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15,000 march in Helsinki anti-racism protest

Helsinki - Around 15,000 people marched in central Helsinki Saturday to protest against rising racism and violent right-wing extremism, police said, following the recent death of a man allegedly attacked by a neo-Nazi leader.

Turkey jails 45 students over 2012 anti-Erdogan protest

Ankara - A Turkish court jailed 45 students Tuesday over a 2012 protest against President Recep Tayyip Erdogan at an Ankara university when he visited to celebrate a satellite launch, state media reported.

Violent clashes in South Africa over student fees

Johanesburg - South African students and campus security guards clashed in Johannesburg on Tuesday, hurling rocks at each other as demonstrations over higher fees turned violent.

Protests as S. Africa university fee hikes get go-ahead

Johanesburg - South Africa on Monday gave universities the go-ahead to raise student fees by up to eight percent, prompting protests on several campuses across the country.

20,000 refugee supporters march through London

London - Around 20,000 pro-refugee demonstrators took to the streets on London on Saturday, according to police, to call on Prime Minister Theresa May to do more to tackle the migrant crisis.

As elections loom, little space for protests in Russia

Moscow - Ilya Gushchin says the two and a half years he spent in prison for standing up to the Kremlin were a warning from the authorities for ordinary Russians."It was a threat to the population to quieten down," Gushchin, 28, told AFP.

Zimbabwe court lifts ban on Harare protests: lawyer

Harare - Zimbabwe's high court on Wednesday overturned a police ban on protests in the capital Harare after a challenge from activists involved in a surge of demonstrations against President Robert Mugabe.

Black Lives Matter protesters shut London airport

London - British Black Lives Matter protesters on Tuesday chained themselves together on the runway of London's City Airport, forcing all flights in and out of the business travel hub to be diverted.

Mass protests in Brazil against Temer 'coup'

S - Tens of thousands took to Brazilian streets to support sacked leader Dilma Rousseff and protest the new government of Michel Temer, who has taken power and downplayed the protests.

Anti-Maduro protesters freed after Venezuela demo

Caracas - Venezuela has released all but one of dozens of protesters rounded up after an angry, pot-banging crowd reportedly surrounded President Nicolas Maduro amid mass protests over the country's crippling food shortages.

Ethnic Chinese demand 'security for all' in Paris protest

Paris - Thousands of ethnic Chinese staged a protest march in Paris on Sunday over the fatal mugging of a Chinese tailor last month, as crime against community members has spiralled.

Anti-Maduro protesters detained, freed after Venezuela demo

Caracas - Most of 30 or so protesters arrested in a rally against President Nicolas Maduro have now been freed, authorities said, after mass demonstrations over Venezuela's food shortages.

What next for Venezuela's opposition?

Caracas - A day after Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro's opponents staged a mass demonstration calling for a referendum on removing him from office, their victory still looked far from certain on Friday.

'Biggest demo in decades' pressures Venezuela president

Caracas - Opponents of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro claimed to have mobilized a million demonstrators in the biggest rally in decades, vowing weekly mass protests to demand a referendum on ousting him from power.

Venezuela opposition says 1 mn join anti-Maduro demo

Caracas - Opponents of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro said around a million people joined in a rally Thursday demanding a referendum on removing him from office."Between 950,000 and 1.

'Biggest demo in decades' pressures Venezuela president

Caracas - Opponents of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro claimed to have mobilized a million demonstrators Thursday in the biggest rally in decades, demanding a referendum on removing him from power.

Chinese march in Paris to demand better security

Aubervilliers - Around 1,800 people from the Chinese community in France took part in a march near Paris Sunday calling for greater security after a deadly robbery earlier this month.

Anger still boils in northern Ethiopia after protest crackdown

- The demonstrations were crushed but anger remains in Bahir Dar, capital of Ethiopia's northern Amhara region, where a fortnight ago security forces killed at least 30 protesters, according to a human rights group."I would say at least 50 people!

Zimbabwe police break up anti-Mugabe protest

Harare - Riot police in Zimbabwe used tear gas and water cannon Wednesday to break up a protest by several hundred demonstrators gathered in Harare in a fresh outbreak of opposition to President Robert Mugabe.

