Antifascist activist Michael Reinoehl, 48, has been shot dead in Lacey, Washington, after a warrant was issued for his arrest regarding his admission of shooting one Aaron Danielson, a supporter of the hard right Patriot Prayer group. Demonstrators in Portland have been on the streets since the killing of George Floyd in May. It hasContinue reading “US anti-fascist shot dead by police following raid regarding Portland violence”
The Trump administration has announced that they will not participate alongside more than 170 other countries and the World Health Organisation (WHO) over the development of a COVID-19 vaccine at the COVID-19 Global Access Facility (Covax).
The YCL-LJC held its Extraordinary Convention under the sign of combativeness and unity on August 22 and 23. The COVID19 pandemic had forced the YCL-LJC to postpone the 28th Central Convention initially scheduled for June 2019. However, the evolution and worsening of the crisis triggered by the COVID19 pandemic and the need to integrate aContinue reading “Canadian YCL Congress held last weekend”
The former ‘girlfriend’ of late convicted paedophile and sex trafficker Jeffrey Epstein, Ghislaine Maxwell, was arrested today (2 July 2020) by the FBI in New Hampshire, USA.
45 Communist, Progressive and Anti-Imperialist Youth Organisations from every continent have signed a joint declaration condemning institutional racism and police violence in the USA, the response of the Trump administration to COVID-19 and expressing solidarity with the struggle of the youth and people of the USA.
U.S. President Donald Trump broke off relations with the World Health Organisation at the end of last month, questioning the institution’s management of the epidemiological crisis caused by COVID-19.
In Los Angeles, Chicago, Washington DC, New York and other US cities, protesters have been attacked by police forces amid demonstrations over the murder of George Floyd. Protests over the murder of the African-American man, George Floyd, continued in at least 30 cities in the United States on Saturday, with Minneapolis as the epicentre, whereContinue reading “USA shamed by police violence amid George Floyd protests”
Late Monday on night (25 May 2020) footage emerged from Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA, showing the murder of George Floyd, an unarmed 46 yr old black year but US police.
The footage shows Floyd handcuffed and pinned to the ground with one police officer’s knee pressing against his neck, while Floyd protested that he could not breathe. This went on for five minutes, all on camera, until Floyd eventually passed out. He died in hospital a short while later.
Cuba’s Foreign Ministry was yesterday (21 May 2020) demanding answers from the United States three weeks after the island’s embassy in Washington was the target of a terrorist attack on 30 April 2020.
The Cuban Embassy in Washington, only a few blocks from the White House, was attacked by Alexander Alazo Baró with an AK-47. 32 rounds were fired at the building, with a clear intention to kill diplomatic staff – although thankfully no one was killed in the attack.