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Tiger Woods competes at the Valspar Championship in Palm Harbor, Florida, protest in Sao Paulo, Brazil, and other pictures from around the world in Today in Pictures. Tiger Woods plays ... Women protest on the occasion of the International Women's Day at Sao Paulo, Brazil, March 8, 2018. PHOTO: EPA- ...
... European Union's most corrupt states. Brussels, which keeps Romania's justice system under special monitoring, has praised magistrates for their efforts to curb graft. At the start of 2017, attempts by the ruling coalition to weaken anti-corruption legislation triggered Romania's biggest protests in decades.

Tribune-Star/Joseph C. GarzaLiving in the land of opportunity: Gaspar Serna lifts his notes to the applause of those participating in a vigil across the street from the Clay County Justice Center on Thursday in Brazil. Serna was applauded after he read about his experience and what it has meant for him to ...
For more than a century, women have been taking to the streets with wooden posts and giant signs, fighting for everything from maternity benefits to the end of violence against women. Before you head out for this year's marches, get some inspiration from these signs from previous Women's Day protests all ...
Hundreds of Brazilian women are marching to demand equal rights and protest gender-based violence to mark International Women's Day. ... that organized the marches across the country, said that women working at home, unpaid caretakers and students were a main focus of this year's protests.
Brazil, a country of more than 100 million black and brown people, is one of the top five international markets for the movie. ... Intercept, Afro-Brazilians in Rio de Janeiro mounted gatherings in upscale shopping malls--spaces typically reserved for Brazil's white elite--as a protest against racial exclusion.

Jewish and Muslim faith leaders were arrested outside of House Speaker Paul Ryan's office while calling for an end to deportations. Among them was 2017 Women's March co-organiser and activist Linda Sarsour, rabbis, and imams all staging a sit-in who were taken away on charges of civil disobedience.
A woman carries a poster that reads in Portuguese "Lula is Innocent," during a protest in support of the Former Brazilian president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, ... Braslia - A top Brazilian court rejected a bid by former Brazilian president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva to stave off prison on Tuesday, ruling he can be ...
Bernama reported that Brazil has filed a protest Monday with the World Trade Organisation (WTO) against the US tariff plan on steel imports and urged the White House to reconsider its decision. Brazil told a WTO meeting that the global trading system is not living normal times and that the institution is ...
News crews from around the world may have flocked to cover Neymar's foot operation, but some Brazilians would rather see the spotlight on the country's woes. No-one here doubts the talent of the 26-year-old star of the Brazilian national team and Paris Saint-Germain. But people are sick of seeing him ...
RIO DE JANEIRO -- Brazil filed a protest Monday with the World Trade Organisation (WTO) against the US tariff plan on steel imports and urged the White House to reconsider ts decision, China's Xinhua news agency reported. Brazil told a WTO meeting that the global trading system is "not living normal ...
He was known for organizing protests through a group in Brazil called the Movement of Landless Rural Workers (MST). .... By murdering activists who were striving to cross into mainstream politics, the assassins send a message that is much more specific than a general warning against landless protest.
Take Brazil for instance, where a myriad of protests have risen, proving that the movie is no ground for complacency. ... black Brazilians have assembled, traveling hours outside of favelas or working-class neighborhoods to protest their exclusion from "elite" venues and defy their cloak of invisibility through ...
Former Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff also attended and praised Tuiuti's procession, which depicted Senate-imposed president, Michel Temer, as a larger than life doll called "Big Neoliberal Vampire." She said: "In Rio, the samba school Paraiso do Tuiuti lifts the bleachers as people sing against ...
protests by farmers on the Toulouse ringroad this month caused damage that will cost 650,000 euros to clear up, the authorities have announced. ... They are worried about the reclassification and a possible European Union agreement with Latin America's Mercosur bloc, made up of Brazil, Argentina, ...
Highly-skilled Indian professionals step up UK protests ... The professionals and their families, mainly from India, Pakistan, Bangladesh and Nigeria, will protest against UK Home Office delays and unjustified refusals related to their applications for indefinite leave to remain (ILR) in Britain. More and more ...
Demonstrators attend a protest against Brazil's President Michel Temer's proposal to reform the social security system in Sao Paulo, Brazil February 19, 2018. ... After months of trying to gain a coalition, Brazil's Temer administration admits it can't pass its unpopular pension bill choosing to push it aside to ...

