Belfast Riots: what caused the violence?

It has been the seventh night of unrest in Belfast after hundreds of Loyalist youth, beginning on 2 April 2021, held a protest on in South Belfast after it was advertised on Facebook. The protest quickly turned violent after clashes with the police with petrol bombs and bricks thrown. 

French police investigate secret luxury restaurants in Paris breaching COVID-19 rules

French police are investigating clandestine posh restaurants after a reporter from a French news outlet went to one undercover posing as a guest and exposed it in a video which went viral. The video showed guests breaking all kinds of Covid-19 restrictions including the wearing of masks and the guests even greeted each by kissing each other on the cheeks.

Athens heats up following police brutality demonstration

Police fired tear gas and protestors threw petrol bombs as violence broke out in Athens following a demonstration against police brutality on Tuesday night, forcing Greek PM Kyriakos Mitsotakis to take to television to call for calm.

Communist guerilla enters 46th day of hunger strike in Greek prison

Dimitris Koufontinas has decided to use the last remaining tactic of struggle available to an imprisoned revolutionary, using his final point of leverage against the state – his life.

Arrest of Pablo Hasél leads to clashes in Spain

Thousands of protesters have taken to the streets of Spanish cities, demanding the release of Communist and anti-fascist rapper Pablo Hasél. Yesterday (16 February 2021), Hasél was arrested after having locked himself with another activist inside the University of Lleida. There have been multiple demos in cities around Spain, with Barcelona being the largest.