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Mass shootings fall in Kansas, but nation faces record high

The Hutchinson News 27 Feb 2021
Mass shootings in Kansas fell to two in 2020 from four the year before, while nationally mass shootings jumped nearly 50% during a pandemic with crippling unemployment, violent protests and idle youth. In 2020, Kansas reported two mass shootings that killed none and injured nine ... Many mass shooting sites closed during pandemic.
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Mass shootings surge in Colorado as nation faces record high

La Junta Tribune-Democrat 27 Feb 2021
Mass shootings in Colorado increased to 11 in 2020 from four the year before, while nationally mass shootings jumped nearly 50% during a pandemic with crippling unemployment, violent protests and idle youth. In 2020, Colorado reported 11 mass shootings that killed six and injured 52 ... Many mass shooting sites closed during pandemic.
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The U.S. took down its dangerous white supremacist leader — but that's no substitute for ...

Alternet 27 Feb 2021
Indeed "candy-coated" reform is all that most politicians have offered Black communities in America for decades ... Their victims are disproportionately Black ... It matters little how much lip service politicians, institutions, corporations, and others paid to the notion of equality last year when mass protests rocked the nation over Floyd's killing ... .
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Q&A: A Close-up View of Myanmar’s Leaderless Mass Protests

Reliefweb 26 Feb 2021
There's clearly been some inspiration and techniques drawn from protests in nearby Thailand and Hong Kong ... This was driven by a sense that in the context of mass protests, the military could less afford armed conflict in the periphery, and was in need of whatever legitimacy it could get.
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At least three protesters killed in southern Iraq: Rights monitor

Al Jazeera 26 Feb 2021
Protesters’ demand ... Nasiriya has seen regular protests since late 2019, even after Iraq’s mass anti-government movement waned ... Nearly 600 people have been killed in protest-related violence in Iraq since late 2019, including in mass violence at demonstrations but also in targeted assassinations.
photo: AP / Shakh Aivazov
Georgian opposition supporters attend a rally following the detention of the United National Movement party leader Nika Melia, Tbilisi, Georgia, Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2021.
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Thousands rally in Georgia after opposition chief's arrest

Urdu Point 26 Feb 2021
... charges of "organising mass violence" during anti-government protests in 2019 as politically motivated ... Friday's rally was the latest in a series of mass protests the opposition has staged since October, to denounce what it says is political repression and to demand fresh polls.
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MENA: Repression and violence fail to stamp out Arab activism 10 years since mass uprisings of 2011

Reliefweb 26 Feb 2021
Ten years on from the mass protests the human rights situation across much of the Middle East and North Africa paints a bleak picture; Syria and Yemen are suffering the devastating human costs of armed conflict, lawlessness in Libya continues unabated and authorities in ...
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Rights monitor says 3 dead as protests rage in southern Iraq

San Francisco Chronicle 26 Feb 2021
BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraqi security forces fired live ammunition into a crowd of anti-government protesters on Friday in southern Iraq, killing three people, a human rights monitor said ... Nasiriya, in the province of Dhi Qar, has seen regular protests since late 2019, even after Iraq's mass anti-government movement waned.
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Myanmar riot police fire at crowd to disperse protesters, as military tries to reimpose rule ...

Russia Today 26 Feb 2021
Standoff between #Myanmar protesters opposing #Military rule in #Yangon & police pushing crowd back with aim for dispersal ... There has been a leadership crisis in Myanmar since February 1, with mass protests becoming a regular occurrence on the streets of the country after the military seized control again after nine years of civilian rule.
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4 protesters killed in clashes with Iraq security forces

The New Arab 26 Feb 2021
Clashes between Iraqi security forces and anti-government demonstrators in the city of Nasiriyah left four protesters dead ... Nearly 600 people have been killed in protest-related violence since late 2019, including in mass violence at demonstrations but also in targeted assassinations.
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Joint List MK injured during weekly Umm al-Fahm protests, four arrested

The Jerusalem Post 26 Feb 2021
The incident took place during the seventh consecutive week of mass protests being organized in Umm al-Fahm over the failed attempts by the Israeli government and Israel Police to properly address the rising crime rates and increasing violence in the country's Arab sector. . The weekly protests usually attract hundreds of participants.
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Top Hong Kong university cuts ties with student union over national security concerns

Asahi News 26 Feb 2021
Students have been at the forefront of mass pro-democracy protests in 2019 and authorities are keen to quash dissent in schools and universities, which Beijing and city officials have blamed for fostering anti-government sentiment ... graduation ceremony that turned into a protest.
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Myanmar - Protests (DG ECHO, media) (ECHO Daily Flash of 26 February 2021)

Reliefweb 26 Feb 2021
Daily anti-Tatmadaw protests continued, however ... The almost total stop of testing, along with recurrent mass protests is expected to significantly increase the COVID-19 prevalence in the country.
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