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    Thousands rally in Georgia after opposition chief’s arrest

    Agence France-Presse . Tbilisi | Updated at 10:05pm on February 26, 2021

    Thousands of anti-government protesters rallied in the Georgian capital Friday to demand early elections after the arrest of a top opposition leader. Protesters marched through...

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    Protests grow for immediate university hall, class reopening

    Ershad Kamol with Obaidur Rahman Sohan at DU and Shahadat Hossain at JU | Updated at 10:56pm on February 22, 2021

    Public university students are continuing agitation programmes demanding the immediate reopening of universities and residential halls while many of them broke into the dormitories at...

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    Two dead as Myanmar police open fire on protesters

    Agence France-Presse . Yangon | Updated at 07:26pm on February 20, 2021

    At least two were killed in Myanmar’s second largest city as security forces fired live rounds on protestors, emergency workers and doctors said Saturday —...

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    Thai PM faces no-confidence debate inside, outside parliament

    Agence France-Presse . Bangkok | Updated at 10:11pm on February 19, 2021

    Protesters outside Thailand’s parliament held their own version of a no-confidence debate against premier Prayut Chan-O-Cha Friday night, as inside, opposition MPs rained a torrent...

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    Myanmar protesters stage biggest rallies

    Agence France-Presse . Yangon | Updated at 12:34am on February 18, 2021

    Myanmar’s anti-coup protesters returned to the streets in force on Wednesday, staging the biggest demonstrations since troops fanned out around the country to quell opposition...

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    Thai protesters return to streets calling for royal reforms

    Agence France-Presse . Bangkok | Updated at 11:43pm on February 13, 2021

    Thai pro-democracy protesters scaled a massive Bangkok monument Saturday, draping it in a crimson cloth and calling for the kingdom to abolish its draconian royal...

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    Protesters back on Myanmar streets

    Agence France-Presse . Yangon | Updated at 12:19am on February 13, 2021

    Huge crowds thronged cities around Myanmar on Friday in a seventh straight day of protests demanding the return of ousted leader Aung San Suu Kyi,...

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    Rubber bullets fired at Myanmar protesters

    Agence France-Presse . Yangon | Updated at 12:40am on February 10, 2021

    The United Nations on Monday condemned Myanmar for its increased use of force against protesters, after police fired rubber bullets and tear gas at anti-coup...

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    Russian prosecutors back request to imprison Navalny

    Agence France-Presse . Moscow | Updated at 10:16pm on February 01, 2021

    Russian prosecutors on Monday backed a request to imprison opposition leader Alexei Navalny for several years on old charges, after police detained a record number...

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    Youth activism is a beacon of hope

    Hosna J Shewly | Updated at 12:00am on January 26, 2021

    IN OCTOBER 2020, despite the risk of contracting COVID-19, protests erupted in Dhaka and some other parts of Bangladesh. Spearheaded by students, but also supported...

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