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Demonstrators pause at the entrance to the Cuyahoga County Justice Center as police stand guard during a protest against the acquittal of Michael Brelo, a patrolman charged in the shooting deaths of two unarmed suspects, in Cleveland. Brelo was acquitted Saturday in a case involving a 137-shot barrage of gunfire that helped prompt the U.S. Department of Justice determine the city police department had a history of using excessive force and violating civil rights.

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Rohtak college students from J&K who were asked to vacate their hostels

Congress Mahila Morcha protest outside BJP office over BJP leader and Union Minister Giriraj Singh for his controversial remarks against their party president Sonia Gandhi in New Delhi.

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Police lathicharge youth Congress workers while they staged a protest outside a residential complex where Union Minister Giriraj Singh lives, in Delhi.

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There has been strong reactions in India after reports of a Hindu temple being vandalized in the US. A Hindu temple was vandalised with hate message and swastika spray-painted on its wall in the US state of Washington, the latest incident that has shocked the community ahead of the Maha Shivratri festival.

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A graffiti on a wall in Bothell, Washington state. It says “Get out”, with a Swastika sign.

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Even as Sureshbhai Patel (57) lay paralysed on a hospital bed in Madison, Alabama, suffering a serious vertebral column injury from being pushed to the ground violently by a police officer, his lawyer has expressed fears that the Madison Police Department investigation into the “use of force incident,” will deflect criticism away from law enforcement and paint Mr. Patel as the one to blame.

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Gaurav Yadav, Ram Bihari and Vijay Kumar being arrested by the Police for attacking two North-east youths, in Gurgaon.

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One of the two Northeast youth who were attacked on Wednesday night, talking to the media at the Civil hospital in Gurgaon.

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One of the two Northeast youth who were attacked on Wednesday night, being taken to Safdarjung Hospital for treatment from the Civil hospital in Gurgaon.

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TV Grab: Two youths from the northeast were allegedly attacked by eight persons at Sikanderpur, in Gurgaon.

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TV Grab: Two youths from the northeast were allegedly attacked by eight persons at Sikanderpur, in Gurgaon. The incident took place last night when the victims, Aayug and Alato, were thrashed by eight youths belonging to Sikanderpur village over some issue, Station House Officer of DLF Phase 1 police station said.

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A mob beat up three african students at the Rajiv Chowk Metro station after a woman accused them of passing lewd comments at her in the train. She, however, did not lodge a complaint with police.

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A gay couple kisses during a protest outside Greece's Parliament in Athens. Several hundred people took part in the peaceful march to Parliament, which is debating draft legislation to outlaw Holocaust denial and expand prosecution powers against the incitement of racial violence. Gay and Lesbian rights groups complain that the proposed legislation will not adequately address attacks on homosexual people, which they say are on the rise.

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Michael Brown's father, Michael Brown Sr., center left, his mother, Lesley McSpadden, center, and stepfather, Louis Head, center right, join protesters in a rally in Ferguson, Mo.

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A demonstrator holds a sign bearing the likeness of Eric Garner and Michael Brown before a march to protest the death of Garner in the Staten Island borough of New York. The city medical examiner ruled that Garner, 43, died as a result of a police chokehold during an attempted arrest.

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A demonstrator arrested during a protest in New York against the shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo.

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A law enforcement officer watches from an armored vehicle after a device was fired to disperse a crowd during a protest for Michael Brown, in Ferguson, Mo.

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A woman, who declined to give her name, joins several hundred others in Oakland, California during a protest against the shooting of Michael Brown.

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Protesters under the night sky in Ferguson, Mo.

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Police arrest a man as they disperse a protest in Ferguson, Mo., USA, early Aug. 20, 2014. On Saturday, Aug. 9, a white police officer fatally shot unarmed 18-year-old Michael Brown, who was black, in the St. Louis suburb.

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A man is moved by a line of police as authorities disperse a protest in Ferguson, Mo. USA. On Saturday, Aug. 9, 2014, a white police officer fatally shot Michael Brown, an unarmed black teenager, in the St. Louis suburb.

