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Refugees on Lesvos defy repression to march for freedom

Thousands of stranded refugees demonstrated on the Greek island of Lesvos after the camp they were kept in burned down this week. They were met by riot police with teargas

US wildfires—‘This is a climate damn emergency. This is real and it’s happening’

Human and ecological catastrophe is raging through the western United States.

Fire destroys refugee camp in Lesvos

A huge fire has destroyed the Moria refugee camp on the Greek island of Lesvos, where tens of thousands of people fleeing war and poverty are trapped

Republicans and Democrats compete to condemn anti-racists in the US

All of Donald Trump’s November re-election hopes are pinned on a scaremongering, racist campaign against the Black Lives Matter movement

Belarusian protesters defy state brutality

Ten of thousands of people took to the streets of Belarus over the weekend in defiance of president Aleksander Lukashenko’s threats and intimidation.

Millions starve across the world during pandemic

Almost unnoticed among other aspects of the coronavirus crisis, hundreds of millions of people across the world face hunger, malnutrition and—for some—starvation.

What’s behind the new wave of Covid-19 in South Korea?

South Korean socialist Jang Ho-jong says the state bears the responsibilty for increased infections

International round up: Israeli army attacks Gaza

Israeli tanks shelled the Gaza Strip last Sunday as part of a continuing assault on the besieged Palestinian enclave.

Defiant workers protest and stage ‘go slows’ in Belarus

Belarusian ruler Aleksander Lukashenko is trying to wear down the opposition movement through arrests, sackings and intimidation.

Black Lives Matter protests in US demand justice

The Black Lives Matter movement continues to inspire millions of Americans to take action. Thousands of marchers descended on Washington’s National Mall on Friday to demand racial justice and to mourn black Americans killed by racist police.

Protests rage across US following shootings

Protests have swept Kenosha, Wisconsin, after a far right gunman shot down protesters against police violence.

Protests call for freedom in Belarus as Lukashenko issues threats

Belarusian president Aleksander Lukashenko launched a fresh crackdown on the democracy movement on Monday.

Israel shells and bombs besieged Gaza Strip

Israel had pounded the Gaza Strip with airstrikes and shells for at least 12 days in a row as of last Friday.

Student protests in Thailand demand democracy

Crowds of up to 50,000 pro-democracy protesters gathered around the Democracy Monument in the centre of the capital Bangkok last week.

California wildfires show need for climate action

Wildfires have caused devastation across northern California with a state of emergency declared across the US state.

Mali’s military oust Western-backed president amid mass protests

The French-backed president of Mali, West Africa, resigned on Tuesday after soldiers seized him from his home. His demise follows months of mass protests against corruption and lack of democracy.

Strikes and protests spread as Belarusian regime clings to power

The Belarusian president Aleksander Lukashenko was fighting for the survival of his regime on Monday.

All-female health staff group stages a two-day strike across India

Hundreds of thousands of workers held a two-day walkout last week as confirmed coronavirus cases in India passed two million

Fury at rigged presidential election sparks big demonstrations in Belarus

Thousands of defiant protesters clashed with riot police on the streets of Belarus in eastern Europe on Sunday.

Eyewitness from Beirut—‘The explosion means we have to change everything’

“We have been fighting the system for a long time, now our anger has overflowed, it has gone beyond everything normal because the explosion at the harbour means we have to change everything.

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