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Peruvian Fishermen Block Highway after Devastating Oil Spill

Hundreds of residents and fishermen living in the areas affected by the oil spill in Peru mobilized over the weekend demanding that the government immediately sanction Repsol, and require the company to compensate those affected by this ecocide.

Cecilia Quiroz

January 24, 2022

Mine Workers in Peru Protest Over Covid-19 Infections

Faced with the inaction of the Ministry of Labor, mine workers in Peru staged a massive protest on Tuesday demanding that Anglo American mining company cover quarantine expenses for those infected with Covid-19 caused in the mining camps.

Worker Protest at Foxconn iPhone Factory In India Forces the Bosses to Improve Labor Conditions

Thousands of women workers at an iPhone assembly factory in India said “enough” last week and protested their horrible working and living conditions. Their actions forced the company to close the plant and make improvements.

#NoTrucksToColorado: Drivers Protest the Unjust Conviction of Lazaro Aguilera-Mederos

Rogel Lazaro Aguilera-Mederos was sentenced to 110 years in prison because of a vehicle accident in 2019, caused by the company not maintaining its equipment and the brakes failing. No one but the trucking company he is/was employed by should be held accountable for this accident.

Luigi Morris

December 19, 2021

Michigan Activists Shut Down Legislature to Read Statement on Abortion

As nine unelected Supreme Court judges prepare a likely ruling that will effectively overturn Roe v. Wade, Michigan activists are fighting to keep abortion legal in that state.

Jessica Prozinski

December 7, 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 Squm

November 9, 2021

France Rises Up After Police Beat Black Man

In Paris and other cities in France, hundreds of thousands of people took to the streets on Saturday, November 28, to demonstrate against the government’s proposed law to restrict freedoms and protect the cops.

Protests Against New Government Continue in Peru

Friday marked yet another day of demonstrations in Peru against the newly appointed government of Manuel Merino, which is beginning to lose much of the parliamentary support that put it in office after voting to oust Martin Vizcarra.

“This is Not a Country, This is a Mass Grave With a National Anthem”: Anti-Police Protests Rock Colombia

Colombia has seen massive anti-police protests in several cities in recent days after the cops in Bogotá killed a father of two. The uprising continues the growing opposition to the neoliberal onslaught against the working class and poor people, but is also part of the global protests in the aftermath of the murder of George Floyd.

Rudy Ralph Martinez

September 13, 2020