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The clarion call of African Liberation Day

May 25 is celebrated as African Liberation Day, marking the formation of the Organisation of African Unity in 1963. We look at the history and legacy of the day

COVID crisis in Puerto Rico worsened by US neglect

After hurricanes and earthquakes, the COVID-19 pandemic is the third major health crisis in Puerto Rico in three years

Crackdown on activists continues in India amid COVID-19

Gautam Navlakha and Anand Teltumbde, both civil rights activists, surrendered to Indian authorities on April 14 in a case which has been widely and severely criticized as being unfounded.

In times of COVID-19, US escalates threats against Venezuela

The United States government under Donald Trump is continuing to increase pressure on Venezuela even during the COVID-19 pandemic

Covid-19: Left shows the way

Leftist organizations and trade unions have been calling for greater protections for the most vulnerable in the face of COVID-19 pandemic

‘Death penalty is not a deterrent to crime’

Activists from the Peoples Union for Democratic Rights organised a demonstration at Jantar Mantar, New Delhi to protest against capital punishment.

Venezuelan Embassy Protectors Trial of Venezuela embassy protectors begins in the US

The Trump administration wants to severely restrict what the protectors can say in their defense, not even allowing them to state that Maduro is the real president of Venezuela

Canada Invades Indigenous Lands Canada raids Wet’suwet’en lands for construction of gas pipeline

Protests have erupted across Canada in support of the Wet’suwet’en people who are fighting for their rights.

canada wetsuweten raids Canada raids Indigenous lands for construction of pipeline, violates international law

Canadian authorities have been carrying out raids on Wet’suwet’en lands since February 6 in violation of the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples

Israel continues to grab Palestinian land for building illegal settlements

In Qalqilya in the northern West Bank, Israeli security forces on Monday violently attacked a peaceful Palestinian protest march against the forceful seizure of land by Israel for the purpose of construction of illegal Jewish settlement near Qalqilya city.

Cracks in the neoliberal wall

2019 saw historic revolts against the neoliberal economic model that favors the elite and wealthy while making life precarious and miserable for the working-class

Italian workers go on strike against ArcelorMittal

In Taranto, Italy, hundreds of workers at the Ilva steel plant went on a general strike on Friday, November 30.

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