Week in Struggle: May 28-June 3

Brazil During the massive protests across Brazil on May 29, demonstrators showed their support for the League of Poor Peasants ( LCP, Liga dos Camponeses Pobres), who have been fighting to keep their land under threat of massacre by the government. A banner signed by the Revolutionary Popular Student Movement (MEPR, Movimento Estudantil Popular Revolucionário) in Rio de Janeiro read, “Immediate freedom for the four … Continue reading Week in Struggle: May 28-June 3

Week in Struggle: April 16-22

Turkey In Istanbul, two red banners were dropped in support of the Communist Party of Turkey/Marxist-Leninist (TKP/ML) and the Liberation Army of the Workers and Peasants of Turkey (TIKKO). One banner read, “Long Live Our Party TKP/ML Red Army TIKKO,” in Kurdish and the other read, “Glory to its 49th Anniversary,” in Turkish. Brazil In Campina Grande, residents carried out action demanding vaccines and financial … Continue reading Week in Struggle: April 16-22

Week in Struggle: April 9-15

Brazil For more than 10 days, peasants have been facing off with reactionary forces who attempt to carry out a massacre in Camp Manoel Ribeiro. The revolutionary peasant newspaper Resistencia Camponesa recorded footage of peasants expelling the Military Police, Tactical Force, and Mobile Tactical Patrol from their camp as they chanted: “Even if the thing thickens, this land is ours! Now, now! All Santa Elina, we will … Continue reading Week in Struggle: April 9-15

Week in Struggle: April 2-8

Brazil Amid the escalating repression against Camp Manoel Ribeiro, Resistência Camponesa published a video interview of peasants at the camp who reported what is actually happening at the moment in the latifundio Nossa Senhora Aparecida and its surrounding areas. At Camp Manoel Ribeiro, banners have been erected around the camp reading, “The lands of Santa Elina are soaked with peasant blood. We will not leave here!” … Continue reading Week in Struggle: April 2-8

France: Call for an International Month of Action for the Release of Georges Abdallah

The following is an English translation of the statement and call to action from ‘Pour la Libération de Georges Abdallah,’ a coalition fighting for the release of Georges Abdallah, Lebanese political prisoner of the French state and fighter for Palestinian national liberation. We share this as supporters of Georges Abdallah, to educate our readers on activity taking place in his name in France. While we … Continue reading France: Call for an International Month of Action for the Release of Georges Abdallah

Lebanon: Imperialist Wrath Dresses as ‘International Aid’ after Beirut Explosion

Editor’s Note: The following is an unofficial translation of an article by the revolutionary newspaper in Brazil, A Nova Democracia, which has indispensable analysis on the recent devastating explosion in Lebanon. By Júlia Izecksohn After the huge explosion in the port of Beirut, capital of Lebanon, on August 4, which caused colossal destruction in a radius of more than 10 kilometers, killing at least 135 … Continue reading Lebanon: Imperialist Wrath Dresses as ‘International Aid’ after Beirut Explosion

Lebanon: Negligence Leads to Explosion in Beirut, Killing More than 100

By Sandra Harris A massive explosion rocked the port of Beirut, Lebanon on Tuesday after an estimated 2,750 tons of ammonium nitrate stored at a warehouse detonated, killing at least 137 people, wounding around 5,000, leaving 300,000 homeless, and causing damage to the city estimated between $10 to $15 billion. The stockpile is believed to have detonated either due to a fire nearby, or because … Continue reading Lebanon: Negligence Leads to Explosion in Beirut, Killing More than 100