Citing police brutality, arrests and assassinations they have been subjected to by the ANC government, the movement has concluded that voting ANC “is like digging our own graves.”
The protesters are demanding that the national government guarantee basic rights such as health, education and housing as well as the protection of social and peasant leaders
This episode takes you to New Delhi, India where millions of defiant workers went on a two-day general strike against the policies of the far-right Narendra Modi government.
Organizations have denounced the assassinations and called on the Colombian government to take real measures to protect the lives of social leaders
On Saturday night, two heavily armed masked hitmen attacked an MST camp and murdered two MST militants José Bernardo da Silva and Rodrigo Celestino while they were eating dinner
Social organizations are preparing for a major mobilization for life and for peace on August 7 when Ivan Duque will be sworn in as president
Over 300 such murders have been reported since the signing of the peace agreement
According to a recent report, 123 social leaders were assassinated between January 1 and July 4, 2018