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Civil society members condemn arrest of prominent activist in India

Former student leader Umar Khalid was arrested under the anti-terror law by the Delhi police for his alleged role in the Delhi riots. Critics have called it another attempt to harass and threaten opponents of the government

How a communist youth organization in Kerala raised USD 1.4 million for COVID-19 relief

Cadre of the Democratic Youth Federation of India in the State of Kerala raised USD 1.4 million by running a recycling campaign where they collected scrap from across the State and sold in to recyclers

Kerala rejects handing over of airport to Adani Group

August 23 marked the launch of a fresh campaign against the leasing of the Thiruvananthapuram airport in India to the controversial Adani Group for 50 years

Trade unions, left parties slam move by Indian State governments to freeze labor laws

The States of Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh and Gujarat, all of which are ruled by the right-wing Bharatiya Janata Party, have issued a number of ordinances exempting employers from following labor laws that protect workers’ jobs and wages

Vizag Gas Leak 11 dead and hundreds hospitalized following massive gas leak in India

The accident took place due to a styrene vapor leak at a polymer plant run by LG Polymers India Pvt Ltd, a subsidiary of the South Korean LG Group, in the city of Visakhapatnam in the State of Andhra Pradesh

delhi migrants As India locks down, the poor and migrant workers are shut out

With the hasty imposition of the world’s largest 21-day-lockdown by the Indian government led by Narendra Modi, fear, anxiety and desperation has gripped the entire country. The abrupt decision has been especially hard on the poor and daily wage earners

COVID-19 DYFI Communist youth in Kerala are in the forefront of the battle against COVID-19

Activists of leftist youth organizations, including the Democratic Youth Federation of India, have helped operationalize facilities for the treatment of patients, and set up hand washing facilities in many villages and towns

Indians rise in anger against discriminatory citizenship law

Hundreds of thousands of protesters have been taking to the streets in both major cities and smaller towns against the law that critics say, will end up turning Muslims into second-class citizens

India’s government is going to war against its own people

The brutal assault on those protesting the discriminatory Citizenship Amendment Law takes place even as India is going through an unprecedented economic crisis

AIDWA women march Hundreds of women protesters detained in India

On December 4, over 200 activists who had been on a long march to protest violence and discrimination against women were forcefully detained when they attempted to talk to government representatives

Protests break out in Kashmir during visit of right-wing European delegation

The delegation of Members of European Parliament comprises representatives of far-right wing parties which are known for their Islamophobic and anti-migrant stances

India South Africa ATW 59 Ep 59: Indian Left parties slam Modi government and more

We also look at the preparations for a strike by motor workers in South Africa.

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