Another Attack on Protesters by French Troops in Africa, This Time Killing Three
Demonstrators demanding the departure of French troops from Operation Barkhane in the African Sahel region blocked a French army convoy last Saturday, and the soldiers and Nigerian police opened fire, killing three and injuring 17, 10 of them seriously.
Augustin TagèlNovember 30, 2021
Protests in Burkina Faso against French Troops
A French army convoy was attacked by demonstrators in Burkina Faso opposing the French military presence in the Sahel. While the French soldiers injured four protesters, the mobilization remains strong. French troops out of Africa!
Inès RossiNovember 24, 2021
Waste Imperialism and the Trash Crisis in Tunisia
Sfax, Tunisia is drowning in garbage. This is a clear example of the inequities and destructiveness of waste management under capitalism.
Emma LeeNovember 17, 2021
Coup in Sudan: “Africa Needs a Second Revolution”
African historian, journalist and writer Omer Freixa discusses the situation in Sudan, and provides a wider perspective on the political situation on the African continent.
Philippe AlcoyNovember 13, 2021
Repression in Sudan: 119 Arrested at Teachers Demonstration Against the Coup
On Sunday, 119 protesters were arrested by the military at a demonstration of thousands outside the Ministry of Education building in Khartoum. They were demanding the ouster of newly appointed education officials who are close to the former Sudanese dictator.
Romane SqumNovember 9, 2021
General Strike and Demonstrations in Sudan Point to How the Working Class Can Bring Down the Military
The coup in Sudan on October 25 is reactivating popular demonstrations. Several sectors of workers have already joined in a general strike, and a massive mobilization throughout the country is expected on Saturday.
Philippe AlcoyOctober 29, 2021
Popular Mobilization in Sudan Is the Main Bulwark Against the Coup
In Sudan this past weekend, the military took power in a coup after months of divisions within the government. It could have major consequences for the region.
Philippe AlcoyOctober 27, 2021
Israel Labels Six Leading Palestinian NGOs as Terrorist Groups
In an an attempt to silence organizations that denounce the brutality of its actions against Palestinians, Israel has designated six Palestinian NGOs as terrorist groups.
La Izquierda Diario ArgentinaOctober 24, 2021
Union Leadership Accepts Paltry Wage Deal Just as South African Metalworkers’ Strike Begins to Hurt the Capitalists
On Thursday, the National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (NUMSA) called off a major strike of at least 155,000 workers just as it was starting to gain momentum and was about to strike a major blow against the capitalists’ assault on the workers.
Emma LeeOctober 23, 2021
Deadly Clashes in Beirut Amid Port Explosion Investigation
Shots were fired at a demonstration by Hezbollah and its allies, leaving at least six dead and several dozen wounded. Hezbollah fears it will be blamed in the judicial investigation of last year’s port explosion. This is the final blow for a profoundly corrupted regime.
Philippe AlcoyOctober 15, 2021