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Thailand protest Thai protesters call for better COVID relief, met with repression

Movements and groups pushing for democracy in Thailand have recently been calling for better COVID-19 relief measures and more vaccines

Birzeit University students targets of latest Israeli arrest campaign

Israel’s crackdown on Palestinian students has intensified in recent months and is part of a broader effort to depolitize the universities and break the strong link they have with the struggle for national liberation

Algerian leftist party leader Fethi Ghares arrested on trumped up charges

He has been arrested on multiple charges, including for allegedly allegedly insulting president Abdelmadjid Tebboune 

Ballymurphy Massacre Northern Ireland After five-decade-long British cover up, victims of Ballymurphy massacre proved innocent

In a historic victory for truth and justice, a judge in Belfast declared that all the 10 victims killed by British paratroopers in the 1971 Ballymurphy massacre in Northern Ireland were innocent

Global cry to demand release of South African activists

Leaders from Abahlali baseMjondolo were imprisoned and slapped with serious charges on May 4 in what activists call a politically motivated farce

Hirak movement Algeria Algeria’s Hirak protesters condemn government decision to curb demonstrations

Ahead of the legislative elections scheduled for June 12, the government has announced a ban on unauthorized protests. The government reportedly fears the protests will lead to a low turnout in the polls

Zambian Socialist Party Secretary General Cosmas Musumali released from detention

Musumali was arrested along with nearly 30 other party workers while conducting a meeting. With the parliamentary by-elections only a month away, the ruling Patriotic Front has been cracking down on mobilizations and meetings by the opposition

Sahrawi activists Lefkir illegal confinement Saharawi activist Mahfouda Bamba Lefkir, “I left the small prison just to enter the big one”

After six months in jail on a politically-motivated charge, Saharawi Human rights activist Mahfouda Bamba Lefkir has been released but enjoys only partial freedom

Guatemalan Indigenous leader Daniel Pascual denounces political persecution

He has been accused of defamation, slander and injury by the son of an army general from the era of the military dictatorship

Guatemalan organizations denounce political persecution of Indigenous leader Daniel Pascual

Daniel Pascual, who is appearing as a defendant in a defamation case on Tuesday, has faced constant attacks because of his work to defend human rights and Indigenous and peasant communities in Guatemala

Croatia march Hundreds march against political repression in Croatia

The marchers also expressed solidarity with the Croatian journalist Gordan Duhacek, who is being prosecuted for publishing a report against police brutality

Attack on Press Freedom in India India’s mounting attacks on press freedom

In this video, we look into the ever increasing attacks on journalists who have been speaking truth to power.

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