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Reporters and activists pile up after an anti-fascist attack on journalists

Some used social media to ridicule the journalist who was attacked by Antifa on Saturday while reporting on demonstrations in downtown Portland, Oregon. In a viral video, Antifa protesters are seen as they cursed Andy Ngo, who later tweeted that he had to go to the emergency room. According to Ngo's lawyer, he had a cerebral hemorrhage and was hospitalized …

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New protests shake Hong Kong as activists at G20 seek a vote

HONG KONG (Reuters) – Hong Kong once again went into chaos on Thursday as protesters gathered outside the Attorney General's offices, blocking the streets and forcing the workers to leave the city in the recent riots for an extradition law which is now available to rock suspended. Over the past three weeks, millions of people have taken to the streets …

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China is attacking North Korean defectors, activists say

The network was initiated by Korean pastors inspired by the Underground Railroad. The secret passages enslaved African Americans who fled to the free countries from the late 1700s until the American Civil War. The arrests "have become more intense recently," said Ji Seong-ho, defector and president of Now Action and Unity for Human Rights (NAUH), a group committed to improving …

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Abortion groups see donations as Alabama's law attracts the attention of activists and candidates

In four days, the National Abortion Fund Network raised $ 504,000 from more than 18,000 people to fund abortions, according to Executive Director Yamani Hernandez. That's almost double the 9,500 donations that the group receives annually, she said. "I think people have our backs," said Hernandez, whose organization supports 76 other funds in 41 states that help low-income women pay …

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Extinction of the Rebellion London activists gather to end protests

Image Copyright Dan Kitwood / Getty Images Caption Devout rebellionists gathered at the Speakers Corner in Hyde Park for a "graduation ceremony " Climate activists have come together to mark the end of the protests, which led to eleven days of interruption throughout London. More than 1,100 people have been arrested since the Extinction Rebellion activists blocked traffic in the …

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Hong Kong activists campaigning for the Occupy movement were arrested for mass protests

(LR) The pro-democracy activists Chan Kin-man, Benny Tai, and Chu Yiu-ming arrive in Hong Kong in April 23, 2019 for their involvement in Occupy Central, also known as the Umbrella Movement. REUTERS / Tyrone Siu HONG KONG (Reuters) – A Hong Kong court on Wednesday arrested key leaders of the pro-democracy "Occupy" movement of 2014, which highlights the political divisions …

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Morocco protests: Thousands call for release of activists

Copyright EPA Caption Earlier this month, prison sentences for political activists were upheld Thousands of people have protested in the Moroccan capital, Rabat, calling for the release of 42 activists who had protested against corruption and unemployment. The "march of the Moroccan people" on Sunday was organized by political and civil rights groups the families of the prisoners. It comes …

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Extinction Rebellion London activists are clinging to DLR's train

Media playback is not supported on your device. Media Caption To remove the group from the DLR train, specialist teams were deployed. Climate change activists climbed on a train and clung to the third car on the day of the protests, which aimed to "shut down London." Protest for the demise of Rebellion has been blocking traffic at Marble Arch, …

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Housing activists demonstrate against rent increases in Berlin: NPR

Protesters in Berlin wear a huge "Rentenhai" on Saturday against the rent increase. Michael son / AP Hide Caption Switch caption Michael Sohn / AP Protesters in Berlin wear a huge "Rentenhai" on Saturday against the rent increase. Michael son / AP A skeleton thai meandered through the streets of Berlin to track unlikely spoils – the city's tenants. The …

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