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Protest Istanbul

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June 2013 MSN.com photo protest in Istanbul  .....couple kissing at a park the people want to save in the center of the city......the government is authoritarian and wants to remove the park which is an important center of the city

 

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June 16, 2013: A rain-soaked couple dances as a pianist is playing on the landmark Taksim Square in central Istanbul on June 14, 2013. Anti-government protesters said on June 13 that they would remain in Istanbul's Gezi Park despite a "last warning" by Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan to evacuate the green patch at the center of deadly anti-government unrest. The protest movement sprang up after police on May 31 brutally cracked down on a small campaign to save Gezi Park, sparking a mass outpouring of anger against Erdogan's Islamic-rooted government, seen as increasingly authoritarian. ...less (MSN,com)

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Protests Rio de Janeiro

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June 18, 2013: Riot police detain a demonstrator near Maracana Stadium in Rio de Janeiro on June 16. The soccer match between Mexico & Italy for the Confederations Cup was played against the backdrop of teargas & rubber bullets as riot police confronted protesters angry over the amount of public money spent on staging the event & next year's World Cup.(MSN.com)

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Protest in Rome

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Protest in Rome June 18, 2013 

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June 19, 2013: A young girl sits cross-legged with a Coca-Cola can as riot police block protesters from entering a court in Rome on June 18. About 500 protesters showed up to demonstrate against forced evictions & tried to enter the Civil Court via Lepanto. Police used riot shields to stop protesters from entering the building. About 20 injuries were reported.(MSN.com)

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Demonstration in Belfast

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Demonstration in Belfast on world hunger.  . . depicting world figures

 

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June 17, 2013: People dressed as the leaders of the G8 countries take part in a photo op to raise awareness about the global hunger crisis in front of the Belfast City Hall in Belfast, Northern Ireland, on June 16, ahead of the G8 Summit. Leaders of the G8 countries will meet at Lough Erne in Northern Ireland for the G8 Summit on June 17 & 18. The leaders they are dressed as are (from left) U.S. President Barack Obama, Germany Chancellor Angela Merkel, Italy Prime Minister Enrico Letta, Japan Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, Britain Prime Minister David Cameron, France President Francois Hollande, Russia President Vladimir Putin and Canada Prime Minister Stephen Harper. ...less (MSN.com)

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Protest in Peru against U.S. mining company

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Protest in Peru against U.S. companhy whowants to drain Perol Lake in the Andes to make a mine.

 

 

 

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June 19, 2013: People protest Newmont Mining's Conga project during a march along the shores of the Perol Lake in Peru's Cajamarca on June 17. Thousands demonstrated against the US company's plan to drain the lake, located high in the Andes, to make way for Peru's most expensive mine.(MSN,com)

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