Iranian Labor Unions Have Led Inspiring Solidarity Strikes Amid the Uprising
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The State of Journalism since COVID 19
The Impact of the recent global pandemic on different aspects of life, has led to a rapid transition from traditional media to an introduction of a new focus in mass media.
Palestinians protest continued Israeli siege of Shuafat refugee camp near occupied East Jerusalem
The Israeli occupation has left nearly 130,000 people stranded inside the camp as Israeli forces continue their search for a suspect in the killing of a soldier at a checkpoint last week.
The Seeds Africa Needs
Famara Diédhiou of the Alliance for Food Sovereignty in Africa (AFSA) has over 15 years of experiences working mostly in rural development in African countries, particularly in the establishment of community seed banks and advocacy for sustainable agriculture and to advance the food sovereignty struggle and to push for African driven solutions.
Protests erupts in Tunisia over rise in prices of essential commodities
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
Residence of Swazi pro-democracy leader bombed
Mlungisi Makhanya, president of one of the largest pro-democracy political parties, PUDEMO, whose house was attacked “remains unshaken, defiant”
How Maasai Women Are Resisting Land Grabs
In Mwanza, Tanzania, Nairukoki Leyian-Naisinyai tells me that here, “Corporations come with papers from the government claiming that they have the right to our land.” She points to the large corporations that have entered the lands of the Maasai people to mine rubies and tanzanite.
Afghan Women marching in rare protest in Kabul face violence from the Taliban
KABUL, Afghanistan – Taliban security forces opened fire over the heads of women who staged a rare protest in Kabul on Saturday — a violent crackdown coming just two days ahead of the one-year anniversary of the group sweeping to power in Afghanistan.
Sri Lankan Protesters Occupy Presidential Palace Demanding Resignations from President and His Government
Protesters in Sri Lanka who spent the weekend occupying the president’s palace have now entered and torched the prime minister’s private mansion as well.
Ecuadorian Indigenous organisations Win Concessions Against Government and Agree to End National Strike
After 18 days of nationwide social protests and roadblocks, the Ecuadorian Indigenous movement succeeded in persuading the conservative national government to make concessions on some of its neoliberal economic policies and halt the plan to overhaul the economy with support from the International Monetary Fund (IMF).
Sri Lankan health employees strike over fuel shortages and inability to travel to work
Health workers in Sri Lanka walked out on strike on June 29 and 30 in protest against the lack of fuel and their inability to get to work.
Protesters in Sudan rally against military on uprising anniversary
Large crowds of protesters in Sudan faced tear gas and a communications blackout on Thursday as they staged a major round of rallies against the country’s military leadership, witnesses said.