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  • 2 January 2020 APAC Alert – Indonesia: Floods kill nine; heavy rains until Jan. 4 January 2, 2020
    Location: Jakarta, Indonesia @-6.2293867,106.6894293 Massive floods and landslides have struck Greater Jakarta and neighboring West Java and Bengkulu provinces, killing at least nine people. The conditions were triggered by heavy rains that started on December 31 and predicted to continue until January 4. Hundreds of people were forced to flee their homes. The Halim Perdanakusuma ...
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  • 27 December 2019 (Update) India: Security tightened, and internet suspended in Uttar Pradesh January 2, 2020
    Location: India @20.0072374,64.4006912 Security across Uttar Pradesh (UP) was tightened in anticipation of clashes during protests against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) today. Authorities have increased security expecting more clashes during the Friday Muslim prayers. Internet services were suspended yesterday in 14 districts including Lucknow, Agra, Ghaziabad, Bulandshahr, Meerut, Muzaffarnagar, and Shamli. Internet services are likely to remain suspended until ...
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  • 26 December 2019 APAC Alert: (Update) India: Nationwide protests against Citizenship Amendment Act continue January 2, 2020
    Location: India @20.0072374,64.4006912 Nation wide protests have continued against the Citizenship (Amendment) Act have continued. Nearly 100,000 people took to the streets in Assam yesterday to protest against the law. Congress in Madhya Pradesh held a rally in Bhopal against the new bill and the National Register of Citizens (NRC). Chief Minister Kamal Nath lead the ...
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  • 25 December 2019 APAC Alert – (Update) India: Protests continue across the country January 2, 2020
    Location: India @20.0072374,64.4006912 Protests against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) in Delhi and other cities continued yesterday. Protesters marched from Mandi House to Jantar Mantar in Delhi. The protest march commenced at 12:45 PM. Thousands of people marched towards Jantar Mantar without police permission. In Uttar Pradesh, the government blocked the opposition Congress party leaders, Rahul Gandhi and Priyanka Gandhi ...
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  • 24 December 2019 APAC Alert – (Update) India: Protests to continue in parts of the country January 2, 2020
    Location: India @20.0072374,64.4006912 Protest against the Citizenship (Amendment) Act (CAA) continued yesterday. The protests were largely peaceful. The Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam political party held a rally at Rajarathinam Stadium in Chennai, Tamil Nadu to protest the CAA. At least 15,000 people marched through the city center before reaching the stadium. Several thousand protested in Bengaluru, Karnataka. In New Delhi ...
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  • 24 December 2019 APAC Alert – Myanmar: Mandalay protest for child rape case set for today January 2, 2020
    Location: Mandalay, Myanmar @18.0234764,86.1433481 Protest demanding justice for a three-year old girl who was allegedly raped in Nay Pyi Taw is scheduled in Mandalay at 3:00 PM today, APAC Assistance sources said. Participants will gather at Manawraman ground on the 62nd Street. A similar protest, attended by hundreds of people, was staged outside the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) in Yangon yesterday. People are ...
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  • 23 December 2019 APAC Alert – Myanmar: Yangon demonstration set tomorrow January 2, 2020
    Location: Yangon, Myanmar @16.9098592,96.0118907 A protest is set to be staged at the Maha Bandula Park in Yangon at 4:00 PM tomorrow, according to APAC Assistance sources. The protest will urge the government to restore internet services in four northern Rakhine townships, namely Ponnagyun, Mrauk-U, Kyauktaw and Minbya. Background: On June 21, the Ministry of Transport and Communications temporarily stopped mobile internet services in Chin State’s Paletwa and ...
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  • 23 December 2019 APAC Alert – (Update) Hong Kong: Protests planned for tomorrow and Christmas Day January 2, 2020
    Location: Hong Kong @22.3524825,113.8474966,1 Hong Kong protesters have planned protests in districts across the city for tomorrow and on Christmas Day. The plans include evening demonstrations in five malls on Christmas eve. A countdown rally is also planned near the harbor front in the Tsim Sha Tsui shopping district. An event called “Suck the Christmas” is also ...
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  • 23 December 2019 APAC Alert – (Update) India: Upcoming protests in Delhi January 2, 2020
    Location: Delhi, India @28.6921164,76.8111488 There have been ongoing protests across the country against the Citizenship (Amendment) Act (CAA). The Bhim Army yesterday announced the formation of a Samvidhan Suraksha Samiti (Committee for the protection of the constitution) to continue their struggle against the contentious CAA and the National Register of Citizens (NRC). Chandrashekhar Azad, the founder ...
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  • 23 December 2019 APAC Alert – (Updated) India: Protests continue across the country; death toll rises to 18 in Uttar Pradesh January 2, 2020
    Location: India @20.0072374,64.4006912 Nationwide protests against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) continued over the weekend. At least 15 people were killed in Uttar Pradesh while several others were injured. More than 1500 people have been arrested all over the country in the last 10 days. At least 22 people have been killed in clashes between police and protesters ...
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