India Protest News Updates: June 18, 2018

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India Protest News Updates June 18, 2018 The Daily Fix: AAP’s aborted protest suggests Centre only pays lip … Scroll.in–48 minutes ago The Aam Aadmi Party has been demanding that the lieutenant governor put an end to an alleged four month strike by Indian Administrative Service…

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Arrest of 5 Activists Using UAPA Another Attempt to Silence Dissidents?

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Arrest of 5 Activists Using UAPA Another Attempt to Silence Dissidents? Civil rights activist Gautam Navlakha talks to NewsClick about the case being made against the five people recently arrested on charges of inciting violence and having Maoist links. Interview with Gautam Navlakha…

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‘Radical’ Slur on Governor

‘Radical’ Slur on Governor

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‘Radical’ slur on governor Henry L. Khojol May 28, 2018 00:00 IST Republished with courtesy: The Telegraph Aizawl: The People’s Representation for Identity and Status of Mizoram (Prism) and the Global Council of Indian Christians (GCIC) have vehemently opposed appointment of Kummanam…

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Russian Anti-Corruption Activists are Jailed based on their Tweets

Russian Anti-Corruption Activists are Jailed based on their Tweets

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Russian anti-corruption activists are jailed for ‘inciting riots’ based on their tweets and retweets Posted 25 May 2018 12:07 GMT Riot police closing in on protesters on May 5, 2018, in Moscow // DonSimon, CC0 Anti-corruption activists who protested against Vladimir Putin’s fourth inauguration…

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Haiti’s Social Movements Chart Path for Nation’s Future

Haiti’s Social Movements Chart Path for Nation’s Future

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Haiti’s Social Movements Chart Path for Nation’s Future BY: JONATHAN LEANING | MAY 24, 2018 In response to government inaction and ineffectiveness, Haiti’s largest social movements have banded together to take command of the nation’s future. Haiti’s social movements recently joined hands in a historic…

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Stateless Citizens of Georgia

Stateless Citizens of Georgia

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May 21, 2018 Republished with courtesy: Global Voices: https://globalvoices.org/2018/05/20/photo-essay-stateless-in-the-former-soviet-republic-of-georgia/ Photo essay: Stateless in the former Soviet republic of Georgia Posted 20 May 2018 13:07 GMT The following is a partner post by Global Voices’ partner Chai-Khana.org. Text byMonica Ellena. All photos by Jacob Borden. Miguel Mkirtichian’s passport is…

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