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 18/9/2014

Street vendors fight police in Rio de Janeiro

Resistance to eviction in Sao Paulo

Police Hold 21 After Waste Plant Protest in China’s Guangdong

Authorities in the southern Chinese province of Guangdong are calling on the organizers of a mass protest against a planned garbage incinerator to “turn themselves in,” [...]

World Popular Resistance Clippings 12/9/2014

Police launch anti-terror operations in Istanbul

Anti-terror police have launched separate operations in Istanbul against the Patriotic Revolutionary Youth Movement (YDG-H) and the outlawed Revolutionary People’s Liberation Party-Front (DHKP-C). Some 15 suspects were detained in the operations launched against the DHKP-C in Istanbul’s Gazi neighborhood on Sept. 12. A number of guns and [...]

World Popular Resistance Clippings 30/8/2014

 

Swedish riot police clash with anti-neo-Nazi protesters in Stockholm; at least 2 arrested

STOCKHOLM – Swedish riot police have clashed with thousands of people protesting against a neo-Nazi political party’s election rally in Stockholm about two weeks before a parliamentary vote. Canine units and mounted police also were used Saturday to keep [...]

World Popular Resistance Clippings 28/8/2014

Malaysia police arrest 42 foreigners after riot at export factory

KUALA LUMPUR – Malaysian police have arrested 42 men after a riot by up to 1,000 mostly Nepalese workers sparked fires and destroyed parts of an electronics export factory, highlighting accusations of poor conditions for many of the estimated four million foreign workers [...]

World Popular Resistance Clippings 26/8/2014

Myanmar Workers Burn Car, Damage Factory During JB Riot

KULAIJAYA – A group of Myanmar foreign workers set ablaze a Proton Iswara Aeroback and damaged a factory in a riot at Desa Perindustrian Kulai 2, Kelapa Sawit here this morning. It is learnt that the group of foreign workers had a misunderstanding with [...]

World Popular Resistance Clippings 23/8/2014

Land-Dispute Villagers Protest Outside Cabinet Meeting

Three protesters were arbitrarily thrown onto municipal security trucks and driven away from a demonstration on Friday outside the Council of Ministers building, where Prime Minister Hun Sen had called a meeting to discuss how the government will manage protests in the city. Some 70 protesters from [...]

World Popular Resistance Clippings 22/8/2014

Student unrest at Yei health training institute

Calm has returned to the National Health Training Institute in Yei, South Sudan, after an outbreak of unrest among medical students. A local radio station reported that some students “held a rampage” demanding improvement of the facilities and increment of their transport fees. Damian Lemeri Frezer, [...]

World Popular Resistance Clippings 21/8/2014

Miners at KCM riot over pay

HUNDREDS of mineworkers from different companies contracted by KCM yesterday rioted in Chingola and destroyed property worth thousands of Kwacha demanding payment of salary arrears. But KCM says it has met in full all its obligations to contractors working at its mines. The workers, who operate mainly [...]

The Ferguson Uprising Lights the Way

“It doesn’t matter that the dude has a black face,They’re all cops.”

-Protester speaking to a reporter from the Guardian

The people of Ferguson: the fighters, the looters, the arsonists. Those branded “criminals” have through their brave intervention created a new political situation, new possibilities for asserting our collective power.

To strike back at [...]