Hashtnagar: a song of another world

 

Documentary about daily life in MKP dominated district of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.

The Rise and Fall of the Maoist Movement in Pakistan

 

Pakistan came into being on 14th August 1947 as a result of the failure of extended negotiations mainly between the Indian National Congress (a secular-nationalist party predominantly under modern-educated Hindu leaders) and the Muslim League (an exclusive communal party headed by modern-educated Muslims) to evolve a formula over sharing of power in a [...]

World Popular Resistance Clippings 23/7/2014

Palestinians clash with Israeli troops across East Jerusalem

JERUSALEM (Ma’an) — Palestinians on Tuesday night clashed with Israeli forces across occupied East Jerusalem as protests in solidarity with Gaza erupted for another night across the region. Undercover Israeli forces detained seven young Palestinian men, including a paramedic, during clashes with Israeli forces in the [...]

World Popular Resistance Clippings 22/7/2014

CPI (ML) protests against attack on Gaza

Activists of the CPI (ML) New Democracy staged a demonstration here on Monday, in protest against the Israel’s military offensive against Gaza. The pro-Palestinian activists led by party district secretary Ch.Venkateswarulu came in a procession from their party office. They shouted slogans against Israel’s military campaign. [...]

World Popular Resistance Clippings 14/7/2014

Chand’s document pours cold water on CPN-Maoist plans

KATHMANDU: With CPN-Maoist Secretary Netra Bikram Chand’s decision to challenge the party line, the CPN-M’s course of action has gone for a toss. The party, which was almost done with preparations for its national conference to begin from July 10, has been diverted after Chand told leaders [...]

World Popular Resistance Clippings 5/7/2014

Chand’s paper to be made supplementary document

KATHMANDU: Senior party leaders addressing today’s central committee meeting of the CPN-Maoist said the political document presented by Chand’s paper to be made supplementary document Secretary Netra Bikram Chand should be taken as the supplementary of chairman’s document. Today all the politburo members concluded delivering their opinions on [...]

World Popular Resistance Clippings 1/7/2014

Dozens Held After Clashes Over Pollution Concerns in China’s Fujian Province

Authorities in the southeastern Chinese province of Fujian are holding nearly 30 people following clashes with angry local residents who blockaded a chemical plant accused of causing severe pollution near Zhangzhou city. The clashes came after riot police moved in to disperse thousands [...]

World Popular Resistance Clippings 26/6/2014

Chilean Riot Police Clash With Education Protesters

RIOT police clashed with tens of thousands of protesters on the streets of the Chilean capital Santiago on Wednesday. Students and teachers were seeking to put pressure on President Michelle Bachelet to reform Chile’s education system faster and more thoroughly than she has [...]

World Popular Resistance Clippings 5/6/2014

Striking Holcim workers in Sri Lanka occupy cement plants

Sri Lanka: Nearly 500 contract workers at two Holcim Lanka cement plants in the towns of Puttalam and Galle in Sri Lanka have been on strike since 19 May 2014 demanding job permanency, better wages and improved working conditions. The striking workers and their families [...]

World Popular Resistance Clippings 23/5/2014

Over 100 injured in Mexico City protest

Mexico City, May 22 (EFE).- A total of 101 people were injured, including 20 listed in serious condition, and five others were arrested when police moved in to take control of a Mexico City neighborhood from demonstrators opposed to a water project, the Federal District [...]