Brazilians protest in Rio as city prepares for Olympics

Rio De Janeiro - Protesters turned out Sunday for lightly attended demonstrations in Rio against embattled President Dilma Rousseff five days before the start of the 2016 Olympic Games.

Thousands march across Istanbul bridge in anti-coup protest

Istanbul - Thousands of Turkish government supporters on Thursday streamed across one of the two bridges spanning the Bosphorus Strait in Istanbul to protest against the coup that sought to unseat President Recep Tayyip Erdogan one week ago.

Zimbabwe women in pot-beating protest against Mugabe

Bulawayo - Hundreds of women in Zimbabwe on Saturday demonstrated against President Robert Mugabe's government by beating pots, symbolising a nation facing starvation and economic hardships.

Freed Zimbabwe protest leader calls for further strikes

Harare - The Zimbabwean pastor who has emerged as leader of a new protest movement against President Robert Mugabe's authoritarian government called on Thursday for further strikes and shutdowns.

Zimbabwe protest leader arrested on eve of scheduled strike

Harare - Popular Zimbabwean pastor Evan Mawarire, one of the organisers of the largest protests in years against President Robert Mugabe, was arrested Tuesday and charged with inciting public violence, his lawyer said.

123 German police hurt in clashes with protesters

Berlin - Berlin police said Sunday that 123 officers were hurt in clashes with left-wing extremists who hurled rocks and bottles at them, smashed shop windows and set cars ablaze.

Rage against Blair as families mourn Iraq war dead

London - As protesters outside bayed for Tony Blair's prosecution, inside the building where John Chilcot delivered his damming Iraq War Inquiry report the father of a dead serviceman delivered his own verdict: "My son died in vain".

Zimbabwe police fire teargas as protests turn violent

Harare - Zimbabwe police on Monday fired teargas and water cannons and beat up protesting public transport drivers, amid rising unrest against economic woes as well as President Robert Mugabe's long rule.

Thousands march in tense Paris labour protest

Paris - Thousands of people opposed to France's hotly contested labour reforms were back in the streets of Paris on Thursday in the first violence-free protest in weeks.

French government allows Paris march in U-turn

Paris - France's Socialist government on Wednesday gave the go-ahead for a Paris march against its hotly contested labour reforms, reversing a ban announced just hours earlier.

Dozens protest rising fuel prices in Syria capital

Damascus - Dozens of protesters gathered in Damascus on Sunday for a rare demonstration in front of Syria's parliament against a 40 percent hike in fuel prices announced last week.
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Inhabitants of Prey Lang  demonstrating against the destruction of their forest.
Inhabitants of Prey Lang demonstrating against the destruction of their forest.
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Ginger Pride march in Edinburgh  Scotland on August 10  2013.
Ginger Pride march in Edinburgh, Scotland on August 10, 2013.
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Cordeliers, Lyon.
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An anti-government demonstration in Benghazi, Libya.
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Protesters were injured by rubber bullets in Madrid on July 11.
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As part of the G20 resistance in downtown Toronto, the Aboriginal people, organizers and supporters of the Natives protested and marched from Queen's Park to downtown Toronto and back.
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Press conference at Johnnie Simpson Park prior to the march.
Press conference at Johnnie Simpson Park prior to the march.
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Ukrainian Parliament adopted the bill No.9073 on the principles of state language policy in the first reading. Several parallel rallies of supporters and opponents of this bill were held in downtown Kyiv.
Ginger Pride march in Edinburgh  Scotland on August 10  2013.
Ginger Pride march in Edinburgh, Scotland on August 10, 2013.
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Sunday's march from Johnnie Simpson Park to the detention centre.
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As part of the G20 resistance in downtown Toronto, the Aboriginal people, organizers and supporters of the Natives protested and marched from Queen's Park to downtown Toronto and back.
Ginger Pride march in Edinburgh  Scotland on August 10  2013.
Ginger Pride march in Edinburgh, Scotland on August 10, 2013.
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