Demonstrations against Viennese right-wing ball turn violent
Police in the Austrian capital, Vienna, say they arrested about a dozen people on Friday evening after initially peaceful protests, involving some 6,000 demonstrators, against the so-called Academics Ball (Akademikerball) in the city’s Hofburg palace turned violent. “We have several arrests and also injured [...]
We the undersigned are extremely distressed and outraged by the Patna High Court judgement on the 9th of October acquitting the murderers of the infamous and shocking Laxmanpur Bathe Dalit masacre in the Arwal district of Bihar. In the year 1997, Ranveer Sena, a dreaded upper caste feudal private army of mostly Bhumihar and [...]
Rail workers on strike in Khashuri
TBILISI, DFWatch–Around 800 rail workers in Khashuri in central Georgia went on strike Wednesday,demanding increased salaries and to restore benefits which they used to have years ago.
There are no staff available on the railway section between Zestaponi further west and Gori closer to Tbilisi, but Georgian Railway [...]
A rally organized to protest the opening of a local branch of the ultranationalist Golden Dawn party in Agrinio, Western Greece, on Sunday evening ended with riot squads being dispatched from Athens and other parts of the country after a group of protesters clashed with local police in front of the town’s central [...]
MORELIA, Mexico – Eight Indians died in a shootout triggered by a dispute over forests in Cheran, a rebel city in the western Mexican state of Michoacan, state officials said.
The shootout started Wednesday morning when some Purepecha Indians, the majority Indian group in Michoacan, were on patrol to prevent illegal cutting of pine and [...]
The Tunisian General Federation of Higher Education and Scientific Research announced the commencement of a general strike today, December 1st, in all higher education institutions.
The strike is being conducted in response to the ongoing events at the University of Manouba, where student groups, the Union has called “Salafist” have brought exam week at the [...]