Civil disobedience

People gather in front of the Palau Generalitat in Barcelona, Spain awaiting for Catalan President Carles Puigdemont's speech Saturday, Oct. 21, 2017. Spain announced an unprecedented plan Saturday to sack Catalonia's separatist leaders, install its own people in their place and call a new local election, using previously untapped constitutional powers to take control of the prosperous region that is threatening to secede. (AP Photo/Santi Palacios)
October 23, 2017 - 5:19 am
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — The Latest on Catalonia's effort to break away from Spain and the Spanish government's response (all times local): 11:15 a.m. A lawmaker with the ruling Catalan separatist coalition says the regional parliament will hold a Thursday plenary meeting that many fear will become...
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October 01, 2017 - 8:51 pm
(The Conversation is an independent and nonprofit source of news, analysis and commentary from academic experts.) Whitney Sanford, University of Florida (THE CONVERSATION) Almost a century ago, Mohandas K. Gandhi – commonly known by the honorific Mahatma, the great-souled one – emphasized...
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Protesters march at the Saint Louis Galleria mall in Richmond Heights, Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2017, in St. Louis. Protesters took to the streets again Wednesday in the St. Louis area to demonstrate against a judge's recent acquittal of a white former police officer who fatally shot a black suspect in 2011. (Christian Gooden/St. Louis Post-Dispatch via AP)
September 20, 2017 - 8:57 pm
ST. LOUIS (AP) — The Latest on protests in St. Louis over a judge's acquittal of a former white police officer who fatally shot a black suspect (all times local): 7:40 p.m. St. Louis County police say they broke up a demonstration near an upscale mall because protesters weren't listening to...
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September 18, 2017 - 12:59 am
ST. LOUIS (AP) — The Latest on protests over the acquittal of a white former St. Louis police officer in the killing of a black suspect (all times local): 11:50 p.m. Police made dozens of arrests in downtown St. Louis when people ignored orders to disperse after a third night of vandalism that...
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September 17, 2017 - 11:45 pm
ST. LOUIS (AP) — St. Louis police made several arrests and one officer was injured Sunday night after an afternoon of nonviolent protest over the acquittal of a white former police officer charged in the shooting death of a black man gave way to broken windows and a police response of several...
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September 16, 2017 - 12:15 am
ST. LOUIS (AP) — A white former police officer was acquitted Friday in the 2011 death of a black man who was fatally shot following a high-speed chase, and hundreds of demonstrators streamed into the streets of downtown St. Louis and later an upscale neighborhood to protest the verdict that had...
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September 14, 2017 - 9:29 pm
ST. LOUIS (AP) — The St. Louis mayor and Missouri governor along with the fiancée of the man killed by former St. Louis police officer Jason Stockley are urging calm as a judge's ruling in Stockley's murder case draws near. Stockley fatally shot Anthony Lamar Smith in 2011. Stockley testified he...
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September 05, 2017 - 3:45 pm
ST. LOUIS (AP) — The mayor of St. Louis says the city is "on edge" as it awaits a verdict in the first-degree murder trial of former police officer Jason Stockley, in part because of a troubled history of justice in St. Louis and nationwide. Stockley is accused of fatally shooting Anthony Lamar...
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Kenya's opposition leader Raila Odinga announces they will challenge the results of last week's presidential election in the Supreme Court and wage a campaign of "civil disobedience", at a press conference in Nairobi, Kenya, Wednesday, Aug. 16, 2017. Odinga has claimed that the election results were hacked and rigged in favor of President Uhuru Kenyatta, but Kenya's election commission has said the hacking attempt failed, and election observers have said they saw no signs of interference with the vote. (AP Photo/Ben Curtis)
August 16, 2017 - 11:44 am
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Kenya's opposition will challenge the results of last week's presidential election in Supreme Court and wage a campaign of civil disobedience, its leader announced Wednesday, saying they intend to expose a "computer-generated presidency." Raila Odinga told reporters that...
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Kenya's opposition leader Raila Odinga announces they will challenge the results of last week's presidential election in the Supreme Court and wage a campaign of "civil disobedience", at a press conference in Nairobi, Kenya Wednesday, Aug. 16, 2017. Odinga has claimed that the election results were hacked and rigged in favor of President Uhuru Kenyatta, but Kenya's election commission has said the hacking attempt failed, and election observers have said they saw no signs of interference with the vote. (AP Photo/Ben Curtis)
August 16, 2017 - 11:07 am
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Kenya's opposition announced Wednesday it will challenge the results of last week's presidential election in Supreme Court and wage a campaign of civil disobedience, saying it has decided to expose what it called a "computer-generated presidency." Opposition leader Raila...
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