Emmanuel Macron
Rwanda’s military is the French proxy on African soil

Over July and August Rwandan soldiers were deployed in Mozambique, purportedly to fight ISIS terrorists. However, behind this campaign is French maneuvering that benefits an energy giant eager to exploit natural gas resources, and perhaps, some backroom deals over history

Workers in France protest for health democracy

In recent protests against the health pass and mandatory vaccination rules, trade union activists have been pointing out the failures of the Emmanuel Macron-led government in controlling the pandemic while highlighting the need for proper public health measures

Protests against new COVID regulations-Europe Protests against new mandatory COVID-19 regulations across Europe

Even though protests and propaganda against COVID-19 restrictions were earlier initiated by far-right and corona-sceptic groups, sections of the working class and youth have also starting opposing the new COVID-19 regulations, exhausted by the prolonged crisis and the insensitive policies of neoliberal governments

Pegasus and cyberweapon threats in the age of smartphones

Spyware like Pegasus is not just dangerous as it wrests complete control over an infected phone. It is menacing also because it introduces the skills and knowledge of nation-states into the civilian sphere

Pegasus spyware: How it works, who were the targets

The spyware may have been used by governments across the world to spy on journalists, activists, rival politicians, leaders of other countries among others

Regional elections -France Far-right and Macronists face setback in French regional polls while traditional parties hold ground

The center-right conservative Les Républicains (LR) and allies managed to win in seven regions while the center-left Socialist Party (PS) and allies won five regions in mainland France

France imposes sanctions on Lebanese politicians, blames them for obstructing reforms

French attempts to intervene in Lebanon have increased after the Beirut warehouse blasts last year. It has been in the forefront of alleging widespread corruption and supporting calls for a technocratic government

Protesters in Chad remain skeptical of new political structure, French approach

On April 27, protesters were killed while were opposing the new political arrangement, which includes a military junta and a civilian prime minister. The protesters were on the streets against the coup staged by Mahamat Deby

Civil society groups in Chad set to protest French-backed military takeover

Following the death of long-time president Idriss Déby, his son, Mahamat Déby, seized power on April 20 at the head of a military junta. Opposition parties have called for a civil disobedience campaign

French students and youth hit the streets demanding ‘right to the future’

Mobilizations were held across France by student and youth groups seeking concrete solutions to the problems affecting them as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. One of the demands was a 1.5 billion euro emergency plan

Protests against policing bill and gender violence continue in UK and other stories

In today’s episode we take a look at the protests against the Police, Crime, Sentencing, and Courts Bill in the UK, strike against privatization by bank employees in India, a UN Report documenting a 65% increase in the demolitions of Palestinian homes by Israeli forces, and the continued protests in France as the Senate debates the Global Security Bill

Massive protests against Global Security Bill rock France

As the French Senate prepares to vote on the controversial Global Security Bill, protests took place across the country against the law which will strengthen the power of the police

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