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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.

Amid Corrupt Elections, Strikes and Protests Erupt in Belarus

Belarus’s authoritarian President, Alexander Lukashenko, has ruled the country since 1994. Yet Lukashenko’s regime is coming into question after a potentially rigged election unleashed unprecedented demonstrations that have been joined by a defiant labor movement.

Free Detroit Activist Tristan Taylor! Drop all Charges!

In April, Left Voice interviewed Tristan Taylor, a long-time activist in Detroit. Last night he was arrested with hundreds of others, and though everyone else involved was released with tickets for breaking curfew, Taylor remains in custody. He is charged with “inciting a riot.” 

Mass Mobilizations in France Against Macron’s Pension Reform

This Wednesday, the French government unveiled the details of its proposed pension reform. Tuesday marked the second day of mass mobilization, while an ongoing general strike had already paralyzed the country for six days.