Social protest

United Kingdom: Climate and cost-of-living protest action to converge in London this weekend

A coalition of activist groups will converge to engage in protests in London this weekend. Beginning on the 1st of October at 11 am, Just Stop Oil activists will begin a mass demonstration in Westminster to demand that the UK…

Sri Lanka protests persist even after the election of a new president

On August 20th, there was another major protest in Colombo, Sri Lanka. The protests persisted even after the president fled the country and a new president was appointed. The protests started in March and are still ongoing. In March 2022,…

Missed opportunities

Citizen action is the most effective weapon against abuse of authority. The possibility of bringing about change in a political, economic and social system, such as those currently prevailing in our countries, which are advancing so precariously under pseudo-capitalist regimes…

NATO summit and its protest marches

As the NATO Summit in Madrid gets underway on 29 June, its detractors are already in their thousands and thousands of people all over Spain and the world. It is worth noting that Spain joined NATO in May 1982, a…

Sri Lankan Prime Minister resigns as social protests grow in the country

Sri Lanka’s prime minister – Mahinda Rajapaksa – has just resigned from office, prompting the formation of a new cabinet as the Asian country looks for a way to end a massive economic crisis. The prime minister is the brother…

Japan’s Toxic Dumping Faces Growing Protests

The Japanese government’s decision one year ago to dump radioactive water from Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant storage tanks into the Pacific Ocean, starting in the spring of 2023, is facing increasing pressure to back off, especially in light of…

Rally in Seoul to observe the 2022 International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination

“Racism is violence! Enact equality act!” Last Sunday, March 20, 2022, a public rally was held from Seoul’s popular Gwanghwamun square to the presidential palace in observing the March 21st International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination. The theme…

No to war: Thousands of people around the world stand in solidarity with Ukraine

Russians or Japanese. Norwegian or Burmese. Just seeing the images of men and women going out into the streets peacefully to protest the invasion of Ukraine shows that, peace not war, is what people want. Not to mention the thousands…

Popular pressure modifies Piñera’s opinion on lithium

Following strong protests on social networks and yesterday’s nationwide mobilisation in opposition to the privatisation of lithium, the incumbent President Sebastián Piñera issued a public statement saying that “Chile is the country with the largest lithium reserves in the world.…

Indian farmers’ protest continues until the farm laws are satisfactorily repealed

*Samyukta Kisan Morcha Press Bulletin* 369th day, 30th November 2021 *Samyukt Kisan Morcha clarifies that all constituent organizations of SKM will take stock of the situation and take decisions about the next steps in the farmers’ struggle on December 4th,…

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