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Hok Kolorob – Let there be noise; From India to Ferguson, Pictures of Protest

Protesters rally during a demonstration outside the Ferguson police department in Ferguson, Missouri
Protesters rally during a demonstration outside the Ferguson police department in Ferguson, Missouri October 13, 2014. CREDIT: REUTERS/SHANNON STAPLETON

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Protesters block the main street to the financial Central district, outside the government headquarters, in Hong Kong September 29, 2014 The banners read, "I want a real general election" (C) and "Embracing freedom in the storm" (R).    REUTERS/Carlos Barria (CHINA) - RTR486RY
Protesters block the main street to the financial Central district, outside the government headquarters, in Hong Kong September 29, 2014 The banners read, “I want a real general election” (C) and “Embracing freedom in the storm” (R).
REUTERS/Carlos Barria (CHINA) – RTR486RY

 

 

Scenes from protests springing from the assualt of a university student at Kolkata’s Jadavpur University, and the treatment of the student by authorities after she reported the incident.  Thousands of students and teachers protested.  See also http://qz.com/269774/hokkolorob-the-hashtag-thats-defining-an-indian-student-protest-against-violence/.  The phrase Hok Kolorob - Let there be noise, defines these protests.
Scenes from protests springing from the assualt of a university student at Kolkata’s Jadavpur University, and the treatment of the student by authorities after she reported the incident. Thousands of students and teachers protested. See also http://qz.com/269774/hokkolorob-the-hashtag-thats-defining-an-indian-student-protest-against-violence/. The phrase Hok Kolorob – Let there be noise, defines these protests.

 

 

Kurdish Protesters seeking help from Turkey against ISIS clash with Turkish Police Oct. 7, 2014 . (AP Photo/Burhan Ozbilici)
Kurdish Protesters seeking help from Turkey against ISIS clash with Turkish Police Oct. 7, 2014 . (AP Photo/Burhan Ozbilici)

 

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Rev. Kristen Leslie ministers to Missouri State Highway Patrol troopers blocking the entrance to the Ferguson Police Department on Monday, Oct. 13, 2014 during demonstrations around the community. Photo by Robert Cohen, rcohen@post-dispatch.com
Rev. Kristen Leslie ministers to Missouri State Highway Patrol troopers blocking the entrance to the Ferguson Police Department on Monday, Oct. 13, 2014 during demonstrations around the community. Photo by Robert Cohen, rcohen@post-dispatch.com

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