People’s History
1951 New Zealand waterfront strike 1951 New Zealand waterfront strike

The National government, led by Sidney Holland, in an attempt to break the strike, implemented harsh measures including censoring the press from reporting on the strike and making it illegal to provide food and money to the striking workers and their families

Mandela released from jail_ Mandela released from jail

He was released after spending 27 years in jail for his role in anti-apartheid movement in South Africa.

Lepa Radić_ Communist Yugoslav Partisan_World War II Yugoslav partisan Lepa Radić executed by Nazis

With the noose around her neck, she cried out: “Long live the Communist Party, and partisans! Fight, people, for your freedom! Do not surrender to the evildoers! I will be killed, but there are those who will avenge me!”

1982 Women led occupation at Plessey Capacitors plant: Negotiation begins 

The workers accused the company management of deliberately engineering the apparent lack of profitability of the plant to justify closure, despite the annual sales figures showing increased profits.

Workers strike in Glasgow 1919 1919 workers strike in Glasgow

Coming barely a year after the Russian Revolution, the Secretary of State for Scotland declared the strike a “Bolshevist uprising.”

Justice for Randy Malayao!_ Justice for Randy Malayao!

The assassination led to massive protests in Philippines against the witch-hunting of communist and peace activists by right wing Rodrigo Duterte regime. 

30 January 1948_ assassination of gandhi Assassination of MK Gandhi

His assassin was Nathuram Godse, belonging to far-right Hindu organization, Hindu Mahasabha.

29 Jan 1935_Labor strike in St Kitts Labor strike in St. Kitts

The strike in St. Kitts was part of wave of labor uprisings in the British Caribbean colonies in 1930s.

LIBERATION OF AUSCHWITZ by RED ARMY Liberation of Nazi concentration camp in Auschwitz by Soviet Army

The camp became a major site of the Nazis’ Final Solution to the Jewish Question, where more than one million Jews, Poles, Romani and Soviet prisoners of war (POWs) were exterminated, many in gas chambers. 

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.

Martin Luther King Jr. Day Martin Luther King Jr. Day

King led various civil rights movements across the country calling for civil and economic rights and an end to racism in the United States.

Gawkadal massacre (Artist: Mir Suhail) Gawkadal massacre in Kashmir

According to survivors, more than 250 people were killed in the firing.

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