THE FLENSBURGER FILES Education should be encouraged, not denied
8:10 on a Wednesday morning in a lecture hall, waiting for the first class of the day to start. It is one of the introductory classes which provides students studying English with an insight to lite... Posted on 10/25/12 at 7:36 AM
STAFF BLOG CAPITOL CHATTER Could Wisconsin-type protests happen in Minnesota?
Minnesotans often compare their state budget and population with Wisconsin, so when 35,000 protesters packed the Wisconsin Capitol this week, it was only natural to wonder if the same could happen und... Posted on 2/19/11 at 5:27 AM
DRAGON NEWS "We feel we can change"
Ahmad Elghazaly transferred to MSU Moorhead from a university in Cairo, Egypt. The 25-year old computer science major was focused on his education until the streets of Cairo were jammed by spontaneous... Posted on 2/1/11 at 5:49 PM
Egypt's highest security body warned Sunday that the clock is ticking for a peaceful end to the standoff over sit-ins by supporters of ousted President Mohammed Morsi, suggesting that authorities will break up the protests unless mediation efforts produce results soon.
More than 5,000 anti-government protesters marched Sunday near the Maracana stadium before a major international soccer match, venting their anger about the billions of dollars the Brazilian government is spending on major sporting events rather than public services.
Jenny Barchfield and Rob Harris
, June 30, 2013
Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan has taken a combative stance against protesters in a speech in front of 10,000 supporters who met him at the airport on his return from a four-day trip to North Africa.
Elena Becatoros and Suzan Fraser
, June 06, 2013
Turkey's deputy prime minister offered an apology Tuesday for the government's violent crackdown on an environmental protest, a calculated bid to ease days of anti-government rallies in the country's major cities.
Turkey's prime minister on Sunday rejected claims that he is a "dictator," dismissing protesters as an extremist fringe, even as thousands returned to the landmark Istanbul square that has become the site of the fiercest anti-government outburst in years.
A Southern California filmmaker linked to an anti-Islamic movie inflaming protests across the Middle East was interviewed by federal probation officers at a Los Angeles sheriff's station but was not arrested or detained, authorities said early Saturday.
About 50 people paraded through this northwestern city of 2,000 people Saturday chanting “People over profits” and carrying signs such as “Relocation ended in the ‘70s” to protest the eviction of mobile home court residents.
A KSTP-TV photojournalist was sore Sunday after a police officer knocked the camera off his shoulder without warning while he was filming the arrests of Occupy Minnesota protesters. Twelve demonstrators were arrested about 11 p.m. Saturday for blocking traffic and being a public nuisance.
A Tibetan exile lit himself on fire and ran shouting through a demonstration in the Indian capital Monday, just before a visit by China's president and following dozens of self-immolations done in China in protest of its rule over Tibet. He was burned on 98 percent of his body and his condition is critical, according to the Association of Tibetan Journalists.
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