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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...

May 1st: Pakistan and Kashmir

Demonstrations in Bagh Azad, Kashmir Demonstrations in Rawalpindi, Islamabad

Statement IWL-FI Kashmir

Himalayan’s region in South Asia has become battlefield for announced war between Indian and Pakistan, the newly tension created in February 14,2019 for a suicide bombing in Pulwama, in Indian occupied Kashmir that at least  killed 40 paramilitaries after on February 26,2019  India attacked on Bala kot pakistan to...

Forecast for 2019

Well, there has not been a year starting like this for a long time.  The US government is in disarray.  The President of the Unites States starts the second half of his four-year term having lost his majority in the lower house of Congress to the Democrats in a heavy...

A victory for the LGBTI population: India decriminalized homosexuality

LGBTI community of India achieved the decriminalization of homosexuality in the country. The Supreme Court of India issued some weeks ago a decision declaring unconstitutional the standard known as section 377 of the criminal code. After this decision, India became the 124th country in the world to not criminalize...

The Maratha Kranti Morcha get Violent Demanding Reservation

The Maratha community originally organized silent rallies across the state that turned violent in July with each district witnessing a huge number of participants. It was a silent protest against the rape and murder in Kopardi (district Ahmednagar), the victim was a minor school girl. The incident took place on July 13, 2016...

Trump-Kim Meeting: one more step toward the colonization of North Korea

Amid exchange of pleasant words, the US President Donald Trump and North Korea's Kim Jong-un signed an evasive joint statement based on promises from both sides. On denuclearization, the agreement says that North Korea "reaffirms its firm and unwavering commitment to complete denuclearization of the Korean peninsula." The United States, in...

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