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Hong Kong: the Working Class Takes the Stage

On Monday, August 5, the HKCTU (Hong Kong Trade Union Confederation) called for a workers strike in that territory , reinstated to China in 1997. By Alejandro Iturbe 08/05/2019 The HKCTU is the second central of Hong Kong in number of affiliates. The strike program contained five points: “A) Permanent withdrawal of the“...

Hong Kong: An Undeterred Struggle For Democratic Rights!

            An important process of struggle has arisen in Hong Kong against the so-called “Extradition Law” proposed by the Beijing-dependent authorities. “The controversial bill will allow suspects of criminal offences, like murder and rape, to be extradited to continental China and other countries to be judged.“ The bill was...

The Struggle Gets Tougher in Hong Kong

            On July the 1st, hundreds of young people occupied for hours the Legislative Council (parliament) of Hong Kong, while thousands surrounded the building. After hours they were removed by the police, amidst harsh repression in the streets.   By Alejandro Iturbe             This new expression of the democratic struggle fought by...

CSP-Conlutas Stands in Solidarity with Egyptian Political Prisoners, HK and Honduras

CSP-Conlutas national coordination met on July 5-7, 2019 in Sao Paulo. The struggle against the Social Security Reform, which is meant to smash pension rights of the working class, was the top priority. Another decision was to postpone their four-day national congress which is expected to happen between October 1st and...

Ten Thousand-Strong March Under Repression In Hong Kong

Ten thousand Chinese took part in the traditional New Year's march in Hong Kong, in defense of autonomy and democratic freedoms which are both under constant threat from the Beijing authorities. By Wilson Ribeiro – São Paulo, Brazil.   This year the main demand is against the permanent allocation of officers from...

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