World Popular Resistance Clippings 13/4/2014

Dozens hurt as anti-government protest in Rome turns violent

ROME: Police fired tear gas and made a number of arrests in Rome on Saturday as an anti-government protest turned violent, leaving several injured, according to medics and an AFP photographer. Hooded protesters hurled rocks and firecrackers at police, causing some 20 [...]

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 2/4/2014

Military Police Attack Anti-Fascist Demo in Rio

Chand forms parallel district committees

KATHMANDU, APR 02 – The ongoing factional feud of the CPN-Maoist over formation of new committees in various districts in the Valley and Tarai has set an alarm bell ringing inside the party of shifting power equation in the [...]

World Popular Resistance Clippings 21/3/2014

Thapa rules out unity with UCPN-Maoist

ROLPA: CPN-Maoist General Secretary Ram Bahadur Thapa today ruled out the possibility of his party unifying with the UCPN-Maoist. “Since the UCPN-Maoist has deviated ideologically, unity with them is not possible,” Thapa told a press conference in Rolpa headquarters Libang. Stating that UCPN-M had ditched people’s revolution in [...]

World Popular Resistance Clippings 7/3/20114

CPN-Maoist lashes out at Home Minister

KATHMANDU, MAR 07 – The Mohan Baidya -led CPN-Maoist has taken exception to the House statement by Deputy Prime Minister and Home Minister Bam Dev Gautam on Fujel incident. Addressing the Legislature-Parliament on Thursday, Minister Gautam had urged the agitating Nanda Prasad Adhikari and his wife Ganga Maya—who [...]

World Popular Resistance Clippings 28/2/2014

Constitution from streets‚ says CPN-M

RAMECHHAP: CPN-Maoist Vice-chairman CP Gajurel today said his party would promulgate a statute from the street itself. “As the constitution-making body has become the fiefdom of status-quoists, I don’t see any chance of a progressive statute being drafted by the Constituent Assembly,” he said at a programme in Ramechhap [...]

World Popular Resistance Clippings 24/2/2014

Cyprus electricity workers clash with police in selloff protest

NICOSIA Feb 24 (Reuters) – Workers at Cyprus’s state electricity utility clashed with police as they tried to enter parliament on Monday to protest plans to sell off government assets under the terms of the country’s 10 billion euro international bailout. Around 300 to [...]

World Popular Resistance Clippings 12/2/2014

5 Injured In Riots Over Power Blackout In Guinean Capital

Five people, including two security officers were injured in riots over lack of electricity in the Guinean capital Conakry, hospital sources disclosed on Tuesday. The protest-induced violence erupted on Monday in Dabompa district before spreading to Lansanaya, where protesters blocked roads, paralysing movement. [...]

World Popular Resistance Clippings 11/2/2014

Video of the recent street action against the FN in Rennes

France eyes solar power, urban development sectors in Jharkhand

JAMSHEDPUR: In a bid to augment investment in India, leading European Union member France, is scouting for ideal locations in the eastern part of the country that lacks effective presence of the French [...]

World Popular Resistance Clippings 9/2/2014

Protesters torch Greek motorway toll booth over price hike

Athens: A group of 500 anti-government demonstrators has set fire to a toll booth on a motorway east of Athens to protest a near-tripling of prices, Greek police said. The announcement last week of the toll hike from 55 cents (USD 0.74), rising to 1.45 [...]