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  1. 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 …
  2. Amnesty holds Statue of Liberty protests outside US embassies to mark Trump's first 100 days

    Ibtimes.co.uk -UK 04.27 / 15:23 www.ibtimes.co.uk
    The group held silent demonstrations to highlight US president's 'human rights…
  3. Venezuela to leave 'interventionist' OAS group amid deadly anti-govt protests, resulting in 29 deaths

    Sott.net - World 04.27 / 15:16 sott.net
    Caracas has decided to withdraw its membership from the Organization of American States after the body voted to "breach sovereignty" and convene an emergency meeting over the ongoing violent crisis in Venezuela that has already resulted in 29 deaths. The Venezuelan Foreign Minister, Delcy Rodriguez, announced that the Latin American country will begin the process of exiting OAS after the organization convened a meeting of foreign ministers to discuss Venezuela. The decision by the OAS'…
  4. Reader Opinion: Protesters contempt is for voters who put Trump in office

    Brainerddispatch.com - Brainerd 04.27 / 14:49 brainerddispatch.com
    Brainerd DispatchA letter titled "The Truth" was published in the April 21 Dispatch.The writer spoke to the effects of when " you lose the truth you lose respect and credibility."…
  5. Prominent powwow set to begin in wake of pipeline protests

    Capjournal.com-SD 04.27 / 14:37 www.capjournal.com
    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — One of North America’s most prominent powwows is set to begin in New Mexico in the wake of pipeline protests in North Dakota that became a historic display of Native American sol…
  6. Palestinians launch general strike to support protesting prisoners

    Middleeasteye.net - Middle Easte 04.27 / 14:35 middleeasteye.net
    Language Undefined Palestinians hold general strike to show solidarity with 1,000 prisoners held in Israeli jails fighting for basic…
  7. Bayonne High students stage walkout to protest teacher layoffs

    New Jersey - Time News 04.27 / 14:32 nj.com
    Bayonne High School students have staged a mass walkout this morning to protest the nearly 300 layoffs the Board of Education approved last night in an attempt to balance the school…
  8. Sri Lankan protest demands information on civil war missing

    SeattleTimes-World 04.27 / 14:31 seattletimes.com
    COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Shops, offices and schools were closed and public transport was halted in Sri Lanka’s former civil war region in support of families who are demanding information from the government about loved ones listed as having disappeared during the conflict. The protest Thursday came after weeks of sit-ins by families of […
  9. Robredo camp confident of poll protest dismissal

    Tribune.net.ph - Philippines 04.27 / 14:30 tribune.net.ph
    By Joyce Ann L. RocamoraVice President Leni Robredo has welcomed the decision of the Supreme Court (SC), which is sitting as the Presidential Electoral Tribunal (PET) to set the preliminary trial for former Sen. Bongbong Marcos’ election protest in June.In a statement, Romulo Macalintal, legal counsel for Robredo, said they welcome the PET decision expressing they also want the case resolved at the soonest to remove any questions on the legitimacy of the victory of Robredo.“Vice President L…
  10. Berkeley braces for 'riot-like' protests even without Ann Coulter

    LATimes-Personal Finance 04.27 / 14:29 latimes.com
    After weeks of debate, conservative commentator Ann Coulter won’t speak at UC Berkeley.But protesters are still expected to be out in force. Here’s what could happen today: Extremists looking for troubleUC Berkeley Police Capt. Alex Yao said authorities expect extremists to arrive on campus “to have violence against each other.” He said students should expect a heavy police presence Thursday and “a very…
  11. Berkeley braces for 'riot-like' protests even without Ann Coulter

    LATimes-MoneyCompany 04.27 / 14:29 latimes.com
    After weeks of debate, conservative commentator Ann Coulter won’t speak at UC Berkeley.But protesters are still expected to be out in force. Here’s what could happen today: Extremists looking for troubleUC Berkeley Police Capt. Alex Yao said authorities expect extremists to arrive on campus “to have violence against each other.” He said students should expect a heavy police presence Thursday and “a very…
  12. Berkeley braces for 'riot-like' protests even without Ann Coulter

