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Catalonia Votes On Independence Despite Police Crackdown
By Sam Edwards, Reuters
Authorities say more than 460 people have been injured.
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Russian Police Brutalize Protesters During Anti-Kremlin March
Scores of young people were bludgeoned and arrested.
35 Powerful Images of Kindness Found Within Conflict
Because Kindness Changes Everything...
During times of conflict and political or religious civil unrest, the power of the human spirit's capacity for non-violent protest and kindness still shines through.
After Being Beaten By Police, These Protesters Came Back Armed With Something Stronger Than Weapons
Experiencing a Coup On Vacation: Adventure Travel Runs Smack Into Real Life
Washington Post contributor, children's book author.
The army's recent intervention in Egypt, and the turmoil there, have brought memories surging back of a time in 2005 when I was on my way to a vacation in Ecuador and the Galapagos islands. World events chose that moment to intervene in my carefully made plans.
Harassed by Cops in Istanbul: A Journalist's Experience (VIDEO)
Author of Mess: One Man's Struggle to Clean Up His House and ...
They patted my upper leg area down, pulled out my fold-up umbrella from my back pocket (it was an Xmas gift), then found my camera in my other back pocket, bellowed at me to show pictures, then bellowed furiously, "Delete! DELETE QUICKLY!!"
WATCH: Riot Police Chase Fans Around Soccer Field
Ugly Face of British Policing Has Shocked Me
Freelance writer and Deputy Editor of The-Latest.com
As dustbins burned near Bank underground station and effigies of bankers swinging from lamp posts slowly turned to ashes, riot police grasped their batons unmoved and unwilling to attend to the emerging dangers.
Russian Police Crack Down On Protesters, Including Me
Russian Democracy and Human Rights Activist
Russia banned opposition marches last week, including one that I planned. We had official approval, but the government didn't give a damn. They've got the police, so why worry about the laws?
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