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Kenya Police Tear-Gas Children in Playground Protest
World  (tags: Kenya, children tear-gassed, police, developer, playground protest )

Judy
- 6 days ago - news.yahoo.com
Kenyan police fired tear gas at children as young as eight protesting on Monday against the seizure of their school playground by a property developer.
Is the U.S. Crazy?
World  (tags: lifestyles, education, police, military, health care )

Freya
- 11 days ago - alternet.org
Americans who live abroad -- more than six million of us worldwide (not counting those who work for the U.S. government) -- often face hard questions about our country from people we live among.
Czech Republic Slovakia: Velvet Revolution at 25
World  (tags: Slovakia, Czech republic, Czechoslovakia, student protests, velvet revolution, Prague, violence, Police, Vaclav Havel, 25 Year anniversary )

Angelika
- 69 days ago - bbc.com
A quarter century ago, on a fairly typical November day, thousands of university students gathered in the Czechoslovak capital, Prague, for a peaceful demonstration to commemorate International Students' Day. The beginning of the end of communist rule.
Israeli Forces Shoot Dead Palestinian Youth in Galilee (TEXT and VIDEO)
World  (tags: Human Rights, Israel, Palestine, violence, murder, police, crime, death, ethics, news, middle-east, government )

Carrie
- 76 days ago - maannews.net
A young Palestinian citizen of Israel died on Saturday morning after being shot in the chest by Israeli police during an arrest raid in a village north of Nazareth. Israeli police claimed in a statement that the Hamdan had been wielding a knife.
Chinese Police 'Beat And Detain' Relatives Of Missing MH370 Passengers
World  (tags: MH370 families, Chinese authorities, police, retaliation, abuse, violence, ethics, freedoms, government, world, society, news, violence, corruption, freedoms )

Carrie
- 140 days ago - scmp.com
Several relatives have described being detained and physically abused by police - seemingly in retaliation for publicly pressing Chinese and Malaysia Airlines authorities for information about the hunt for the plane.
Five People Hospitalised After Brawl in Bondi
World  (tags: abuse, crime, freedoms, law, police, rights, safety, society, violence, conflict, HumanRights )

Ben
- 455 days ago - smh.com.au
Anti-Semitic attack in Bondi, NSW, Australia
As Russia Contends With Regional Violence Near Sochi, Expert Predicts 'Gulag Olympics'
World  (tags: Sochi, world, violence, politics, police, Sochi Olumpics, Russia, security, government, conflict, corruption, freedoms, society, news )

Cal
- 475 days ago - globalpost.com
The North Caucasus, where Winter Olympics host city Sochi is located, is still 'one of the worst regions in the world for violence.'
Egypt Expels Three Al-Jazeera Journalists for Biased Reporting
World  (tags: Egypt, police, Al-Jazeera, government, interesting, violence, society, middle-east, news, freedoms, world )

Carrie
- 512 days ago - rawstory.com
The Qatar-based channel said last week: "There has also been a campaign against Al-Jazeera, in particular, as the channel's offices were raided last month and security forces seized equipment which has yet to be returned."
Pakistan: 3 Christian Boys Were Killed By Police Due to Love Affair With Muslim Girls
World  (tags: Pakistan, police, kill Christian boys for being in love wi )

Beth
- 565 days ago - faithfreedom.org
Islamic law forbids Muslim women to marry non-Muslim men, although Muslim men may marry non-Muslim women. One of the boys was tortured as well. Only in a place ruled by Sharia can police kill Christians boys for this.
Millions of Brazilians in the Streets: 'It's More Than Just 20 Cents'
World  (tags: 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', 'HUMANRIGHTS!', Brazil, conflict, corruption, freedoms, government, humanrights, police, politics, Protests, society )

Kit
- 583 days ago - commondreams.org
Largely peaceful demonstrations met aggressive police backlash in demonstrations across the country.
Violence Flares as Turkey PM 'Tolerance' for Protests Ends
World  (tags: Turkey, activism, violence, politics, police, society, news, world, ethics, government, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', humanrights, conflict )

Cal
- 593 days ago - news.ph.msn.com
Riot police stormed an Istanbul protest square Tuesday, firing volleys of tear gas at firework-hurling demonstrators after Turkish leader Recep Tayyip Erdogan warned he had "no more tolerance" for the mass demos against his Islamic-rooted government.
TAKE ACTION NOW! STAND UP FOR DEMOCRACY FREEDOM OF SPEECH AND HUMAN RIGHTS IN TURKEY
World  (tags: world, violence, police, politics, Turkey, riots, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', 'HUMANRIGHTS!', humanrights, government, ethics, politics )

Cal
- 594 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Please sign the petititon to stop the police violence and cruelty, save the Gezi Park in Istanbul, please STAND UP FOR DEMOCRACY, FREEDOM OF SPEECH AND HUMAN RIGHTS IN TURKEY.
As Erdogan Remains Firm, No End in Sight for Turkey's Protests
World  (tags: Turkey, activism, violence, politics, police, society, news, world, ethics, government, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', humanrights, conflict )

Cal
- 595 days ago - ipsnews.net
Now approaching its third week, the "Occupy Taksim" movement, a peaceful sit-in to save Istanbul's Gezi Park from redevelopment, has taken on a festival-like atmosphere, with protesters organising to stand guard around the clock, provide uninterrupted fo
TAKE ACTION NOW! ErdoğAn: End the Crackdown Now!
World  (tags: Turkey, activism, violence, politics, police, society, news, world, ethics, government, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', humanrights, conflict )

Cal
- 597 days ago - avaaz.org
Now more than ever, we need massive public pressure to urge the government to stop using excessive force against protesters immediately, to stop demolishing one of the few green spaces left in Istanbul, and to stop cracking down on citizens who are peacef
Turkey's 'Other 50 Percent' Demand a Voice
World  (tags: world, violence, police, politics, Turkey, riots, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', 'HUMANRIGHTS!', humanrights, government, ethics, politics )

Cal
- 598 days ago - spiegel.de
Turkish Prime Minister Erdogan is driving a wedge through his country. While one half reveres him as a savior, the other reviles him as a dictator. By continuing to condemn his opponents and ignore their demands, he is playing a dangerous game.
 

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