World Popular Resistance Clippings 22/4/2014

Union members and riot police clash in Istanbul

In Turkey, union members have clashed with riot police in Istanbul, as they tried to enter a park to hold a press conference. Around 100 union members tried to enter Gezi Park, which is next to Taksim Square, but they were pushed back by security [...]

World Popular Resistance Clippings 18/4/2014

Seven Herders Held After Inner Mongolia Clashes

Chinese authorities in the northern region of Inner Mongolia are holding seven ethnic Mongolian herders after clashes with a mining company they said polluted their grazing lands, local residents said on Thursday. The detentions came after around 150 herders from Chagaan-oboo Gachaa in Heshigten Banner (in [...]

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 19/5/2013


Vendors seek to profit from China’s security budget

BEIJING: Mannequins in riot gear, armoured cars and drones line a police equipment and “anti-terrorism technology” trade fair in Beijing as vendors seek to profit from China’s huge internal security budget. The country is estimated to have more than 180,000 protests each year and the [...]

World Popular Resistance Clippings 29/4/2013

8 accused of stirring unrest in copper mine project wanted in Myanmar

Myanmar’s regional police authorities on Sunday issued warrants for the arrest of eight people accused of making instigation to create instability in Letpadaungtaung copper mine project areas in Monywa, northwestern Sagaing region, local media reported Monday. The eight are members of Yangon Public [...]

World Popular Resistance Clippings 23/4/2013

TMOA decries placing of IEDs

Imphal, April 22 2013: Teacher and Medical Officer Association, RIMS has also decried the placing of two powerful IEDs in the hospital campus on April 20 . Militant outfit Maoist Communist Party (MCP) had claimed responsibility for the two bombs which were being planted in a garden in the Regional [...]

World Popular Resistance Clippings 22/4/2013

Plot to disrupt UCPN (Maoist) gathering foiled: Police

BARDIYA, April 22: Police on Monday arrested four people along with arms and ammunition they had allegedly hoarded in their attempt to disrupt the mass gathering of the UCPN (Maoist), which was to be addressed by senior Maoist leaders including Pushpa Kamal Dahal in Gulariya. According to [...]

World Popular Resistance Clippings 16/4/2013


Social conflict in Latin America sparked by inequality: UNDP report

UNITED NATIONS, April 16 — The Latin American countries with greatest numbers of conflicts are those with broad social inequalities and governments with limited capacity to manage unrest, said a report released on Tuesday in English by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP). [...]

World Popular Resistance Clippings 11/4/2013


Army beefs up security at jail holding top rebels

The 303rd Infantry Brigade has beefed up the forces of the Bureau of Jail Management and Penology to secure the Negros Occidental District Jail in Barangay Tabunan, Bago City, where a notorious rebel leader and his wife are detained on non-bailable charges, its commander, [...]

World Popular Resistance Clippings 15/3/2013


Protests mount in Algeria

ALGIERS, Algeria — A towering pillar of black smoke rises menacingly above a cramped eastern suburb of the capital on an otherwise calm recent afternoon. Residents of a nearby shantytown have blocked a multi-lane highway, burning tires to protest the death of two of their neighbors killed by speeding [...]