Tag Archives: Cyprus

Cyprus joint resolution condemning the persecutions of militants from Turkey

As social and political collectives and parties of Cyprus condemn the ​ ​ arrests of militants from Turkey in a series of European countries under ​ ​ the pretext of “fight against terrorism” and without any substantial ​ ​ charges … Continue reading

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World Popular Resistance Clippings 24/2/2014

Cyprus electricity workers clash with police in selloff protest NICOSIA Feb 24 (Reuters) – Workers at Cyprus’s state electricity utility clashed with police as they tried to enter parliament on Monday to protest plans to sell off government assets under … Continue reading

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World Popular Resistance Clippings 16/8/2013

Police takeover Makerere University Police in Kampala have heightened security at Makerere University and declared it a no-go-zone to the public, a day after the University was closed over a cash crisis. Makerere was on Wednesday closed by the University … Continue reading

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World Popular Resistance Clippings 7/2/2013

NPA rebels torch construction equipment in Agusan del Norte MANILA, Philippines – Communist rebels in Agusan del Norte torched on Wednesday two construction equipment owned by a local official who refused to pay revolutionary tax, the military said. First Lieutenant … Continue reading

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World Popular Resistance Clippings 6/2/2013

Tunisia police tear gas protesters in Sidi Bouzid Tunisian police on Wednesday fired tear gas at protesters trying to storm their headquarters in the central town of Sidi Bouzid, birthplace of the 2011 revolution, after the murder of a prominent … Continue reading

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World Popular Resistance Clippings 27/1/2013

Indefinite strike by construction workers CONSTRUCTION workers decided on Thursday to continue their strike indefinitely, while the union patrols became embroiled in a fight in Paphos when a contractor tried to recruit strike-breakers to continue works on a hotel renovation … Continue reading

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World Popular Resistance Clippings 30/11/2012

First real taste of austerity unrest CYPRUS saw its first real taste of austerity-related unrest yesterday when hundreds of casual government workers due to be laid off, stormed first through the finance ministry and then parliament. A total of 992 … Continue reading

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Cement strikers march on Nicosia

Striking cement factory workers yesterday moved their protest to Nicosia, picketing the Hellenic Mining Company, one of their main shareholders. Employees of the Vassilikos cement factory have gone on an indefinite strike, saying their collective agreements were not being observed. … Continue reading

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Turkish Cypriots protest against austerity package

SEVERAL thousand Turkish Cypriots continued ongoing protests against an Ankara-inspired austerity and privatisation package yesterday by demonstrating outside the north’s ‘parliament’. The rally accompanied a general strike by public employees. Met by hundreds of riot police and special forces, demonstrators … Continue reading

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Thousands Protest Government “Negligence” in Cyprus Blast

  Cyprus police say they have arrested 20 demonstrators who tried to breach gates leading to the island’s presidential palace in the capital, Nicosia. The arrests occurred as thousands of demonstrators filled the streets to protest what they call official … Continue reading

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