When she heard what happened to Fabiano de Oliveira, a Brazilian detained by immigration authorities after attempting to seek legal residency, Liz Bradt felt compelled to take action. For the first time in her life, she organized a protest. "It just, it was bothering me," Bradt said. "To start the proceedings and ...
Lula's supporters are hiring buses and plan on sending caravans of placard-carrying protesters to the city, to protest the alleged judicial witch-hunt of (in their view) the best President Brazil has ever had. Judge Moro's supporters continue to raise the theme that the decision must be judicial, not political.
It was published by Brazil's Continuous Monitoring of Domestic and Sexual Violence and the System of Information of Disease Notification, Viva/Sinan. Roughly 558 infants were raped each month, according to the report. Data compared between Viva/Sinan and the System of Live Births, known as Sinasc, ...
Although it is a Canadian icon, Tim Hortons is owned by a holding company out of Brazil. The owner of the Tim Hortons franchise was at the store during the protest and declined comment, or to identify himself. Several security guards were on hand to watch the protest. Labour groups held protests at Tim ...
The police strike started December 20 in protest at delayed payments and unsuitable working conditions, such as the lack of official vehicles. A state of emergency has been declared in Brazil's Rio Grande do Norte in a bid to quell widespread looting and riots prompted by police strikes which have so far ...
A protest against rape in Brazil. NGO Rio de Paz estimated that 420 women in Brazil are raped every 72 hours. ... a 15-year-old girl to prostitution, rape and intimidating behaviour, will now replace lawmaker Cristiane Brasil who was appointed by Brazil's President Michel Temer as the new labor minister.
government supporters gathered in locations across Iran to accuse the United States for instigating the largest anti-government protests since 2009. State TV reported that Tehran's Friday prayer leader called on authorities to deal "firmly" with those responsible for igniting over a week of demonstrations, ...
Demonstrators protest against President Michel Temer. ... Just when it seemed that Brazil's scandal-plagued political class could not be any less popular, the country is incensed at the revelation that its congress will soon ... Accused of corruption, popularity near zero - why is Temer still Brazil's president?
Lula's party and his supporters are calling for a day of protest against his political trial on January 13, when the Popular Committees in Defense of democracy And The Right Of Lula To Be Candidate will begin operations. An international seminar about democracy and a jurist debate are scheduled to take ...
The reasons for the protests are mixed and vary from unhappiness at the high level of youth unemployment; annoyance at the money squandered by Tehran supporting President Assad's regime in Syria; Houthi rebels in Yemen and the militia group Hezbollah; unrest among Iran's liberal middle classes at ...
As they were carrying out their peaceful protest in Mashhad, a smaller group of people began chanting very radical slogans among the crowd, and they were also behaving violently. In the following day, we then saw violent protests spread to different cities, and it was becoming clear that these protests ...
After swathes of forest clearance, millions of tonnes of concrete and decades of hydro-expansion, Brazil has raised hopes that it may finally step back from the construction of new mega-dams. ... protests against Latin America's pursuit of hydropower increase as the environmental costs mount up. Is the end ...
JH: The book examines the roles of public space in the rising number of protests around the world and as possibly a vestige of democracy. ... As the book is a collection of case studies around the world from Barcelona to Brazil, Madrid to Mexico City, and Taipei to Tokyo, we are also interested in the ...
An estimated 400,000 to 800,000 women have an abortion each year in Brazil, the vast majority of them illegal. According to the Health Ministry, more than 200 women died in 2015 after undergoing abortions. If caught, a woman can be sentenced to up to three years imprisonment and the performer of the ...
Well, for more, we're joined from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, by Glenn Greenwald, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and one of the founding editors of The ... Can you respond first to what is happening now in Iran, this outbreak of protest that surprised, clearly, not only the Iranian leadership, when it began at the ...
