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 1/3/2014

Ombudsman’s Office orders investigation of anti-riot police behavior during coastal protest

A peaceful protest over land rights in Costa Rica’s maritime zone sparked a violent backlash from police on the Pacific coast last Monday, as anti-riot officers used tear gas to remove dozens of protesters from the Inter-American Highway in Puntarenas. Following the [...]

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.

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We are preparing for a movement: Gajurel

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

World Popular Resistance Clippings 2/2/2014

Greek riot police clash with anti-fascists

Riot police and anti-fascist protesters in Greece have clashed in central Athens, leaving at least two people injured. Police said more than 3,000 supporters of the extreme-right Golden Dawn party held a rally on Saturday to commemorate a 1996 dispute over an uninhabited Aegean Sea island that [...]

World Popular Resistance Clippings 24/1/2014

Protest after March if CA not dissolved: Baidya

CHITWAN, Jan 23.: CPN-Maoist Chairman Mohan Baidya has threatened to launch protest programs if the major political parties keep on turning a deaf ear to his party´s demand for the dissolution of the Constituent Assembly (CA). Speaking at a program organized by Revolutionary Journalists Federation [...]

World Popular Resistance Clippings 22/1/2014

Farming activists jailed for provoking riot

The Bandung District Court sentenced on Tuesday two board members of the Indramayu United Farmers (STI) to one-and-a-half years in prison each for instigating a riot after a demonstration opposing the development of a dam in the Loyang block, Bubur Gadung village, Indramayu regency, West Java. The defendants, [...]

World Popular Resistance Clippings 4/8/2013

 

50 arrested after Burkina Faso student protests

Students in the capital of Burkina Faso have set more than a dozen cars ablaze after negotiations with university officials failed. Police superintendent Patrice Yeye said Friday that two officers were seriously wounded in the unrest on campuses in Ouagadougou this week. The violence began [...]

World Popular Resistance Clippings 29/7/2013

Hydroelectric Plant Regulator Bombed in Dersim

The control building of a hydroelectric power plant regulator has been bombed in the countryside of Dersim province. According to Radikal newspaper, the incident took place late last night with 7 armed individuals from TKP/ML TIKKO organization held two security guards ineffective and installed remote control bomb [...]

World Popular Resistance Clippings 22/7/2013

Fifteen Colombia soldiers killed in rebel ambush: govt

Fifteen Colombian soldiers have been killed in an ambush by leftist FARC rebels, the country’s president said Sunday, raising concerns about peace talks launched last year, AFP reports. “Our hearts are with the families of the fifteen heroes who sacrificed their lives in Arauca for [...]

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 [...]