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    • Climate activists block British newspapers distribution

      Climate activists block British newspapers distribution

      The distribution of several British newspapers was disrupted on Saturday after Extinction Rebellion climate change activists blockaded printing presses used by Rupert Murdoch’s News UK, the publisher of The Times and The Sun. Extinction Rebellion said it took the action to highlight what it regards as the newspapers’ failure to accurately report on climate change, news wires reported.

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    • Protesters keep pressure on Belarus leader

      Protesters keep pressure on Belarus leader

      Hundreds of demonstrators rallied again in Belarus' capital Friday to protest the disputed re-election of the nation's authoritarian president, while police dispersed university students attempting to show solidarity with peers who were detained earlier in the week, news wires reported. Belarusians have turned out in en masse for nearly four weeks to protest the official election results that gave Lukashenko a sixth term with 80% of the vote.

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    • Oligarchic gang prepares stake for Bulgarian state

      Oligarchic gang prepares stake for Bulgarian state

      The oligarchic gang in our country, which became known with by-name "WHO" because of its behind-the-scenes methods of putting pressure on the government, literally set a stake for the statehood in our country. On Wednesday, through a "civil" protest, which in fact turned out to be a thugs’ riot, in front of the new building of the National Assembly, the indicted bosses tried to push the government, in order to escape retribution for their crimes.

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    • Berlin bans protest against coronavirus curbs

      Berlin bans protest against coronavirus curbs

      The city of Berlin has banned demonstrations planned for this weekend to oppose measures imposed to stem the coronavirus pandemic, after organisers of a rally earlier this month failed to ensure marchers wore masks and kept their distance, Reuters reported. About 20,000 people, included libertarians, constitutional loyalists, far-right supporters and anti-vaccination activists, marched in Berlin on 1 August.

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    • Greece to curb right to protest

      Greece to curb right to protest

      Public sector workers walked off their jobs last Wednesday in defence of Greeks' right to protest, as parliament began debating a government bill to place restrictions on the country's frequent street demonstrations, news wires reported. During long debt crisis, which began in late 2009 and led to three international bailouts, Syntagma Square outside parliament became the scene of massive anti-austerity protests.

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    • French police protest against chokehold ban

      French police protest against chokehold ban

      Police staged protests in many cities across France on Friday against a ban on chokehold restraint techniques imposed by the government in response to public anger over the death of George Floyd, news wires reported. The protests followed a meeting between police unions and Interior Minister Christophe Castaner meant to try to calm the simmering police anger, Reuters reported.

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