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Istanbul Protest Photos Show Anger, Chaos
World  (tags: Turkey, protests, shopping mall, Istanbul, Taksim Square, Gezi Park, deaths, arrests, gas canisters, water cannons )

Lynn
- 317 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
Protesters filled the streets of Turkey on Saturday, the second day of intense clashes between demonstrators and police. ... Peaceful protests began earlier in the week over plans to redevelop a park in the square, but a harsh crackdown by police ...
Nabi Saleh- Is This Where the Third Intifada Will Start?
World  (tags: Israel, Palestine, West Bank, Nabi Saleh, settlements, settlers, IDF, destruction, arrests, HumanRights, middle-east, conflict, crime )

Angelika
- 390 days ago - nytimes.com
A group of soldiers appeared behind us and they tossed a few stun grenades over the wall. They piled in and closed the armored doors. One door opened a crack. A hand emerged. It tossed one last grenade toward the camera, Gas streamed out..
Nobel Peace Laureate Mairead Maguire Speaks From Israeli Jail Cell After Arrest on Boat Delivering Humanitarian Aid to Gaza
World  (tags: Gaza, Israel, humanitarian aid mission, Israeli interception, arrests, peace activists, Cynthia McKinney, Irish Nobel laureate Mairead Maguire, founder Free Gaza movement, Huwaida Arraf, Lubna Masarwa )

LucyKalei
- 1746 days ago - democracynow.org
What is your response to Mark Regev, Israeli spokesperson, who said aid is free to pass into Gaza? No, that is wrong, we know it is not free. Our little boat was boarded by navy combat soldiers, they came in full riot gear when we were just 25 miles off
Mexico Investigators Search for 9 in Day Care Fire That Killed 47 Children
World  (tags: government, Mexico City, Day Care fire, children, death, crime, Arrests, Wanted, Search, missing, corruption, investigation, dishonesty, sadness )

Dee
- 1751 days ago - timesdispatch.com
MEXICO CITY -- Investigators on Tuesday were searching for nine officials wanted in a day care fire that killed 47 children in northern Mexico, a day after nine others were arrested on negligent homicide charges.
What Is Going on in the Silence of Evin Prison?
World  (tags: Iran, Human Rights, Torture, arrests )

Ana
- 1752 days ago - rsf.org
Nothing and no-one comes out of Iran's prisons. Iranians line up at the gates of the prison, looking for a name, searching for relatives of whom they have had no news.
Iran's Regime: Marching Toward A Cliff
World  (tags: Iran, revolution, riot, Ayatollah, Khomeini, Ahmadinejad, election, fraud, crisis, students, twitter, world, islam, violence, middle-east, government, humanrights, freedoms, conflict, repression, police, abuse, killing, death, arrests, crime, society, cul )

Tom
- 1757 days ago - therumpus.net
The Khomeinist regime in Iran is in terminal trouble. That doesn't mean Iran will repudiate Islam and become a secular democracy. The "Islamic Revolution" of Iran was never just about Islam. It was caused by three revolutionary currents coming together.
Support Israeli Activists Today
World  (tags: jewish voice for peace, freedom of speech, activists, arrests )

Eleanor
- 1813 days ago - salsa.democracyinaction.org
On April 26, 2009, a number of Israeli peace activists had their computers confiscated, were called for interrogations, and were only released upon signing agreements not to contact their political friends for 30 days. We are asking you to contact.......
Take Action: Join the Ladies in White in Calling for Human Rights in Cuba
World  (tags: world, cuba, freedom, human rights, civil liberties, ladies in white, suppression, arrests, prison, government, corruption, castro )

Tom
- 1838 days ago - action.humanrightsfirst.org
In 2003, activists throughout Cuba were arrested by the government and summarily tried and sentenced to as many as 28 years in prison. Today, 54 of them remain in jail, many with severe illnesses they've developed from poor prison conditions.
International Campaign for Tibet:Please Sign!!
World  (tags: tibet, petitions, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', death, arrests, asia )

Maryann
- 2196 days ago - secure2.convio.net
In recent weeks the Tibetan people have taken to the streets to protest the repressive policies of the Chinese government and their protests have been met with brutality. Thousands of Tibetans, including Buddhist monks and nuns, have been detained, arrest
Five Arrested In Iraq War Protest
World  (tags: war, conflict, iraq, protests, activists, arrests, invasion )


- 2218 days ago - courant.com
A protest Wednesday by roughly 200 clergy members, religious activists and citizens marking the five-year anniversary of the United States invasion of Iraq started with prayer and song and ended with the arrest of five protesters in Hartford.
Arrests of Political Activists Increase in Myanmar | Amnesty International
World  (tags: Burma, Myanmar, HumanRights, Arrests, Lies, Asia )

Davida
- 2271 days ago - amnesty.org
Four months on from the violent crackdown on peaceful demonstrators, rather than stop its unlawful arrests the Myanmar government has actually accelerated them," said Catherine Baber, director of Amnesty International Asia-Pacific programme.
Monks March Again Despite Arrests
World  (tags: myanmar, Myanmar-Burma, myanmar junta burma, monks, protest, protests, arrests )

Susan
- 2350 days ago - arcamax.com
Monks march again despite arrests YANGON, Myanmar, Nov. 5 Myanmar's Buddhist monks continued to defy the military regime by taking to the streets for the second time since a crackdown in late September. Around 100 monks staged a peaceful protest Saturday
Police Arrested for Reprisal Massacre
World  (tags: iraq, police, massacre, bomb, arrests, waronterror )

Ali
- 2574 days ago - news.com.au
IRAQI authorities have arrested 13 policemen for carrying out a massacre of 70 Sunni Arabs in a northern Iraqi town to avenge a devastating bomb attack, officials said today.
   

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