    LATimes-Golf 04.27 / 14:29 latimes.com
    After weeks of debate, conservative commentator Ann Coulter won’t speak at UC Berkeley.But protesters are still expected to be out in force. Here’s what could happen today: Extremists looking for troubleUC Berkeley Police Capt. Alex Yao said authorities expect extremists to arrive on campus “to have violence against each other.” He said students should expect a heavy police presence Thursday and “a very…
  13. Berkeley braces for 'riot-like' protests even without Ann Coulter

    LATimes-AutoRacing 04.27 / 14:29 latimes.com
    After weeks of debate, conservative commentator Ann Coulter won’t speak at UC Berkeley.But protesters are still expected to be out in force. Here’s what could happen today: Extremists looking for troubleUC Berkeley Police Capt. Alex Yao said authorities expect extremists to arrive on campus “to have violence against each other.” He said students should expect a heavy police presence Thursday and “a very…
  14. Palestinians strike in support of prisoners' protest

    Wbt.com - World 04.27 / 14:09 wbt.com
    RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) -- Palestinians across the West Bank are observing a general strike in support of hundreds of hunger-striking prisoners held by Israel. Palestinians say between 1,300 and 1,500 prisoners have been on a hunger strike for 11 days, demanding better conditions and more contact with relatives. Israel puts the number at about 1,100. The widely observed strike in the West Bank and east Jerusalem reflects the Palestinian consensus on prisoners. The post Palestinians strike…
  15. Palestinian Prisoners Protest Israeli Treatment With Mass Hunger Strike

    Wnyc.org - Politics 04.27 / 14:08 wnyc.org
    Click on the 'Listen' button above to hear this interview.  An estimated 1,500 Palestinian prisoners held in Israeli jails are in the second week of a hunger strike. They're protesting poor conditions, lack of medical care, and detention without trail. It's being led by prisoner Marwan Barghouti, who's been in captivity for 15 years, and is seen as a potential successor to President Mahmoud Abbas. Julie Norman, a research fellow and director of education at the Mitchell Institute for Gl…
  16. PARIS RIOTS: Police fire tear gas after angry protesters hurl bottles and stones

    Express-World 04.27 / 14:03 express.co.uk
    PROTESTERS hurled bottles and stones at police on the streets of Paris in protest over the French presidential candidates Emmanuel Macron and Marine Le…
  17. Kremlin says planned Russian opposition protest on Saturday is illegal

    Thestar.com.my - World 04.27 / 13:57 thestar.com.my
    MOSCOW (Reuters) - The Kremlin said on Thursday that an opposition protest planned for Saturday was illegal and police would deal with anyone who showed up…
  18. Palestinians strike in support of prisoners’ protest

    Federalnewsradio.com - World 04.27 / 13:54 federalnewsradio.com
    Palestinians across the West Bank are observing a general strike in support of hundreds of hunger-striking prisoners held by Israel The post Palestinians strike in support of prisoners’ protest appeared first on…
  19. Ai Weiwei and Shepard Fairey launch skateboard protest art for Trump's 100th day

    Inhabitat.com - Lifestyle 04.27 / 13:49 inhabitat.com
      A new series of artwork from artist-activists Ai Weiwei and Shepard Fairey is debuting at The Skateroom today in response to the 100th day of Donald Trump’s presidency. These new collections use an intriguing medium: they’re printed entirely on limited-edition skateboards. While the format may seem strange if you’re not familiar with The Skateroom, it’s a social entrepreneurship initiative that uses the funds from its custom, fine-art skateboard decks to support at-risk youth. …
  20. Sri Lankan Tamil, Muslim political parties protest against the military

    Livemint.com - Finance 04.27 / 13:48 livemint.com
    Sri Lanka’s Tamil and Muslim political parties are demanding release of land occupied by the military, justice to the missing and jobs for those affected by the civil w…