Left-wing candidate leads in Peru’s presidential election and other stories

Today we look at the preliminary results of Peru’s elections, the prosecution of communists in Kenya, the crackdown on Palestinian political leaders by Israel, and protests on the 2nd anniversary of Julian Assange’s arrest

April 13, 2021 by Peoples Dispatch

In today’s episode of the Daily Round-up we take a look at leftist candidate Pedro Castillo leading in preliminary election results of Peru, the ongoing prosecution of 12 members of the Communist Party of Kenya for protesting the government’s COVID-19 policies, the increasingly frequent crackdowns by Israel on Palestinian political leaders in the run-up to general elections, and demonstrations around the world commemorating the 2nd anniversary of Julian Assange’s imprisonment in Britain.