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German climate activists attempt to occupy coal mine

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.

AROUND-THE-WORLD-EP-25 Around the World in 8 Minutes: Episode 25

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.

“Germany’s denunciation of BDS movement as anti-Semitic is McCarthyite and unconstitutional”

The BDS movement said the resolution of the German parliament declaring it anti-Semitic was contradictory to international law and German democracy

Amazon employees strike in Germany for better wages and working conditions

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

Climate change europe Protests organized across Europe, demanding action to prevent climate change

As part of the protest, civil disobedience actions were organized in Germany and the United Kingdom.

Taxi drivers across the world protest against Uber’s unfair practices

Uber and multinational cab aggregators have been accused of engaging in unfair practices for profit making.

Demanding affordable housing, thousands march in Berlin against soaring rents

Rents in Germany have risen dramatically in the past five years, with Berlin witnessing an increase of a staggering 51%

German trade unions hold warning strike against delay in wage negotiations

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

German farmers mobilize against agri-business, seek sustainable solutions

On January 26, hundreds of farmers and activists marched in Passau, Bavaria, demanding radical transformation in the agricultural sector, including environment-friendly agricultural policies

Security staff at German airports go on strike demanding wage hike

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.

March for Rosa and Karl_Berlin Thousands marched in Berlin to honor Rosa Luxemburg and Karl Liebknecht

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.

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