Peoples Dispatch
syria-turkey Syrian government regains control over Khan Sheikoun in Idlib province

The government offensive against the Hayat Tahrir al-Sham forces may end the nine-year-long war in Syria. The group has been in control of areas in the Idlib province, which lies on the border with Turkey.

Huawei US sales reprieve US extends temporary trade license for Huawei, despite extending ban on affiliates

The extension of the deferred ban on 46 affiliates of Huawei is seen as an attempt to pressure China for leverage in the ongoing trade negotiations.

Peruvian feminists demand an end to gender-based violence

So far in 2019, over 105 cases of femicides have been registered in Peru

Defying US pressure, Gibraltar court orders release of the seized Iranian tanker

The order is a setback to the US, which tried to prevent the release of the tanker until the last moment

Mobilizations and indignation in Argentina over latest devaluation of the peso

The further devaluation of the Argentine peso last week has plunged the working class of Argentina into further economic insecurity and instability

Formation of sovereignty council in Sudan postponed by two days

After the official signing of the constitutional agreement on Saturday, the military junta has chosen three names, including that of Mohamed Hamdan Dagalo, who heads the militia which carried out the massacre of protesters

Around the World in 8 Minutes: Episode 45

In this episode, we look into the police repression in Indonesia, pride march in Poland, peasant women’s mobilizations in Brazil and the protests against a gold mine in UK’s Northern Ireland.

Hong Kong protests Incident at Hong Kong airport comes as a rude awakening

The international media, that has avoided covering previously violent and provocative actions of the anti-China protesters, are now forced to reckon with the chaotic and reactionary deterioration of the movement.

Thousands of Yemenis rally in support of UAE-backed separatist group STC

The STC captured Aden from Yemeni government forces after four days of fighting, with the death toll rising above 40

Violent Repression of Papuans marks the eve of Indonesia’s Independence Day

Over 168 Papuan protesters in the Papuan capital Jayapura along with other cities have been detained by the police, and over three dozen activists and students were injured in police violence

Workers march in Leeds against a new contract by supermarket giant Asda

Unions say the company is threatening its workers to sign a new contract that would introduce unpaid breaks and force people to work on weekends and bank holidays.

Israel bars entry of Muslim US legislators Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib

The two legislators were set to travel to the Israeli-occupied Palestinian territories in the West Bank and East Jerusalem next week

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