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November 21, 1989 | Reuters
Police used bulldozers to break down burning barricades and smashed through the roof of a stately home Monday to evict the last band of squatters occupying premises in central Amsterdam. No arrests were made and the 300 squatters, many wearing helmets and shouting revolutionary slogans, later staged a march through the city center.
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November 21, 1989 | Reuters
Police used bulldozers to break down burning barricades and smashed through the roof of a stately home Monday to evict the last band of squatters occupying premises in central Amsterdam. No arrests were made and the 300 squatters, many wearing helmets and shouting revolutionary slogans, later staged a march through the city center.
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January 15, 2005 | Mark Magnier, Times Staff Writer
In one of the largest relief efforts in history, a new issue is cropping up: mismatched aid. Relief groups have opened boxes meant for tsunami survivors to discover coats sent by donors who were apparently unaware that the island nation is in the tropics, as well as polyester shirts and pants, which don't absorb sweat, and fleece baby clothes. "They'd melt to death," said Pam Porodo, co-founder of Impakt Aid, a recently formed independent group working out of Colombo.
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