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Trade & Society 20-04-2015

Thousands across Europe protest against TTIP

Thousands of protesters took to the streets in Europe on Saturday (18 April) to oppose what could be the world's biggest free trade deal, the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) between the US and European Union.
Global Europe 07-02-2014

Bosnia rocked by third day of anti-government unrest

Protesters across Bosnia set fire to government buildings and fought with riot police on Friday as long-simmering anger over lack of jobs and political inertia fuelled a third day of the worst civil unrest in Bosnia since a 1992-95 war.
Global Europe 08-04-2013

Kremlin urges Germany to punish topless protest against Putin

Russia urged Germany to punish a group of women who staged a bare-breasted protest against President Vladimir Putin on Monday (8 April) during a visit to a trade fair in Hanover with German Chancellor Angela Merkel.

Anti-austerity strikes sweep southern Europe

Spanish and Portuguese workers will stage the first coordinated general strike across the Iberian Peninsula on Wednesday, shutting transport, grounding flights and closing schools to protest against spending cuts and tax hikes.

Unions protest austerity at May Day rallies

Hundreds of thousands of workers across southern Europe protested against spending cuts at May Day rallies yesterday (1 May), before weekend elections in Greece and France where voters are expected to punish leaders for austerity. 
Digital & Media 02-02-2012

ACTA activates European civil society

Online activists across Europe are protesting against the Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement (ACTA), which officially aims to protect intellectual rights but which critics say violates privacy. An online petition against the international treaty attracted more than a million signatures, EURACTIV's network in Central Europe reports.