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Colombian social leader Julián Gil released after 900 days unjustly held in prison

The technical secretary of the People’s Congress Julián Gil was released from La Picota Prison on Wednesday night

Saudi activist faces trial Saudi women’s rights activist Loujain al-Hathloul to face trial in a terrorism court

Saudi Arabian women’s rights activist Loujain al-Hathloul appeared in court and her body was shaking uncontrollably, her voice very soft and shaky, according to her sister

Major COVID-19 outbreak in Belmarsh prison, Assange’s family raise alarm

According to Julian Assange’s partner, Stella Moris, at least 56 inmates were found to be infected in the block where he is held. Assange, along with nearly 200 other inmates of his house block, had been under lockdown since November 18

Ecuador’s National Assembly dismisses government minister María Paula Romo

María Paula Romo faced impeachment for failing to fulfill her duties during the national protest of October 2019

Bolivian police arrest a military general implicated in the Sacaba massacre

The families of the victims of the massacre consider General Alfredo Cuellar’s arrest as a first step towards justice

“We demand an end to patriarchal violence in all its expressions”

On November 25, the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, working class women across the world raise their voices against patriarchal violence, exploitation and oppression

General Strike -Greece Greece gears up for a massive national strike against government’s handling of COVID-19

Workers, teachers and youth groups in Greece have called for a general strike on November 26 and have put forward a series of demands in sectors such as health care, education and other areas of employment

Thai protesters face charges of insulting monarchy on eve of planned rally

15 protesters have been summoned to face lèse-majesté charges that can carry upto to 15 years in prison if found guilty. The summons were sent to some of the most prominent faces of the nearly four-month long protest movement

Venezuela prepares for parliamentary elections

The upcoming elections are crucial to finding solution to the political crisis generated by the US-backed right-wing opposition leader Juan Guaidó in January 2019

Kenya health workers strike Health workers in Kenya set to embark on strike on December 7

Doctors, nurses, and clinical officers in Kenya are all set to down tools on December 7 on a range of demands from the government, including provision of health insurance, quality PPEs, isolation and treatment centers for health workers

Two days ahead of historic strike, Indian trade unionists and farmers’ leaders arrested

Organizers of the historic general strike said the arrest of 31 leaders of trade unions and farmers’ movements in the State of Haryana would not dampen the protests. Over 200 million workers and hundreds of thousands of farmers will take part in the protest

Second round of UN-sponsored peace talks between Libyan factions kicks off

The talks, which are being held virtually, aim to identify criteria for selecting authorities to administer the country till the elections. In the first round of talks, it was decided that elections will be held in December 2021

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