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 26/2/2014

National unity govt be formed: CPN-Maoist General Secretary

KATHMANDU, FEB 26 – General Secretary of the CPN-Maoist , Ram Bahadur Thapa, has demanded that a national unity government should be formed including all political parties and write new constitution through an all-side political conference. Speaking at an interaction organized by the Nepal Rastriya Dalit [...]

World Popular Resistance Clippings 19/2/2014

Pipeline Workers Attacked in Remote Area of Peru

LIMA, Peru—Gas-transportation company Transportadora de Gas del Peru SA said Tuesday that unknown individuals attacked workers that were building a compressor plant in a remote area of southern Peru that is rife with remnants of leftist guerrillas.

Strikes and political divisions plague Tunisia phosphate [...]

World Popular Resistance Clippings 17/1/2014

Police, Jobless Protesters Clash in Tunisia’s Gabes

Hundreds of unemployed Tunisians clashed with police Friday in the industrial city of Gabes after trying to break into a government building, amid simmering social unrest across the country, an Agence France Presse journalist reported. The protesters hurled rocks at the police who responded by firing [...]

World Popular Resistance Clippings 15/1/2014

As Tunisia Marks Revolution, Clashes Continue

While Tunisia commemorated the third anniversary of its revolution Tuesday, there were scattered clashes and attempts to attack government and political party buildings in parts of the country. While unrest in Kasserine and Kef districts last week appeared motivated by higher vehicle taxes, the cause of more [...]

World Popular Resistance Clippings 13/1/2014

Chand warns of announcing ‘people’s govt’

KHAGENDRA GHIMIRE “The armed struggle cannot be denied yet unless the state ensures all people’s rights.” DHANKUTA: CPN-Maoist Secretary Netra Bikram Chand has threatened to announce an alternative “people’s government” if the parties in the Constituent Assembly (CA) refused to dissolve the CA and hold a round table [...]

World Popular Resistance Clippings 11/1/2014

Protests over economy flare in Tunisia

Riots over Tunisia’s economy have flared in towns around the country, leaving one dead and posing an immediate challenge to the new prime minister and the country’s path to democracy. Crowds protested late on Friday in the capital Tunis outside the government finance buildings in the low-income [...]

World Popular Resistance Clippings 8/1/2014

Tunisia Police, Protesters Clash in Deprived Region

Clashes broke out Wednesday in central Tunisia between police and demonstrators protesting economic hardship, as discontent mounts over new taxes and government failure to improve living conditions, three years after the revolution. Dozens of protesters tried to force their way into the offices of the ruling [...]

World Popular Resistance Clippings 6/1/2014

Jobless youths attack Tunisia police post

Gafsa — Unemployed Tunisian youths ransacked an empty police post in the impoverished central region of Gafsa overnight and torched its contents, witnesses told AFP on Monday. Tunisia remains prey to sometimes violent social unrest, especially in the neglected centre of the country, three years after an impoverished [...]

World Popular Resistance Clippings 6/8/2013

Nkroful youth clash with Adamus over mining concession

Youth of Nkroful in the Western Region have clashed with officials of Adamus Resources Limited, over a mining concession in the town. There is also looming unrest in the hometown of Ghana’s first President, Dr Kwame Nkrumah, as youth in the town say there are attempts by [...]