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Abahlali baseMjondolo celebrates 15 years of revolutionary struggle for land, housing and dignity

The shack dwellers’ movement of South Africa, marked 15 years of struggle for land, housing and dignity on October 4. It held a seminar, Sifike kanjani la? (How did we get to where we are?) and, the following day, relaunched the eKhenana branch of the movement.

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

As anti-racism protests intensify across the US, violence on protesters grows

At least two incidents of people driving their car into the protesters were reported, with at least one death, while police repression continues

Daniel Gallardo and the Spanish walls

Daniel Gallardo was arrested on October 17, 2019 when he was participating in a solidarity rally with Catalan political prisoners

Massive protests in El Salvador against President Nayib Bukele

Salvadorans are protesting over the lack of food and economic aid to poor and unemployed people, the shortage of personal protection equipment for health workers, and the delay in the return of people stranded abroad

Facebook deletes Palestinian accounts Facebook deletes dozens of Palestinian activists’ accounts

Critics accuse Facebook of siding with the Israeli occupation and blocking the Palestinians’ right to freedom of expression and resistance in the past as well

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.

Colombian movements embark on national strike against state repression and neoliberalism

Jimmy Moreno of Congreso de los Pueblos discusses the National Strike in Colombia and the factors behind the massive mobilization

Over 180 Colombian organizations to take part in massive national strike on April 25

Colombians will mobilize in defense of peace and against the neoliberal policies of the right-wing government of president Iván Duque. The participating organizations are seeking compliance with peace agreements and an end to violence against social leaders, among other demands

In Algeria, tens of thousands rise up against the “gang”

In the capital city of Algiers alone, about 3,000 protesters reportedly assembled before the main post office to press on with the demand for the ousting of the entire ruling elite.

Participants of International Peoples’ Assembly face repression, intimidation

Several participants of the Assembly faced acts of intimidation and repression by migratory officials during their trips to and from Venezuela. A journalist was deported on the way to country from Panama

Worker in Argentina assassinated in a land occupation

Community members and organizations report that police shot and killed Rodolfo Orellana during a land occupation on Thursday November 22

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