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  1. German police vehicles torched in Hamburg anti-G20 protest

    Dailyrecordnews.com - Business 03.28 / 12:30 dailyrecordnews.com
    BERLIN (AP) — Leftist protesters are claiming responsibility for torching a half dozen police transport vehicles in Hamburg ahead of this year's G-20 summit in G…
  2. Actress Shailene Woodley reaches deal in pipeline protest

    Dailyrepublic.com - Lifestyle 03.28 / 12:30 dailyrepublic.com
    BISMARCK, N.D. — Hollywood actress Shailene Woodley has reached a plea deal that calls for no jail time over her involvement in protests against the Dakota Access oil pipeline in North Dakota. The “Divergent” star was among 27 activists arrested Oct. 10. She livestreamed her arrest on Facebook. She initially pleaded not guilty to criminal […
  3. Photojournalist Alec Luhn, a UW-Madison graduate, was detained while covering anti-government protests in Russia

    Htrnews.com - Manitowoc 03.28 / 12:30 htrnews.com
    A photojournalist from Wisconsin, detained during large protests in Russia over the weekend, said the police treatment of protesters was…
  4. Hong Kong | Activists: Police to arrest democracy protest leaders

    Macau Daily Times feed A day after Hong Kong picked a new pro-Beijing leader, police are planning to arrest student leaders and other prominent figures involved with the huge 2014 “Umbrella Movement” pro-democracy protests, activists said yesterday. Police have informed nine people that they will be charged with committing a public nuisance, according to the Demosisto political party, which sent a […] The post Hong Kong | Activists: Police to arrest democracy protest leaders appea…
  5. Journalists detained covering Russia protests

    Cpj.org - Europe 03.28 / 12:26 cpj.org
    New York, March 27, 2017--Russian security forces should cease harassing and obstructing journalists covering protests and other events, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today. Russian media reported that at least 11 journalists were detained yesterday while reporting on nationwide protests. All have since been…
  6. CPJ Safety Advisory: Covering protests in Belarus

    Cpj.org - Europe 03.28 / 12:26 cpj.org
    Beginning in early February, there have been nationwide demonstrations in Belarus to protest the introduction of a new tax on the unemployed. More than 150 protesters have been arrested, dozens have been fined or sentenced to up to 15 days in jail for participating in the protests, and at…
  7. Russia | Protest leader Alexei Navalny gets 15 days in jail

    Macau Daily Times feed Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny, who organized a wave of nationwide protests against government corruption that rattled authorities, was jailed for 15 days yesterday by a Moscow court for resisting police orders. Navalny was arrested Sunday as he walked to a protest in Moscow and spent the night in jail before appearing in court. Tens […] The post Russia | Protest leader Alexei Navalny gets 15 days in jail appeared first on MACAU DAILY TIMES…
  8. Yemenis protest on second anniversary of Saudi intervention

    Stuff.co.nz - Middle East 03.28 / 12:25 www.stuff.co.nz
    Tens of thousands of Yemenis protested Sunday in the capital Sanaa against the Saudi-led military intervention in Yemen as it marked its second…
  9. Bookworms to protest library cuts outside MLA offices

    Cbc.ca - Saskatchewan 03.28 / 12:25 www.cbc.ca
    Libraries will take a major hit following the provincial budget announcement last…
  10. Cabbies give emotional protest to Windsor's new Uber rules

    Cbc.ca - Ontario 03.28 / 12:24 www.cbc.ca
    Windsor taxi drivers gave an emotional protest to proposed Uber regulations during Monday night's city council…
  11. Washington condemns arrests of hundreds of protesters in Russia

    Rustavi2.com - World 03.28 / 12:24 rustavi2.com
    The US department of state has "strongly condemned" the detention of hundreds of protesters throughout Russia including the country"s opposition leader on Sunday.Thousands took part to anti-corruption protests swept across 80 Russian towns and cities in what are believed to be the biggest demonstrations in the country since 2012, with the largest held in Moscow and St Petersburg.    The US department of state said on Sunday it was "troubled" to learn of the arrest of Mr Navalny and called…
  12. Photojournalist Alec Luhn, a UW-Madison graduate, was detained while covering anti-government protests in Russia

    Postcrescent.com - Wisconsin (WI) 03.28 / 12:24 postcrescent.com
    A photojournalist from Wisconsin, detained during large protests in Russia over the weekend, said the police treatment of protesters was…
  13. Russians Protest Against Putin, Medvedev: Alexei Navalny Detained Amid Nationwide Rallies

    Ibtimes.com - Europe 03.28 / 12:22 ibtimes.com
    Thousands in Moscow took to the streets Sunday in anti-corruption protest against President Vladimir Putin in what is being called as the biggest demonstration in the country in five years. The Russian police made hundreds of arrests, including the protest organizer and leader of opposition, Alexei Navalny, who wants to run against Putin in next year's presidential election, according to r…
  14. 1 arrested as protesters clash in Salem

    Koin.com - Salem 03.28 / 12:21 koin.com
    Matthew Curtis Heagy, 31, used pepper spray on an Oregon State Trooper. He was arrested and found with an concealed firearm. He is charged…
  15. Paterson teachers protest tenure charges against union president

    Patersontimes.com - Paterson 03.28 / 12:21 patersontimes.com
    Hundreds of teachers took to the streets on Monday afternoon to protest the state-operated school district’s move to bring tenure charges against teachers’ union president John McEntee. Protesters held up signs that read, “Hands off our president!” and “We are John McEntee,” and “Drop these bogus tenure charges now!” while chanting slogans targeting state-appointed district…
  16. Food poisoning affects 6 on Rajdhani, passengers protest

    Siasat.com - Crime 03.28 / 12:20 siasat.com
    Kolkata: Six passengers fell ill after eating the food served on the New Delhi-Sealdah Rajdhani Express leading to protests by co-passengers at two stations on Tuesday. Union minister and Asansol MP Babul Supriyo said he also found the food and service quality on Rajdhani “utterly disappointing” at times. A section of the passengers protested at …
  17. Does God Hate Basketball? Westboro Baptist Church Will Protest at the Final Four in Phoenix

    The gay-bashing group will picket at schools and churches throughout greater Phoenix this…
  18. Shailene Woodley Reaches Plea Deal In Pipeline Protest

    The "Divergent" star was among 27 activists arrested Oct. 10. She livestreamed her arrest on…
  19. 3 Kashmir civilians killed in protests against Indian rule

    Abcnews.go.com -Crime 03.28 / 12:18 abcnews.go.com
    Police say three civilians were killed and 18 other people injured in anti-India protests that erupted after a gunbattle between rebels and government forces in disputed…
  20. Russia's mass protests were a win for Navalny. How will the Kremlin respond?

    Russian authorities now face a test over how hard to crack down on…