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November 25, 2014 around 6pm
The march was around 2000 people. Some marchers crossed over into the southbound traffic, which was at a standstill, and walked through the cars. Around 20 protesters walked down the ramp to I-35 to consider marching down the interstate highway. The rest of the march continue north on Hiawatha.
Common chants during the march:
No justice. No peace. Prosecute the police.
Hands up. Don’t shoot.
When I say Michael, you say Brown. Michael. Brown. Michael. Brown.
December 4 2014
This protest and march was in response to several unarmed people of color being killed by law enforcement in the United States recently and the subsequent lack of charges or punishment for the police involved. The most recent was Eric Garner who was wrestled to the sidewalk and held by the neck until until he was dead as he occasionally said, "I can’t breathe". On the day before this event, it was announced the police would not be indicted on any criminal charges.
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December 13, 2014
Around 1000 people gathered in downtown Minneapolis for Million March Minnesota, a rally and protest against deaths of people of color at the hands of police. The crowd listened to speakers at Government Plaza, and a good number of them marched through the streets to shut down Hennepin Avenue and march back.
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Both Labor and Liberal Policies are an abrogation of international codified rights to seek asylum in the UN Refugee convention after the Second World War.
The protest in Melbourne gathered at the State Library, then marched down Swanston St to Bourke Street Mall, then on to Federation Square. Aboout 4000 to 5000 attended ...........READ MORE
Despite Labor’s October announcement that all children would be released from detention, there are still more than 1,000 children locked up including more than 140 young asylum seekers from the ages of 13-18 are detained in the Melbourne Immigration Transit Accommodation at Camp Road, Broadmeadows.
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My mom and I went to a peace rally yesterday and this is the sign we held.
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