Police repression
Lenín Moreno declares curfew and militarization of Quito

Repression against protesters in Ecuador continues and will likely intensify with the decree of the curfew and militarization in Quito

Colombian students take to the streets against police repression

Students in Colombia mobilize against police repression, corruption in universities, and the systematic funding cuts to public education

In Sabadell, Spain, thousands of people protested on September 23 against the arrests of nine pro-independence Catalan activists. These arrests occurred days before the 2nd anniversary of the Catalan referendum that was held on October 1, 2017, and days before the verdict for the jailed pro-independence leaders is to be announced, who were arrested for organizing the referendum. Catalans demand end to repression, release of pro-independence leaders

In Sabadell, Spain, thousands of people protested on September 23 against the arrests of nine pro-independence Catalan activists.

When the cries of the hungry are met with beatings and tear gas

Police violently repressed social movements mobilizing to demand that the government take measures to address the crisis of hunger and poverty in the country

Violent Repression of Papuans marks the eve of Indonesia’s Independence Day

Over 168 Papuan protesters in the Papuan capital Jayapura along with other cities have been detained by the police, and over three dozen activists and students were injured in police violence

Mauritius represses pro-independence protesters in Rodrigues

The uncovering of a treasure on the coast of Rodrigues has sparked a debate around the island’s autonomy and the struggle for independence from its colonial occupier Mauritius

Around the world ep 31 Around the World in 8 Minutes | Episode 31

In this episode, we take a look into the anti-US military base protests in Ecuador, police repression on South African shack-dwellers’ movement and Palestinian campaign against PUMA for Israeli sponsorship.

Youth march in Vienna against police brutality

Protesters denounced the actions of the Vienna Police which used excessive force to disperse a climate march in the city last Friday.

Police attack Moroccan activists on anniversary of assassination of iconic youth leader

Youth leader, Khadija Aassil of the Democratic Way was attacked and injured by police during a protest on the 26th anniversary of the disappearance and assassination of Mustafa El Hamzaoui

Around the World in 8 Minutes: Episode 14

In this episode, we report on the police repression in South Africa, detention of activists in India and the war crimes by Israeli occupation forces in Palestine.

Regional strike in Cauca, Colombia enters twelfth day despite violent police repression

In response to the demands of the people for dialogue on implementing state promises in education and agriculture, the government has unleashed special police units which have arrested many and injured dozens

Colombian students remain defiant despite massive repression against November 8 march

Violence by state forces left dozens injured. Some students remain missing and many were arrested after the protest that demanded that president Duque negotiate with the students

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