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Organizers of Student Solidarity March in Pakistan charged with sedition

Hours after the Student Solidarity March saw thousands hitting streets across 50 locations in Pakistan, nearly 300 unidentified students were charged with sedition by Lahore police. One of the participants was also arrested on December 1

Hebron Palestinians condemn Israel’s plan for illegal settlement in occupied Hebron

The construction will move ahead after the demolition of a Palestinian wholesale fruits and vegetables market in Hebron, which has been closed down by the Israeli army since 1994

Uncertainty looms in Iraq as prime minister Adel Abdul Mahdi resigns

Prime minister Adel Abdul Mahdi resigned after over 60 protesters were killed by security forces in three days. Popular protests have rocked Iraq for over two months now

Great March of Return violence Israeli forces kill 16-year-old, injure five others in Gaza

16-year-old Fahd al-Astal was shot by Israeli forces in the stomach as he was protesting along the Israel-Gaza border fence

India industral code India’s new industrial relations law: a farewell to job security

The new Industrial Relations Code changes forever the security of having a job. Now employees will be at the mercy of employers

Academics and activists condemn Indian diplomat’s call for replicating Israeli model in Kashmir

The remarks by the consul general of India in New York, Sandeep Chakravorty, come at a time when there is growing ideological and political convergence between the Hindutva regime in India and the Zionist regime in Israel

JNU protests JNU is Not Alone: #FeesMustFall is a Global Demand

At the heart of the #FeesMustFall protests is one global problem: the cost of higher education. These protests highlight the debate as to whether education is a right or a privilege.

Explained_Indian electoral bonds Electoral Bonds: India’s Democracy on sale

The critics of this system point out that it legitimises the role of big money in elections and destroys any possibility of transparency in political funding.

‘The desire for revolution is in our hearts’: historic students’ march in Pakistan

Students in more than 40 cities across Pakistan mobilized to demand the repeal of the ban on student unions and against privatization

The assault on science in India

Professor Satyajit Rath talks about how under right-wing governments, the focus has shifted from science that empowers people to marketable science.

Day of rage_Palestine ‘Day of rage’ in Palestine against US move to legalize Israeli settlements in occupied West Bank

Thousands of Palestinians participated in protests across the Israeli occupied West Bank and Gaza on Tuesday, 26 November.

West Bengal workers Indian state of West Bengal gears up for workers’ long march

The 283-km long march has been called by the Centre of Indian Trade Unions (CITU) with the slogan “Save Public Sector”, against the government’s ongoing spree of selling and privatizing public sector undertakings

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