Protestors launch Global Week of Action for Democracy in Swaziland and other stories

Today we look at renewed protests for democracy in Swaziland, the new government announced by the Taliban in Afghanistan, and more

September 07, 2021 by Peoples Dispatch

In today’s episode of the Daily Round-up we take a look at renewed protests in Swaziland with the launch of the Global Week of Action for Democracy; the members of a new ‘caretaker’ government appointed by the Taliban following the takeover of Panjshir; protests and counter-protests organized across Brazil as far-right President Jair Bolsonaro rallies his supporters to march to Brasilia; the partial agreements signed between the Venezuelan government and the  right-wing opposition after another round of talks in Mexico; and the ‘Kisan Panchayat’ rally held by over 500,000 protesting farmers in India.