World Popular Resistance Clippings 16/10/2014

Eight reported dead in latest land clash in China

(Reuters) – Eight people have died in a clash between construction workers and villagers in southwestern China over a land dispute, the government and Chinese media said on Wednesday, in the latest bout of rural unrest in the world’s most populous country. [...]

World Popular Resistance Clippings 30/4/2014

Jordan arrests six after deadly clashes

AMMAN: Jordanian authorities have arrested six men over attacks last week on government buildings in the restive southern city of Maan, a security official said Tuesday. “Their case has been sent to the (military) state security court, and the suspects are currently being interrogated,” he told AFP. [...]

World Popular Resistance Clippings 29/3/2014

Hundreds protest against peace talks in Jordan

BETHLEHEM (Ma’an) — Hundreds of Jordanians protested against peace talks between Israelis and Palestinians on Friday, witnesses said. Around 500 people gathered in Amman holding signs reading “Zionist occupation is a threat to us” and “The dignity of Jordan is the dignity of Palestine.”

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World Popular Resistance Clippings 15/2/2014

 

Nine policemen injured in anti-government protests in Montenegro

(Reuters) – Nine policemen were injured in Montenegro’s capital Podgorica on Saturday when rocks were thrown from a crowd of several hundred people demanding the resignation of the government, a police spokeswoman said. “We want to live, we want to work!” protesters angry [...]

World Popular Resistance Clippings 17/8/2013

“CPN-Maoist will foil Nov polls if demands not met”

LAMJUNG: CPN-Maoist Secretary Netra Bikram Chand warned of disrupting the second Constituent Assembly (CA) election slated for November 19. Speaking at a press conference organised by the Revolutionary Journalists Association, Lamjung chapter in Besisahar on Saturday, he said the CPN-Maoist will not take part in [...]

World Popular Resistance Clippings 1/8/2013

Govt sends talks invite; CPN-M undecided

KATHMANDU, AUG 01 – Expressing satisfaction over the contents of a second talks offer from the government, the CPN-Maoist on Wednesday said it would ‘soon’ take a decision after holding consultations with its allies in the 33-party alliance. Home Minister Madhav Ghimire, who also coordinates the government’s talks team, [...]

World Popular Resistance Clippings 12/7/2013

Youth and workers in the streets of Rio de Janeiro July 11th

Photos from the recent mobilization in Brazil via the revolutionary newspaper A Novo Democracia

 

Energy-poor Jordan faces explosive electricity hikes

AMMAN, Jordan, July 11 (UPI) — Jordan’s government says it will introduce much-postponed and politically explosive electricity price [...]

World Popular Resistance Clippings 19/6/2013

 

Nine people detained during latest protest in Sofia

Nine people were detained on June 18 during the anti-government protest in Bulgaria’s capital city Sofia. Some of them carried knives and other objects banned at mass gatherings, the Interior Ministry said in a statement. The nine were detained following tip-offs from protesters, the [...]

World Popular Resistance Clippings 6/6/2013

Union close to CPN-M calls two-day strike over wage

KATHMANDU, JUN 06 – A week after the minimum wage of the industrial workers was determined under a tripartite agreement, supposed industrial peace is being threatened by All Nepal Revolutionary Trade Union Federation (ANRTUF), The federation, which was not part of the deal, on Wednesday [...]

World Popular Resistance Clippings 2/6/2013

Protesters invade Brazil farm, set fire to the crops

Brazilian Indians reoccupied a disputed rural property and set fire to fields on Friday, a day after they were violently evicted in a growing conflict over land ownership in southern Brazil’s farm belt. The land dispute turned bloody on Thursday when a Terena Indian was shot [...]