Post Tagged with: "Repression"

USA: Ferguson erupts in rage after police kill Michael Brown

USA: Ferguson erupts in rage after police kill Michael Brown

Police crackdown turns Missouri community into “war zone” with mass arrests and rioting Eljeer Hawkins, Socialist Alternative, USA “YOU took my son away from me. YOU know how hard it was for me to get him to stay in school and graduate?! YOU know how many black men graduate?! NOT […]

Occupy Central: Strike call shows the way forward

Occupy Central: Strike call shows the way forward

HONG KONG: A city-wide student strike would galvanise mass opposition to the government’s fake electoral reform Dikang, Socialist Action The latest weeks have seen a massive change in the situation in Hong Kong with a sharpening of positions on both sides of the democracy struggle. The idea raised by some […]

Hong Kong: What next after massive July 1 demo?

Sally Tang Mei-ching arrested in the morning of July 2.

Battle-lines hardening as masses push for democracy while government steps up repression Vincent Kolo, chinaworker.info This year’s ‘7.1’ (July 1) anti-government demonstration in Hong Kong was massive, one of the biggest protests in East Asia in the past decade. Demo organisers put the attendance at over 500,000, similar to the turnout in […]

Protests against World Cup in Brazil

Protests against World Cup in Brazil

Against corruption, wasteful spending and police brutality Dave Hundorf, chinaworker.info On Friday 13 June supporters of Socialist Action (CWI) in Hong Kong protested at the city’s Brazilian consulate. The protest was one of many around the world coordinated by the Committee for a Workers’ International in solidarity with Brazil’s mass protest movement […]

25 years since the June 4 Tiananmen massacre

Hundreds or even thousands perished in the military storming of central Beijing.

Can the Chinese dictatorship survive another quarter of a century?  Vincent Kolo, chinaworker.info June 4th marks the 25th anniversary of the bloody massacre in Beijing that ended the mass student-led democracy movement which came close to toppling the Chinese dictatorship. This year on the night of June 4, hundreds of thousands will […]