Clashes also occured in Mérida. Foto: AVNA Venezuelan policeman died after being shot during an opposition protest late Wednesday in the province of Miranda, Minister of the Interior and Justice Nestor Reverol said, adding there were two other officers injured. »The officer killed is Jose Alejandro Molina Ramirez who was shot in the abdomen and arm.« Reverol stated that the officer was shot after the police tried to disperse an opposition march to preserve public order on the Panamerican highway in San Antonio de los Altos, adding that two suspects were in custody. »There are two people detained for questioning, and an order will be issued to begin investigations to clarify this murder«, said Reverol.
Interview by Irish blog Communist Perspective with Peter Mertens, chairman of Worker's Party of Belgium (PTB) on the free trade agreement with Canada (Ceta)
Peter Mertens: The European Union was already preparing to sign the free trade agreement with Canada with much fanfare. While this agreement would have far-reaching consequences for Europe, for its people and for the climate, the European establishment was not really planning to mince many words on the treaty. Until the government of the Walloon Region spoiled the party. A debate was held there, and immediately the international media touched down in Namur (the seat of the Walloon government) and Brussels. Belgium in the eye of the storm, with at its helm the social-democratic prime minister Paul Magnette.
Demonstration on Saturday, the 29th of October 2016, beginning is 3 pm at the Pariser Platz, Berlin in front of the US-Embassy
Over 500 years after the brutal conquering of Inca and Aztec territories, 125 years after the last military massacre on Native Americans in the USA, and over 40 years after the violent oppression of a revolutionary movement in the USA by the so called Counter-Intelligence-Program (COINTELPRO), the worlds longest history of genocide and colonialism cannot be considered having ended. Murder, forced displacement, judicial persecution, insufficient medical treatment, habitat destruction, constrained poverty, and assimilation are only some measures that are constantly used against indigenous people.
We publish a new statement of the »Hasan Ferit Gedik Center for Struggle and Liberation from Drugs«, which continues its struggle against the AKP politics and for a new human being. Around hundred people could be cured from drug addiction by volunteer of this center, but the police brutally occupied it and prevents the struggle against drugs, while AKP daily creates new drug addicts in society.
The center is named by Hasan Ferit Gedik, who was killed by drug gangs in September 2013 during a manifestation against state drug politics in Istanbul's neighborhood Gülsuyu. His murderers are still unpunished.
The rats are quickly jumping from the sinking ship of Trump. But not so fast, dear Republican senators and congressmen. Trump may have verbalized his misogyny, sexism and abuse of women into an open microphone, but over the past decades you - YOU - have LEGALIZED it. He may talk of "grabbing" sexual organs, but YOU have created laws that legally grab control over women's bodies. Trump may brag about his power over women; YOU, the Republican legislators (and your backers, the Christian Right and rich businessmen), have made sure women aren't paid the same as men, don't have paid maternity leave, or can't get easy access to birth control.
An off-the-agenda Parliament debate at the level of the political leaders on the issue "the phenomena of corruption and vested interests, their influence on the institutional and political system and how to deal with them" was held on the 10th of October 2016 on the plenum of parliament. The discussion took place at the proposal of the Prime Minister, A. Tsipras, as it is a "convenient" issue of discussion for the bourgeois parties ("left", "centre" and "right"), which seek to hide their convergence in terms of serving the anti-people strategy of capital by accusing each other over issues of management, corruption and "ethics".