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Thousands protest austerity plan in France


May 1st, 2012 - 11:54 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, May 1 (IANS) Thousands of people marched through the main cities of France Tuesday to express their opposition to the government's austerity plan.Trade unions, left political activists and others ... Read more...

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Thousands protest in Spain to defend health care, education


April 30th, 2012 - 12:30 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, April 30 (IANS/EFE) Thousands of people turned out Sunday in cities all over Spain to defend health care and education and to express their rejection of the government's plans ... Read more...

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Thousands protest pepper spray at California campus


November 22nd, 2011 - 11:10 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 22 (IANS) As a crowd of thousands protested over police using pepper spray against Occupy protesters at University of California Davis last week, the university chancellor apologised and ... Read more...

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Thousands protest caste certificate manipulation


November 11th, 2011 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Nov 11 (IANS) Thousands of tribals Friday staged a rally in an Odisha town seeking dismissal of government employees who allegedly got jobs by manipulating their caste certificates, police ... Read more...

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Thousands protest power project in Chile


May 30th, 2011 - 11:08 am ICT by IANS
Santiago, May 30 (IANS/EFE) More than 15,000 people took to the streets of Santiago to protest the HidroAysen project, which calls for building five dams in Chile's Patagonia region.The demonstrators ... Read more...

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Tens of thousands protest in Yemen against President Saleh


April 18th, 2011 - 12:55 am ICT by IANS
Sana'a, April 17 (IANS) Tens of thousands of protesters Sunday took to streets in nine Yemeni provinces to demonstrate against President Ali Abdullah Saleh's speech April 15, during which ... Read more...

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Thousands protest against Arizona immigration law


May 30th, 2010 - 4:14 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 30 (DPA) Thousands of demonstrators converged in the capital of Arizona state in the US on the weekend to protest a controversial state migration law they claim will institutionalise racial ... Read more...

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Thousands protest displacement in Orissa


May 5th, 2010 - 11:42 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, May 5 (IANS) More than 2,000 men and women, majority of them tribals, held a meeting in Orissa's Jajpur district Wednesday to protest forcible displacement of people by the government for ... Read more...

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Thousands protest against mining in New Zealand


May 1st, 2010 - 3:02 pm ICT by IANS
Wellington, May 1 (DPA) An estimated 50,000 people marched through central Auckland Saturday in a mass protest against the government's proposal to open up some national parks for mining minerals. Conservationists claim ... Read more...

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Thousands protest against Italy Prime Minister


March 14th, 2010 - 3:11 am ICT by IANS
Rome, March 14 (DPA) Two weeks before regional elections across Italy, tens of thousands of protesters once again came out Saturday to protest Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi and those allied to ... Read more...

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Thousands protest against France education reforms


March 13th, 2010 - 4:59 am ICT by IANS
Paris, March 13 (IANS) Thousands of students and teachers took to the streets here Friday to protest against French President Nicolas Sarkozy's education reforms, Xinhua reported. Demonstrations were also held in major cities ... Read more...

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Thousands protest abortion law in Spain


March 8th, 2010 - 11:19 am ICT by IANS
Madrid, March 8 (IANS/EFE) Thousands of people took to the streets in nearly 100 cities Sunday to protest against abortion and demand the nullification of the new law recently approved in Spain ... Read more...

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