may day

Six More Marxist Students Disappear in China on May Day

A Chinese student activist group dedicated to Marxism announced on Tuesday that six of its members vanished, presumably into the clutches of the Chinese security apparatus, after they declared their intention to work alongside laborers on International Labor Day, better known as May Day.

Any hint of campus activism in China sparks deep concern among authorities. This picture from November 8 shows demonstrating students outside an Apple Store in Bejing

Communist Antifa Members Burn Effigy of President Trump

Members of the Los Angeles cell of the Red Guards, an “Antifa” group, hung an effigy of President Donald Trump during their May Day celebrations and protests in Boyle Heights last week, and called for a violent revolution against the “capitalist state.”

Oakland anti-Trump protest (Ben Margot / Associated Press)

NGO: Cuba Doubled Political Prisoners in One Year

An NGO operating clandestinely in Cuba reported this week that the number of political prisoners held on the island doubled between April 2016 and April 2017, following reports of yet another mass arrest of dissidents at an airport in Havana.

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