In the tradition of proletarian internationalism, working women and farmers from Tanzania express their solidarity with the women farmers of India who have been engaged in struggle for the last several months against pre-corporate farming bills from the Modi-led government
March 26 marked four months since the farmers’ protests began in India.
On March 8, tens of thousands of women gathered at the borders of Indian capital New Delhi where the current farmers’ agitation is going on to celebrate International Women’s Day.
21-year-old Disha Ravi was arrested on charges of sedition and criminal conspiracy for her involvement with a ‘toolkit’ which contained campaign material in support of the the ongoing farmers’ agitation in the country. Two other activists also face arrest
The Enforcement Directorate’s raid on the office of Newsclick and on the residences of its editors came in the backdrop of sedition charges filed against several veteran journalists whose reporting on the farmers’ protests had been critical of the government.
Progressive media projects and journalists stand in solidarity with Newsclick whose office was raided today by authorities in India
The farmers in Delhi faced police repression as they broke barricades and defied the routes determined by the police. Many demonstrations in solidarity also took place across the country
On January 26, India’s Republic Day, farmers will be carrying out their massive tractor parade in opposition to the three farm laws passed by the Narendra Modi government
January 18 is celebrated each year as Mahila Kisan Diwas, or Women Farmers’ Day, in India. This year, women farmers in the thick of struggles against the farm laws expressed their determination to continue the fight
This week’s episode looks at healthcare workers on strike in Peru, the farmers protest in India, and we have a special segment from Brazil on the vaccine
India’s Supreme Court stayed the implementation of the three farm laws that have led to huge protests across the country. It also formed a committee to hold discussions. However, farmers’ organizations say the onus is on the government to repeal the laws
The farmers, who are camped on the outskirts of the capital Delhi, have warned that they will hold a parade in the city on January 26, Republic Day, if the government does not address their key demands