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Protest against violence 11
Durban, Africa
By Elo B
26 Oct 2013

Women hold signs calling to stop violence during a prayer walk organized by the Christ Kingdom Citizens in front of the City Hall in Durban.

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Protest against violence 6
Durban, Africa
By Elo B
26 Oct 2013

Priest holds speech during a Prayer walk organized by the Christ Kingdom Citizens in front of the City Hall in Durban.

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Protest against violence 7
Durban, Africa
By Elo B
26 Oct 2013

Women hold signs and chant calling to stop violence during a prayer walk organized by the Christ Kingdom Citizens in front of the City Hall in Durban.

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Protest against violence 3
Durban, Africa
By Elo B
26 Oct 2013

Portrait of an African boy during a prayer walk organized by the Christ Kingdom Citizens in front of the City Hall in Durban.

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Protest against violence 12
Durban, Africa
By Elo B
26 Oct 2013

African girl holds sign written 'End violance to women now!' in front of Durban City Hall.

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Protest against violence 5
Durban, Africa
By Elo B
26 Oct 2013

Women hold signs and chant calling to stop violence during a prayer walk organized by the Christ Kingdom Citizens in front of the City Hall in Durban.

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Protest against violence 2
Durban, Africa
By Elo B
26 Oct 2013

Women hold signs and chant calling to stop violence during a prayer walk organized by the Christ Kingdom Citizens in front of the City Hall in Durban.

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Protest against violence 1
Durban, Africa
By Elo B
26 Oct 2013

Women hold signs and chant calling to stop violence during a prayer walk organized by the Christ Kingdom Citizens in front of the City Hall in Durban.

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Protest against violence 8
Durban, Africa
By Elo B
26 Oct 2013

Woman chants during the Prayer walk organized by the Christ Kingdom Citizens in front of the City Hall in Durban.

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Protest against violence 9
Durban, Africa
By Elo B
26 Oct 2013

Man holds signs 'Jesus saves' during a prayer walk organized by the Christ Kingdom Citizens in front of the City Hall in Durban.

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Protest against violence 10
Durban, Africa
By Elo B
26 Oct 2013

African Children hold signs calling to stop violence during a prayer walk organized by the Christ Kingdom Citizens in front of the City Hall in Durban.

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Protest against violence 4
Durban, Africa
By Elo B
26 Oct 2013

Women hold signs calling to stop violence during a prayer walk organized by the Christ Kingdom Citizens in front of the City Hall in Durban.

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Al Qaeda Affiliated Rebels Execute Al...
Raqqa, Syria
By Transterra Editor
16 Sep 2013

-Al Qaeda affiliated rebels in Syria executed two Alawite men on September 16 in the main square of the rebel-controlled city of Raqqa. Fighters from the “Islamic state of the Levant and Iraq”, a Sunni extremist group affiliated with Al Qaeda, justified the execution on the grounds that the men were “Nusaries”, a derogritory term used to describe members of the Alawite sect of Islam, from which Syrian president Bashar al-Assad hails.

When local women witnessing the execution protested the actions of the fighters, the fighters cursed the women and claimed that the men had raped women in the city of Homs. The men were subsequently executed and their bodies carted away in the back of a pick-up truck. This event has reinforced fears that Sunni extremists will try to eliminate the Alawite community of Syria if president Bashar al-Assad falls from power.

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Al Qaeda Executed Two Alawite Men in ...
Raqqa, Syria
By Al Raqqa Hurra
16 Sep 2013

-Al Qaeda affiliated rebels in Syria executed two Alawite men on September 16 in the main square of the rebel-controlled city of Raqqa. Fighters from the “Islamic state of the Levant and Iraq”, a Sunni extremist group affiliated with Al Qaeda, justified the execution on the grounds that the men were “Nusaries”, a derogritory term used to describe members of the Alawite sect of Islam, from which Syrian president Bashar al-Assad hails.

When local women witnessing the execution protested the actions of the fighters, the fighters cursed the women and claimed that the men had raped women in the city of Homs. The men were subsequently executed and their bodies carted away in the back of a pick-up truck. This event has reinforced fears that Sunni extremists will try to eliminate the Alawite community of Syria if president Bashar al-Assad falls from power.

