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    POURING BLOOD: Blood spilled by anti-government protesters is seen on a street in front of the residence of Thai Prime Minister Abhisit Vajjajiva on Mar. 17 in Bangkok, Thailand. A day earlier, thousands of red-shirted protesters dumped plastic bottles of their blood in front of Mr. Abhisit’s office and his political party’s headquarters. They collected about 300 liters from 50,000 protesters, reports said – far short of their aim of 1,000 liters.

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  • Rupert Murdoch: Is a pie in the face a legitimate political statement?

    Rupert Murdoch: Is a pie in the face a legitimate political statement?

    Rupert Murdoch is the latest in a long line of prominent figures who have had a pie thrown at them. Is pie-ing the best way to confront the powerful?

  • Gallery Top 10 unusual protests

    POURING BLOOD: Blood spilled by anti-government protesters is seen on a street in front of the residence of Thai Prime Minister Abhisit Vajjajiva on Mar. 17 in Bangkok, Thailand. A day earlier, thousands of red-shirted protesters dumped plastic bottles of their blood in front of Mr. Abhisit’s office and his political party’s headquarters. They collected about 300 liters from 50,000 protesters, reports said – far short of their aim of 1,000 liters.

  • Egypt cracks down on foreign protesters heading to Gaza Strip

    Egypt cracks down on foreign protesters heading to Gaza Strip

    American and European activists attempting to go to the Gaza Strip from Egypt to protest Israel's actions during last year's Gaza war have been blocked from doing so – and say they have been harshly treated by Egyptian authorities.

  • 'Code Pink' rethinks its call for Afghanistan pullout

    'Code Pink' rethinks its call for Afghanistan pullout

    In Afghanistan, the US women's activist group finds that their Afghan counterparts want US troop presence – as well as more reconstruction.