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    What Are the ‘Kill the Bill’ Protests in Britain All About?

    Britain’s policing and crime bill has set off a string of demonstrations in cities around the country. So what is the proposed legislation and why are people protesting against it?

    Myanmar’s Protests Are Growing, Defying Threats and Snipers

    A general strike on Monday made clear that the fatal shooting of two protesters over the weekend, and the fear of a further bloody crackdown, would not halt opposition to the return of military rule.

    Navalny Protests Live Updates: Russians Demand Opposition Leader’s Release

    The poisoning and arrest of Aleksei A. Navalny set off nationwide protests. The rallies began in the Far East, where people braved temperatures of minus 60 degrees Fahrenheit. Protests in Moscow are also expected.

    How Politics, Protests and the Pandemic Shaped a Year in Books

    From “American Dirt” to “Apropos of Nothing” to “A Promised Land,” here is what happened in the literary and publishing world’s unforgettable 2020.

    Deadly Protests Erupt in Uganda After Arrest of 2 Opposition Figures

    One of the detained presidential candidates, the popular musician-turned-lawmaker Bobi Wine, was accused of breaking coronavirus restrictions at campaign rallies.
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