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Protests against violent crackdown on Palestinians in Israeli jails and other stories

Today we look at protests against the violence faced by Palestinians in Israeli jails, protests held at the South African border in solidarity with Swaziland, and more

Around the World in 8 Minutes: Black August

Black August honors the martyrs and leaders of the Black Liberation Movement, demands the release of political prisoners languishing in US prisons, as well as calls for a stronger struggle for Black Liberation.

US civil rights groups demand Statehood for D.C

The rally was organized by Black Voters Matter along with 50 civil rights, and racial justice organizations. The demand for D.C statehood is a long-standing fight of civil rights groups in the United States

A year after George Floyd’s murder, radical movements battle elite pushback

Eugene Puryear speaks to Peoples Dispatch about the state of the anti-racist movement one year since the killing of George Floyd by police officers in Minneapolis

Protests erupt against decision to reinstate Atlanta police officer who killed Rayshard Brooks

Rolfe was charged with 11 counts over Brooks’ death including felony murder, aggravated assault and violation of oath of office.

Around the World in 8 Minutes: Protests erupt demanding justice for Daunte Wright in the US

In this episode, we take you the United States where massive protests have been taking place following the brutal police murder of Daunte Wright, increasing violence on Palestinians by extremist Israeli settlers as well as the 8th Congress of the Communist Party of Cuba.

Right-wing banker Guillermo Lasso wins Ecuador’s presidency and other stories

Today we look at Ecuador’s presidential election results, protests following the fatal police shooting of a Black man in the US, reports of Israel’s role in the blackout at an Iranian nuclear site, hunger strike by detained Hirak protesters in Algeria, and the ties between Israeli businessman Dan Gertler and the DRC

Felony charges against activists seeking justice for Elijah McClain withdrawn

The three activists, members of the local chapter of the Party for Socialism and Liberation (PSL), were among the six arrested and charged last year for organizing a protest at the Aurora police station near Denver in June and July 2020.

West Asian countries are buying more arms: SIPRI report

In today’s episode, we take a look at the latest SIPRI report on the rise of arms imports by certain west Asian countries, the march in Australia protesting violence on women, the imposition of fresh sanctions on Syria and the developments in the Breonna Taylor case

Justice still not served for Breonna Taylor

Social movements and progressive organizations have reiterated that justice has not been served in Taylor’s case and they will keep fighting till all their demands are met.

Hundreds take to the streets in Belgium demanding justice for Ibrahima Barrie

23-year-old Ibrahima Barrie, a Black man, died following a heart attack he suffered while in police custody in Brussels. According to reports, more than five people were injured in the protests and close to 120 people were arrested

2020: The year of united struggles against racism

Despite the pandemic, people and movements across the world rose up, time and again, united, against racism.

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