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Al Qaeda Executed Two Alawite Men in ...
Raqqa , Syria
By Al Raqqa Hurra
16 Sep 2013

-Al Qaeda affiliated rebels in Syria executed two Alawite men on September 16 in the main square of the rebel-controlled city of Raqqa. Fighters from the “Islamic state of the Levant and Iraq”, a Sunni extremist group affiliated with Al Qaeda, justified the execution on the grounds that the men were “Nusaries”, a derogritory term used to describe members of the Alawite sect of Islam, from which Syrian president Bashar al-Assad hails.

When local women witnessing the execution protested the actions of the fighters, the fighters cursed the women and claimed that the men had raped women in the city of Homs. The men were subsequently executed and their bodies carted away in the back of a pick-up truck. This event has reinforced fears that Sunni extremists will try to eliminate the Alawite community of Syria if president Bashar al-Assad falls from power.

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Al Qaeda Executed Two Alawite Men in ...
Raqqa, Syria
By Al Raqqa Hurra
16 Sep 2013

-Al Qaeda affiliated rebels in Syria executed two Alawite men on September 16 in the main square of the rebel-controlled city of Raqqa. Fighters from the “Islamic state of the Levant and Iraq”, a Sunni extremist group affiliated with Al Qaeda, justified the execution on the grounds that the men were “Nusaries”, a derogritory term used to describe members of the Alawite sect of Islam, from which Syrian president Bashar al-Assad hails.

When local women witnessing the execution protested the actions of the fighters, the fighters cursed the women and claimed that the men had raped women in the city of Homs. The men were subsequently executed and their bodies carted away in the back of a pick-up truck. This event has reinforced fears that Sunni extremists will try to eliminate the Alawite community of Syria if president Bashar al-Assad falls from power.

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Al Qaeda-affiliated Rebels Execute Tw...
Raqqa, Syria
By Al Raqqa Hurra
16 Sep 2013

Al Qaeda affiliated rebels in Syria executed two Alawite men September 16 in the main square of the rebel-controlled city of Raqqa. Fighters from the “Islamic state of the Levant and Iraq”, a Sunni extremist group affiliated with Al Qaeda, justified the execution on the grounds that the men were “Nusaries”, a derogritory term used to describe members of the Alawite sect of Islam, from which Syrian president Bashar al-Assad hails.

When local women witnessing the execution protested the actions of the fighters, the fighters cursed the women and claimed that the men had raped women in the city of Homs. The men were subsequently executed and their bodies carted away in the back of a pick-up truck. This event has reinforced fears that Sunni extremists will try to eliminate the Alawite community of Syria if president Bashar al-Assad falls from power.

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Al Qaeda Executed Two Alawite Men in ...
Raqqa, Syria
By Al Raqqa Hurra
16 Sep 2013

-Al Qaeda affiliated rebels in Syria executed two Alawite men yesterday in the main square of the rebel-controlled city of Raqqa. Fighters from the “Islamic state of the Levant and Iraq”, a Sunni extremist group affiliated with Al Qaeda, justified the execution on the grounds that the men were “Nusaries”, a derogritory term used to describe members of the Alawite sect of Islam, from which Syrian president Bashar al-Assad hails.

When local women witnessing the execution protested the actions of the fighters, the fighters cursed the women and claimed that the men had raped women in the city of Homs. The men were subsequently executed and their bodies carted away in the back of a pick-up truck. This event has reinforced fears that Sunni extremists will try to eliminate the Alawite community of Syria if president Bashar al-Assad falls from power.

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Al Qaeda Executed Two Alawite Men in ...
Raqqa, Syria
By Al Raqqa Hurra
16 Sep 2013

-Al Qaeda affiliated rebels in Syria executed two Alawite men on September 16 in the main square of the rebel-controlled city of Raqqa. Fighters from the “Islamic state of the Levant and Iraq”, a Sunni extremist group affiliated with Al Qaeda, justified the execution on the grounds that the men were “Nusaries”, a derogritory term used to describe members of the Alawite sect of Islam, from which Syrian president Bashar al-Assad hails.

