At least six authorities elected in the July 1 general elections were killed before taking office. Four of them belonged to Morena, one to the Democratic Revolution Party (PRD) and one to the Ecologist Green Party of Mexico (PVEM).
Marking International Migrants Day, labor unions and human rights groups took to the streets to demand the Korean government revise the labor policy to a “Work Permit System” to protect the labor rights of foreign workers.
Frieda Afary / Alliance of Middle Eastern Socialists
Ongoing protests and strikes in Iran have gained a new intensity. The oil-producing and industrial province of Khuzestan in southern Iran continues to be the most active site of labor, environmental and human rights struggles.