With elections coming up in several Indian states, Vijay Prashad explores the impact that the farmer’s protest and the government’s response to them could have on the correlation of forces
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
Indian farmers have gathered outside the capital New Delhi in huge numbers demanding the withdrawal of the three laws. Their stand has forced the government to call for early talks
Malik Ashfaq Langarial died in hospital on Wednesday after the police dispersed a sit-in by farmers in Lahore in Pakistan. The farmers were demanding a better price for their produce such as wheat and sugarcane
Farmers believe the new restrictions on the use of fertilizers and insecticides will worsen the plight of the small farmers in the country
The Ukrainian parliament approved bill No. 2178-10 on November 13, which opens up the agricultural land market in the country
Farm workers in vineyards in the Western Cape, who work and live in atrocious conditions, staged a march to the embassies of Norway and Sweden. State-owned monopolies in these countries buy the bulk of the produce from these farms
Over half a million Peruvian farmers organized a nationwide strike demanding fair and better agricultural policies
The protesters demanded that the changes to the ‘Fair Deal’ nursing home scheme that were introduced in 2018 be implemented immediately as well as retrospectively.