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November 9, 2012

A 21-year-old medical student, died after being shot on Thursday during clashes between police and student protesters demonstrating against a highly disputed tax reform.

Press Release
November 9, 2012

Clashes between prisoners and guards broke out at Colombo’s Welikada prison today after members of Sri Lanka’s Special Task Force, an elite commando unit, searched the prison for banned items.

News
November 9, 2012
The Dominican Republic’s National Police must urgently address how it responds to public protests after a student was shot dead at a demonstration in Santo Domingo.
News
November 9, 2012
Minister of Education urged to act on his pledge that desegregation and inclusive education are among his priorities.

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