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180,000 demand freedom for Palestine on streets of London

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By Isabel Ringrose and Nick Clark — Around 180,000 people marched in central London on Saturday to demand freedom for Palestine. Protesters carried Palestinian flags and flares and brought anger to the streets. Crowds assembled at Embankment and marched passed parliament to Hyde Park. The march was militant and had many young Muslim women on it. Protesters Marie, Nadia and Miriam said it was “amazing” that so many people took to…

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‘We want the world to see’: Colombia protesters’ demands grow in face of police brutality

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By Joshua Collins — BOGOTA, Colombia – Juan Carlos Neiva says he is part of “Primero Linea,” the “First Line,” a group of protesters who actively engage riot police in running street battles. He holds a homemade wooden shield, painted with the phrase “For education, and for the fallen.” His face is covered by a black T-shirt wrapped around his head. “The Colombian people are yelling and we want the world…

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