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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 Squm

November 9, 2021

Uprisings in Myanmar Continue as Repression Intensifies

In Myanmar more than 700 demonstrators, including children as young as five and workers gunned down in their factories, have been killed since resistance to the coup began in early February.

Robert Narai

April 23, 2021

Bloody Wednesday in Myanmar: At Least 38 Killed in Anti-Coup Protests

Mobilizations against the military coup in Myanmar continue to be strong despite increasing repression. Last Sunday, the armed forces killed 18 people. Today became the bloodiest day so far, with at least 38 demonstrators killed.

“Protesting in their Heels and Waving Rainbow Flags”: LGBT Activists in Myanmar Join Protests against Coup

LGBT protesters and activists have joined demonstrations against the coup in Myanmar.

Pablo Herón

February 25, 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 Alcoy

February 14, 2021

Myanmar’s Working Class Is at the Forefront of the Fight against the Military Coup

While the military in Myanmar had hoped to seize power without much difficulty, the working class, alongside other popular sectors, has responded with increasingly militant demonstrations. These demonstrations raise questions about the strategic consequences of the coup on a national, regional, and global level.

Philippe Alcoy

February 12, 2021

47th Anniversary of the 1973 Coup in Chile: Lessons of a Revolutionary Process

Today, on a new anniversary of the 1973 military coup in Chile --- one of the bloodiest in Latin American history --- we share a series of articles to think about the lessons from the defeat of one of the most profound revolutionary processes on the continent.  

Left Voice

September 11, 2020

Mali’s Military Coup: A Road to Nowhere

Mali's working class and its allies among the oppressed urban youth and rural peasantry must link their struggle with the militant working class in countries like Nigeria and South Africa. If the working class of those countries were to take state power into their own hands, it would very likely spark a pan-African revolt of workers and peasants.

Alex Kole

September 6, 2020

Coup D’état in Mali Amidst Ongoing Demonstrations

After months of protests and economic and political crisis, the Malian government was overthrown by a military Coup on August 18. The military is promising a quick return civilian rule, but Mali needs more than just a new government.  

Salvador Soler

August 22, 2020