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Hong Kong Police Fire Tear Gas to Disperse Anti-Government Protesters

U.S. News

The rally came as the city's government sought to reassure the public and foreign investors over the laws that sent a chill through financial markets and drew a rebuke from foreign governments, international human rights groups and some business lobbies.


Police disperse protests against Turkish university purges

U.S. News

The academics were among some 4,500 civil servants that were sacked Tuesday under the state of emergency declared following a failed coup attempt in July. Although introduced to deal with the alleged perpetrators of the coup, critics say the government is using emergency powers to pursue all opponents.


Two Killed as Kenyan Police Disperse Opposition Supporters

U.S. News

NAIROBI (Reuters) - Two people were shot dead on Friday as Kenyan police tried to disperse opposition supporters marching from an airport alongside the convoy of opposition leader Raila Odinga, a Reuters witness said.


Togo Forces Fire Tear Gas to Disperse Anti-Government Sit-In

U.S. News

LOME (Reuters) - Security forces fired tear gas at hundreds of anti-government protesters carrying out a late night sit-in at an intersection in central Lome as part of a bid to force President Faure Gnassingbe to step aside, witnesses said on Thursday.


Algerian police violently disperse doctors protest

Al Jazeera

Human rights groups have condemned the Algerian police for violently dispersing a sit-in organised by resident doctors in Algiers, who have been protesting for weeks over poor working conditions.