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Nigerian Court permits detention of political activist and journalist Omoyele Sowore

The court has permitted the DSS to hold the journalist and activist in custody for 45 days on the basis of the Terrorism Act.

Why the political agreement in Sudan may help the military preserve its power Sudanese Communist Party rejects agreement with military junta

The agreement between a section of the DFCF and the military junta does not assure the dissolution of militias and grants immunity to government members

Protests rock Sudan against massacre of school children Protests rock Sudan against massacre of school children

Tens of thousands of people are set to take to the streets for the third successive day demanding justice for the four children and one activist who were killed by militiamen in the city of El Obeid

TMC-FFC-Sudan Sudanese Communist Party calls for an immediate halt to negotiations with the military junta

The military junta is seeking immunity for its members through the constitutional declaration, the negotiations over which have resumed today.

Sudanese security forces open fire on protesters

Four were killed and several were injured when Sudanese security forces shot at protesters in the city of Al-Abyad

Around the World in 8 Minutes: Episode 40

Peoples Dispatch takes a look at the protests in Colombia in response to recent murders of activists, a teachers’ strike in Zimbabwe, and a mass resignation of textile workers in southern India.

Zimbabwean teachers begin strike demanding restoration of salary value

Despite repeated police harassment and physical attacks on the union’s president, members of ARTUZ will carry their struggle forward

The head of the UN refugee agency called it 'the worst Mediterranean tragedy of this year', (Representational image | Photo: AFP) Refugee boats from Libya capsize in the Mediterranean, nearly 150 feared dead

The tragedy, the biggest of its kind this year, has intensified the UN refugee agency’s calls to open safe pathways for refugees who otherwise take perilous journeys to escape poverty and war.

ATW_Rodrigues Island_Palestine_Peru Around the World in 8 Minutes: Episode 39

In this episode, we report on protests in Rodrigues Island, the demolition of a Palestinian village by Israel, and the struggle in Peru against a mining project.

Police emergency call center workers win concessions after strike

The strike was called off by the unions after South Africa Police Service assures the union that the call center workers’ employment will be shifted from Public Service Act to Police Act, which would raise their pay and provide additional benefits.

Mauritius represses pro-independence protesters in Rodrigues

The uncovering of a treasure on the coast of Rodrigues has sparked a debate around the island’s autonomy and the struggle for independence from its colonial occupier Mauritius

Sudanese protesters demand immediate transfer of power to civilian forces

Protesters are concerned that justice for those who were attacked during the protests is impossible unless the military lays down power

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