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Million march in Hong Kong as movement grows

Million march in Hong Kong as movement grows Some 1.7 million people marched in Hong Kong on Sunday as the pro-democracy movement there entered its 11th week.

‘Left’ government in Portugal uses troops to break indefinite strike by fuel tanker drivers

Portugal, strike, fuel, drivers, indefinite, tankers, cars, energy The Portuguese government – which some hail as a model of left wing success – has sent soldiers to drive tankers to break an indefinite strike.

Hong Kong protesters refuse to give in to threats and intimidation

Hong Kong, protest, demonstration,China, extradition law China is escalating its threats towards pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong as the movement is set to enter its 11th week.

Kashmiris take to the streets over Modi’s racist crackdown

Kashmir, protest, London, demonstration, India, Modi The Indian government’s crackdown in Kashmir, on the border between India and Pakistan, is leading to resistance on the streets.

Israeli cops fire tear gas at Palestinian worshippers in East Jerusalem

Al-Aqsa mosque, Jerusalem, Israel, Palestine, Middle East, imperialism Israeli police attacked tens of thousands Palestinian worshippers in East Jerusalem last Sunday on Eid

A third of Zimbabweans face a food crisis due to climate change and neoliberalism

crops, food, production, Zimbabwe, Africa, drought, climate change More than five million people in Zimbabwe face hunger or starvation, according to the United Nations (UN).

Italy in turmoil after far right Matteo Salvini pushes for snap election


Italy’s political crisis came to a head this week as prime minister Giuseppe Conte resigned after far right interior minister Matteo Salvini pulled the plug on the coalition.

Protesters shut down airport in Hong Kong and defy state repression


The mass movement has refused to leave the streets in defiance of the police, writes Sadie Robinson

Hundreds of migrants seized by US state


Nearly 700 immigrants were taken on Wednesday of last week in the biggest Immigration and Customs Enforcement (Ice) raid since Donald Trump took office. Over 600 Ice agents swept six workplaces across Mississippi.

Fresh protests in Hong Kong after airport occupation


Hong Kong’s leader Carrie Lam has refused to make any concessions in the face of mass demonstrations, rallies and strikes.

First general strike in half a century deepens the revolt in Hong Kong


Demonstrators are trying to “foment revolution” in Hong Kong according to the city’s leader Carrie Lam.

Protests for right to organise on campus in Greece


Thousands of university students, lecturers, teachers and workers in Greece have protested against an attack on the right to organise on campus

Rotten deal puts Sudan revolt at risk


Opposition leaders signed a rotten agreement with Sudan’s military rulers on Sunday

India risks nuclear war with attack on Kashmir


India’s removal of autonomy for Kashmir is rooted in racism and imperialism

‘The movement is at a critical point’—voice from Hong Kong


After nearly two months of protests, Hong Kong’s mass movement has reached a critical moment.

Trump’s border cops separate over 900 migrant families


Hundreds of migrant children and parents have been separated at the US Mexico border, despite a judge ruling that the policy should stop last summer.

Crackdown on protests as Putin fears challenge in upcoming local elections


Russian police arrested thousands of protestors in the capital Moscow

Israel hijacks Palestinian taxes


Israel has reportedly transferred some £117 million worth of Palestinian taxes to the Israel Electric Corporation

Game of battleships ramps up in the Gulf


A second British warship arrived off the coast of Iran on Monday

Hong Kong protesters defy state’s violence


Protesters fighting the extradition bill have been subjected to horiffic attacks

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