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Protesters demand justice for George Floyd

Over a thousand furious people have taken to the streets of Minnesota to demand justice over the violent police murder of George Floyd.

Fresh protests erupt in Hong Kong

Mass protests have erupted in Hong Kong against a plan by the Chinese government to impose a new security law.

Workers in France say no return to ‘normal’

French health workers are demanding that “we don’t go back to how it was before”—and want fundamental changes in the wake of the coronavirus crisis.

Jair Bolsonaro caught up in coronavirus and corruption crisis

Brazil’s soaring cases of coronavirus, and growing splits in Jair Bolsonaro’s government, are shaking the foundations of the far right president’s rule.

New coronavirus outbreaks across Germany

Germany is facing fresh coronavirus outbreaks following the easing of lockdown restrictions

Migrants are at the forefront of unofficial safety strikes in the US

Unofficial strikes have spread across the US as a result of unsafe conditions and unfair dismissals during the coronavirus outbreak

Health workers in France lead challenge to Macron

Moves to end the lockdown in France are releasing suppressed bitterness and anger against president Emmanuel Macron

Infections are on the rise in Germany as lockdown lifts

Germany—hailed as one of the “success stories” in controlling coronavirus—was one of many European countries to ease its lockdown restrictions last week.

A dangerous plan to reopen schools in France fails as many stay shut

The French government tried to reopen schools on Monday in the teeth of opposition from parents, students, teachers and scientists.

‘Explosions of mass struggles are on the horizon’ as Nigeria eases virus lockdown

Nigeria in west Africa is emerging from lockdown in a climate of authoritarian state rule and continuing fears about coronavirus.

International round-up: French teachers could walk out over schools reopening

French teachers could walk out

Mass protest returns to the streets of Lebanon

Protests have exploded back onto the streets of Lebanon, as people battled cops and soldiers and set fire to banks over poverty and hardship.

Inspiring US housing campaigns could launch rent strikes

Covid-19 has laid bare the US’s massive housing crisis—but it’s also highlighted inspiring grassroots campaigns

Greek workers take to streets to protect lives and jobs from coronavirus crisis

Hospitality workers in Greece stopped work and protested on Tuesday demanding bosses protect their lives—and their jobs—from the coronavirus outbreak.

Protests against attacks on education in Greece

Teachers and high school students in Greece protested in public last Friday against attacks on education

Support for refugee activists in Australia

Activists in Australia are resisting attacks on their right to protest

Deaths in custody in France as police target black people

Five people died after contact with French police imposing lockdown restrictions.

Trump wants speedy and deadly return to work

Donald Trump is pushing for the US to get back to work as soon as possible

Locust devastation in East Africa is linked to climate change

Some 40 percent of the 160 million people in the region are already undernourished

New government in Israel poses a fresh threat to Palestinians

After more than a year of political deadlock, Israel is set for a new government committed to annexing huge chunks of the Palestinian West Bank.

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