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UN chief urges world leaders to listen to protesters' issues


October 25, 2019

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres called on protesters around the world Friday to follow champions of nonviolent change like Mahatma Gandhi and Martin Luther King Jr., and urged world leaders "to listen to the real problems of real people."

The U.N. chief told reporters that "disquiet in peoples' lives" has sparked demonstrations around the world from the Middle East to Europe, Africa, Asia, Latin America and the Caribbean.

While every situation is unique, he said, "it is clear that there is a growing deficit of trust between people and political establishments...

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