V. Arun Kumar

Millions Join Trade Union’s call for General Strike Against Coup d'état in Sudan

Trade Unions and progressive sections of the society in Sudan have embarked on a General Strike action against the 25 October coup led by army chief General Abdel Fattah Al-Burhan. The coup led to dissolution of the Sovereign Council and the government and the declaration of a state of emergency.

Millions continue to march across Sudan chanting "civilian rule is the people's choice” and "no to military rule" despite massive state repression. As on 26 October, 12 people have been killed and more than 100 injured, as troops fired on thousands of protesters opposing the coup.

Iván Duque Government Must Stop Its Repression on People Of Colombia And End His Pursuit of Neo-Liberal Policies

Colombia is witnessing massive protests and general strike since April 28 against the regressive proposals of tax reforms and privatization of healthcare by government of Ivan Duque. Hand in glove with the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the United States, Duque government had been spearheading neoliberal agenda in Colombia  by robbing jobs, livelihood and rights of the people.

Condemn the police killing of 5 power plant workers in Bangladesh

 On April 17, 2021, five workers were killed and more than 50 injured when police in Banshkhali, southeast of Bangladesh opened fire on a protest by thousands of contract workers of a coal-based power plant. The workers were holding a protest demanding payment of unpaid wages, better working condition and reduced work hours during the month of Ramzan.