76 years after Hiroshima, humanity still faces the threat of nuclear annihilation. Treaties which reduced the threat have expired mainly due to the the intransigence of the US. Prabir Purkayastha looks at these issues
Following the occupation of the erstwhile kingdom of Yugoslavia by Axis Powers during World War II, partisan groups in Slovene lands formed the Liberation Front of the Slovene People in April 1941 to resist the occupation
The monument in Jekabpils, Latvia, installed on the grave of three Soviet soldiers who died in combat during World War II, was vandalized on February 24
A lower court in Seoul ordered Japan to compensate 12 Korean women, who were forced to serve as “comfort women” for its military during the Second World War. The verdict is expected to pave the way for more such judgments
Slovak National Uprising Museum authorities have denied permission to the KSS, saying the 76th anniversary of the uprising will be held as an apolitical event. This is despite ruling party representatives being invited
Newsclick’s Prabir Purkayastha talks about the state of the nuclear threat 75 years after the first atom bomb was dropped in Hiroshima.
After three quarters of a century of the nuclear bombings, the Japanese people continue to resist creeping militarism and right-ward tilt. The government of Shinzo Abe has been pushing for expanding military power
This year marks the 75th anniversary of the dropping of the atom bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki. To this day, we are under the threat of nuclear war.
On the 75th anniversary of Victory Day, which commemorates the surrender of Hitler’s Germany in World War II, we bring you the recollections of Red Army veteran Moritz Mebel who took part in grueling campaigns against the Nazis from the gates of Moscow to the Czech Republic
This May 9 marks the 75th anniversary of the Victory Day, which commemorates the surrender of Nazi Germany during the second world war in 1945
Communist parties, youth groups, anti-fascist groups, and social movements in the country organized various online initiatives to observe Liberation Day due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
The notorious Ustasa troops were responsible for the massacre of Jews, Serbs, Romas and anti-fascist Bosniaks and Croats during the second world war