By Felipe Vera As the election concluded on the night of November 3, in response to night protests that went from Downtown to South Central, the Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) indiscriminately arrested over 40 people, including nearly a dozen legal observers from the National Lawyers Guild (NLG), journalists, and other bystanders standing on the sidewalk, waiting for the metro. Some of the protesters came … Continue reading Los Angeles: Police Arrest 40 Protesters, Press, Legal Observers, Bystanders
The following is an unofficial translation of the article “Camponeses do Acampamento Tiago dos Santos retomam a terra!” from revolutionary Brazilian newspaper A Nova Democracia. By Taís Souza According to information sent by peasants to the Editorial Board of A Nova Democracia, in the last week, more than 300 families returned to the area of Camp Tiago dos Santos, located in Nova-Mutum Paraná, in the … Continue reading Peasants from Camp Tiago dos Santos Retake the Land!
The following is an unofficial translation of an article released by the National Commission of the League of Poor Peasants (LCP) regarding the ongoing criminalization of the peasants’ struggle for land and the arbitrary arrest of of those involved in peasant encampments, even outside of Tiago dos Santos, for the killing of two Military Police earlier this month. Peasant Charles Aguimar was arrested in Vale … Continue reading Brazil: Rondônia Police Accuse Any Peasant Involved in Camps for Death of Police
The following is an official translation from the Communist Party of Turkey/Marxist-Leninist of their statement, “TKP/ML BATI BÖLGE KOMİTESİNDEN ÇAĞRI VE AÇIKLAMA: KAVGA BİR BAYRAK DEVRİDİR; NUBAR’DAN ÖZGÜR’E, ROSA’DAN ASMİN’E! BİTMEDİ, SÜRÜYOR, SÜRECEK SAVAŞ!” The Fight is a Transference of Flag; From Nubar to Özgür, from Rosa to Asmin! It is Not Over, The War Continues and Will Continue! Our Working People from Turkish, Kurdish … Continue reading Turkey: Call and Statement from TKP/ML Western Regional Committee
The following is an unofficial translation of a joint statement from the Brazilian Center for Solidarity with the People (CEBRASPO) and Brazilian People’s Lawyers Association Gabriel Pimenta (ABRAPO) on the state repression of Tiago dos Santos Camp. By CEBRASPO and ABRAPO On October 10, 2020, in the State of Rondônia, about 300 police officers from the Military Police, National Force, Tactical Force, and other repressive … Continue reading Brazil: Serious Aggression Against the Peasants in Rondônia Is State Terrorism! All Support to the Fight of the Peasant Movement!
By Taís Souza Dozens of popular movements, entities, organizations, and democratic personalities have taken a stand in repudiation of the criminalization of the peasant struggle that is taking place in Rondônia against the League of Poor Peasants (LCP) and the Tiago dos Santos Camp. In Maranhão, approximately 25 entities and movements issued a joint note denouncing the reactionary attempt to criminalize the peasant struggle for … Continue reading Brazil: Dozens of National and International Movements Declare Support for the LCP and the Peasant Struggle
By Jakob Stein On Saturday, October 3, a lieutenant and a sergeant with the Rondônia Military Police reserve were killed in the Mutum-Paraná district about 160km from Porto Velho. Since this discovery, the Brazilian press monopoly, the Military Police in Rondônia, and fascist President Jair Bolsonaro have used the incident to falsely blame the League of Poor Peasants (LCP) and justify intensified repression against reclaimed … Continue reading Brazil: Killing of Rondônia Military Police Sparks Lies from Press Monopoly, State Repression
By David Martinez Last week in the Denver area, authorities arrested six activists who have been at the forefront of their local protests for Elijah McClain and the Black Lives Matter movement, charging the organizers with an array of serious felonies with baseless evidence, including the outrageous charge of ‘kidnapping’ for three of them. This week, solidarity with the arrestees was shown in cities from … Continue reading Solidarity Across US for the 6 Political Prisoners in Colorado
By the Editorial Board Yesterday September 17, the reactionary state targeted leaders of the movement for Black lives in Denver, Colorado. Among those targeted for arrest were four leading activists with the Party for Socialism and Liberation (PSL). The charges include the typical array of riot-related offenses and the extreme charge of first-degree kidnapping for allegedly “trapping” police in their own precinct during a July … Continue reading Denver: Increased State Repression Targets 6 Activists with Extreme Charges
By Ed Dalton The May Uprisings smashed the myth of placid liberal Austin along with storefronts and the windshields of patrol vehicles. The idea of an easily policeable city went up in flames with US and Texas flags. Since the people of Austin stood up, a predictable wave of repression has followed from the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) the state police. In a … Continue reading Texas Department of Public Safety Witch Hunt Targets Black Youth