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Sudan crackdown on protesters: All the latest updates

The latest from Sudan as army clamps down on protesters demanding civilian rule following Omar al-Bashir’s removal.

Sudanese security forces have attacked a protest camp in the country’s capital, Khartoum, opening fire, torching tents, and reportedly killing dozens of people.

Brazil | Resisting Bolsonaro in Brazil: one million people strike to defend education

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More than one million people took to the streets of Brazil on 15 May 2019 in nationwide strikes opposing the government’s massive attacks on education. Brazil’s far right President Jair Bolsonaro has been in office for less than five months and is already facing large resistance to his ultra neo-liberal agenda – and it is teachers and students that are leading the way.

Declaration of the Organising Committee of the Internationalist Socialists of Algeria (COSI)

Ever since the beginning of the democratic and revolutionary mobilisation that emerged in Algeria on 22 February, the Organising Committee of the Internationalist Socialists of Algeria (COSI) has affirmed consistently that the answer to the aspiration of the entire Algerian nation to take its destiny into its own hands is to be found in the election of a Sovereign Constituent Assembly, the only means capable of establishing the form and content of what national sovereignty and democracy should be and the only means to etch in stone all democratic and workers’ rights.

France | We are not fooled Over 20,000 artist and creators sign a call in support of Yellow Vests in France

On May 10, over 20,000 artists and creators had already signed this call, launched on May 4 

For several months now, the Yellow Vest movement, unprecedented in the history of the Fifth Republic, has been beating the pavement of our streets.

Algerians celebrate Bouteflika’s resignation, protesters reject new govt

Algerians are in a celebratory mood following Tuesday’s resignation of ailing President Abdelaziz Bouteflika, whose bid to seek a fifth term in February sparked mass protests.

Hundreds took to the streets of the capital after state media announced the 82-year-old’s departure, capping a wave of protests demanding the removal of an aging elite seen by many as out of touch with ordinary people and presiding over an economy riven by cronyism.