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Again, youths, students reject COVID-19 forceful vaccination in Edo

Business Day Online 28 Sep 2021
Concerned citizens in Edo State on Monday staged a peaceful protest in Benin metropolis against the state government’s forceful COVID-19 vaccination, saying that hunger, poverty and insecurity are killing Edo people not COVID-19 ... “If the vaccines are food items it will not get to the masses ... “This is just a warning protest.
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Bharat bandh: Farmers, trade union members stage protest

The Times of India 28 Sep 2021
Farmers, trade union members stage protest. Mass cleaning drive marks World Tourism Day ... The city police detained 480 protesters, who were later let off ... As many as 480 protesters gathered in front of the railway junction, where more than 100 police personnel were deployed.
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LAPD’s use of protest dispersal orders soars, with few records justifying actions

The Los Angeles Times 28 Sep 2021
Some major events — like the mass demonstrations in the spring and summer of 2020 after George Floyd’s murder and protests in ... Two more reviews have found glaring problems with the Los Angeles Police Department’s handling of last summer’s mass protests against police brutality.
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African presidents who were 'humiliated' out of office: Conde, Gaddafi, Gbagbo

Ghana Web 28 Sep 2021
The most recent coup d'etat on the continent happened in the West African country of Guinea on September 5, 2021 ... She recently launched a political platform ... 2011 - Egypt president Hosni Mubarak forced to resign after mass protests ... 2019 - Sudan's Omar Al Bashir and Algeria's Abdel Aziz Bouteflika - forced out of office after mass protests ... .
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Belarus leader: change constitution to prevent opposition from taking power

Metro USA 28 Sep 2021
MINSK (Reuters) – Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko called on Tuesday for changes to the constitution that would prevent an opposition movement that rose up against him in mass street protests last year from taking power, the state news agency Belta reported.
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Navalny faces new probe as he is accused of directing an 'extremist' network with the ...

The Daily Mail 28 Sep 2021
... destabilising the situation in the regions, creating a protest mood among the population and trying to form an opinion among the public about the need for a violent change of power, (and) organising and holding protest actions that escalate into mass riots,' the statement said.
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Young Thais keep protests alive

Taipei Times 28 Sep 2021
Bangkok’s Din Daeng intersection has been a battleground between police and protesters, angry at economic, health and rights crises ... None of the protesters’ demands have been met ... The COVID-19 outbreak caused a lull in mass protests that gripped Thailand last year, but rallies have increased in the past few weeks.
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Iraqis to vote in ballot marked by growing social and political fractures

Straits Times 28 Sep 2021
NASSIRIYA, IRAQ (REUTERS) - Elections in Iraq next month are being held early in response to mass protests against the government in 2019, but there is scant evidence the vote will improve matters in a country where powerful armed groups still hold sway.
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Failed state Pakistan goes deeper into massive crisis

Suryaa 28 Sep 2021
They demanded action by the government to reverse the situation or else people's angst would show up in the form of large scale protests. Pakistan has also been marred by mass scale corruption including in sensitive security related sectors ... He was protesting against the arrest of ...
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Iraqis to vote in ballot marked by growing social fractures

The New Arab 28 Sep 2021
Elections in Iraq next month are being held early in response to mass protests against the government in 2019, but there is scant evidence the vote will improve matters in a country where powerful armed groups still hold sway ... Nassiriya, a flashpoint of anti-government protests, is a microcosm of Iraq's fracturing political landscape.
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Iraqis to vote in ballot marked by growing social, political fractures

Middle East Online 28 Sep 2021
NASSIRIYA - Elections in Iraq next month are being held early in response to mass protests against the government in 2019, but there is scant evidence the vote will improve matters in a country where powerful armed groups still hold sway ... Nassiriya, a flashpoint of anti-government protests, is a microcosm of Iraq's fracturing political landscape.
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Belarus leader announces vote on a new constitution in 2022

Midland Daily News 28 Sep 2021
KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — The authoritarian leader of Belarus on Tuesday announced a referendum on a new constitution to be held in February 2022 and vowed not to let the opposition come to power, a move analysts say could further cement his grip on power after months of mass protests.
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Guinea military government presents ‘charter’ for civilian transition

Ghana Web 28 Sep 2021
The move sparked mass demonstrations in which dozens of protesters were killed ... The FNDC coalition, which spearheaded the protests against Conde, on Friday called for 100 people to be excluded from the transition process, including former ministers, judges, governors, and other politicians.
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Navalny faces decade in jail as new charges brought

RTE 28 Sep 2021
... the situation in the regions, creating a protest mood among the population and trying to form an opinion among the public about the need for a violent change of power, (and) organising and holding protest actions that escalate into mass riots," the statement said.
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Russia opens new criminal case against Navalny and allies

The Irish Times 28 Sep 2021
... destabilising the situation in the regions, creating a protest mood among the population and trying to form an opinion among the public about the need for a violent change of power, (and) organising and holding protest actions that escalate into mass riots,” the statement said.
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