World Popular Resistance Clippings 15/4/2014

Labour Unrest at Nike and Adidas Supplier Yue Yuen Industrial Persists

Thousands of workers at a giant Chinese shoe supplier have rejected an offer for enhanced social benefits, extending one of China’s largest strikes in recent times. The nearly 10-day-long strike at the $5.59bn (£3.3bn, €4.05bn) Yue Yuen Industrial, which manufactures shoes for [...]

World Popular Resistance Clippings 14/4/2014

CPN-Maoist leader hauls CA over coal

PHIDIM: CPN-Maoist Secretary Dev Gurung today came down heavily on the political parties represented in the Constitution Assembly. Speaking at a press conference organised by CPN-M’s District Organisation Committee, Panchthar in Phidim today, Gurung blamed that Nepali Congress, CPN-UML and Unified CPN-Maoist for trying to revive a constitution [...]

World Popular Resistance Clippings 11/4/2014

Peru arrests 28 linked to Shining Path on drugs, terror charges

(Reuters) – Peru arrested 28 people linked to the political wing of the largely defunct Shining Path insurgency on suspicions they are involved in drug trafficking and terrorism, the interior minister said on Thursday. The operation marks the first big bust of members [...]

World Popular Resistance Clippings 10/4/2014

 

Peru Shining Path arrests: 24 seized

Twenty-four people suspected of links to Peruvian militant group Shining Path have been arrested, the president says. President Ollanta Humala said they included the leaders of the organisation’s political arm, Movadef. Two of them are lawyers for the group’s founder Abimael Guzman, who was jailed [...]

World Popular Resistance Clippings 3/4/2014

Tibetans Renew Protest Over Land Seized for Highway

More than a hundred Tibetans in northwestern China’s Gansu province on Wednesday protested the seizure of farmland for the construction of highways tied to state-linked gold mining and industrial activities they say are polluting the environment, according to sources in the area. The protest by [...]

World Popular Resistance Clippings 1/4/2014

Factionalism mars CPN-M district convention

KATHMANDU, APR 01 – The CPN-Maoist ’s maiden attempt to set up district committees through election in its ongoing district convention is becoming an uphill task due to factional war. While some newly elected district committees have been challenged with an announcement of parallel committees, many other districts are [...]

World Popular Resistance Clippings 23/3/2014

Arrest of Benito Tiamzon, Wilma Austria, 5 others, violates immunity pact, says NDFP

The chief peace negotiator of the revolutionary umbrella group National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP) decried the arrest of alleged Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) Chair Benito Tiamzon, his wife and alleged CPP Secretary-General Wilma Austria, and five [...]

World Popular Resistance Clippings 10/3/2014

33-party bloc hints fresh protest programmes

KATHMANDU: The 33-party alliance led by the CPN-Maoist hinted fresh agitations today while finalising its concept paper on policy, programmes and organisational regulations. At a meeting of the alliance held at CPN-Maoist central office, Budhanagar on Monday, the alliance concluded the ongoing discussions on the organisational paper after [...]

World Popular Resistance Clippings 5/3/2014

Outlawed killed in Chuadanga ‘shootout’

A regional leader of the outlawed Purba Bangla Communist Party was killed in a ‘shootout’ with police at Jagannathpur village in Damurhuda upazila in Chuadanga district early Wednesday, police said. The deceased was identified as Abul Kashem, 35, son of Juron Ali, a resident of Boalmari village in Mujibnagar [...]

World Popular Resistance Clippings 21/2/2014

Behind China’s Labor Unrest: Factory Workers and Taxi Drivers

What’s the state of dissent among China’s hundreds of millions of workers? They are increasingly aware of and demanding their rights, according to a new report by the China Labor Bulletin. There were 1,171 strikes and protests in China recorded by the Hong Kong-based [...]