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Protesters call Chinese government treatment of Muslims “inhumane”

Protesters claim that the Chinese government is arbitrarily detaining members of Muslim minority communities in political detention centers.

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A melting pot of resistance to Iranian president

hundreds of protesters congregated on the steps of the U.N. Plaza to protest for the socio-political and human right issues that has risen in the Middle East and domestically in the U.S.

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African immigrants rail against dictators in Midtown Manhattan

Some demonstrators also want a stronger response from the U.S. regarding what they see as the tyranny being perpetrated by leaders of their countries

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Protesters blame Iranian government for atrocities

Yesterday was the anniversary of the 1988 Massacre where more than 30,000 political prisoners were executed.

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Climate change protest draws hundreds of thousands

by Stacey Kilpatrick Dubbed “the largest climate march in history,” more than 400,000 people marched for climate change awareness today, beginning on 86th Street in Central Park and ending on 34th Street near Penn Station. Protesters of the People’s Climate March wanted their voices heard. They shouted, chanted, screamed, marched, danced and held up signs voicing their opinions. Some read: […]

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Killing of Shia people in Pakistan takes toll on Pakistani American families

According to Human Rights Watch, more than 800 Shias have been killed since 2012.

Thousands protest Ahmadinejad near U.N.
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Thousands protest Ahmadinejad near U.N.

Thousands gathered Thursday morning to protest Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad as he spoke at the United Nations.

Climate change threatens Himalayas
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Climate change threatens Himalayas

Activists rallied near the United Nations to bring attention to the the effect climate change is having on the Himalayan Mountains.