Persecution of left
Julián Gil: “Our triumph and our victory are in the hope and strength of being together”

Two years have passed since social leader Julian Gil was detained in front of the office of Colombian social movement Congreso de los Pueblos. We share his reflections on his two years of incarceration

Interview Temur Pipia-Georgia “Georgia should return to the socialist path of development”

Temur Pipia, leader of the Unified Communist Party of Georgia, talks on the legal proceedings against him, the campaign against the left in the country and the challenges before communists

State repression of communists Georgia Persecution of Georgian communist leader draws widespread condemnation

Temur Pipia, leader of the Unified Communist Party of Georgia, was detained by the Georgian police while returning from Russia. The state authorities have registered a case against him invoking the 2011 Freedom Charter

Philippines COVID crackdown on leftists In the Philippines, president Duterte threatens activists with police firing

The government of Rodrigo Duterte has been widely criticized for its high-handed and brutal crackdown against social movements under the pretext of dealing with the COVID-19 outbreak

India’s Supreme Court rejects pre-arrest bail plea of activist Gautam Navlakha, scholar Anand Teltumbde

They are accused of instigating violence and having links with a banned Maoist party. Both Gautam Navlakha and Anand Teltumbde have been vocal critics of the ruling far-right Bharatiya Janata Party and its Hindu supremacist ideological framework

Jalila Haider Prominent Pakistani lawyer-activist banned from foreign travel

Jalila Haider was detained by the Pakistani Federal Investigation Agency at the Lahore airport on January 20 for alleged anti-state activism and she was barred from traveling outside the country

Presiding judge in Ola Bini case recused after allegations of prejudice

Ola Bini’s defense team argued that the judge acted in a prejudiced manner let and allowed the prosecution to violate the course of the trial

In a repeat of Brazil model, judge orders detention of Rafael Correa

The former president of Ecuador is accused of being involved in the failed kidnapping of a coup plotter based on mails between officials

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