militarization
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

One year after taking charge, Nayib Bukele faces severe criticism for handling of COVID-19

Salvadoran president’s first year in office has been marked by political tensions, militarization and false promises. However, his failures in handling COVID-19 are bringing more people on to the streets

Women leading the struggle against militarization

Women leading justice movements worldwide recognize more and more Israel’s involvement in systems that oppress them. They increasingly see the Palestinian call for a military embargo on Israel as not just a demand by Palestinians, but also as linked to their own liberation and justice struggles.

A new Honduran migrant caravan leaves for the US

Thousands of Hondurans, every year, set off for the US on a perilous journey in order to escape violence, poverty and lack of opportunities and in search of better livelihoods

Cyprus anti-migrant patrols Cyprus deploys troops in UN buffer zone to stop influx of migrants

The government of the Republic of Cyprus justified the troop deployment stating that it was a necessary measure to stop the flow of migrants

Papua protests Papuans demand prosecution in the 2014 Paniai massacre

On December 7, 2014, Indonesian security personnel opened fired at a protest rally in Paniai, killing five Papuans. Five years later, there has been barely any progress in the case and the repression of Papuans has intensified

Chile continues to resist!

Despite militarized cities and brutal repression, the people of Chile have continued their brave mobilizations against the neoliberal and anti-people government of President Sebastián Piñera

UN rights body addresses Kashmir issue as Indian oppression continues

Speaking at the 42nd session of the UN Human Rights Commission in Geneva, the UN high commissioner for human rights, Michelle Bachelet, called on the Indian government to ensure that human rights are respected and protected

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