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Expect protests for G20 Seoul summit

6 Nov

Expect protests and counter-repression tactics during the upcoming G20 Seoul summit happening between 11 and 12 November. According to the NGO coalition, Put People First! Korean People’s G20 Response Action, which consists of an alliance of student, trade unions and other civil society participants, 200 foreign activists have already been banned from entering Seoul during the intergovernmental meeting.

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Anti-Olympics protests in Vancouver 2010 – protests and police reaction

18 Feb

In my previous post, I had mentioned that a broad umbrella of groups including those fighting against homelessness and indigenous rights were actively campaigning against the Vancouver Games by 2008. Prior to the event, they also documented the kind of damages done to the city such as the rising rate of homelessness and the erosion of civil liberties.
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