Thousands protest wage cuts and neoliberal reforms in Uruguay and other stories

Today we look at the general strike against wage cuts in Uruguay, the ITJP report on the custodial torture of Tamil people in Sri Lanka, and more

September 16, 2021 by Peoples Dispatch

In today’s episode of the Daily Round-up, we take a look at the general strike observed across Uruguay to protest the government’s neoliberal reforms; a report by the International Truth and Justice Project on the custodial torture of minority Tamil detainees by police and military officials in Sri Lanka; the crackdown on protests in southern Yemen over growing poverty and the lack of basic public services; and renewed calls to shut down the Rikers Island jail facility in the US amid reports of worsening conditions.