The MST elects candidates in the South, Southeast and Northeast of Brazil for state and federal office
The protests add to the ongoing political uncertainty in the country, as major opposition parties have announced a boycott of the upcoming legislative elections in December
Tunisia witnessed numerous protests on Sunday, June 19. The country’s largest trade union UGTT observed a national strike last week, while judges have decided to extend their strike for a third consecutive week
The UGTT, Tunisia’s main trade union, and major left parties gave calls for boycott of the national dialogue initiated by President Kais Saied last week, almost a year after he dismissed the elected government
Separate protests were organized by the Workers’ Party and the Ennahda party over the weekend. At the first protest, speakers called for a third way between Kais Saied’s dictatorship and the Islamist parties
After sacking the prime minister and suspending the parliament in July, president Kais Saied issued decree 117 on Wednesday, according to which he can rule by bypassing the provisions of the constitution adopted in 2014
The triggering point for the protest was 500,000 deaths due to the pandemic in Brazil. Brazil has been reeling under the pandemic especially since the beginning of 2021 recording around 300,000 deaths and 10 million cases.
Thousands marched to the Tunisian parliament in Tunis on Tuesday, January 26, demanding change in the political system and opposing state violence
All major opposition parties, including the Workers Party, and trade unions, including the UGTT, have condemned the government’s failure to regulate the work and transport conditions of the agricultural laborers
The extreme right-wing Bolsonaro won the maximum number of votes in the first round of presidential polls held on Sunday but failed to bag the 50% needed to win outright
The 2016 coup and Lula’s prison were some of the reasons for ousted president.