Insumisión: From Teachers’ Strike to People’s Rebellion

Originally published by It’s Going Down By Scott Campbell With the ongoing teachers’ strike that has morphed into a widespread rebellion, primarily in Oaxaca and Chiapas, we haven’t put together a more general roundup of resistance and repression in Mexico in some time. While that struggle is very much alive and well, the intensity with…

Gold and Misery in Colombia: The Sad Case of Segovia

Prensa Rural Translated by FARC-EP Segovia is a municipality of Colombia, located in the Northeast subregion of Antioquia department. It limits towards the north with the municipalities of Zaragoza and El Bagre, on the east by the department of Bolivar, to the south with the municipality of Remedios, and on the west with the municipalities…

Iraq: Yezidis Caught in the Crossfire

Is There a Future for Yezidis in Iraq? Kurdish Women fighters with a displaced Yazidi woman (R) who lives near the base in Sinjar. By Yvo Fitzherbert Two years ago, the Islamic State group or ISIS invaded the little-known city of Sinjar in Western Iraq. The Kurdish Peshmerga, the military force of Iraqi Kurdistan, were…

UNESCO Condemned for Silence During War and Destruction in Kurdish Cities

ANF The Peoples’ Democratic Congress (HDK) and other union, women’s and ecological organisations have criticised UNESCO (UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation) and said it has lost its credibility regarding the protection of cultural and natural assets in Turkey and Kurdistan, and decided to hold a counter forum ahead of UNESCO’s upcoming meeting in Istanbul. The organisations holding a counter…

World Recoils as US Slave Patrols Kill in Defense of Empire

The Bahamas has warned its citizens to be cautious in the U.S., and Black Londoners rallied in solidarity with Black American resistance to racist violence. “Leaders on the African continent, such as, Nigeria, South Africa, Ghana as well as the Caribbean and South America, must also stand to account and express their solidarity with the…