World Popular Resistance Clippings 28/5/2014

INDIGENOUS PEOPLE, BRASÍLIA POLICE CLASH

Indigenous people clashed with police in the capital of Brazil Tuesday, resulting in one officer being shot in the leg with an arrow and the cancellation of a ceremony to open the exhibition of the World Cup trophy. Indigenous activists were upset about legislation before congress that threatens to [...]

World Popular Resistance Clippings 22/5/2014

Peruvian army seizes statements on ILA in Leoncio Prado

 

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Tension erupts into violence in East Salinas near the site of yesterday’s officer-involved shooting.

East Salinas felt like a powder keg, ready to bust, since the second officer-involved shooting in less than two weeks claimed a life Tuesday afternoon. [...]

World Popular Resistance Clippings 30/3/2014

6 Arabs arrested in pre-Land Day violence in Jerusalem

Police clashed with dozens of Arab protesters in Jerusalem on Saturday, causing injuries on the eve of Land Day. Some demonstrators and four journalists were among the injured, including a photographer from AFP and another from Reuters, at the incident near the Old City’s [...]

World Popular Resistance Clippings 27/3/2014

Clashes over mining in Peru lead to 23 arrests

Lima — Police clashed with independent miners in the Peruvian capital Wednesday, spraying them with tear gas and arresting 23 after marchers who want in to a government mining plan hurled stones. Peru, where mining is the biggest growth industry, has an estimated 70,000 informal [...]

World Popular Resistance Clippings 23/3/2014

Arrest of Benito Tiamzon, Wilma Austria, 5 others, violates immunity pact, says NDFP

The chief peace negotiator of the revolutionary umbrella group National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP) decried the arrest of alleged Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) Chair Benito Tiamzon, his wife and alleged CPP Secretary-General Wilma Austria, and five [...]

World Popular Resistance Clippings 12/3/2014

CPN-Maoist seizes Guthi land in Nawalparasi

NAWALPARASI, March 12: Land registered in the name of various religious trusts (guthis), at Agyauli of Nawalparasi has been allegedly captured by the CPN-Maoist. Some three bigha and 13 kathhas of land belonging to the Shreeram, Seeta, Laxman and Hanuman guthi at Agyauli-4 has been encroached upon by [...]

World Popular Resistance Clippings 4/3/2014

Bilbao demonstration over Economic Summit turns into riot with shops looted and mass vandalism

PROTESTS in Bilbao ahead of the national Economic Summit have turned violent and led to seven arrests after widespread damage was caused to shops, bank branches and bars in the city centre. Dozens of demonstrators, wearing balaclavas to avoid [...]

World Popular Resistance Clippings 4/2/2014

One-year prison sentence for 21-year-old Twitter user who glorified terrorists

A 21-year-old who used her Twitter account to praise the communist armed group GRAPO has been slapped with a one-year jail sentence for glorifying terrorism. But Alba González Camacho will not be going to prison unless she commits a new crime, under the [...]

World Popular Resistance Clippings 18/1/2014

Attack on Barcelona police offices yesterday in solidarity with Burgos

Workers’ unrest surfaces in GM’s Halol plant

AHMEDABAD, JAN 18 : Two days after Chief Minister Narendra Modi’s claim about ‘no labour problem in Gujarat’, a workers’ unrest has surfaced at General Motor’s Halol plant near Vadodara where around 450 contractual workers began [...]

World Popular Resistance Clippings 16/1/2014

While CA meets, CPN-M and allies to protest on streets

KATHMANDU, JAN 16 – While the government and major political parties seem to be clearing procedural hurdles to call the Constituent Assembly meeting, the CPN-Maoist-led alliance is preparing to take to the streets with demands against the CA process. Leaders said the alliance remains adamant [...]