Peoples Dispatch
Researchers at SOAS protest cancellation of leaves and temporary work contracts

Students and staff at SOAS University in London are protesting the decision of the management to scrap the research leaves of researchers and the casual job contracts of temporary academic workers

Rohingya genocide ICJ Myanmar government must protect Rohingyas from genocide: ICJ

The International Court of Justice has called the violence perpetrated against the Rohingya community in Myanmar a genocide, and has asked the state to take measures to protect the minorities from further violence

Bolivians celebrate fourteen years of the Plurinational State

Plurinational State Day was commemorated with several peaceful mobilizations across the country, demanding the restoration of democracy after the civic-military coup against President Evo Morales in November

Sri Lanka civil war Sri Lankan government admits 10,000 ‘missing’ Tamils were killed in violence

Thousands of Tamils who had been categorized as ‘disappeared’ have now been declared dead by the Sri Lankan authorities . This is the first such admission by the Sri Lankan government since the civil war in the country ended in 2009

Petro oil Kenya Petro Oil Kenya fires workers for joining union

Despite a court order in December directing the company to recognize the Kenya Petroleum Oil Workers Union (KPOWU), the company has dismissed over 30 workers immediately after they joined the union. The company has also outsourced the fuel pumps where the KPOWU represents the majority of the workers

South Africa security guards Security guards in South Africa go on indefinite strike demanding payment of wages

Nearly 3,000 guards embarked on an indefinite strike on January 21 to demand the payment of their wages. Their employers claim that they are unable to pay as the government department which has contracted them has not released funds

Colombians return to the streets en masse in national strike

Thousands mobilized on Tuesday, January 21 across Colombia to mark a return to the mobilizations against the government of Iván Duque

Juan Guaidó: One year of promises and submission to Donald Trump

What has happened in the year since Juan Guaidó declared himself president of Venezuela?

Brazil’s MST demands agrarian reform and dignified life for all

Members of the Landless Rural Workers’ Movement in Paraná have been mobilized in the Peasant Resistance Vigil for the past three weeks

Iranian student deported from US US deports Iranian student amid protests

The case of Iranian student Hossein Abadi marks the tenth such deportation in less than a year. The news of his deportation led to a protest at the international terminal of the Logan airport in Boston

Guinea-Bissau War of Independence_ Guinea-Bissau war of independence

The war ended when Portugal, after the Carnation Revolution of 1974, granted independence to Guinea-Bissau, followed by Cape Verde a year later.

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