News Exercise #127


1. They are demanding better work opportunities, but how did the reporter explain this demand at 0:06?

2. At about 0:58 one protester explains the situation. What did the translation say?
We …. No-one …. We …. We …

3. According to the reporter, what have police used against the demonstration, and with what had the protesters responded?

Answers:
1. They are demanding better work opportunities, but how did the reporter explain this demand at 0:06?
Protesters are demanding that they be given affirmative action job quotas.
2. At about 0:58 one protester explains the situation. What did the translation say?
We have been sitting here at this border for the past seven-to-eight days. No-one has come here to meet us. We have been provoked unnecessarily. We want peace but instead we have been beaten up.
3. According to the reporter, what have police used against the demonstration, and with what had the protesters responded?
The police have used force, and the protesters have responded with violence.

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