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 16/2/2014

Death penalty for alleged Purba Bangla militants in cop killing case

A Bagerhat court sentenced three alleged Purba Bangla Communist Party militants to death in absentia Sunday for the 2004 killing of a village police officer.

We are preparing for a movement: Gajurel

CHITWAN, Feb. 16: Vice-Chairman of the CPN–Maoist, CP Gajurel, [...]

World Popular Resistance Clippings 23/1/2014

Street protest inevitable for pro-people constitution: Baidya

CHITWAN, Jan 23: CPN-Maoist Chairman Mohan Baidya on Thursday made it clear that the newly elected Constituent Assembly (CA) would not promulgate a new constitution in the country. Speaking at a press conference organized by Revolutionary Journalists´ Association here in Narayangadh this morning, Baidya opined that street [...]

World Popular Resistance Clippings 10/12/2013

Singapore charges 24 over Little India riot

Police in Singapore have charged 24 Indian nationals with rioting after violent protests on Sunday night over the death of a migrant worker. Police cars and other vehicles were set alight during the unrest in Little India. It was Singapore’s first riot in more than 30 [...]

World Popular Resistance Clippings 18/11/2013

140 factories closed in new Bangladesh wage protest

Almost 140 Bangladeshi garment factories were shut on Monday as thousands of workers protesting at a new minimum wage clashed with police outside Dhaka, police and manufacturers said.

France risks ‘social explosion’ over high taxes

France is on the verge of a [...]

World Popular Resistance Clippings 26/8/2013

Thousands attend funeral for Qalandia victims

RAMALLAH (Ma’an) — Thousands of mourners on Monday attended the funeral of three Palestinians shot dead by Israeli forces overnight. After funeral prayers were said, the bodies of the three men were carried to a cemetery in the camp. Robin al-Abed, 32, was shot in the chest [...]

World Popular Resistance Clippings 13/8/2013

Talks moribund as CPN-M refuses to budge

Final round of dialogue tomorrow‚ but foregone conclusion is that it’s just a formality

KATHMANDU: They are done with the talks, almost, and they are back to square one. The High Level Political Committee today formally decided to wrap up ongoing negotiations with the CPN-Maoist after [...]

World Popular Resistance Clippings 26/6/2013

Nine dead in Rio slum gunbattles

Rio De Janeiro: Nine people, including one police officer, were fatally shot during gunbattles that erupted in a slum complex near Rio international airport, authorities said in an updated toll. The deaths were not linked to the mass street protests against government waste and corruption currently sweeping the [...]

World Popular Resistance Clippings 16/6/2013

Unrest among ex-Mizo militia over non-fulfilment of promises

It has been over 25 years since the Mizoram Accord was signed between the Centre and the Mizo National Front (MNF) to bring peace to Mizoram. But growing disenchantment among the people of the north-eastern State with New Delhi is threatening the fragile peace. What is [...]

World Popular Resistance Clippings 5/6/2013


Cambodian workers rally over arrested Nike strikers

Cambodia: Thousands of Cambodian workers protested Wednesday against the arrest of strikers during a police crackdown at a factory making clothes for US sportswear giant Nike, unionists said. Cambodia’s workers are seeking to flex their muscles over discontent at low wages and tough conditions in the [...]