The Black Lives Matter movement has sparked a wave of mass protests in countries across the world.
The magnificent uprising taking place across the US is historic. Mass demonstrations following the police murder of George Floyd have now continued for more than two weeks. The rebellion is the most significant in decades.
Many of the international solidarity protests took aim at police racism and violence in their own countries—and many defied state repression and bans.
Police in Rio de Janeiro killed 177 people in April alone
As repression and resistance rage on the streets of US cities more than a week after George Floyd’s murder, Socialist Worker spoke to eyewitnesses on the protests
There have been six weeks of protests against the prime minister
A rebellion against police brutality and institutional racism is gaining momentum as it roars across the United States. It is driven by anger at a system filled by inequality and racism.
A great revolt is taking place in the US. It is against police murders but also about the whole way black people are treated
Over a thousand furious people have taken to the streets of Minnesota to demand justice over the violent police murder of George Floyd.
Mass protests have erupted in Hong Kong against a plan by the Chinese government to impose a new security law.
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.
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.
Germany is facing fresh coronavirus outbreaks following the easing of lockdown restrictions
Unofficial strikes have spread across the US as a result of unsafe conditions and unfair dismissals during the coronavirus outbreak
Moves to end the lockdown in France are releasing suppressed bitterness and anger against president Emmanuel Macron
Germany—hailed as one of the “success stories” in controlling coronavirus—was one of many European countries to ease its lockdown restrictions last week.
The French government tried to reopen schools on Monday in the teeth of opposition from parents, students, teachers and scientists.
Nigeria in west Africa is emerging from lockdown in a climate of authoritarian state rule and continuing fears about coronavirus.
French teachers could walk out
Protests have exploded back onto the streets of Lebanon, as people battled cops and soldiers and set fire to banks over poverty and hardship.