When local women witnessing the execution protested the actions of the fighters, the fighters cursed the women and claimed that the men had raped women in the city of Homs. The men were subsequently executed and their bodies carted away in the back of a pick-up truck. This event has reinforced fears that Sunni extremists will try to eliminate the Alawite community of Syria if president Bashar al-Assad falls from power.

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For Clan and Country (1 of 12)
Hargeisa, Somaliland
By mcseaniew
19 Jul 2013

Fans arrive at Hargeisa Stadium ahead of the Somaliland Regional (aka Clan) Cup Final.

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For Clan and Country (4 of 12)
Hargeisa, Somaliland
By mcseaniew
18 Jul 2013

Players of Hawd pose for the camera ahead of kick-off. In a repeat of last year's final, they play fierce local rivals Maroodi-Jeh for the highest prize in Somaliland sport.

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For Clan and Country (7 of 12)
Hargeisa, Somaliland
By mcseaniew
18 Jul 2013

The referee keeps a close eye on the fierce challenges that fly in from all directions. After 90 minutes of hot, tireless action the game is deadlocked at nil-nil.

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For Clan and Country (8 of 12)
Hargeisa, Somaliland
By mcseaniew
18 Jul 2013

Hawd's sixth penalty flies wide of the post, handing Maroodi-Jeh a second-consecutive victory. Last year Hawd were also beaten finallists.

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For Clan and Country (6 of 12)
Hargeisa, Somaliland
By mcseaniew
18 Jul 2013

Maroodi-Jeh's jubilant players race to the touchlines in victory, as Hawd's beaten penalty-taker lays in anguish.

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For Clan and Country (12 of 12)
Hargeisa, Somaliland
By mcseaniew
18 Jul 2013

The trophy is held aloft as the sun sets over Hargeisa. "This game is huge for Somaliland," says minister of sport Abdi Saeed Raigal as a handful of stones clatter the stadium's corrugated roof. "Every year we will get better and better."

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For Clan and Country
Hargeisa, Somalia
By Serene Yordi
18 Jul 2013

Somaliland is the breakaway Somali state seeking independence after decades of bloody civil war and terror. Its capital city Hargeisa is booming, and expats are returning to start businesses after years in exodus.

But Somaliland is still deeply riven across clan lines, that often spill into violence which threaten its image as the peaceful antithesis of terror-torn Mogadishu, from whom the state clamours for independence.

Football may be the answer. And this year's year's 'Regional', aka 'Clan', Cup Final, which pitted two tribal groups from Hargeisa against each other amid a chaotic atmosphere in the capital's 15,000-plus capacity stadium, wasn't just a chance to play out tribal rivalries in peace. It was a statement that Somaliland can police itself and promote sport without help from Somalia, the UN or any other outsiders.

"Somaliland is desperate for recognition," says Jamal Alon, a British-Somalilander who helped organise this year's final. "It's days like this that show it can be recognised through football, and sport in general.

"This is Mo Farah's birthplace so there's tons of sporting talent here. Come to Hargeisa, see the city and bring your scouts!"

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For Clan and Country (2 of 12)
Hargeisa, Somaliland
By mcseaniew
18 Jul 2013

Security is tight as stick-wielding policemen keep punters in check. Previous years' finals have seen tribe-driven violence and stone-throwing.

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For Clan and Country (5 of 12)
Hargeisa, Somaliland
By mcseaniew
18 Jul 2013

The women's stand is awash with colour, as girls and older women in traditional dress wave national flags and scream support for their team.

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For Clan and Country (9 of 12)
Hargeisa, Somaliland
By mcseaniew
18 Jul 2013

It's a tough day for Hawd's exhausted players, who also lost last year's final to their cross-town rivals.

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For Clan and Country (10 of 12)
Hargeisa, Somaliland
By mcseaniew
18 Jul 2013

A presenter reports pitch-side after the match. Last year's final drew just one local crew while this year seven TV stations covered the game - a sign of progress off the field in Somaliland.

