World Popular Resistance Clippings 23/4/2014

Deadly riot in Rio’s Copacabana district with World Cup weeks away

One person was shot and killed as violent protests erupted in Rio’s Copacabana beach district less than two months before soccer’s World Cup begins in Brazil. The riots followed the death of a dancer, allegedly at the hands of police. Brazilian media [...]

World Popular Resistance Clippings 21/4/2014

Rioting crowd severely beats 5 chengguan for killing civilian

A riot involving around 1,000 people broke out last Saturday in Cangnan county of Wenzhou city, Zhejiang province, resulting in the hospitalization of five chengguan, China’s notoriously abusive and under-regulated urban enforcement officials. The alleged cause for the riots was the five’s brutally [...]

World Popular Resistance Clippings 17/4/2014

CPN-M preparing for “peoples’ revolution”: Thapa

MAHENDRANAGAR: CPN-Maoist General Secretary Ram Bahadur Thapa said that his party is gearing up for historical revolution against status-quo and regression, that, according to him, came to rise after the second Constituent Assembly. Speaking at a press conference organised in Mahendranagar on Thursday, he said that the party has [...]

World Popular Resistance Clippings 16/4/2014

U.S. Supports Arrest of Movadef Members

The United States government saluted Peru on its arrest of almost 30 members of a political group that had close ties to the Shining Path rebels.

In a statement, the U.S. State Department said it “congratulates the Government of Peru for last week’s arrests of at least 28 [...]

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 6/4/2014

Purba Bangla Communist Party activist killed in blast

An activist of the outlawed Purba Bangla Communist Party has been killed in a bomb attack in Jhenaidah’s Harinakundu. Jahangir Hossain, 45, came under the attack on Friday night and died on Saturday morning, said Harinakundu Police Station OC Mohibul Islam.He was on his way back [...]

World Popular Resistance Clippings 4/4/2014

Gajurel against Indian firm to develop Upper Karnali hydel project

MYAGDI, April, 4: CPN-Maoist Vice-Chairman CP Gajurel on Friday said that the Upper Karnali Hydropower Project will not be allowed to hand over to India at any cost. Speaking at a press conference organized by Myagdi chapter of the party, Gajurel vowed to chase [...]

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 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 [...]