Eleven people were detained in the western Turkish city of İzmir on March 11 while commemorating Ivana Hoffman, the first female western fighter who died while fighting the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) in Syria. Demonstrators gathered in the Alsancak neighborhood to erect a tent in memory of Ivana Hoffman, a [...]
MCPM to boycott President’s Manipur visit
Maoist Communist Party Manipur (MCPM) Tuesday said that the party would call a statewide general strike in Manipur on April 29 as part of boycott to the scheduled visit of India’s President Pranab Mukherjee. President Pranab Mukherjee would visit Imphal on April 29 to attend the 14th [...]
Teenage Deaths Trigger Riots in Guinea
Mobs rioted in the Guinean capital Conakry and in a mining town further north over the deaths of two teenagers in separate incidents, police and witnesses told Agence France Presse on Thursday. A policeman in Fria, around 150 kilometers (93 miles) north of the capital, said hundreds [...]
M’pur widow takes ‘extrajudicial kiling’ issue to UNHRC, Geneva
Neena Ningombam, representing Extrajudicial Execution Victim Families Association, Manipur (EEVFAM) and the Asian Legal Resource Centre (ALRC), Hong Kong has taken up the issue of extrajudicial killing at the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNRC), Geneva. According to a press release issued by ALRC, Neena spoke [...]
Iberia workers and riot police clash at start of five-day strike
Riot police clashed with striking workers (video) from Spain‘s Iberia airline on Monday as they began a five-day stoppage in protest at plans to sack a fifth of the workforce in a country struggling with 26% unemployment.
As hundreds of flights were [...]
Widespread Palestinian rioting erupts in West Bank
Widespread rioting erupted in the West Bank on Friday after Palestinians said they would confront the IDF over security prisoners on hunger strike.
Large groups threw rocks and Molotov cocktails at soldiers, who responded with various riot dispersal means.
In Beitunya, west of Ramallah, near the Ofer [...]
Maoist presence: Search operations yield zero results
The search operations organised by the special squads of the police and the forest officials to spot the suspected group of The police and the Thunderbolt Commandos deputed to hound out the group of Maoists suspected to have gone into hiding in the eastern hill region could [...]
The present draft document has been finalized by Joint CC of the erstwhile CPI ( ML)[PW] and the MCCI in September 2004 after extensive discussions. Five draft documents were prepared after intense discussions in a series of bilateral meetings held between the high-level delegations of the two erstwhile parties between February 2003 [...]