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'Make Peace Great Again': Finns protest Trump-Putin meeting in Helsinki (PHOTOS)

Protesters have hit the streets of the Finnish capital to protest the upcoming meeting between US President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin, slamming both leaders ahead of the highly anticipated event. Around 2,500 demonstrators turned up for the protest on Sunday, just one day before Trump and Putin are scheduled to hold their one-on-one meeting. They held signs ...

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American Jews slam Israel’s ‘racist’ nation-state bill as thousands protest against it in Tel Aviv

Thousands of people have taken to the streets of the Israeli capital in protest against the so-called nation-state bill, which, they say, would enable ethnic segregation. The controversial bill also drew criticism from US Jews. Demonstrators marched through the streets of Tel Aviv chanting: “Full equality and no less,” “Jews and Arabs refuse to be enemies” and “The nation bill ...

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Russian delegation leaves OSCE PA session in protest over regulations violation

All Russian parliamentarians have left the current session of OSCE’s Parliamentary Assembly as a protest against a blatant violation of the group’s regulations, apparently condoned by its newly elected chairman. The protest took place at the Wednesday session of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Organization for Cooperation and Security in Europe that is taking place in Berlin, Germany. Read more ...

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US police drag woman face-down by feet during arrest at Atlanta ICE protest

Atlanta police have released bodycam footage following anger over a viral video of a woman screaming and being dragged by her feet by officers during her arrest at an anti-ICE protest which officers claim was violent. Protesters were picketing the local offices of Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) last week, over President Donald Trump’s now-suspended policy of detaining children of ...

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Le Pen calls for ‘peaceful yet militant’ protest as judges freeze €2mn of subsidies to her party

French judges blocked €2 million of subsidies to Marine Le Pen’s National Rally (NR) party over an ongoing probe into alleged misuse of EU funds. The move put NR on the verge of bankruptcy and was slammed as ‘blow to democracy.’ In France, political parties are entitled to state funding, which is tied to how well a party fared in ...

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‘Make peace great again!’ Crowds take to Brussels streets to protest NATO, Trump (VIDEO, PHOTO)

Hundreds of anti-war activists swarmed the streets of Belgium’s capital, decrying NATO ahead of the organization’s upcoming summit. Chanting protesters took aim personally at the US president, toting “Trump not welcome” signs. [embedded content] The rally on Saturday saw demonstrators marching towards the NATO headquarters, where the leaders of the 28-member alliance are set to meet on 11-12 July for ...

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'Law like Third Reich': Protest against extra surveillance powers for German police (PHOTOS, VIDEOS)

Thousands of demonstrators have hit the streets of Dusseldorf, Germany to protest against a proposed law that would expand police surveillance powers in the most populous state of North Rhine-Westphalia. The rally saw protesters march through the city center to the state parliament to speak out against the proposed legislation, which would allow police to monitor and intercept phone calls ...

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Dozens of Palestinians injured by Israeli forces during protest at Gaza border (PHOTOS)

Dozens of Palestinian protesters have been injured by Israeli forces gathered at the Gaza border for the Great Return March, according to the Ministry of Health. Friday’s demonstration saw 206 cases of injury and gas asphyxiation, the Palestinian Health Ministry’s spokesman wrote on Twitter. Of those injuries, 44 were live bullet wounds. *اجمالي احداث جمعة الوفاء للجرحى حتى الساعة 8:00م* ...

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‘My life is not your porn’: 30,000 South Korean women protest spy cams

In the biggest women’s rights march in the country’s history, thousands of female activists swarmed the streets of Seoul, venting their anger at a ‘hidden cam’ porn industry and police bias in investigating sex crimes by men. Some 30,000 women, many of them wearing masks for fear of exposure, marched from Hyehwa Station in South Korean capital of Seoul, to ...

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'Free the nipple': Facebook restores nude photos after women stage topless protest in Seoul (PHOTOS)

A group of women staged a topless protest in front of Facebook’s headquarters in Seoul after the social media giant deleted revealing photos of their previous rally. The activists insisted their bodies “are not porn.” The women from Fire Femi Action group, some wearing masks and sunglasses, lined up at Facebook’s head office in the upscale Gangnam District area of ...

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