A New Humanity, A New World

Owei Lakemfa Cuban doctors arriving in Milan, Italy. Owei Lakemfa is the former secretary general of the Organization of African Trade Union Unity, (OATUU), a coalition of trade unions in all the 54 African countries, with a total membership of about 25 million. Imagine. Imagine you are on a cruise ship with 681 others and…

Army Brought in to Aid Illegal Evictions in South Africa

Pavan Kulkarni The Azania shack dwellers’ settlement of Cato Manor, Durban, was attacked by agents hired by the eThekwini municipality authorities on April 2, Thursday. 15 shacks were demolished, leaving several people homeless at a time when a lockdown has been imposed by the South African government and people have been ordered to stay home….

Coronavirus in South Africa: Social Movements Denounce Lack of Care for the Poor

Lu Sudré Shanty town residents say that sewage and waste is still being dumped during pandemic – AbM Last week, social movements representing workers and shanty town residents in South Africa, denounced that president Cyril Ramaphosa’s government has not proposed enough measures, to protect the working class and the poor during the coronavirus pandemic affecting…

As South Africa Locks Down, the Homeless Left Most Vulnerable

Pavan Kulkarni One of the 17 shacks marked for demolition in Durban, South Africa. A 21-days lockdown ordered by president Cyril Ramaphosa has been enforced in South Africa to contain the spread of COVID-19, since midnight, March 27. However, the security forces are being accused of taking harsh measures against shack dwellers and homeless people…

Libya: Using COVID-19 to Escalate War

The attack on the Al-Watiyah Air Base by the al-Sarraj militias and Erdogan’s mercenaries was part of a plan to seamlessly redress the humanitarian truce. The militias of Fayez Al-Sarraj’s government do not cease in their attempts to ignite war on various fighting axes, whether in Tripoli or in the Misrata hub, by violating the…

Libya: LNA Liberate Large Areas of the Western Region

Al-Assah, Al-Jumayl, Ragdelin and Zaltan Under LNA Control In a statement issued today, the General Command of the Libyan National Army announced that army forces seized control of Al-Assah, Al-Jumayl, Ragdelin, and Zaltan. [Libya, 27 March 2020] – “The army forces have managed to release the areas of Al-Assah, Al-Jumayl, Ragdelin, and Zaltan from the…

Social Justice Movements in South Africa Call for Moratorium on Evictions

Pavan Kulkarni Settlements generally consist of around a hundred shacks tightly packed together, with entire families crammed into single-room spaces. The deadly Coronavirus has already infected over 550 people in South Africa. President Cyril Ramaphosa declared the pandemic a national disaster on March 15, when the government had confirmed 62 positive cases in the country….

The Libyan Crisis and COVID-19

The Army Welcomes the Ceasefire to Confront Coronavirus The General Command of the Libyan National Army welcomed, Saturday, the call to stop fighting operations for humanitarian purposes in response to the new Corona epidemic, provided that the rest of the parties abide by this. In a statement, the spokesperson Major General Ahmed Al-Mesmari, affirmed that…

“Women Are at the Heart of Struggles in Morocco”

Zoe PC Moroccan women in the forefront of the teacher’s struggle. Across the globe, the far-right grows in strength. Reactionaries are attempting to impose their conservative values and agenda through force and violence, attacking the hard-won rights of the working class and the marginalized. Women have been among the most affected by the resurgence of…