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Protest in Brazil

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MSN.com photo Protest in Brazil june 2013

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June 17, 2013: Members of the Homeless Workers' Movement protest against the Confederations Cup being held in Brazil, amid burning tires in front of the National Mane Garrincha Stadium in Brasilia on June 14. Japan faced off against Brazil in the opening match of the tournament on June 15.(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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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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Russians rally for release of protesters

Russians rally for release of protesters | Chris' Regional Geography | Scoop.it
One year after demonstrations against President Putin's inauguration, many activists remain in jail.
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