Peoples Dispatch
Haiti remembers victims of the 2010 devastating earthquake

According to official data, about 1.5 million people lost all of their possessions, more than 300,000 people died, 350,000 people were injured, several thousands became disabled, and more than half a million people became permanently homeless in the deadliest earthquake in the country’s history

Widespread outrage in Ireland over femicide of Ashling Murphy

The 23-year-old primary school teacher was murdered while she was jogging on the canal walkway near Tullamore in County Offaly

Over 70 Jewish groups and individuals endorse calls to boycott Sydney festival over Israeli funding

Several artists and performers have pulled out of their scheduled events at the acclaimed Sydney festival citing Israeli sponsorship 

Thousands rally for labour protections, public services in South Korea and other stories

Today we look at the 2022 People’s Rally against inequality in South Korea, the killing of 23 year old Ashling Murphy in Ireland, and more

Palestinians protest forestation plan amid violent Israeli repression and other stories

Today we look at protests by Bedouin Palestinians against Israeli encroachment in the Negev, a hunger strike at the Rikers Island jail complex in protest of inhuman conditions, and more

Trial against Jeanine Áñez to begin soon in Bolivia

Jeanine Áñez faces charges of “breach of duties” and “resolutions contrary to the Constitution and the Law” for her illegal self-proclamation as “interim president of Bolivia” during the US-backed coup d’état against former president Evo Morales in November 2019

Protest in Lebabon Drivers and transport workers in Lebanon strike against government apathy

The striking workers blocked several major highways and roads demanding the government to reinstate past subsidies on fuel and other commodities in the face of spiraling inflation

COVID-19 testing Australia Australian trade unions demand free COVID testing for all as cases surge

Australia has added around a million new cases in the past two weeks, making it one of the biggest Omicron-driven surges in the world. Meanwhile, the Scott Morrison government is relaxing quarantine norms for close contact workers, a step that has been roundly criticized by unions

Saudi airstrikes in Yemen Saudi-led coalition targets civilian infrastructure in Houthi-controlled areas in Yemen

According to the Houthis, the Saudi Arabia-led coalition forces carried out airstrikes on Sa’dah city’s Talmous water station on Tuesday, causing significant damage to the tanks that provide water to over 135,000 civilians

Venezuelan Solidarity - UK Anti-imperialists call on UK govt. to return Venezuelan gold held at Bank of England

As part of the US-backed imperialist maneuvers to destabilize the socialist government in Venezuela, the UK authorities blocked the country from accessing 31 tons of gold, valued at around USD 2 billion, which is deposited at the Bank of England

Philippines Bloody Sunday killings UN experts call out Duterte’s silence on Bloody Sunday killings

Four UN special rapporteurs had inquired about the status of the investigation into the Bloody Sunday killings in the Calabarzon region near Manila, in which nine activists were killed in police raids on March 7 last year

Palestinians intensify protests against Israeli demolitions and encroachment in Negev

In opposition to Israeli threats to Bedouin villages, large demonstrations will be held in Bedouin villages at risk of imminent destruction

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