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Palestinians protest against Israeli police complicity in organized crimes across occupied lands

Press TV 17 Oct 2021
Hundreds of Palestinians have held a mass demonstration in the Israeli-occupied territories to express their deep resentment over rising levels of misdeed and violence in their communities and the Israeli police’s collaboration with criminal gangs. The protesters converged on Land ...
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Sudanese protesters take part in a rally demanding the dissolution of the transitional government, outside the presidential palace in Khartoum, Sudan, Saturday, Oct. 16, 2021.
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Thousands of Sudanese protesters demand dissolution of transitional government

France24 17 Oct 2021
The protest comes as Sudanese politics reels from divisions among the factions steering the rocky transition from two decades of dictatorship under president Omar al-Bashir, who was ousted by the army in April 2019 following weeks of mass protests ... Protesters chanted "one army, one people" and "the army will bring us bread."
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Thousands of pro-military protesters rally against Sudan gov't

The Jordan Times 17 Oct 2021
The protests came as Sudanese politics reels from divisions among the factions steering the rocky transition from two decades of iron-fisted rule by Omar Al Bashir, who was ousted by the army in April 2019 in the face of mass protests ... Critics alleged that the protests involved ...
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Thousands rally in Sudan’s capital to demand military rule

The Guardian 17 Oct 2021
... under president Omar al-Bashir , who was ousted by the army in April 2019 following weeks of mass protests.
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Pro-military protesters rally in Sudanese capital

Taipei Times 17 Oct 2021
The protest comes as Sudanese politics reels from divisions among the factions steering the rocky transition from two decades of dictatorship under former Sudanese president Omar al-Bashir, who was ousted by the army in April 2019 following weeks of mass protests ... Protesters chanted “one army, one people” and “the army will bring us bread.”.
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After killings, minorities in Kashmir ask why there are no public protests condemning them

The Wire 17 Oct 2021
He lives with his mother and sister in their ancestral home in downtown Srinagar, one of the few Kashmiri Pandit families who stayed back after the 1990s, when targeted killings forced a mass migration of the community ... In the past, shops in Kashmir would shut down en masse as a gesture of public protest.
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Does stability or despair await post-election Iraq?

Gulf News 17 Oct 2021
Sunday’s elections, we are told, took place seven months earlier than planned in a bid by the authorities to appease those protesters who participated in the mass demonstrations, known as the Tishree uprising, which erupted in October 2019, after hundreds of thousands of young ...
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Abraham Accords may be cause for celebration, but mostly as a business deal

The Jerusalem Post 17 Oct 2021
The leaders with whom Israel signed Accords, the investors and business partners with whom they are entering into deals, do not represent the masses ... While Foreign Minister Yair Lapid was on an official visit to Manama, Bahrain, there were mass protests on the streets of the capital ... The masses and their leaders most definitely do not see eye to eye.
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Sudan: Protesters demand military coup as crisis deepens

Joy Online 17 Oct 2021
“We need a military government, the current government has failed to bring us justice and equality,” one protester told AFP ... Mr Hamdok was sworn in as Prime Minister in August 2019, after mass protests saw the military step in and end the 30-year-rule of Omar al-Bashir in April.
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Protesters demand military coup as crisis deepens

FBC News 17 Oct 2021
“We need a military government, the current government has failed to bring us justice and equality,” one protester told AFP ... Mr Hamdok was sworn in as Prime Minister in August 2019, after mass protests saw the military step in and end the 30-year-rule of Omar al-Bashir in April.
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Low turnout as Lebanese mark two years of protests

The New Arab 17 Oct 2021
Mass protests bringing together Lebanese from all backgrounds erupted on October 17, 2019, denouncing deteriorating living conditions as well as alleged official graft and mismanagement, after the government announced a plan to tax phone calls made over messaging service WhatsApp.
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Pro-military protesters turn out for second day in Sudanese capital

The Observer 17 Oct 2021
The protesters are demanding the dissolution of Sudan’s post-dictatorship interim government, saying it has failed them politically and economically ... Bashir was ousted by the army in April 2019 in the face of mass protests driven by the Forces for Freedom and Change (FFC), a civilian alliance that became a key plank of the transition.
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38 years after, Shagari’s manifestos still big issues in Nigeria

Business Day Online 17 Oct 2021
Free qualitative education guaranteed, pluselectricity and water for every town and villageeffective medical services, plusself sufficiency in food productionindustrial transformation of Nigeria, and more houses for the masses.” ... So, the masses are the ones to change from their lackadaisical nature.
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Iraq announces full results of parliamentary elections

Anadolu Agency 17 Oct 2021
The results are yet to be confirmed by Iraq’s Federal Court. The election commission said turnout in the Oct ... The elections were originally scheduled for 2022, but political parties decided to hold early elections following mass protests that erupted in 2019 against deep-seated corruption and poor governance.
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