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Hong Kong: Police ban demo, troops move to the border

A march through Central Hong Kong, the eleventh since early June, called by the Civil Human Rights Front for Sunday, August 18, has been banned by Hong Kong's police chiefs. Read more...

Ukraine: New personnel, old problems

After the presidential election in April 2019, Volodymyr Selenskyj has now also won the parliamentary elections, brought forward to July 21, with an absolute majority of seats in the Rada (parliament Read more...

El Paso: White supremacists kill again

On August 3, 22 people were killed and 24 injured when the 21 year old white supremacist Patrick Crusius targeted an El Paso Walmart popular with shoppers from a Mexican background. Read more...

Pakistan: Jiand Baloch is free - the Baloch people are not!

On August 2, many rejoiced when the Baloch Students' Organisation, BSO, announced the release of the student leader Jiand Baloch on their social media platform, https://www.facebook.com/bso1967/. Read more...

Solidarity with the struggle of the people of Jammu and Kashmir!

On August 5 Amit Shah, India's minister for home affairs who is also the president of the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), presented a presidential order in the Rajya Sabha, the Upper House of Ind Read more...

Scoundrels!

In a decisive vote, Brazil's House of Representatives approved the basic text of the "reform" of Social Security, with 379 votes in favour and 131 against, on July 8, 2019. Read more...

Hindutva, The new face of the Indian capitalist class

The Hindutva chauvinist Bharatiya Janata Party, BJP, under the leadership of Narendra Modi, has won the elections to India’s lower house, Lok Sabha. Read more...

Syriza pays the price of betrayal

The Coalition of the Radical Left, Syriza, has been thrown out of office after just over four years in government. Read more...

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