Protests and blockades across India as farmers’ struggle marks 10 months and other stories

Today we look at the countrywide shutdown in India to mark 10 months of the farmers’ struggle, the release of Palestinian MP Khalida Jarrar from prison, and more

September 27, 2021 by Peoples Dispatch

In today’s episode of the Daily Round-up we take a look at the ‘Bharat Bandh’ or countrywide shutdown observed in India to mark 1 year since the 3 farm laws were passed; the release of Palestinian activist and MP Khalida Jarrar from nearly 2 years in prison and the killing of 5 Palestinians during violent Israeli raids in the Occupied West Bank; violence against undocumented Venezuelan migrants in the city of Iquique in Chile; and a landmark referendum passed in Berlin to expropriate 200,000 private-owned housing units and pass them to public ownership and the results of Germany’s general elections