In Guadeloupe, the “general strike” struggles to mobilize a large part of the population

Health professionals from the Pointe-à-Pitre University Hospital, suspended from their duties for having refused to be vaccinated against Covid-19, occupy the entrance of the hospital on November 23, 2021. OLIVIER LABAN MATTEI / MYOP FOR “THE WORLD” The call for a ” general strike “ to protest against the vaccination obligation of caregivers and the … Read more

Martinique: the inter-union at the origin of the general strike calls for the lifting of dams

A burnt out car blocks a road in Fort-de-France, Martinique, on November 23, 2021. LOÏC VENANCE / AFP In Martinique, the inter-union at the origin of the general strike launched on Monday is trying to calm the situation. The inter-union “Met and analyzed the situation, and taking into account […] from what we have seen … Read more

Georgia transferred hunger strike Mikheil Saakashvili to military hospital

Portrait of former Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili at a rally calling for his release from prison in Tbilisi, Georgia, October 14, 2021. IRAKLI GEDENIDZE / REUTERS The Georgian authorities transferred, on the night of Friday 19 to Saturday 20 November, the opponent and former President Mikheil Saakashvili to a military hospital, after doctors said they … Read more

Continuation under tension of the general strike in Guadeloupe against the vaccination obligation of caregivers

Clashes pitted, Monday, November 15, striking firefighters and gendarmes. CEDRICK ISHAM CALVADOS / AFP In the aftermath of the clashes in Guadeloupe between striking firefighters and gendarmes, the unlimited general strike against the compulsory vaccination of caregivers and the health pass continued on Tuesday, November 16, in particular at the Pointe-à-Pitre University Hospital. A demonstration … Read more

Covid-19: restaurant owners’ strike in Greece, Christmas market canceled in Munich

Demonstration of restaurateurs in Athens, November 16, 2021. ALKIS KONSTANTINIDIS / REUTERS The Covid-19 pandemic has killed more than 5.1 million people worldwide since the end of December 2019, according to a report established by the France-Press Agencies from official sources, Tuesday, November 16 at midday. The United States is the country with the most … Read more

Pentagon says strike that killed 10 Afghan civilians was in accordance with the law of war

Afghans are gathered next to a damaged vehicle in the aftermath of a US drone strike in Kabul on August 30, 2021. REPRESENTATIVE KOHSAR / AFP The US drone strike that killed ten Afghan civilians, including seven children, in Kabul on August 29 was a tragic mistake but did not violate the laws of war, … Read more

The strike by SOS Médecins to ask for more resources was very popular

At the entrance of an SOS doctors center, while the federation begins a 24-hour strike, in Montpellier, on September 27, 2021. PASCAL GUYOT / AFP The warning shot did not go unnoticed. “All of the 63 associations and their 1,300 general practitioners have achieved a total shutdown of their activity since 8 am this morning”, … Read more