Under Ivan Duque’s right-wing government, paramilitary violence and the humanitarian crisis escalated in Colombia, marked by the systematic murders of political activists, trade unionists, environmentalists, peasants, and Indigenous and Black people
The Polisario Front, which is fighting for independence of Western Sahara from Morocco, claimed that allegations of war crimes against chief Brahim Ghali are Morocco’s attempts to discredit the movement
Pensioners and other working class sections protested the privatization of pensions and proposed cuts in social security. The State Coordinator for the Defense of the Public Pension System (COESPE) also demanded an independent audit of the social security funds
Over the past week, thousands of migrants who arrived at the Spanish enclave of Ceuta from Morocco were repressed and forced back. Spanish security personnel used metal batons and smoke bombs at them
The migrants were intercepted by Spanish security personnel patrolling the borders and at least 5,600 were sent back to Morocco by May 19. Meanwhile, hundreds of unaccompanied migrant children remain stranded in the Spanish enclave of Ceuta
Groups including the Communist Party of the Peoples of Spain (PCPE), Communist Youth of Peoples of Spain (JCPE), Red Roja, Communist Initiative and Workers Front (FO) participated in the mobilization on Wednesday.
90 years ago, on April 14, 1931, republican forces in Spain proclaimed the Second Spanish Republic by ousting the Monarch Alphonso XIII. Later, the Second Spanish Republic was sabotaged by right-wing groups under the leadership of General Francisco Franco.
The protesters demanded strengthening of the public health sector through increased investments and the repeal of laws allowing privatization of health care
Since 2011, Hasel has been accused in several cases including for allegedly ‘praising communist leaders’ and ‘terrorist groups’ in his work and tweets.
The Spanish national court served a notice to rapper Pablo Hasel in January asking him to surrender within ten days to face imprisonment. Hasel was convicted on charges of “glorifying terrorism, insulting the crown and state institutions” and faces a two-year prison term.
The Spanish national court served a notice to Hasel last week asking him to surrender within ten days to face imprisonment. Hasel was convicted on charges of “glorifying terrorism, insulting the crown and state institutions”, and faces a two-year prison term
US-based aluminium giant Alcoa has decided to close down its San Ciprian smelter. The company’s sale negotiations with the UK-based Liberty group also failed last week