Peoples Dispatch
Assadullah Gul Gitmo US detention of Afghan man at Guantanamo is illegal, says court

Assadullah Gul has spent 14 years at the Guantanamo detention center without being formally charged and tried. He is one of the 39 remaining detainees and underwent physical and psychological torture

Police violence - Slovenia Slovenian left slams rising police repression under right-wing government

The Left in Slovenia, Levica, demanded the immediate resignation of interior minister Ales Hojs, who is being held directly responsible for police violence and excessive use of force against anti-government protesters in capital Ljubljana

Palestinian prisoners hunger strike Palestinians protest in support of prisoners on hunger strike, demand their immediate release 

The protest was held to bring attention to the deteriorating health condition of six Palestinian prisoners on hunger strike in Israeli prisons. Among them are Kayed Fasfous and Miqdad al-Qawasmi who are in a critical state

Palestinian citizens of Israel New Israeli bill proposes to let police enter homes of Arab citizens without warrant

Critics argue that in the name of fighting rising crime rates within the Arab community, Israel is legalizing discrimination against Arab citizens. Recently, the policy of indefinite detention. so far followed only in the occupied territories, was extended to Arab citizens of Israel

More than 10,000 children killed or injured in war torn Yemen

Latest UN figures state that a total of 3,455 children were killed and more than 6,600 wounded in the fighting in Yemen between March 2015 and September 2021.

Mexico’s Supreme Court ratifies order to halt cultivation of GMO corn and other stories

Today we look at a ruling by Mexico’s Supreme Court upholding a ban on GMO corn, ongoing violence against protestors in Swaziland, and more

South Korean workers strike for secure employment and public services and other stories

Today we look at the strike for secure work and public services in South Korea, the TPLF’s advances in Ethiopia and airstrikes by the government, and more

UNICEF report Yemen Over 10,000 children killed or wounded in Yemen: a ‘shameful milestone’, says UNICEF 

UNICEF appealed for urgent financial help to the tune of USD 235 million from the international community to avoid the humanitarian crisis in Yemen from escalating further and putting thousands of children’s lives at risk of death and starvation

Local Polls- Macedonia Left party makes gains in North Macedonian local polls

Macedonian left-wing party Levica gained more than 50 seats in the first round of elections to the municipal councils. The local body elections also saw far-right opposition party VMRO-DPMNE surpass the incumbent social democrats in many of the cities

Outrage following illegal extradition of Venezuelan diplomat Alex Saab

Alex Saab was extradited on October 16 after being detained in Cape Verde for 491 days following his arrest on June 12, 2020.

Ivorian leader Laurent Gbagbo re-ignites Nkrumah’s vision

On a recent trip to Côte d’Ivoire, Kwesi Pratt, Jnr attended the launch of former president Laurent Gbagbo’s new political party and reflected on his vision for the future

Renewed protests mark anniversary of Chile’s 2019 ‘Estallido Social’ and other stories

Today we look at protests in Chile marking 2 years since the 2019 Social Outburst, the mercenaries identified in an assassination plot against Bolivian president Luis Arce, and more

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