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Protestors threw milkshakes containing ‘quick-drying cement’ as far-left and far-right groups clashed in Portland, according to police

The Portland Police tweeted that officers have received information that milkshakes containing quick-drying cement were thrown during clashes between far-left and far-left organisations on Saturday – for now, there is no evidence to substantiate that claim. Controversy has arisen on social media over whether the information regarding cement in milkshakes […]
Protestors threw milkshakes containing ‘quick-drying cement’ as far-left and far-right groups clashed in Portland, according to police
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Conservative MP appears to shove protester into pillar after climate change organisation interrupts high-profile speech

Climate change protesters wearing red gowns and sashes reading “climate emergency” interrupted a high-profile political event in London on Thursday. Several women, members of the environmental group Greenpeace, stormed into the landmark Mansion House building in London during a banquet. A recent Twitter post showed footage of Mark Field, Britain’s […]
Conservative MP appears to shove protester into pillar after climate change organisation interrupts high-profile speech
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Activists are warning protesters in Hong Kong to avoid public hospitals because police might be camped out there waiting to make arrests

Protesters in Hong Kong are being told to avoid public hospitals over fears of arrests by police, who activists warn may be stationed outside medical buildings. Eighty-one people injured during the protests were sent to public hospitals, according to Hong Kong’s information bureau. Eleven people have been arrested in connection […]
Activists are warning protesters in Hong Kong to avoid public hospitals because police might be camped out there waiting to make arrests
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Police fire tear gas, rubber bullets as protesters rally in Hong Kong against a controversial extradition bill that would give China more power over the territory

Mass protests continued in Hong Kong on Tuesday night and into Wednesday as the Legislative Council of the semi-autonomous territory mulls a controversial bill which would allow for the extradition of criminals to mainland China. The bill was brought about after a 19-year-old Hong Kong resident allegedly murdered his pregnant […]
Police fire tear gas, rubber bullets as protesters rally in Hong Kong against a controversial extradition bill that would give China more power over the territory
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Students in Brooklyn protest their school’s use of a Zuckerberg-backed online curriculum designed by Facebook engineers

High school students at Brooklyn’s Secondary School for Journalism staged a walkout last week to protest perceived “wrongdoings” at the school, which include the use of an online curriculum called “Summit Learning” that stresses independent learning. Schools across the nation have implemented this free web-based program, which was designed with […]
Students in Brooklyn protest their school’s use of a Zuckerberg-backed online curriculum designed by Facebook engineers
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Google employees are reportedly planning a walkout this week in protest of the recent sexual misconduct revelations

Google employees are planning a walkout Thursday to protest the company’s handling of sexual misconduct allegations, Buzzfeed News reported. The “women’s walk” protest, which more than 200 Google employees are reportedly planning to participate in, originated from an internal forum where workers shared their frustration with the tech giant. The […]
Google employees are reportedly planning a walkout this week in protest of the recent sexual misconduct revelations
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Beto O’Rourke, the Texas Democrat challenging Ted Cruz, has earned national praise for his viral defence of NFL players’ protests

Rep. Beto O’Rourke, a Texas Democrat running against Sen. Ted Cruz, is receiving widespread plaudits for his viral defence of NFL players who protest police misconduct and gun violence. Democrats, critics of the president, and some influential voices in sports praised O’Rourke’s passionate comments on the importance of peaceful protest […]
Beto O’Rourke, the Texas Democrat challenging Ted Cruz, has earned national praise for his viral defence of NFL players’ protests
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Thousands of counter-protesters drowned out 2 dozen white supremacists marching to the White House on the anniversary of the deadly Charlottesville rally. See what it looked like on the ground.

WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Sunday, a white supremacist rally in Washington D.C. was dwarfed by thousands of counter-protesters who out-shouted and out-marched the 20-odd white supremacists who marched from the Foggy Bottom Metro Station to Lafayette Park under heavy police escort. It was clear how Washington D.C. felt toward the […]
Thousands of counter-protesters drowned out 2 dozen white supremacists marching to the White House on the anniversary of the deadly Charlottesville rally. See what it looked like on the ground.
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Activists marched outside of the Salesforce headquarters in San Francisco to protest the company’s contract with U.S. Customs and Border Protection

Tech workers and community activists marched in front of the Salesforce headquarters in San Francisco Monday to protest the company’s contract with the U.S. Customs and Border Protection. The protest coincides with the CBP’s separation of migrant families and their children as they cross the border illegally. The protest also […]
Activists marched outside of the Salesforce headquarters in San Francisco to protest the company’s contract with U.S. Customs and Border Protection
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Thousands of Iranians shut down Tehran’s Grand Bazaar in largest protest in years

Thousands of protesters gathered in Tehran’s Grand Bazaar on Monday to rally against rising prices and the Iranian currency’s sinking value because of President Donald Trump’s withdrawal from the 2015 nuclear deal. It was the biggest protest since 2012, when internationally imposed sanctions began to devastate the country’s economy. Iranians […]
Thousands of Iranians shut down Tehran’s Grand Bazaar in largest protest in years
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Jordan’s prime minister resigned after thousands began protesting tax hikes

Jordan’s Prime Minister Hani Mulki resigned on Monday after thousands protested his government’s plans to raise taxes. King Abdullah II accepted Mulki’s resignation and has reportedly tasked former education minister Omar al-Razzaz with forming a new government. Protests began last week in the capital of Amman against new tax proposals […]
Jordan’s prime minister resigned after thousands began protesting tax hikes
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Nearly 5,000 people were arrested during Iran’s bloody month of protests

Iran has reportedly arrested nearly 5,000 people during recent protests. The protests began in late December and have continued through 2018, and are the country’s biggest unrest in a decade. New protests have been sparked by the #WhiteWednesdays movement on social media, have seen women resisting the country’s mandatory hijab […]
Nearly 5,000 people were arrested during Iran’s bloody month of protests
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Protesters projected a sign on Twitter’s headquarters after Trump’s latest tweets about nuclear war: ‘Jack is complicit’

On Tuesday night in San Francisco, protesters projected a message directed at Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey on Twitter’s main building. The message said “@jack is #complicit,” a reference to Twitter refusing to bar President Donald Trump from the social-media platform. The group claiming responsibility says: “@jack breaks the rules of […]
Protesters projected a sign on Twitter’s headquarters after Trump’s latest tweets about nuclear war: ‘Jack is complicit’