National Strike
National strike in Colombia completes one month, the struggle continues

The struggle, which began in rejection of a neoliberal tax reform bill, has transformed into a social uprising in Colombia demanding structural changes and an end to policies that only deepen social inequality and deprive the greater part of the population of basic rights

Juan Grabois, member of International Solidarity Mission to Colombia, deported on arrival

The social leader is part of the International Mission of Solidarity and Human Rights Observation to Colombia.

Colombian Congress debates motions of censure against defense minister Diego Molano

Two motions of censure have been presented against defense minister Diego Molano by the opposition for the unprecedented level of violence and human rights violations committed by national security forces in the past four weeks of the national strike

Belgian workers hit the streets demanding wage hike

After contract negotiations in key sectors failed, major trade unions in Belgium organized a national strike demanding a wage hike for workers. They also sought the right to early retirement, and a pay rise for workers

Chileans to strike on December 10 demanding release of political prisoners

For the past two weeks, members of several human rights organizations, social movements, trade unions and political parties have been mobilizing in the capital every Friday to demand the release of these prisoners

26-11 Greek Strikes - 2 Greek working class unites, strikes for health, safety and rights amid COVID-19

Workers, teachers, doctors, students and youth groups in Greece observed a nationwide general strike on November 26, putting forward a set of urgent demands in sectors including health care, education, public transport, and other areas of employment

Kenyan federal government health workers begin national strike demanding promotions

The previous two nation-wide strike actions, notified in May and August against non-implementation of promotions, were called off after assurances from the government. Seeing no progress, workers have vowed to not resume work till demands are met

Colombia witnesses massive national strike

Movements in Colombia have demanded that President Ivan Duque respond immediately to the serious situations faced by the citizens of the country

March of Anger Belgium Tens of thousands ‘march in anger’ in Brussels

The call for the march was given by the Workers Party of Belgium (PTB/PVDA) to demand a worker-friendly policy from the government and the traditional parties in the country

State of emergency declared in Ecuador amid mass protests

Thousands mobilized today across Ecuador in rejection of the new set of neoliberal economic measures announced by Lenin Moreno on Tuesday, 277 were detained

Tens of thousands of Ecuadorians join the national strike against Moreno

Ecuadorian workers, trade unionists, peasants, students, and more have been mobilizing across the country for the past five days in rejection of Lenín Moreno’s government and the agreement signed with the IMF

“This was just a warm-up”, Colombian national strike continues

Hundreds of thousands mobilized on April 25 across Colombia and in many parts of the country the mobilization will continue

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