World Popular Resistance Clippings 25/1/2014

 

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 will not forget the 6th of December! Unite, organize and resist communal-fascism! Annihilate caste!

Rise! Resist! Liberate!

Revolutionary Democratic Front (RDF)

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Press Statement

6th December 2013

History will not let us forget the 6th of December. Today, we stand at the brink of another year, which will expose to the world this farce that calls itself the largest democracy. The Indian subcontinent has witnessed this [...]

Joint Statement on the Acquittal of the Convicts of Laxmanpur Bathe Dalit massacre for endorsement

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 [...]

World Popular Resistance Clippings 2/15/2013

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 [...]

ON FASCISM – REACTION ALL ALONG THE LINE

The purpose of this article is not to make a complete examination of fascism and its history, but to contribute to a basic understanding of what fascism is and how it is expressed in the world, from its appearance until today. Thus we want to contribute to disperse the smoke screens spread by the [...]

Protesters clash with police at Golden Dawn launch

 

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 [...]

Eight Indians Die in Land Dispute in Western Mexico

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 [...]

Clashes during far-right march

Hundreds of right-wing extremists were pelted with bottles, eggs and firecrackers as they marched through Stockholm.

Three people were injured and at least six people arrested as riot police tried to keep angry counter-demonstrators away from the procession, police in the Swedish capital said.

Parts of the downtown area were sealed off during the protests, [...]

Tunisia: General Strike in Higher Education Institutions

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 [...]

92 Germans held in Polish Independence Day clashes

 

WARSAW — Polish Prime Minister Donald Tusk on Saturday condemned activists who clashed with police during Independence Day rallies, describing them as “commandos imported from Germany and other nations”.

Officers in full riot gear, armed with shields and truncheons, used tear gas and water cannons on rival groups of demonstrators, as [...]