Police repression
All charges dropped against activists who fought for justice for Elijah McClain

The 12 remaining charges against Joel Northam, Lillian House and Terrence Roberts were dropped close to a year after their arrest. The decision comes weeks after the indictment of three police officers and two paramedics for the murder of Elijah McClain

Recaptured Palestinian prisoner Zakaria Zubeidi admitted to hospital

Zubeidi, one of the six Palestinians who escaped Gilboa’s high-security Israeli prison last week and along with three others, was recaptured on Friday and Saturday. He was allegedly beaten and tortured by the Israeli security forces after being recaptured

Israel re-captures four of the six escaped Palestinian political prisoners amid mass protests

Palestinians across West Bank, Gaza and East Jerusalem organized protests on the third consecutive day on Friday demanding the end of “collective punishment” measures carried out by the Israeli authorities since the escape

Israeli forces open fire during protests against blockade of Gaza and other stories

Today we look at protests in Gaza against the Israeli blockade, the evacuations in Afghanistan and a looming hunger crisis, and more

Thousands participate in “car mob” protest in Thailand amid police crackdown

As anger spread against the mishandling of the COVID-19 pandemic by the government of Prayut Chan-o-cha, thousands took out a rally commemorating the anniversary of the Thammasat University protests in 2020

Indigenous communities occupy Bonafont bottling plant in Mexico and other stories

Today we look at the struggle against water extraction and pollution by Bonafont in Mexico, anti-government protests in Thailand, and more

Crackdown on pro-democracy forces in Swaziland continues

Pro-democracy parties in Swaziland have criticized the delegation of Southern Africa Development Community for understating the atrocities committed by the army of King Mswati

Freedom of press, information at risk in eSwatini following internet shutdown and detention and torture of ‘New Frame’ journalists

Joint declaration from international progressive media projects condemning the detention and torture of two ‘New Frame’ journalists in eSwatini while they were covering the protests there

24 killed and over 70 injured amid crackdown on pro-democracy protests in Swaziland

In spite of the militarized crackdown, people across urban and rural Swaziland are taking to the streets against Africa’s last absolute monarch. The Communist Party calls for sustained uprising on a country-wide scale in order to “exhaust the army and police.”

Unprecedented pro-democracy protests erupt in Swaziland

While the people have been protesting the monarch’s rule since years, lately, the country has been witnessing an unprecedented country-wide wave of pro-democracy and anti-monarchy protests.

King Mswati may have fled Swaziland, but the pro-democracy struggle against monarchy is far from over

While the government has denied reports about the King fleeing from the country, it has not convinced the banned opposition political parties who have been mobilizing over the last couple of weeks in an unprecedented wave of protests against the last absolute monarch in Africa.

Police violence against protesters in Dusseldorf, Germany condemned

On Saturday, hundreds of people including journalists were injured in police action in Dusseldorf against those who were opposing a law mooted by the North Rhine-Westphalian (NRW) State government which would penalize certain kinds of protest

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