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A man bends down in prayer as police try to disperse a small group of protesters in Ferguson, Mo, USA. The Aug. 9 shooting of Michael Brown by police has touched off rancorous protests in Ferguson, a St. Louis suburb where police have used riot gear and tear gas. Gov. Jay Nixon ordered the National Guard to help restore order while lifting a midnight-to-5 a.m. curfew that had been in place for two days.

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A man is moved by a line of police as authorities disperse a protest in Ferguson, Mo.

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A protestor is detained in Ferguson. The August 9 shooting of Michael Brown by police has touched off rancorous protests in Ferguson, a St. Louis suburb where police have used riot gear and tear gas.

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Tear gas is fired to disperse a crowd protesting the shooting of teenager Michael Brown last Saturday, August 9, 2014, in Ferguson, Mo, USA

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Citizens from north eastern states of India staging a candle light protest to condemn murder of Manipuri youth, at Jantar Mantar in New Delhi.

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Youth Congress activists protested against the death of a Manipuri youth, at Jantar Mantar in New Delhi.

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Members of the North East Students Organisation (NESO) protest in Guwahati over the death of Nido Tania.

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North East students protest Nido Tania's death, at Vijay Chowk in New Delhi.

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Students protesting Nido Tania's death lathi charged by the police near the Raisina hill, in New Delhi.

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Police personal man handles a student from North East protesting Nido Tania's death at Vijay Chowk, in New Delhi.

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Police personal man handles a student from North East protesting Nido Tania's death at Vijay Chowk, in New Delhi.

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Police personal man handles a student from North East protesting Nido Tania's death at Vijay Chowk, in New Delhi.

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Students from North East protesting Nido Tania's death at Vijay Chowk, in New Delhi.

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TV Grab: Students protesting Nido Tania's death lathi charged by the Delhi police near the Raisina hill, in New Delhi.

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Nido Tania's mother with Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, at his residence in New Delhi.

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Nido Tania's family members after meeting Prime Minister Manmohan Singh at his residence in New Delhi.

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Students protest against the death of the 20-year-old Arunachal student Nido Tania, in New Delhi.

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Students protest against the death of the 20-year-old Arunachal student Nido Tania, in New Delhi.

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Northeast students display placards at Parliament Street Police Station during a protest over the killing of Nido Tania in New Delhi.

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Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal lights a candle to pay tribute to Arunachal Pradesh student Nido Tania during a dharna by northeast students demanding justice for Nido Tania at Jantar Mantar, in New Delhi.

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New Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal and Education Minister Manish Sisodia with northeast students who were staging a dharna demanding justice for Arunachal Pradesh student Nido Tania, at Jantar Mantar in New Delhi.

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Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi paying tribute to Arunachal Pradesh student Nido Tania during a dharna by northeast students demanding justice for Tania at Jantar Mantar in New Delhi.

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Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi looks at a sketch of Nido Tania with northeast students who were staging a dharna demanding justice for Tania at Jantar Mantar in New Delhi.

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North-East people at a candle light vigil at Jantar Mantar protesting against racism and the beating and killing of Nido Tania, in Delhi.

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BJP leader Vijay Goel and others demand justice for 20-year-old Nido Tania, at Rajghat in New Delhi.

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Students protest against the death of the 20-year-old Arunachal student Nido Tania in Delhi, in Guwahati

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Students from northeastern states hold placards as they participate in a protest in New Delhi. The beating and subsequent death in New Delhi of 20-year-old Nido Tania university student from northeast, has sparked a furious outcry against racism and criticism of police in the capital.

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Students from northeastern states shout slogans during a protest, in New Delhi.

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Police trying to stop the students from northeastern states who were taking part in a protest demanding justice for 20-year-old Nido Tania, at Lajpat Nagar Police Station in New Delhi.

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Students from northeastern states participate in a protest demanding justice for 20-year-old Nido Tania, at Lajpat Nagar Police Station in New Delhi.

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Students from northeastern states show a placard as they participate in a protest demanding justice for 20-year-old Nido Tania, at Lajpath Nagar Police Station in New Delhi.

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File photo of Arunachal Pradesh student Nido Tania who died allegedly after being beaten by a group of men in Lajpat Nagar, New Delhi.

