‘Anti-Islamisation’ group Pegida UK holds Newcastle march

Anti-Pegida rally

The anti-Pegida rally assembled at Gallowgate before marching to Newgate Street

More than 1,500 protesters have demonstrated against the first rally in Britain by a group opposed to what it calls the “Islamisation of Europe”

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Austria’s first anti-Islam protest small, draws extremists

Demonstrators wave flags and show banners during a rally of the group Patriotic Europeans against the Islamization of the West, or PEGIDA, in Vienna, Austria, Monday, Feb. 2, 2015. (AP Photo/Hans Punz)

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Thousands of Hong Kongers march for democracy

Thousands of pro-democracy activists take part in a democracy march to Central, demanding for universal suffrage in Hong Kong Sunday, Feb. 1, 2015. The march is the first large-scale demonstration since the Occupy Central protest ended last year as the government started a second round of public consultation on democratic reform. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung)

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Indian communist groups oppose Obama’s visit to New Delhi

Members of various Left Front political parties set an effigy with a portrait of U.S. President Barack Obama on fire during a protest march against his visit to India, in New Delhi, India, Saturday, Jan. 24, 2015. Obama arrives in New Delhi on Sunday for a three-day visit to talk with Prime Minister Narendra Modi and to be the chief guest in India’s Republic Day parade marked annually on Jan. 26. (AP Photo/Altaf Qadri)

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Anonymous Holds Worldwide ‘Million Mask March’ to Protest Corruption

Anonymous Million Mask March Japan

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Members of hacktivist collective Anonymous will hold protest marches in hundreds of cities around the globe to mark Guy Fawkes Night and highlight corruption.

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Streetcar shooting protest march draws hundreds

Sammy Yatim’s sister organizes march in downtown Toronto after police killing

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Hundreds of people turned up to a protest march in downtown Toronto that was organized in response to the death of Sammy Yatim, the 18-year-old teen who was shot by police on a TTC streetcar.

CBC News has learned that the Toronto police officer who shot Yatim has been suspended with pay. The shooting remains under investigation by the province’s police watchdog.

The shooting on July 27 shortly after midnight, which was captured in amateur video posted online, has Yatim’s family demanding answers.

They’ve seen the video, which includes the sound of nine gunshots. When the audio is enhanced, a stun gun can also be heard after the shots are fired.

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