World Popular Resistance Clippings 14/5/2014

Factories burned in anti-China protest in Vietnam

HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — Mobs burned and looted scores of foreign-owned factories in Vietnam following a large protest by workers against China’s recent placement of an oil rig in disputed Southeast Asian waters, officials said Wednesday. The unrest at industrial parks near Ho Chi Minh City is [...]

World Popular Resistance Clippings 3/1/2014

Brazil Creates Special Riot Force for World Cup

Brazil has created a special riot force to help police control demonstrations expected during the World Cup later this year. Col. Alexandre Augusto Aragon, who heads the elite National Security Force, was quoted in local news on Friday as saying that 10,000 riot troops selected from state [...]


War-monger Obama!

Your dirty hands off Syria!

The right to decide the future of Syria lies with and only with the Syrian people, not with imperialists or any one else!

Oppose strongly the neo-Nazi US led imperialist aggression on Syria!

The imperialists led by the neo-Nazi US have tightened their [...]

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 [...]

World Popular Resistance Clippings 26/6/2013

Nine dead in Rio slum gunbattles

Rio De Janeiro: Nine people, including one police officer, were fatally shot during gunbattles that erupted in a slum complex near Rio international airport, authorities said in an updated toll. The deaths were not linked to the mass street protests against government waste and corruption currently sweeping the [...]

World Popular Resistance Clippings 26/11/2012

Russia scrambles to defuse prison protest in Urals


MOSCOW — The Russian authorities Monday said they had quelled a rare uprising at a prison in the Urals region that saw inmates climb on the roof and bloody clashes between police and supporters outside. Hundreds of prisoners at Prison Number 6 in the [...]

Special Forces Police Sent into Russian Jail

Russian prison authorities in the city of St. Petersburg sent Special Forces police units into a jail during a search on Wednesday, insisting they were there only to maintain order during the operation, which they said passed off peacefully. “No incidents took place during this planned search,” a prison service source said. Commandos from the [...]

Russians protest against price hikes

Moscow: Hundreds of people took to the streets of Moscow to protest against the rising cost of utilities.

Demonstrators, most of them supporters of the Communist Party and activists of leftist groups, Saturday demanded that charges for water, heat and electricity be frozen.

The utility charges have been increasing steadily over the past decade.

The [...]

Moscow Police Fight Off 100 Migrant Workers

Several Moscow policemen were in for a scare of their lives when a crowd of foreigners attacked them for arresting several migrant workers, city police said on Saturday.

Six Tajikistan and Kyrgyzstan merchants were detained for unauthorized trading in central Moscow on Friday, police said on its Web site.

But some 100 of their fellows [...]

Rusal Workers Protest Plant Closure

Aluminum producer Rusal’s plans to curtail production in Russia began to generate the expected backlash, with workers in the city of Krasnoturyinsk rallying on Sunday to demand the plant’s nationalization.

Some 1,000 people attended the protest in Krasnoturyinsk, a city in the Urals with a population of 60,000 that has only one major industrial enterprise, [...]