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Lebanon

LEBANON:

  • LEBANON: Lebanon’s parliament gave the green light to impose a two-week state of emergency amid ongoing street protests. Human rights groups have warned that the state of emergency law will give the Lebanese military extensive powers to quell protests.

SOURCE: DW

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Bulgaria

BULGARIA:

  • BULGARIA: As anti-government protests in Bulgaria stretch into their second month, demonstrators are blocking major roads in the capital Sofia and in other locations throughout the country. A group of protesters also went on a hunger strike and now they are planning to relay each other.

SOURCE: EURONEWS

 

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Hong Kong

HONG KONG:

  • HONG KONG: Hong Kongers rushed to buy pro-democracy newspaper Apple Daily in a show of support for its owner, who was arrested as police rounded up critics of China. A crackdown on dissent in Hong Kong has gathered pace since China imposed a sweeping security law in June.

SOURCE: FRANCE 24

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Mali

MALI:

  • MALI: Thousands of anti-government protesters returned to the streets, resuming their months-long push to topple president Ibrahim Boubacar Keita, who they accuse of presiding over corruption and impunity. Tensions snowballed into crisis last month when 11 people died during unrest following an anti-Keita protest, in the worst political strife the country has seen in years.

SOURCE: AFRICA NEWS

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Bolivia

BOLIVIA:

  • BOLIVIA: Nearly 150,000 miners, labor unionists, coca leaf farmers and Indigenous activists took the streets after the national electoral council delayed the presidential election for a second time during the country’s spreading coronavirus outbreak. The decision triggered a wave of rage among leftist groups, who interpreted it as an attempt by the right-wing Áñez to extend her highly contentious interim presidency.

SOURCE: WASHINGTON POST

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Lebanon

LEBANON:

  • LEBANON: Lebanese Prime Minister Hassan Diab and number of ministers had already stepped down after mass protests against the government erupted in the country, after deadly Beirut port blast. Protests continue despite government’s resignation.

SOURCES: DW BBC

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Israel

ISRAEL:

  • ISRAEL: A series of weekly demonstrations have taken place across Israel, with thousands of people demanding Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu resign over corruption charges and inaction during the coronavirus crisis.

SOURCE: DW

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Lebanon

LEBANON:

  • LEBANON: More lebanese protesters take part in protests demanding the resignation of the government led by Prime Minister Hassan Diab and early parliamentary election. More clashes renewed between the security forces and protesters. Turkey and Iran, two of the most powerful countries in the Middle East that will seek to influence Lebanon in the wake of the explosion, are concerned about protests upsetting their plans.

SOURCES: GEOPOLITICS NEWS JERUSALEM POST

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Germany

GERMANY:

  • GERMANY: Thousands of largely mask-less demonstrators marched through central Berlin in a coronavirus restrictions protest. Those present included a hodgepodge of science skeptics, libertarians, Germany’s far-right and constitutional loyalists. The demonstration was organized by Querdenken 771, a group emerged from weekly anti-lockdown demonstrations earlier in the pandemic. Demonstrations against coronavirus measures have taken place from London to Michigan, but the gathering in Berlin was one of the largest yet (around 15,000 people)

SOURCE: WASHINGTON POST https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/2020/08/01/thousands-berlin-protest-coronavirus-restrictions-freedom-day-march-cases-continue-rise/

 

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Canada

CANADA:

  • CANADA: A series of protests have taken place in Canada since late June when the Regional Tibetan Youth Congress in Toronto staged a protest near the Chinese Consulate in solidarity with India and against China’s actions in Ladakh. Disparate groups have also joined in these marches and demonstrations, including Taiwanese and Vietnamese-origin Canadians, even Bangladeshi minorities.  

SOURCE: HINDUSTAN TIMES https://www.hindustantimes.com/world-news/unusual-coalition-taking-shape-in-canada-hong-kongers-tibetans-and-others-protest-against-china/story-295gw5XBUz01lc5pmZvQWP.html

 

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