Tag archive for ‘Uprising’
By admin On Tuesday, September 14th, 2021
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Review: Steve McQueen’s Uprising – Racism, the police, and struggle

On Saturday 17 January 1981, in south east London, thirteen young black people were killed – and dozens more injured – after a racist act of arson burned down the house where they were holding a birthday party. More...

By admin On Sunday, April 11th, 2021
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Soundtrack to the Brixton Uprising 40 years on

Marking the 40th anniversary of the black uprising in Brixton, Dave Randall looks at the music that accompanied the struggle Counterfire Daily  More...

By admin On Thursday, March 18th, 2021
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Syria: Hundreds gather in Daraa to celebrate anniversary of uprising

Syria: Hundreds gather in Daraa to celebrate anniversary of uprising Daraa, currently under Assad control, was the centre of major demonstrations in the early days of the uprising in March 2011  More...

By admin On Wednesday, March 17th, 2021
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Unfinished Revolutions: How Syria’s Uprising Turned Into a War

Ten years ago, a wave of popular uprisings erupted across the Middle East, threatening not only local monarchs and dictators but the strategic interests of the Western powers that backed them. In this series, David More...

By admin On Monday, February 22nd, 2021
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Protesters rally in Algerian capital, marking rebirth of popular Hirak uprising that ousted President Bouteflika in 2019

Despite a heavy police presence, thousands of people have joined protests across the Algerian capital in a resurgence of the Hirak demonstrations that forced the country’s then-president to resign two years ago. Protesters More...

By admin On Thursday, October 22nd, 2020
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Chile’s social uprising: One year on

Body:  Carole Concha Bell speaks to defiant protesters who have been met with violence and intimidation ahead of Chile’s historic plebiscite to overturn Pincohet’s constitution. Chile constitution Augussto More...

By admin On Saturday, October 17th, 2020
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Beirut protests mark a year since Lebanon’s mass uprising

Beirut protests mark a year since Lebanon’s mass uprising Amid the crippling economic crisis and Covid-19 pandemic, and with no functioning government, there is little optimism change in Lebanon More...

By admin On Saturday, September 12th, 2020
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Iran executes champion wrestler over killing of security agent amid violent 2018 anti-govt uprising

Iranian athlete Navid Afkari, whose trial gained global attention and the intercession of Donald Trump, was executed over alleged complicity in murdering a member of security forces during anti-government rallies More...

By admin On Wednesday, June 17th, 2020
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L to R) Libido Uprising Part 1, 1989; A Picture of Health: How Do I Begin? (in collaboration with Rosy Martin), 1984-6; Who’s Holding the Baby in 1978 pic credits: (T to R) The Jo Spence Memorial Archive, The Jo Spence Memorial Archive and Hackney Flash

(L to R) Libido Uprising Part 1, 1989; A Picture of Health: How Do I Begin? (in collaboration with Rosy Martin), 1984-6; Who’s Holding the Baby in 1978 (Pics: pic credits: (T to R) The Jo Spence Memorial More...

By admin On Thursday, June 11th, 2020
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The uprising on Trump’s doorstep: Black Lives Matter in DC

The Black Lives Matter protests in Washington DC on Saturday were the biggest yet and they’re taking the fight straight to Trump, reports Sarah Govan Counterfire Daily  More...