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April 2, 2018
The biennial has commissioned site-specific works that will focus on the 1980 Gwangju Uprising, a mass protest against the former military government in which nearly a quarter of a million people participated. In addition, the Palais de Tokyo, the Helsinki International Artist Program, and the PhilippineÃâÃÂ ...
March 30, 2018
HELSINKI, March 30. /TASS/. Finland plans to continue cooperation with Russia as usual despite Moscow's decision to expel one Finnish diplomat in retaliation to a similar move made by Helsinki, Director General of the Department for Russia, Eastern Europe and Central Asia at the Finnish ForeignÃâÃÂ ...
March 26, 2018
There were also demonstrations in all four of Catalonia's provincial capitals and major roads were blocked by sit-down protests amid a growing sense that the era of peaceful pro-independence demonstrations is over, despite appeals from the main secessionist parties for calm. Puigdemont had coveredÃâÃÂ ...
March 25, 2018
Hundreds of people gathered in Helsinki's Narinkka Square adjacent the Kamppi shopping complex on Saturday to demand better salaries for Finland's daycare personnel. ... Intense discussion of nursery teacher wages in Finland snowballed into a protest in Helsinki on Saturday. A citizens' group thatÃâÃÂ ...
March 25, 2018
Deposed leader of Catalonia's pro-independence party Carles Puigdemont is seen ahead of his lecture at the University of Helsinki in Finland on Friday. (Markku Ulander/Associated Press). German police said they had arrested Puigdemont in the northern state of Schleswig-Holstein on a European arrestÃâÃÂ ...
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March 22, 2018
High school senior Brianna Remeika, 18, holds a sign that reads "#ENOUGH: Gun Control Now" following an assembly on school safety at Lewiston High School in Lewiston, Maine, on Wednesday, March 21, 2018. Students held a classroom walkout in response to last month's shooting in Parkland, Fla.
March 11, 2018
Demonstrations are being reported in European cities, and elsewhere, as concerns grow over the deteriorating humanitarian situation in Syria's Afrin ... of groups of people marching in European cities that have substantial Kurdish populations, such as London, Stuttgart, Hamburg, Brussels and Helsinki.
February 2, 2018
Thousands of protestors gathered in Helsinki's Senate Square on Friday to protest new government laws that penalise unemployed people who don't work ... union responded too slowly to the active model legislation, as it waited until the law change had already come into effect before it called for protests.
September 2, 2017
Demonstrators set out from three different areas and converged on the main thoroughfare in Helsinki, Mannerheimintie. From there, the peaceful procession proceeded to the Parliament building and on to the Central Railway Station. Police estimate that hundreds of people took part in the protest, whichÃâÃÂ ...
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