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 3/2/2014

Janajuddha man held with arms

Our Correspondent. Jhenaidah The police arrested an activist of the underground outfit Purba Bangla Communist Party (ML Janajuddha) with a shutter gun at village Baidanga under Jhenaidah sadar upazila Sunday noon. The arrestee was Ainal Mandal, of the village. Jhenaidah police officer-in-charge Iqbal Bahar Choudhury said, acting on a [...]

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 27/1/2014

QC shanties’ demolition turns violent

Several strings of violence throughout the day were not enough to stop the demolition of shanties along Agham Road at Barangay North Triangle San Roque in Quezon City. Squatters and informal settlers led by the militant group Anakpawis and Kadamay formed their barricade as early as 6 o’clock [...]

World Popular Resistance Clippings 16/10/2013

Kirinyaga University Students Riot

Students of Kirinyaga University College took to the streets protesting against mismanagement of the institution on Tuesday. They were demanding the sacking of the current Academic Registrar Njagi Munyi over allegations of corruption and incompetence. Anti riot police were forced to shoot in the air to disperse the rioting [...]

World Popular Resistance Clippings 31/7/2013

Police clash with vandals in Sao Paulo

SAO PAULO — Brazilian riot police fired tear gas, stun grenades and rubber bullets to disperse extremist protesters who ransacked bank branches, shops and a car dealership in central Sao Paulo. A police spokesman told AFP that a total of 20 people were arrested during the [...]

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 24/7/2013

Nationalists’ alliance needed: Baidhya

HIMALAYAN NEWS SERVICE NUWAKOT: CPN-Maoist Chairman Mohan Baidhya today said his party could opt to cooperate with the former king or ex-panchas for the sake of nationalism and sovereignty. Speaking at a press conference organised by his party at Bidur in Nuwakot the CPN-M chief said “It might be the [...]

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 [...]