Pavan Kulkarni
Sudan RSF Trade union coalition in Sudan launches campaign to dissolve government-backed militia

The Sudanese Professionals Association launched the campaign following the torture and killing of a young activist, Bahaeldin Nouri, who was abducted by the intelligence wing of the government-backed Rapid Support Forces on December 21

The year the unions kept us strong

Amid the devastation and misery brought by the pandemic, the working class across the world was the core of the resistance, calling to account governments and standing in solidarity with the most oppressed

Ethiopians who fled from the Tigray region to Al Qadarif State, Sudan. Sudan and Ethiopia fail to reach an agreement on border demarcation

The meeting between the authorities of the two countries to demarcate the land border came a week after the attack on a Sudanese army patrol by Ethiopian forces on December 15. The failure of talks may lead to more clashes

Nurses strike at India’s top government hospital restrained by High Court

The nurses’ union at India’s iconic institution, the All India Institute of Medical Sciences, insists that arrears have been pending from as far back as 2006, while the hospital administration and government now say this claim is based on a misinterpretation

South Asian women community health workers demand labor rights and occupational safety

On the International Day for Universal Health Coverage, Public Services International brought together Community Health Workers from India, Pakistan and Nepal for the launch of the campaign “Community Health Work is Work”

Resistance in the face of repression: stories from protesting farmers at Delhi’s border

Hundreds of thousands of farmers have been protesting at the borders of Delhi for two weeks. On Sunday, we talked to some of them who described the mobilization leading up to this massive protest

Civilian casualties to mount as the battle for Mekelle begins in Ethiopia’s northern region

The military conflict between Ethiopia’s federal government and the Tigray regional government, which began on November 4, has already claimed thousands of lives. International agencies have raised concerns over shortages of food and medicine.

South Africa Broadcasting Corporation employees launch strike against retrenchments

Employees of South Africa Broadcasting Corporation have downed tools in protest against the proposed retrenchment process that might affect as many as 400 workers

Ethiopia Tigray conflict Ethiopian federal government announces final offensive against Tigray regional forces

Around 27,000 people are estimated to have fled from Ethiopia’s Tigray region across the western border into Sudan. The UN refugee agency in Sudan estimated that an average of 4,000 refugees have been arriving daily

Ethiopia conflict Hundreds perish and thousands flee to Sudan as war in Ethiopia’s Tigray region continues

The fighting between the forces of the federal government and that of the Tigray regional government began on November 4. It has triggered fears of a full-blown civil war in Africa’s second most populous country

Sudanese transitional government normalized ties with Israel without popular mandate

The normalization of ties with Israel has been rejected by majority of the significant political parties and grassroots organizations in the ruling coalition, the Declaration of Freedom and Change Forces

Nigerian protesters stay on the streets defying armed thugs as army begins 2-month-long exercise

Reports of armed thugs being on the prowl and even attacking protesters have come from many cities. The protests in Nigeria began on October 8 demanding the abolition of the infamous SARS police units

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