sharpened spikes and bike locks, in the wake of violent protests that erupted earlier this month. Three police officers stood outside the student union, which was shut down because of the scheduled protest. “I pay out-of-state tuition,” she added, explaining that her mother in Florida works hard at a cleaning company to put her through school. In the cit…
  5. Boulder Buddhist group protests end of county’s fracking moratorium

    Growingdenver.com - Denver 04.27 / 17:37 growingdenver.com
    Boulder EcoDharma Sangha, a Boulder-based environmentally-focused Buddhist group, announced Wednesday it will hold two demonstrations to protest the end of Boulder County’s moratorium on oil and gas development. The group also will protest against hydraulic fracturing, also known as “fracking.” The moratorium that expires on Monday prevented oil and gas companies from submitting new applications for drilling for oil and gas in unincorporated areas of Boulder County. Related Articles A…
  6. Man arrested at protest fights 'hostility against immigrants'

    Three people were arrested last week during a protest in favor of…
  7. Woman swept up in massive cocaine bust in L.A. now faces deportation, spurring protests and anger

    LA Times – by Matt Hamilton and Richard Winton Dozens of people gathered in downtown Los Angeles on Tuesday to protest the detention of a 54-year-old woman who now faces deportation for living in the country illegally. Teresa Vidal-Jaime was … Continue reading → The post Woman swept up in massive cocaine bust in L.A. now faces deportation, spurring protests and anger appeared first on From the Trenches World…
  8. PICS: Amnesty International Marks Trump’s First 100 Days with London Protest

    Breitbart.com - Europe 04.27 / 17:33 breitbart.com
    Left-wing human rights group Amnesty International gathered outside the U.S. embassy in London Thursday in protest at supposed abuses during President Donald Trump's first 100 days in…
  9. Bayonne students walk out to protest 300 layoffs amid budget crisis

    Abc7ny.com - New York (NY) 04.27 / 17:30 abc7ny.com
    The Board of Education announced that 300 teachers, coaches, secretaries and bus drivers are losing their jobs due to a massive budget problem that has left the district with a $6 million…
  10. Quebec tables bill to force police to ditch colourful camo pants protest

    Newstalk650.com - Canada 04.27 / 17:13 newstalk650.com
    Quebec Public Security Minister Martin Coiteux has tabled a bill to force municipal police officers to ditch their colourful protest pants. The bill amends the Police Act to obligate police officers and special constables to wear the uniform and equipment provided by their employer. Montreal police have been wearing camouflage and other brightly coloured pants since July 2014 as part of pressure tactics stemming from a battle over pension reforms. The bill would require the heads of police …
  11. Quebec bill would end police pants protest

    Thestar.com - Canada 04.27 / 17:08 www.thestar.com
    Provincial legislation would force Montreal police and court officers protesting municipal pension reforms to ditch their coloured trousers and force them back into regulation…
  12. Quebec tables bill to force police to ditch colourful camo pants protest

    Brandonsun.com - Canada 04.27 / 16:43 www.brandonsun.com
    Quebec Public Security Minister Martin Coiteux has tabled a bill to force municipal police officers to ditch their colourful protest pants. The bill amends the Police Act to obligate police officers and special constables to wear the uniform and equipment provided by their…
  13. University of St. Thomas students protest archbishop as commencement speaker

    Livehealthy.chron.com - Health 04.27 / 16:34 livehealthy.chron.com
    Students at the University of St. Thomas in Montrose are asking the university to reconsider their choice of a commencement speaker: Cardinal Timothy Dolan, archbishop of New…
  14. THIS IS WHY WE PROTEST: BOSTONIANS PREP FOR THE PEOPLES CLIMATE MARCH

    Digboston.com - Boston 04.27 / 16:24 digboston.com
    ​"I am dedicated to the climate movement because it’s going to make so many other issues I care about worse, like economic inequality, self-serving American “diplomacy,” racial justice, health care. "…
  15. Police who continue camo pant protest could face big fines under new Quebec bill

    Cbc.ca - Quebec 04.27 / 16:08 www.cbc.ca
    Quebec's Public Security Minister has tabled a bill today to force police officers to wear their complete regular uniform. They have been wearing camouflage and other colourful pairs of pants for three years in protest of a government pension reform…
  16. Iran ambassador meets top Pak official to protest over killing of border guards

    Irna.ir - Politics 04.27 / 16:06 irna.ir
    Islamabad, April 27, IRNA – Ambassador of Iran to Pakistan Mehdi Honardoost on Thursday met with Pakistani Prime Minister’s Special Assistant on Foreign Affairs Tariq Fatemi and protested over the abuse of Pakistani soil in a terrorist attack in Mirjaveh which resulted in martyrdom of nine Iranian border gua…
  17. Kashmir civilian killed, 7 injured during anti-India protest

    Newstalk650.com - World 04.27 / 15:39 newstalk650.com
    SRINAGAR, India — A 70-year-old civilian was killed and seven people were injured during an anti-India protest that erupted Thursday following a gunbattle that killed three Indian soldiers and two suspected rebels in disputed Kashmir, police said. A group of militants stormed a military camp close to the heavily militarized Line of Control dividing the Himalayan region of Kashmir between India and Pakistan, army spokesman Col. Rajesh Kalia said. They hurled grenades and fired automatic w…
  18. Palestinians protest in West Bank in solidarity with hunger strikers

    France24.com -Middle Easte 04.27 / 15:32 www.france24.com
    Palestinians held a general strike on Thursday in solidarity with hundreds of prisoners in Israeli jails on hunger strike for 11 days, with some officials calling it the largest in…
  19. PROTEST SONGS | Performance Voyage 7 Screening, TBG+S, Dublin 2

    Visualartists.ie - Arts 04.27 / 15:29 visualartists.ie
    3 May 2017, 6pm Temple Bar Gallery + Studios, Dublin 2 Performance Voyage 7 is a programme of international video performances and screenings on the theme of Protest Songs, curated by Finnish Artists Association MUU and London based artist Heidi Kilpelȁinenae. As part of the evening, Temple Bar Gallery + Studios has created a programme on citizen activism and DIY protesting with artists Seamus Nolan, Seoidin O’Sullivan and Avril Corroon. It is also an occasion to welcome 2017 HIAP/TBG+S Re…
  20. TN : Oppn leader Stalin booked for protesting trust vote result

    Apnnews.com - India 04.27 / 15:23 apnnews.com
    Chennai: In Tamil Nadu, an FIR has been filed against DMK working president  and Opposition Leader in the State Legislature MK Stalin for holding a protest at Marina beach in Chennai. Stalin sat on a protest at the Marina along with his MLAs against the alleged attack on him and his party MLAs during the …