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Ugandan women come to the NCW office to protest

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Nigerian students, arrested in Jalandhar

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Singled out? African residents of Khirki Extension, where Bharti went on the rampage

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AIPWA, AISA and JNUSU students holding a protest against the racial attack by Delhi Law Minister Somnath Bharti on African nationals in New Delhi.

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Yannick Nihangaza of Burundi in a coma after an attack off campus at Lovely Univ

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No empathy Afghan students of Ravenshaw Univ, Cuttack, fleeing after a bout of targeted violence

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Hate crush It’s a train from Bangalore, their place of work. Terror-stuck Northeastern people rush out in Guwahati station. “We RSS members are trying to build confidence in Northeasterners. We tell them we’re all brothers, they need not worry.” Karunakaira Rai RSS representative in Bangalore

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19-year-old student Niki Sahi, from Meghalaya, waves to her cousin after boarding a special train transporting her back to Bangalore, from where she had fled last month, at a railway station in Panbari. Thousands of panic-stricken people from the northeast had fled Bangalore spurred by rumors they would be attacked in retaliation for communal violence in their home state. Assam has been simmering with tension since riots broke out between ethnic Bodos and Muslim settlers in late July.

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North East poeople on-board a Guwahati-Bangalore special train, in Guwahati.

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Students from northeastern states look at help line phone numbers displayed at a railway station after disembarking from a train from Bangalore. Home Secretary R.K. Singh has accused websites in Pakistan of spreading false rumors that caused thousands of people from northeast to panic and flee Bangalore. They feared they would be attacked in retaliation for ethnic violence in their home state.

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A woman and her child rest after disembarking from a train from Bangalore. Home Secretary R.K. Singh has accused websites in Pakistan of spreading false rumors that caused thousands of people from India's remote northeast to panic and flee Bangalore. They feared they would be attacked in retaliation for ethnic violence in their home state.

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A small group of students burn a Pakistani flag in Guwahati. Govt blamed web sites in Pakistan for the panic-inducing rumors that caused thousands of people from northeast to flee Bangalore and other southern cities. The exodus followed clashes in Assam in recent weeks between ethnic Bodos and Muslims that killed more than 50 people and left 400,000 in displacement camps.

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People from northeastern states crowd a railway station after disembarking from a train from Bangalore. Home Secretary R.K. Singh has accused websites in Pakistan of spreading false rumors that caused thousands of people from northeast to panic and flee Bangalore. They feared they would be attacked in retaliation for ethnic violence in their home state.

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A member of Students Islamic Forum holds a placard requesting migrants of Northeastern states not to leave the city of Bengaluru.

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Northeasterners wait to board a train at Chennai Central railway station on Friday to return to their homes after rumours of attacks.

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New York City Mayor Mike Bloomberg, left, and Police Commissioner Ray Kelly, right, meets with Sikh community members including Mohan Singh Khatra, center, whose uncle was killed in the Wisconsin attacks, at the Sikh Cultural Society in the Queens borough of New York New York City's mayor and police commissioner have expressed their condolences at the Sikh Cultural Society in Queens following Sunday's mass shooting in Wisconsin.

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Members of the Sikh Temple of Wisconsin listen to FBI Special Agent in Charge, Teresa Carlson, during a news conference in a municipal building in Oak Creek, Wisconsin. A gunman killed six people at their temple before being shot and killed by police. While investigators believe the gunman acted alone, they are looking to talk to a person of interest that showed up at the scene after the shooting.

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This undated photo provided by the FBI on Monday, Aug. 6, 2012 shows Wade Michael Page, a suspect in the Sunday, Aug. 5, 2012 Sikh temple shootings in Oak Creek, Wisconsin.

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US Ambassador to India Nancy J. Powell talks to media during a visit to Gurudwara Bangla Sahib in New Delhi.

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Activists of National Akali Dal shouts slogans during a protest in New Delhi against the shooting incident at a gurudwara in Wisconsin (US).

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Sikh students shout logans during a protest in Jammu against the shooting incident at a gurudwara in Wisconsin (US).

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Unsure of the whereabouts of her family members, a woman waits to be escorted into the building of survivors after a shooting at the Sikh Temple of Wisconsin in Oak Creek. Six people were killed in an attack on a Gurudwara during prayers in Wisconsin by at least one gunman who was also shot dead.

