militarization
Enforced disappearance Kashmir Protesters accuse military of forcibly disappearing a daily wage worker in Kashmir’s Kupwara

The family of the worker has been seeking his whereabouts after he was picked up during a night raid by Indian army soldiers on December 15. Police claim he escaped from custody despite heavy security

Reichsbuerger movement Germany Demons creep up from Europe’s attic

The recent ‘coup attempt’ in Germany caused shock and alarm and is reflective of the country’s right-wing gaining prominence. But it can also be a chance for the government to push its agenda

Global arms sales grow for 7th consecutive year, reach $592 billion in 2021

New data from the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute shows a 1.9% increase in sales by the world’s top 100 arms and military service companies. The US continues to dominate arms sales, accounting for over 50% of the global total in 2021

US COVID response: War and profiteering remains the priority

The death toll in the US due to COVID-19 has crossed 1million. The richest country in the world has stumbled in controlling the pandemic and the poorest have suffered the most

Sweden Finland NATO bid Finland and Sweden’s NATO bids raise fears of further militarization

Left-wing groups have warned that the move will only serve to escalate tensions and draw Finland and Sweden into the strategic plans of NATO dominated by the US 

Czech progressives slam plans to permanently deploy US military in the country

In the backdrop of the ongoing Russia-Ukraine war, ministers of the Czech Republic have been indicating their intention to negotiate with the US on the presence of a base in the country

Protests in Nagaland after Indian forces kill at least 15 civilians and other stories

Today we look at protests against civilian killings by Indian armed forces in Nagaland, a brutal mob lynching of a Sri Lankan man in Pakistan, and more

US expands punitive measures against Nicaraguan sandinista government and other stories

Today we look at the RENACER Act signed by President Joe Biden, protests by Mapuche people against growing militarization in Chile, and more

Amid growing healthcare crisis Sri Lanka declares food emergency

The food emergency decree gives the Gotabaya Rajapaksa-led government sweeping powers to seize stocks of essential items such as rice, paddy, and sugar. The government has extended the nationwide lockdown till September 13

Activists mobilise against violence and monarchical rule in Swaziland and other stories

Today we look at the student-led mass protests in Swaziland, the ethnic cleansing of Palestinian families in Jerusalem, and more

The people’s uprising against racism in the United States

Why are there so many people in the United States who understand they have nothing to lose? Why are hundreds of thousands in the streets willing to risk infection and arrests, in order to join the protests?

Police violence on protesters shows racist nature of US state

Newsclick’s Prabir Purkayastha looks at the origins and reasons behind the high-degree of militarization of the police in the US