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Chile: Churches set on fire on anniversary of protests

Tens of thousands of Chileans gathered in the central square of Santiago to mark the one-year anniversary of mass protests that left over 30 dead and thousands injured, with peaceful rallies on Sunday devolving by nightfall into riots and looting. People gathered early in the day in demonstrations downtown and …

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Demonstrators gather for 'Justice for Joyce' rally in Montreal

Demonstrators in Montreal have gathered for the ‘Justice for Joyce’ rally, protesting systemic racism in the health-care system. Joyce Echaquan, an Atikamekw woman, died Monday in a Joliette, Que., hospital. Advocates say she didn’t receive proper medical care. To read more: »»» Subscribe to CBC News to watch more videos: …

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Activists lay plaque in defiance of Thai king

Anti-government protesters use a pneumatic drill to install a pro-democracy plaque in Bangkok. The plaque is a symbol of declaring that Thailand belongs to the people. It is the latest challenge to the Monarchy in a series of pro-democracy demonstrations. SUBSCRIBE to our YouTube channel for more videos: Follow us …

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Massive demonstrations grip Thailand | Inside Story

A wave of demonstrations has gripped Thailand since February. It’s led by the young, who say they want to modernise the monarchy. They are also demanding General turned-Prime Minister Prayuth Chanocha steps down. Their demands include a new constitution, the dissolution of parliament and new elections. But the most sensitive …

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Tens of thousands of anti-government protestors gather in Bangkok

Tens of thousands of anti-government protestors have gathered in Bangkok today. The demonstrations, which started in July, have been gathering momentum with people demanding greater democracy, new elections, a new constitution and for the prime minister to step down. Some are even calling for reform of the monarchy. WATCH FULL …

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Thailand pro-democracy movement gains momentum

For two months, students have been peacefully protesting in Thailand as they call for a change of government, new elections, and – a sensitive topic – monarchy reform. And on Saturday, they held their largest protest to date, thanks to a new ally of a well-established pro-democracy movement. Al Jazeera’s …

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