People’s movements, unions, and parties will debate common issues between Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa
A general strike called for by trade unions in the country entered its fourth day on October 24. All the major financial, commercial and educational institutions have been closed
On October 15, 1987, Burkinabé revolutionary; Thomas Sankara was brutally assassinated by in Ouagadougou, at the age of 37.
Unions are opposing the federal government’s decision to privatize the Water and Power Development Authority of Pakistan, claiming that it will result in an increase in power tariffs
In the afternoon, in response to the mass protests, Moreno declared a “state of emergency”, allowing the executive greater powers like ability to mobilize funds, censure media, deploy police and military, and shut transportation hubs.