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Global Left Midweek - June 10, 2020

Photos from the international upsurge, in Europe and Asia - and more

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Brisbane, Australia June 6, 2020, AAP Image/Glenn Hunt via REUTERS
  1. The World Indicts American Killer Cops
  2. Israel - Two Reports
  3. Rojava: Instead of Police
  4. From Turkey: A Warning to Protesters
  5. Cape Town: Community Action Networks
  6. How Kerala Flattened the Curve 
  7. Brazil - Two Reports
  8. Political Prisoners: They Are In For Us
  9. Legacies

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The World Indicts American Killer Cops

Reuters (London)

Thousands of people took to the streets in European and Asian cities on Saturday, demonstrating in support of U.S. protests against police brutality.

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Protests Mark New Opposition in Israel

Tel Aviv: Rally Against Annexation  Juan Cole / Informed Comment

Haifa: Justice for Eyad al-Halaq  Yoav Haifawi / Mondoweiss

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Abolishing Police in Rojava

Hawzhin Azeez

In Rojava the combination of Assayish and HPC (Civil Defense Forces) forces work together in a symbiotic relationship to provide safety and security to the community. 

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From Turkey: A Warning to Protesters

Asli Aydintasbas / Washington Post

It’s impossible to ignore the similarities in Erdogan’s campaign to orchestrate a conservative backlash after Gezi and Trump’s attempt to start a culture war over the current unrest.

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Cape Town: Community Action Networks

Writers' Community Action Network / Roar (Amsterdam)

An emerging movement of self-organized, decentralized community action networks responds to the local realities of COVID-19.

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How Kerala Flattened the Curve 

Oscar Espinosa and Laura Fornell / Equal Times (Brussels)

That Kerala was able to recognise the threat posed by the coronavirus and respond to it so quickly is a legacy of decades of progressive politics and an egalitarian development strategy.

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Brazil

Thousands Rally Against Bolsonaro and Racism   Al Jazeera (Doha)

MST: Agrarian Reform Plan  Pedro Stropasolas / Brasil de Fato (São Paulo)

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Political Prisoners: They Are In For Us, We Are Out For Them

Gautam Navlakha, India  Peoples Dispatch (New Delhi)

Julián Gil, Colombia  Peoples Dispatch

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Legacies

Edwina Stewart  Morning Star (London)

Chaudhary Fateh Mohammad  Morning Star