Shot by a jealous husband, she battled the courts and official indolence for years from a wheelchair to bring him to justice and Brazil to its senses. ... protests against the violence helped lead to legislation that recently made Argentina the fifth Latin American country to require gender parity in candidate lists ...
While some images of the past year's protests stunned through sheer scale (the women's March in DC dwarfing Donald Trump's inauguration), intimate close-ups proved ... Protestors gather at a demonstration and concert calling for direct presidential elections on May 28, 2017 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
Canada and Brazil were among many countries critical of Mr Maduro's decision to convene a Constituent Assembly, which effectively replaced the opposition-controlled National Assembly. The announcement prompted mass street protests, which killed more than 120 people in four months. The opposition ...
That series kicked off in 2013, when the Confederations Cup soccer tournament -- always staged a year before a World Cup as a kind of test run -- generated massive street protests animated by a sense that the growth Brazil was trumpeting so proudly hadn't actually been all that equitably distributed.
Demonstrators continued pouring into the streets Thursday to protest U.S. President Donald Trump's highly controversial decision to recognize ... In anticipation of the protests, the American consulate in Jerusalem forbade travel in parts of the city and in the West Bank for government employees, citing ...
Brazilian Indigenous people during one of their regular protests in Rio de Janeiro demanding the demarcation of their lands and to be taken into account in ... RIO DE JANEIRO , Dec 4 2017 (IPS) - indigenous peoples, recognised as the best guardians of the world's forests, are losing some battles in Brazil in the face of ...
The group brings together urban workers struggling to find affordable housing, and the encampment was originally meant as a temporary protest. ... and the sense of permanence it's already attained -- has turned it into a national symbol of the stark inequalities dividing the well-off from the poor in Brazil.
Former Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff also attended and praised Tuiuti's procession, which depicted Senate-imposed president, Michel Temer, as a larger than life doll called "Big neoliberal Vampire." She said: "In Rio, the samba school Paraiso do Tuiuti lifts the bleachers as people sing against ...
Americans have forgotten how to protest ... That was the so-called "resistance," which would also take the form of the women's march, the science march, and other protests across the country. Back then, total ... What would we say if the leader of Germany or China or Brazil posted tweets like Trump's?
Brazil has expelled Venezuela's charge d'affaires, a retaliatory move after its envoy was expelled last week from Caracas. Canada has also ... Violent protests erupted across the country following a Supreme Court decision in late March to strip the legislative branch of its powers. Amid an international ...
Brazil has declared Venezuela's most senior diplomat in Brazil, Gerardo Delgado, as persona non grata. The move came days after Venezuela's decision to ... The announcement prompted mass street protests, which killed more than 120 people in four months. The opposition boycotted the poll in July and ...
Brazil's right wing has gotten ahead through a series of dirty tricks. The 2015 impeachment of workers Party (PT) president Dilma Rousseff, pushed through despite the absence of any "crime of responsibility," is the most notorious example. Now, through similarly slick manuevers, they're seeking further ...
Thousands of women took to Brazil's streets earlier this month to protest the bill, which is supported by increasingly influential evangelical ...
Greenpeace activists protest against the illegal timber trade, in front of the ... Greenpeace Brazil released the report "Blood-Stained Timber ...
Brazilian women Protest Legislation that Could Ban Abortion .... Their protests recently forced the closure of an LGBT art installation in Porto ...
Local news reports said that far-right Christian groups organised the protest and a petition that urged Professor Butler to stay away from Brazil.
women march against a proposal for a total ban on abortions, without exceptions, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Monday, Nov. 13, 2017. The sign ...
Massive protests rocked Brazil on November 10 as several thousands of workers took to the streets in 24 state capitals and in the Federal ...


 

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