Freed Belarus trades unionists
International Solidarity

Belarus trades unionists released from jail

From LabourStart newsletter Ten days ago we launched a campaign demanding the release of jailed trade union leaders in Belarus. The jailings followed a strike at the JSC Belaruskali potash fertilizer plant, as workers peacefully […]

Belarus workers strike
International Solidarity

Belarus: Free union leaders and activists

fter rigged elections, followed by extreme violence by security forces against peaceful protesters, Siarhei Charkasau and his co-workers joined a strike at JSC Belaruskali potash fertilizer producer to peacefully demand freedom, democracy and respect. Siarhei […]

Namibia protest gender-based violence
Equalities

Young Namibians rise up against gender-based violence

Three days of nation-wide protest From Eyewitness news website. Namibian police on Saturday fired teargas, rubber bullets and arrested dozens of protesters in the capital, Windhoek, during the third day of nationwide demonstrations against gender-based […]

Carrejon miners on strike
International Solidarity

Support striking Colombian coal miners

From the LabourStart newsletter. Once again, a company has taken advantage of the Covid-19 pandemic to attack workers’ rights. This time, it’s coal miners in Colombia who have had to go on strike. Workers at […]