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Some mostly good news from Sri Lanka

Democratic Underground 15 Aug 2022
Hi all,. We're finally fully moved in to Colombo so I thought I';d let anybody curious know what the situation on the ground looks like in Sri Lanka, since the media in the west seems to have moved on to a new shiny whatever ... But at least right now the idea of going back to the mass protests of a few weeks ago seems impossible ... So ... .


Bitchute 14 Aug 2022
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Despite public anger, no progress in Iraq political deadlock

The New Arab 14 Aug 2022
In 2019, his sermon led to the resignation of then-Prime Minister Adil Abdul Mahdi amid mass anti-government protests, the largest in Iraq’s modern history ... The 2018 health crisis spurred violent protests that served as the harbinger for mass anti-government rallies the following year.

Andhra Pradesh: Chirala-Perala stir sowed seeds of non-cooperation movement

The Times of India 14 Aug 2022
Small protests often lead to big revolutions. It was one such protest by locals ... Taking a cue from the novel mass protest known as Chirala-Perala movement, Mahatma Gandhi gave a call for nationwide non-cooperation against the British regime soon after the Jallianwala Bagh massacre.

Sri Lanka lifts ban on six Tamil diaspora groups, 316 individuals

The Telegraph India 14 Aug 2022
The ban was lifted through an Extraordinary Gazette issued by the Ministry of Defence ... Sri Lanka has witnessed a massive political turmoil following the mass protests over the country's worst economic crisis in decades. The unprecedented anti-government protests forced President Rajapaksa to flee the country and resign from his post ... .

Iraq’s highest judicial authority says has no power to dissolve Parliament

Anadolu Agency 14 Aug 2022
Iraq’s Supreme Judicial Council said Sunday it does not have the authority to dissolve the country’s parliament ... The nomination has triggered mass protests from supporters of al-Sadr, who called for the dissolution of the Parliament and holding early polls in Iraq ... *Writing by Ahmed Asmar .

I.Coast troops held in Mali charged, remanded in custody: judicial sources

Urdu Point 14 Aug 2022
Another source close to the judge and an official at Mali's justice ministry confirmed the news to AFP ... Mali has been dominated by the military since an August 2020 coup ousted elected leader Ibrahim Boubacar Keita following mass protests over the handling of a long-running and bloody jihadist insurgency ... bur-amt/cpy/imm ....

Why Salman Rushdie’s ‘The Satanic Verses’ remains so controversial decades after its publication

Raw Story 14 Aug 2022
Author Salman Rushdie is in the hospital with serious injuries after being stabbed by a man at an arts festival in New York State on Aug. 12, 2022 ... Angry demonstrators protest against the book in 1989. Robert Croma, CC BY-NC-SA ... Although mass protests have stopped, the themes and questions raised in his novel remain hotly debated ... .

A pledge we made to ourselvesAt 75, the Republic of India is a strong sovereign ...

Deccan Herald 14 Aug 2022
The anti-Emergency movement of 1975, the anti-corruption movement of 2011 and even mass protests in recent years against the Citizenship Amendment Act and farm laws, forcing the government on the back foot, suggest 'We the People' remain central to the 'idea of India'.

War on humanity update: major cock-ups by the so-called “Elite” hasten its demise

The Liberty Beacon 14 Aug 2022
Intro by David Linden. This featured article is a real gem from the always “nailed it” offGuardian ... Ukraine in the time of Covid ... Catte Black. SOURCE ... Catholic v Protestant, Moslem v Christian, black v white, male v female, gay v straight etc etc ... There were mass marches in cities across the globe and small local “stand in the park” protests.

Rise and sway of the Sangh Parivarhe demolition of the Babri Masjid, with neither state ...

Deccan Herald 14 Aug 2022
During a routine family gathering, I heard an uncle say it was time “we” stopped buying fruit from Muslim vendors. I must have been 12 ... I grew up hearing gory accounts of Hindu girls buried alive in Sindh for marrying Muslims ... Track DH's Independence Day Coverage Here ... When they do protest en masse, or actually riot, their homes are demolished ... Sign Up.

When cash bail is high, some families finance freedom through GoFundMe

The CT Mirror 14 Aug 2022
The burden of bail. A three-part series. The CT Mirror is exploring the effects and challenges of Connecticut's cash bail system. Two weeks ago ... Last week ... This week ... It was the middle of 2021 ... Second, people afraid of catching the virus from a mass protest were looking for other ways to support the Black Lives Matter movement after George Floyd’s murder.

Germany at risk of mass unrest - security official

Sott 13 Aug 2022
Germany could be facing mass unrest this autumn and protests over the energy crisis ... If such scenarios materialize, "we're likely to be confronted with mass protests and riots," the official warned.

Protest in China's Henan underscore risks bank faces as real estate sector continues to struggle

Beijing News 13 Aug 2022
Recent protests in China's Henan province underline the risks being faced by banks as the real estate sector continues to struggle ... On July 10, over a thousand furious customers staged a mass protest at a Bank of China branch in Henan, demanding their savings be returned. The local government used plain clothes to suppress the protest.

What’s going on in Hong Kong’s courts?

Al Jazeera 13 Aug 2022
Thousands of people in Hong Kong are facing court action for taking part in 2019’s mass protests, which grew out of opposition to a mainland extradition bill into wider calls for democracy ... Many of the arrests over the past three years are linked to the 2019 protests, although not all.

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