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Police Bill - UK Protests against Tory police bill continue in the UK

Progressive sections in the UK reiterated their opposition to the controversial Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill proposed by the Tory government

Amid protests, Tories pass the draconian police bill in the UK House of Commons 

Provisions in the Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill proposed in the UK parliament will give the police more discretionary powers to control protests and public gatherings. The bill will now be considered by the House of Lords 

Ex-DESA head convicted in the assassination of activist Berta Caceres and other stories

Today we look at the conviction of Roberto Castillo in the murder of Honduran activist Berta Caceres, the violent crackdown on protestors in Swaziland, and more

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

Colombia’s President withdraws tax proposal following mass protests and other stories

Today we look at the violence against protesters in Colombia, protests demanding the release of detained activists in Thailand, and more

National strike in Colombia continues for a second day

Thousands of Colombians, for a second consecutive day, mobilize in rejection of the far-right President Ivan Duque’s neoliberal tax reform, which seeks to make the working class pay for the fiscal deficit incurred due to the COVID-19 pandemic

Colombia strikes against neoliberal onslaught

Hundreds of thousands protested in rejection of the Sustainable Solidarity bill, a new tax reform bill presented to the Congress by the far-right government of president Iván Duque.

Colombia on strike against the far-right and neoliberalism

Organizations reject Duque’s neoliberal tax reform which seeks to make Colombia’s working class pay for the fiscal deficit incurred due to the COVID-19 pandemic

‘Kill the Bill’ protests continue across UK against Tory police bill

Provisions in the Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill proposed in the UK parliament will give the police more discretionary powers to control protests and public gatherings

Global Security Bill-France Protests against proposed ‘global security’ law continue in France 

The French government introduced a bill which grants more autonomy to local police, expands use of surveillance drones and portable cameras by police patrols, and makes illegal the dissemination of images where police officers can be identified

Filipinos take to the streets opposing Duterte’s Anti-Terror Law

Philippines president Rodrigo Duterte received widespread condemnation for passing the controversial Anti-Terrorism Act of 2020, which he signed unto law on July 3.

Philippines anti-terror law protest Activists and citizens rally against new anti-terror law in the Philippines

Critics argue that the new anti-terror law pushed through parliament by the Rodrigo Duterte administration makes it easier to criminalize dissent and crack down on critics

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