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A man reacts outside the Gurudwara of Wisconsin in Oak Creek, Wisconsin, United States, where a shooting took place on Sunday, killing 7 people and injuring at least 25.

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The desis are not amused. RACIST SLURS by Kiwi TV anchor Paul Henry and Aussie cops in Victoria have India fuming. Damage control mode now on.

Pakistani Sheedi devotees celebrate during the crocodile festival at a shrine of famous saint Khawaja Hasan in suburb of Karachi, Pakistan. The yearly festival attended by Sheedis, whose ancestors are believed to have been brought to the subcontinent as slaves from Africa, is performed to pay homage to the crocodiles who are presumed to hold mystical powers.

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Ethnic Pakistani Sheedi women, their faces covered by shawlsl, dance to the beat of a traditional drum during the crocodile festival at a shrine of saint Khawaja Hasan in suburb of Karachi, Pakistan. The yearly festival attended by Sheedis, whose ancestors are believed to have been brought to the subcontinent as slaves from Africa, is performed to pay homage to the crocodiles who are presumed to hold mystical powers.

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Pakistani Sheedi women, some of their faces covered with shawls, dance to the beat of a traditional drum during the crocodile festival at a shrine of saint Khawaja Hasan in a suburb of Karachi, Pakistan. The yearly festival attended by Sheedis, whose ancestors are believed to have been brought to the subcontinent as slaves from Africa, is performed to pay homage to the crocodiles who are presumed to hold mystical powers.

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Photo provided by the Victorian State Police is 3-year-old Gurshan Singh. The body of Singh was found in long grass by the side of the road at Oaklands Junction, a suburb of Melbourne, Australia, on the evening after he was reported missing about six hours earlier.

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Australian Foreign Minister Stephen Smith, shakes hands with HRD Minister Kapil Sibal before a meeting in New Delhi. Smith is on a two-day official visit to India. Australia today acknowledged that some of the attacks on Indians were racist in nature, causing considerable damage to its reputation among Indian people and said its premier criminal research agency has been roped in to study the issue and suggest remedial measures.

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Relatives mourn racism victim Nitin Garg

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Mia Northrop in front of an Indian restaurant in Melbourne

Band of Brothers In hostile Melbourne, groups of young Indians, like these men from Punjab, room it in neighbourhoods like Sunshine. These areas teem with goons who often prey on these boys.

Aussie Ku Klux?Thanh Rudd and party colleague Sam King in the dreaded outfit at Melbourne Park

Anatomy of HateWhy do the Australians detest us so much? Racism, recession and cultural insensitivity are fuelling the relentless attacks on the Indian population. Outlookexamines the plight of the Indians and the options New Delhi has to get Canberra to crack down on the attacks.

Karan Gandhok, Restaurant owner
“These attacks will be bad for business. Finally, you have to work with them.”

Ozteoporosis
Indian students and their supporters stage a protest rally in Melbourne

Gurdeep Singh, Taxi driver
A drunk Australian hurled racial abuse while travelling in this Gurdaspur lad’s cab

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Satish, Waiter
Indian faces like his are becoming increasingly visible across Australia

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Kanan Bhargawa, Student
This Ambala youth lost sight in one eye in a racial attack. His case is in the courts.

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Mandeep Singh Cookery student
The Australian dream is still alive for this Delhi youngster as he lands at Melbourne

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MoS for External Affairs Preneet Kaur paying tributes at Ranjot Singh's mortal remains after it was brought at IGI Airport in New Delhi. Ranjot Singh was killed in Australia late last month.

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Police scuffle with members of the National Students Union of India (NSUI) at a protest against the recent attacks on Indians in Australia, outside the Australian High Commission, in New Delhi.

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Activists of All India Students Association protest against the attacks on Indian students in Australia, in front of the Australian Embassy in New Delhi. India has asked Australia to take immediate steps to curb violence against its citizens there, warning that recent attacks could affect relations between the two countries.

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In yet another attack targeting Indians in Australia, a 29-year-old youth from India was set on fire by a group of four assailants here, drawing strong condemnation from a student body which called such assaults unacceptable and asked authorities not to "dodge" the issue.

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