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France: Hundreds of protesters urge government to take concrete action against feminicides

Several hundred people demonstrated Saturday in Paris to urge the government to take concrete action against feminicides in France. More than 70 women have been killed by their spouse or

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Hong Kong: Protesters provoke postpone consideration of controversial bill

Tens of thousands of protesters paralyzed Hong Kong on Wednesday, delaying consideration of a controversial bill to allow extradition to China. The protesters, mostly young people and students, surrounded the

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Haiti police clash with protesters over vote fraud allegations

Police in Haiti have clashed with demonstrators who took to the streets in Port-au-Prince to protest against alleged vote-rigging in the country’s recent presidential election. Dozens of protesters held the

Asia and Oceania

Indian forces clash with protesters in Kashmir on Eid al-Adha

On Friday, thousands of demonstrators took to the streets in Kashmir’s main city of Srinagar, situated 648 kilometers (403 miles) north of the Indian capital, New Delhi, and at least

Middle East

Beirut protesters clash with police at demonstration over uncollected rubbish

At least 20 people were injured on Saturday during clashes between police and protesters in Beirut, according to the Red Cross. Police used water cannon, tear gas and rubber bullets

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Saudi protesters hold rally to support senior Shia cleric

Saudi protesters have once again taken to the streets, calling on authorities to overturn the death sentence handed to prominent Shia cleric Sheikh Nimr al-Nimr. The Saudis staged a rally

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Yemen protesters urge end to foreign interference

Yemeni protesters have staged a demonstration in the capital, Sana’a, demanding an end to foreign interference in their country’s internal affairs. During their rally on Friday, the Yemeni demonstrators accused