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Andorran government seeks to prosecute women’s rights activist

The government has accused Vanessa Mendoza Cortés, from Stop Violències, of spreading “lies” at CEDAW for speaking up against the lack of reproductive rights in the country

Communications Union UK ‘We stand united’: CWU leaders on the court verdict against UK postal workers’ strike

General Secretary Dave Ward and Deputy General Secretary Postal Terry Pullinger of Communication Workers Union (CWU) express their views.

Postal workers strike UK Postal workers outraged at UK court’s injunction against the strike

The strike ballot was organized after postal workers union accused the Royal Mail management of breaching the agreement to raise pay, reform pensions and reduce weekly working hours from 39 to 35 by 2022 was not being honoured.

French students protest against student poverty French students hit the streets demanding justice for Anas

Anas set himself alight outside the building that houses the regional student aid center in the city of Lyon. Anas’s suicide attempt was reported to be because of his dire financial situation.

Belgian healthcare workers continue agitation for more resources to the sector

The agitation by healthcare workers comes at a time when the left-wing Workers Party of Belgium has been pushing for a large influx of government funds into the sector

Worsening condition of refugee camps in Bosnia-Herzegovina

Activists and volunteers who took part in a donation convoy for refugees in Bosnia-Herzegovina have reported the harsh conditions of the refugees living there

Workers, organized by the BFAWU, have demanded a hike in wages to GBP 15 per hour and union recognition, among other things (Photo: Morning Star) McStrike in London for wage Hike, guaranteed hours and union Rights

The multinational fast-food giant is among the biggest employers in the UK, outside of the National Health Services (NHS), but its contracts are among the lowest paid wage jobs in the country.

Polish independence day Ultra-right mobilizations on Polish Independence Day condemned

The national Independence Day rally in the Polish capital Warsaw, on November 11, was ridden with hyper-nationalist and homophobic manifestations by extreme right-wing elements in the country

LEVICA North Macedonia “The EU bureaucracy has turned the Balkans into a source of cheap labor”

The Macedonian leftist organization Levica exposes the argument of the country’s political elite that entry into the European Union and NATO is the gateway to prosperity

Montenegro ethnic conflict Ethnic fault lines re-emerge in Montenegro

Several monuments installed by the Albanian minorities, including of the Albanian nationalist leader Dede Gjon Luli and the guerrilla leader Yusuf Celaj, among others, have irked the Montenegrin Serbs

Spanish elections Socialist Party maintains lead in Spanish elections amidst far-right surge

The far right party, Vox, has almost doubled its seat share in the congress from 24 to 52, and has become the third largest force in the Spanish parliament

Homophobia in Georgia Homophobic group attempts to disrupt movie screening in Georgia

The critically acclaimed film is based on gay love. Right-wing groups and conservatives from the Orthodox Church have consistently harassed the LGBT community in Georgia

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