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Anti-Brexit protesters march through London

London (AP/UNB) — Tens of thousands of anti-Brexit protesters are marching through London as lawmakers debate Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s new European Union divorce deal. Protesters, many wearing blue berets emblazoned with yellow stars symbolizing the EU flag, poured out of subway trains and buses for the march to Parliament Square on Saturday. In one side street, a group of ... Read More »

World leaders must not let down climate protesters

Mostafa Kamal Majumder Three thousand school and college students in Dhaka joined the Global Climate Strike carrying placards seeking climate justice, an end to the use of fossil fuels and chanted slogans urging action from global leaders to protect Planet Earth from climate catastrophes. Read More »

Sudan protesters say 40 bodies pulled from Nile in Khartoum

Sudan, June 6 (AP/UNB) — More than 40 bodies of people slain by Sudanese security forces were pulled from the Nile River in the capital of Khartoum, organizers of pro-democracy demonstrations said Wednesday, and new clashes brought the death toll in three days of the ruling military’s crackdown to 108. The Sudan Doctors Committee, one of the protest groups, reported ... Read More »

Protesters stop females ages 10 to 50 from entering temple

New Delhi, Oct 18 (AP/UNB) — A temple in southern India and one of the world’s largest Hindu pilgrimage centres opened its doors to females of menstruating age on Wednesday to comply with a Supreme Court ruling, but women weren’t able to enter as hundreds of protesters fought street battles with police to keep them out. Read More »