Argentina

Petition to Judge Torres for César Arakaki, Dimas Ponce, and Sebastián Romero

 The following petition, elaborated by dozens of organizations in the frame of the Encounter Memory, Truth, and Justice, will be sent to Judge Sergio Torres. We ask you to share it, sign it and help us gather more signatures, as part of the campaign to free César Arakaki and...

Urgent: attempt against Sebastián Romero’s lawyer

From the PSTU, we denounce the attempt suffered by Martín Alderete, Sebatián Romero’s lawyer, on the morning of January 15. Someone broke his car window and introduced a thunderflash that burnt the car partially. By PSTU Argentina. This can only be understood as a new attempt of intimidation to Sebastián Romero’s...

Important demonstration for the freedom and end of persecution to political activists

On Jan 11, there was a major demonstration against the repressive escalade by Macri’s government. Since D14 and D18, there are 7 more political prisoners, among them Cesar Arakaki and Dimas Ponce, both militants of the Workers’ Party , accused of injuring a police officer. By PSTU-Argentina.   Our comrade Sebastián Romero...

Letter to labor, political, and social organizations in defense of the workers’ and people’s rights

Comrades, The repressive escalade by Macri’s government that deepened before the rejection of thousands clearly targets those who are on the streets defending the rights of the working people. We were all victims of tear gas, beaten, and suffered detentions in the last demonstrations, as well as in every workers’...

Deputies vote the adjustment, workers reject it

The end of the year is usually an intense period in our country, and 2017 is not the exception. The government wants to advance with his plan, as he promised to the US when he won the election, in October this year - his servile dependence from imperialism and...

End repression and criminalization of social protest

Today, Wednesday 20, at 5 pm, there will be a Press Conference. The government violently repressed thousands of workers in the Congress Square in defense of his laws against the retirees and the people. There were dozens of detainees, people seriously wounded, and even an activist that lost his eye. Macri...

End the persecution of Sebastian Romero and of all activists!

Macri’s government, just like many in other countries, is showing up to what point he is willing to go to impose his adjustment plan, which is a capitalism’s international policy. However, thousands of workers, retirees, students, categories, and political, social, and Human Rights’ organizations spent the night protesting outside the...

Violent is the brutal police repression! End the persecution to the PSTU and to Sebastián Romero!

The government is showing once again up to what point it is willing to go to implement the adjustment plan. Thousands of workers, retirees, and students; unions like the UOM, CTA, ATE, CTERA; political, social, and Human Rights’ organizations, gathered at the Congress once again to state we are...

We won the first round – let’s stay on the streets until we defeat the reforms!

Today  workers’ made history again. We went to the streets, confronted the Gendarmerie and the Police, and we stopped (for now) the governments’ Social Security reform. By PSTU-Argentina.   Among tear gas and rubber bullets, we went out to defend our elderly, and our future. Metal workers, drivers, professors, state workers, left parties, and...

Rafael Nahuel’s case: Out with Bullrich!

From the PSTU, we highly repudiate the murder of a Mapuche of Lof Lafken Winkul Mapu community by the Prefecture and Federal Police. Once again, the security forces led by the minister Patricia Bullrich repressed illegally the Mapuche community in Villa Mascardi. The result was an operative in which women and...

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