World Popular Resistance Clippings 18/9/2014

Street vendors fight police in Rio de Janeiro

Resistance to eviction in Sao Paulo

Police Hold 21 After Waste Plant Protest in China’s Guangdong

Authorities in the southern Chinese province of Guangdong are calling on the organizers of a mass protest against a planned garbage incinerator to “turn themselves in,” [...]

URGENT ACTION IN DEFENSE OF BRAZILIAN PEOPLE’S LAWYER Dr. ERMOGENES JACINTO DE SOUZA!

Dr. Ermogenes Jacinto de Souza is a well-known People’s Advocate and a member of Brazilian Association of People’s Lawyers. He has spent his professional life defending the poor peasants who have struggled for their legitimate right to have lands in the State of Rondônia, in Brazilian Amazon. This area of Brazil has witnessed significant [...]

Election Boycott Campaign Ongoing in Brazil

 

 

 

 

“To uphold non participation in the Constituent Assembly elections, the call for the boycott,the generating of a movement of rejection of the elections, is condemned as a “left-wing infantile disorder.” However, that is only a label that tries to cover the facts with a [...]

World Popular Resistance Clippings 21/8/2014

Miners at KCM riot over pay

HUNDREDS of mineworkers from different companies contracted by KCM yesterday rioted in Chingola and destroyed property worth thousands of Kwacha demanding payment of salary arrears. But KCM says it has met in full all its obligations to contractors working at its mines. The workers, who operate mainly [...]

ABRAPO AND IAPL CONDEMN MASSIVE ARREST OF ACTIVISTS IN RIO DE JANEIRO

July 13, 2014

The Brazilian Association of People’s Lawyers and the International Association of People’s Lawyers come hereby to repudiate the dispatch of 26 arrest warrants against activists, last July 12, in the eve of the final match of the FIFA World Cup. The activists were literally hunted by the Civil Police of Rio [...]

World Popular Resistance Clippings 16/6/2014

FIFA attacked in Switzerland

Anti-Cup clashes in Brazil

 

Six arrested in jute mill CEO murder case

Chinsurah/Kolkata: Six workers of North Brook Jute Mill at Bhadreswar in West Bengal have been arrested for Sunday’s killing of its CEO H.K. Maheswari, with the management putting up a suspension [...]

Why do we shout ‘THERE WON’T BE A WORLD CUP’?

Soccer is the sport of multitudes; a sport that gives the most intense passions for people all around the planet. We do not deny the importance of football to the Brazilian people and even the role of sport and leisure in society. However, the FIFA World Cup is not just a sporting event.

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World Popular Resistance Clippings 9/6/2014

CPN-M refuses to exchange 26 seats for CA berth

Update: The CPN-Maoist has refused proposal of the major three political parties to participate in the CA. In a meeting, the dissident Maoist also rubbished the 26 seats of the CA it was offered in exchange of its participation in the CA. “We forwarded out [...]

World Popular Resistance Clippings 28/5/2014

INDIGENOUS PEOPLE, BRASÍLIA POLICE CLASH

Indigenous people clashed with police in the capital of Brazil Tuesday, resulting in one officer being shot in the leg with an arrow and the cancellation of a ceremony to open the exhibition of the World Cup trophy. Indigenous activists were upset about legislation before congress that threatens to [...]

World Popular Resistance Clippings 16/5/2014

Bhattarai‚ Baidhya hold talks

KATHMANDU: CPN-Maoist Chairman Mohan Baidhya on Thursday discussed working alliance between the two Maoist parties with senior UCPN-Maoist leader Baburam Bhattarai. The two leaders discussed working alliance on issues of public interest and the peace process. They also discussion finding common ground on agendas raised by CPN-Maoist, including roundtable conference for [...]