The Peruvian Uprising: Massive Protests Demand the Fall of the Coup Regime and a Constituent Assembly
Peru has erupted in a massive uprising demanding that President Dina Boluarte resign, that the current Congress be shut down, and that a new constitution be established. The protests are the culmination of years of political oppression of the country’s indigenous communities, drastic poverty rates and precarity for Peru’s workers and poor, and a political regime that continues the legacy of Alberto Fujimori’s dictatorship.
La Izquierda Diario PerúJanuary 25, 2023
Sudan’s Prime Minister Resigns after New Mass Protests
Protests against the Sudanese military’s restoration to power of the very prime minister it overthrew in a coup have driven him from office again. Now protesters are aiming at taking down the military junta itself.
La Izquierda Diario ArgentinaJanuary 4, 2022
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
Coup in Tunisia: Not What the Arab Spring Revolutionaries Had in Mind
In response to widespread protests of economic instability and a poorly handled pandemic response, Tunisian President Kais Saied consolidated power on Sunday by suspending parliament and dismissing the prime minister.
Emma LeeJuly 29, 2021
“Workers’ Rights and Democracy is Not Something to be Taken for Granted”: An Interview With Myanmar Activist in Korea, Yan Kyaw Moe.
Our comrades from NoHeTu in Korea interviewed activist Yan Kyaw Moe about the political situation in Myanmar, uprisings by students and workers against the military coup, and how migrant workers abroad are supporting the movement at home.
NoHeTuMay 30, 2021
Myanmar Explodes in General Strike Against the Coup
Hundreds of thousands of workers and protesters took to the streets in Myanmar amidst threats of repression by the military government. Over the weekend, two people were killed by the police — a total of four have been killed since the movement against the coup began.
La Izquierda Diario ArgentinaFebruary 22, 2021
Coup in Myanmar: The Working Class, Between Resistance and the Liberal “Democratic” Trap
The coup d’état in Myanmar has catalyzed a response by a super-exploited working class whose demands now threaten to go far beyond the defense of democratic rights. The movement’s bourgeois leadership has other intentions.
Philippe AlcoyFebruary 14, 2021
“This Is Not What America Stands for” — except, uh, in Latin America
The United States has long supported right-wing protests to subvert elections. This is so common that there's a joke about it: Why has there never been a military coup in the U.S.? Because there is no U.S. embassy there.
Nathaniel FlakinJanuary 8, 2021