Pro-Syrian Gov’t Forces to Enter Afrin ‘Within Hours’ – State Media

While Damascus has yet to comment on the information, a YPG official previously debunked claims that the Syrian army is set to enter the battle in Afrin. Syrian state television channel Ikhbariya More »

Un dirigeant communiste élu Premier ministre du Népal

Après la victoire électorale écrasante de l’alliance de gauche, le leader du Parti communiste marxiste-léniniste unifié (CPN-UML), KP Sharma Oli, assumera aujourd’hui le poste de Premier ministre du Népal en remplacement de More »

Supporter of Donbas falls into danger in Russia

The Migration Department of the Police of St. Petersburg is going to expel the supporter of the Donetsk peoples republic for the opposition activities in Russia. Irina Vorontsova is a citizen of More »

Turkey carries out suspected gas attack in Syria’s Afrin: Reports

Turkey’s military carried out a suspected gas attack that wounded six people in Syria’s Afrin region on Friday, a medical source and a monitor said. Jiwan Mohammad, the general director of the More »

ASSEMBLY OF RESISTANCES (AoR) IN HUNGARY

by Benyik Mátyás One of the main results of the very good and productive meeting in Barcelona on January 19th/ 20th („International Assembly of Peoples, Movements and Organisations”) was to start with More »

 

India | The NGO-ization of resistance

By Arundhati Roy

“Bel dan pa di zanmi.” (“Just because someone is smiling at you doesn’t mean they’re your friend.”)

—Haitian proverb

Origins: The term was coined in 2004, though the phenomenon it describes began in the 1980s as one element of the neoliberal project.

India | The mythic queen provokes chaos on streets of India

On January 24 hundreds of protesters went on a rampage vandalising malls and torching cars in the Indian city of Ahmedabad in a bid to stop the release of a controversial Bollywood film scheduled for Thursday.

Groups critical of the film have accused its director, Sanjay Leela Bhansali, of distorting history by portraying a Muslim ruler as the “lover” of the Hindu Queen Padmavati of the Rajput warrior clan, which the filmmakers deny. The filmmakers have repeatedly said the film takes its inspiration from an epic poem of the same name, but their assurances have failed to assuage the Karni Sena group.

India | Farmers storm India’s national capital, demanding freedom from debt and better price for their produce

Several thousand small-holder farmers from across India held a massive demonstration in New Delhi, from 20-21 November to draw attention to the acute agrarian distress plaguing the countryside and seeking immediate intervention by the Union Government.

India | TNUEF’s Walk from Salem to Chennai demands law against ‘honour’ killings

For a State with relatively appreciable socio-economic indicators and a legacy of many social reform movements, Tamil Nadu has struggled to effectively deal with caste-based discrimination and violence. One of the more horrific forms this violence takes has been the so-called ‘honour’ killings, where young men and women, more often the latter, are brutally murdered by their own relatives for the crime of falling in love with someone from another caste. Just 20 days ago, the police in Thoothukudi district cracked a two-year-old case and recovered the body parts of a 17-year-old girl, who had been killed by her uncles for being in a relationship with a Dalit man.

India | Senior journalist shot in Bengaluru

Bengaluru: Gauri Lankesh, a senior journalist, activist and anti-establishment voice, was shot dead outside her home in Bengaluru on September 5 by attackers who fired seven times at close range. Police suspect hired killers and her family believes the murder has been captured on one of the CCTVs closest to the porch where Ms Lankesh collapsed.
One of the killers is seen in what looks like a helmet and black clothes, a police source said.
Union Home Ministry has sought a report from Karnataka government on killing of the journalist.

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