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Protests and blockades across India as farmers’ struggle marks 10 months and other stories

Today we look at the countrywide shutdown in India to mark 10 months of the farmers’ struggle, the release of Palestinian MP Khalida Jarrar from prison, and more

Protestors launch Global Week of Action for Democracy in Swaziland and other stories

Today we look at renewed protests for democracy in Swaziland, the new government announced by the Taliban in Afghanistan, and more

Islamic State claims rocket attack on Kabul airport and other stories

Today we look at civilian casualties in a US drone strike in Kabul, police violence during a farmers’ protest in India, and more

Women farmers hold ‘parliament’ in India

The Women Farmers’ Parliament marked eight months of protests against the Center’s controversial farm laws. It was organized in parallel to the monsoon session of India’s parliament

Indian farmers block trains in continuing protests against farm laws

On February 18, farmers across India responded to the nationwide ‘rail roko’ (stop the trains) call.

Farmers block roads across India in protest against farm laws

This was part of their continuing struggle against the three farm laws that were passed by the Narendra Modi led govt in September last year.

India’s defiant farmers resist attempts to evict them from protest site

The police and local authorities attempted to evict thousands of farmers from a protest site in Ghazipur on Thursday. However, the attempt has strengthened the farmers’ resolve to continue the sit-in and led to fresh mobilizations as well

Historic farmers’ parade takes center stage on India’s Republic Day

On January 26, which is celebrated as India’s Republic Day, tens of thousands of farmers rode into the capital New Delhi. Their demand: the withdrawal of three laws that were pushed through parliament in an undemocratic manner

Indian farmers take out historic tractor parade in New Delhi

The farmers in Delhi faced police repression as they broke barricades and defied the routes determined by the police. Many demonstrations in solidarity also took place across the country

Indian farmers prepare for Republic Day tractor parade

On January 26, India’s Republic Day, farmers will be carrying out their massive tractor parade in opposition to the three farm laws passed by the Narendra Modi government

Hundreds of thousands of Indian farmers set to enter Delhi in tractor parade on Tuesday

Hundreds of thousands farmers in tens of thousands of tractors will enter New Delhi from three locations on Tuesday in a protest against the controversial agricultural laws passed by the Narendra Modi government

Indian farmers’ organizations reject Supreme Court intervention, will continue protest

India’s Supreme Court stayed the implementation of the three farm laws that have led to huge protests across the country. It also formed a committee to hold discussions. However, farmers’ organizations say the onus is on the government to repeal the laws

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