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Russia lawmakers back $9K fines for protesters

Russian Protest

Russian lawmakers have voted through a controversial bill that dramatically increases fines for those accused of participating in unauthorized public protests, state news agency RIA Novosti reported Wednesday.

Senh: I bet you this law will get protested.


Russia, China reject UN resolution on Syria

Syrian Uprising

Russia and China veto a draft resolution calling for Syria's president to leave power. The move came as activists said more than 200 people were killed in the city of Homs.


Time names 'The Protester' as 'Person of Year'

Time Magazine: Person of the Year 2011

"The Protester" has been named Time's "Person of the Year" for 2011. The selection was announced Wednesday on NBC's "Today" show. The magazine cited dissent across the Middle East that has spread to Europe and the United States, and says these protesters are reshaping global politics.


Wall Street protesters dress as zombies in NYC

Wall Street protesters dress as zombies in NYC

Protesters speaking out against corporate greed and other issues in New York City are dressing as corporate zombies and greeting Wall Street workers as they head into the office....

Senh: Now, this is getting entertaining. Nice touch, protesters.


Syria: Understanding the unrest

Syria: Understanding the unrest

Five months into the country's uprising, a defiant Syrian regime continues its relentless assault on pro-reform protesters in the face of international rebuke and calls for restraint.


20,000 Greeks march on parliament

Protesters marched through Athens Thursday, the first since three people died when a bank was torched.


Thai premier says protesters will be cleared

Thai premier says Bangkok zone occupied by protesters will be cleared


On the Hill, Protesters Chant 'Kill the Bill'

Thousands of demonstrators surfaced on Capitol Hill in opposition to the Democrats' health care legislation.


Protesters break windows, clash with police at G20

Protesters break windows, clash with police at G20

Protesters demonstrating against capitalism at the Group of 20 summit ran through central Pittsburgh on Thursday, smashing shop windows as police in riot gear used pepper gas and batons to disperse them.


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