Activists attempted to occupy an an open pit coal mine in Garzweiler in the German State of North-Rhine Westphalia as part of a protest called by Ende Gelände to end Europe’s dependency on fossil fuels.
In this episode, we report on the Italian port workers’ strike against Saudi arms shipment, Germany’s denunciation of BDS movement, and the JKCSS’ torture report on Kashmir.
The BDS movement said the resolution of the German parliament declaring it anti-Semitic was contradictory to international law and German democracy
Workers went on strike at Amazon warehouses in the cities of Rheinberg, Werne, Bad Hersfeld and Koblenz. They were mobilized by the union, Verdi, which has been in the forefront of organizing workers against Amazon and other retail giants
As part of the protest, civil disobedience actions were organized in Germany and the United Kingdom.
Uber and multinational cab aggregators have been accused of engaging in unfair practices for profit making.
Rents in Germany have risen dramatically in the past five years, with Berlin witnessing an increase of a staggering 51%
Public service employees and teachers in various German cities went on a massive warning strike on February 12 and 13. The unions are demanding a 6% rise in salaries. Two rounds of discussions on this demand have ended in failure
On January 26, hundreds of farmers and activists marched in Passau, Bavaria, demanding radical transformation in the agricultural sector, including environment-friendly agricultural policies
The strike followed a stalemate over the workers’ long-standing demand for a pay rise to a minimum of 20 euros per hour. Some of the airports where workers are striking include Frankfurt, Hamburg, Hanover and Bremen.
Rosa Luxemburg and Karl Liebknecht, founders of Communist Party of Germany (KPD), were executed by the German Freikorps soldiers a 100 years ago on January 15, 1919.