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Sam Wachs is shown holding a sign reading "Free Hong Kong."
Courtesy of Sam Wachs
Tim Jimenez
October 09, 2019 - 7:35 am
A Sixers fan says he was tossed from Tuesday night’s preseason game against a Chinese team because he held up a sign that was supportive of pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong. As the Sixers hosted the Guangzhou Loong Lions on Tuesdaylast night, and his wife held up fluorescent green signs...
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Protesters put a Hong Kong colonial flag and deface the Hong Kong logo at the Legislative Chamber after break in to protest against the extradition bill in Hong Kong, Monday, July 1, 2019.
Vincent Yu/AP Photo
July 01, 2019 - 10:26 am
By Ken Moritsugu, Associated Press HONG KONG (AP) — Hundreds of protesters in Hong Kong swarmed into the legislature's main building Monday night, tearing down portraits of legislative leaders and spray-painting pro-democracy slogans on the walls of the main chamber. The sharp escalation in tactics...
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Thousands of people attend a candlelight vigil for victims of the Chinese government's brutal military crackdown three decades ago on protesters in Beijing's Tiananmen Square at Victoria Park in Hong Kong Tuesday, June 4, 2019.
Vincent Yu/AP Photo
June 04, 2019 - 11:38 am
By Violet Law and Alice Fung, Associated Press HONG KONG (AP) — Pro-democracy activists in Hong Kong gathered Tuesday night to mark 30 years since China's bloody crackdown on pro-democracy protesters in Beijing's Tiananmen Square, underscoring continuing concern for Chinese human rights in the semi...
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Security officials stand guard in front of Tiananmen Gate next to Tiananmen Square in Beijing, Tuesday, June 4, 2019.
Mark Schiefelbein/AP Photo
June 04, 2019 - 8:38 am
By Ken Moritsugu, Associated Press BEIJING (AP) — Dissidents silenced. Security tightened. References scrubbed from the internet. China went into customary lockdown Tuesday for the 30th anniversary of the bloody military crackdown on pro-democracy protesters, a telling reminder of the ruling...
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Demonstrators hold a banner during a Peoples Vote anti-Brexit march in London, Saturday, March 23, 2019. The march, organized by the People's Vote campaign is calling for a final vote on any proposed Brexit deal.
Kirsty Wigglesworth/AP Photo
March 23, 2019 - 9:17 am
By Gregory Katz LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Theresa May is easing away from plans to hold a third vote on her troubled Brexit withdrawal plan as protesters gathered in central London on Saturday to demand a second referendum. The "People's Vote March" is expected to be one of the largest...
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Paris famed restaurant Fouquet's burns on the Champs Elysees avenue during a yellow vests demonstration.
Christophe Ena/AP Photo
March 17, 2019 - 2:38 pm
PARIS (AP) — Business owners, city employees and construction workers dug in Sunday to clean up one of the world's most glamorous avenues, after riots by ultraviolent yellow vest protesters trashed the Champs-Elysees in Paris to express anger at French President Emmanuel Macron's economic policies...
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Riot police officers are seen on the Champs Elysees avenue with the Arc de Triomphe in the background, during a demonstration, in Paris Saturday, Dec. 22, 2018.
AP Photo/Kamil Zihnioglu
December 23, 2018 - 11:45 am
PARIS (AP) — French authorities on Sunday defended aggressive police actions to contain violence at yellow vest protests after a policeman was seen briefly brandishing a gun at a surging crowd in Paris. French President Emmanuel Macron called for "the most severe" legal repercussions against...
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Tucker Carlson
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November 08, 2018 - 1:33 pm
By Brian Stelter, CNN Business (CNN) -- Police were called to the Washington, D.C. home of Fox News host Tucker Carlson on Wednesday night when a group of protesters showed up and shouted threats. Smash Racism D.C., which calls itself an "anti-fascist," or Antifa, group, claimed responsibility for...
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A casket is carried out of Rodef Shalom Congregation after the funeral services for brothers Cecil and David Rosenthal, Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2018, in Pittsburgh.
AP Photo/Matt Rourke
October 31, 2018 - 9:05 am
By Maryclaire Dale and Allen G. Breed, Associated Press PITTSBURGH (AP) — Members of Pittsburgh's grief-stricken Jewish community endured another round of funerals Wednesday for victims of the synagogue massacre, a day after President Donald Trump encountered hundreds of protesters when he came to...
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