Political Unrest
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Cries for vengeance, prayers for justice

Democracy | Hong Kong demonstrations have intensified following the death of a 22-year-old protester
by June Cheng & Joyce Wu
Posted 11/14/19, 05:46 pm

Fires blazed through a thick fog of tear gas on Nov. 12 at the Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK), where students dressed in black clashed with riot police and tried to regain control of a bridge on campus. In mid-November the Hong Kong protests entered university campuses and the city’s financial hub following the death of a protester who fell from a parking garage.

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Hong Kong protests extend to campuses

by Onize Ohikere
Posted 11/13/19, 11:14 am

Violence in Hong Kong has sparked an exodus of students. The Technical University of Denmark called home 36 students who had to leave their dormitories for security reasons. Anti-government protests have extended to schools across the territory since Tuesday night. Several Norwegian students moved from Hong Kong Baptist University to a hotel on Wednesday for safety, and many from mainland China fled to the border city of Shenzhen.

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Former Bolivian leader accepts asylum

by Onize Ohikere
Posted 11/12/19, 10:57 am

Former Bolivian President Evo Morales flew out of the capital city of La Paz late Monday on a Mexican government plane. Mexican Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard extended an asylum offer shortly after Morales resigned on Sunday amid mounting pressure against his return to power.

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