World Popular Resistance Clippings 28/7/2014

Riot police with water cannon evict squatters

Since 5:00 am this morning the activists, who have been occupying most of a house in Mühlfeldgasse for over two years, have been preparing for their eviction by blocking the entrance to the house and the street with sofas and other bulky piece of furniture. Around [...]

World Popular Resistance Clippings 23/4/2014

Deadly riot in Rio’s Copacabana district with World Cup weeks away

One person was shot and killed as violent protests erupted in Rio’s Copacabana beach district less than two months before soccer’s World Cup begins in Brazil. The riots followed the death of a dancer, allegedly at the hands of police. Brazilian media [...]

MAKIBAKA calls on women to join the revolution to end oppression

MEDIA RELEASE By MALAYA LIBERTAD Spokesperson, Malayang Kilusan ng Bagong Kababaihan (MAKIBAKA) 25 March 2014

Hundreds of women members of the underground movement MAKIBAKA (Liberated Movement of New Women), a member organization of the National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP) staged a lightning rally at downtown Carriedo, Manila early morning today in celebration [...]

On the Arrests of Wilma Austria and Benito Tiamzon

March 25, 2014

Philippine state forces arrested Wilma Austria and Benito Tiamzon, consultants of the National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP), along with five other people this past weekend in Cebu province. The military and police, alleging that Wilma Austria is the Secretary General and Benito Tiamzon the Chairman of the Communist Party [...]

World Popular Resistance Clippings 23/3/2014

Arrest of Benito Tiamzon, Wilma Austria, 5 others, violates immunity pact, says NDFP

The chief peace negotiator of the revolutionary umbrella group National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP) decried the arrest of alleged Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) Chair Benito Tiamzon, his wife and alleged CPP Secretary-General Wilma Austria, and five [...]

World Popular Resistance Clippings 26/2/2014

National unity govt be formed: CPN-Maoist General Secretary

KATHMANDU, FEB 26 – General Secretary of the CPN-Maoist , Ram Bahadur Thapa, has demanded that a national unity government should be formed including all political parties and write new constitution through an all-side political conference. Speaking at an interaction organized by the Nepal Rastriya Dalit [...]

World Popular Resistance Clippings 27/1/2014

QC shanties’ demolition turns violent

Several strings of violence throughout the day were not enough to stop the demolition of shanties along Agham Road at Barangay North Triangle San Roque in Quezon City. Squatters and informal settlers led by the militant group Anakpawis and Kadamay formed their barricade as early as 6 o’clock [...]

NDFP condemns arrest of 18 HERRIRA members

The National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP) strongly condemns the arrest of 18 members of HERRIRA by the Spanish Guardia Civil on 30 September 2013. HERRIRA is the Basque organization defending the rights of 600 Basque revolutionary political prisoners in the jails of the Spanish and French states. The Basque political prisoners are [...]

World Popular Resistance Clippings 13/8/2013

Talks moribund as CPN-M refuses to budge

Final round of dialogue tomorrow‚ but foregone conclusion is that it’s just a formality

KATHMANDU: They are done with the talks, almost, and they are back to square one. The High Level Political Committee today formally decided to wrap up ongoing negotiations with the CPN-Maoist after [...]

World Popular Resistance Clippings 22/7/2013

Fifteen Colombia soldiers killed in rebel ambush: govt

Fifteen Colombian soldiers have been killed in an ambush by leftist FARC rebels, the country’s president said Sunday, raising concerns about peace talks launched last year, AFP reports. “Our hearts are with the families of the fifteen heroes who sacrificed their lives in Arauca for [...]