repression

1977-83: Mothers of Plaza de Mayo Protest Disapearnces in Argentina

A history of the Mothers of Plaza de Mayo. A group of Mothers whose children had been killed and disappeared by the Argentinian government.

Syrian Protestors Defy Attempts at Intimidation

Article about the highway blockades by the women of the village of Bayda in response to the violent repression of the Syrian government.

2011: Syrian Women Blockade Highway

In the early days of the protests in Syria 2011 the women and children of the village of Bayda responded to the mass arrest of the men of the village by blockading the main road in direct conflict with the Syrian military.

1919: Costa Rican Women Teachers Defy Dictator

The attacks on education and educators by the Tinoco dictatorship in Costa Rica led to an opposition movement led by female students and teachers.

2010: State Wide Prisoner Strike in Georgia

1995: Full Sutton Prisoners Strike

History of a strike at Full Sutton prison that was broken up by the riot squad

1971: New Mexican Prison Strike

This strike by New Mexico penitentiary inmates has been overshadowed by the more violent and dramatic uprising in 1980, though many of the causes and tensions were the same.

1973: Prisoners Take Control of Walpole Prison

In 1973 inmates at Walpole prison took advantage of a prison guards strike to take control of the day to day running of the facility.

1908-10: Spokane Free Speech Fight

Account of the free speech and anti job sharking campaign carried out by the Spokane Wobblies.

1977-88: Brazilian Rubber Tappers Campaign Against Deforestation

Article about the attempt of Rubber Tappers to organise that was linked to the struggle to protect the Amazonian rainforest.