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For Clan and Country (11 of 12)
Hargeisa, Somaliland
By mcseaniew
18 Jul 2013

Maroodi-Jeh's captain receives the winners' trophy from Somaliland justice minister Hussein Ahmed Aided. "I'm supporting both teams," he says. "I'm the minister of justice - I have to be even-handed!"

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Egypt: Violence in Alexandria after M...
Alexandria
By Mohamed AbouElenen
04 Jul 2013

Violence broke out between protestors and pro-Morsi Muslim Brotherhood activists in Alexandria on July 5,2013 after Morsi was removed from power by the armed forces. 12 were killed and hundreds were injured in the violence that also led to hundreds of arrests.

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Inside 969 Movement 31
By Ruom
24 Jun 2013

June 23, 2013
Mandalay, Burma

Wirathu gives an anti-muslim sermon in front of hundreds of supporters, just four blocks away from the Dhamma Tharlar Hall, in which several local organizations and civil society activists, organized a peace event to prevent future riots.

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Inside 969 Movement 30
By Ruom
23 Jun 2013

June 23, 2013
Mandalay, Burma

A student collects an award at a Sunday School in Mandalay. To ensure its principles mould fresh minds, 969 representatives teach at Sunday schools and prayer halls to educate Buddhist children. Wirathu in the background is writing a new curriculum to teach in schools that are planning to open throughout the country.

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Inside 969 Movement 25
By Ruom
22 Jun 2013

June 16, 2013
Yangon, Burma

Young Buddhist nuns board the ferry crossing the Hlaing river over to downtown Yangon.

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Protests Turn Violent in Sao Paulo (1...
Sao Paulo, Brazil
By Juliana Spinola
21 Jun 2013

Thousands of protesters took over the streets of Sao Paulo throughout the past week, against the rise in public transportation costs and expenses paid by the Brazilian government to host the Confederations Cup and World Cup in 2014. The wave of protests grew. There were clashes with police, invasion of public buildings, many hospitalized and arrested. Now the protests are calmer and the government is responding with a series of important changes required by Social Movements and protestants.

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São Paulo Protests Turn Violent (1 of...
Sao Paulo, Brazil
By Juliana Spinola
21 Jun 2013

Protesters hold up a sign that reads, "All against corruption", during demonstrations that took over Sao Paulo in early June, as thousands of residents peacefully marched against an increase in the price of a single bus fare. Police officers were accused of firing bullets and tear gas at protesters and assaulting some participants and bystanders. The attacks that emerged angered the residents and shifted their focus from rising transport costs to wider issues. Sao Paulo, June, 2013.

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Protests Turn Violent in Sao Paulo
Sao Paulo, Brazil
By Mais Istanbuli
21 Jun 2013

Thousands of protesters took over the streets of Sao Paulo throughout the past week, against the rise in public transportation costs and expenses paid by the Brazilian government to host the Confederations Cup and World Cup in 2014. The wave of protests grew. There were clashes with police, invasion of public buildings, many hospitalized and arrested. Now the protests are calmer and the government is responding with a series of important changes required by Social Movements and protestants.

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Protests Turn Violent in Sao Paulo (1...
Sao Paulo, Brazil
By Juliana Spinola
21 Jun 2013

Thousands of protesters took over the streets of Sao Paulo throughout the past week, against the rise in public transportation costs and expenses paid by the Brazilian government to host the Confederations Cup and World Cup in 2014. The wave of protests grew. There were clashes with police, invasion of public buildings, many hospitalized and arrested. Now the protests are calmer and the government is responding with a series of important changes required by Social Movements and protestants.

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São Paulo Protests Turn Violent (2 of...
Sao Paulo, Brazil
By Juliana Spinola
21 Jun 2013

Demonstrators rioted for different causes as they gathered at Paulista Avenue in a generally peaceful manner. A wave of protests took over Sao Paulo in early June, as thousands of residents peacefully marched against an increase in the price of a single bus fare. Police officers were accused of firing bullets and tear gas at protesters and assaulting some participants and bystanders. The attacks that emerged angered the residents and shifted their focus from rising transport costs to wider issues. Sao Paulo, June, 2013.