People's Assemblies Network

31 August 2011
by Corinna Lotz

Chile joins year of ‘global indignation’

The political temperature continues to rise in Chile since last week’s killing of 16-year-old high school student Manuel Gutiérrez in the capital Santiago. The country, which is the world’s major producer of copper, has been viewed as a rock for … Continue reading

22 August 2011
by Mark Barrett

Kuala Lumpur People’s Assembly

The name of the initiative is #occupydataran which means “occupy the square”. The main square in Malaysia is located in the capital city of Kuala Lumpur (KL) called Dataran Merdeka (Independence Square).,_Kuala_Lumpur It’s where we hold our weekly “Kuala … Continue reading

27 July 2011
by AnonReports

Peaceful Protests Violently Evicted in Madrid, 27J, 2011

At 13:23, Spanish time GMT +2:00, I read on Twitter an emergency call by AcampadaSol. It read as follows (own translation): “They are confirming us that the Police is threatening to evict #acampadaprado, we need people to show support. Urgent, … Continue reading

25 July 2011
by Mark Barrett
1 Comment

Indignados Arrive in Madrid

Outraged arrive in Madrid The six marches of Spain’s “outraged” – los indignados – converged on the capital to the warmest of receptions. José Mercurio was present in Madrid’s Puerta del Sol and sent a first-hand report to A World … Continue reading

25 July 2011
by AnonReports

Minute by Minute Report on Northern Route, Madrid J23

Before diving straight into a minute by minute report, it would be wiser to give a brief introduction into the context surrounding the events that are taking place in Spain. Media coverage outside Spain, and some would even say inside … Continue reading

24 July 2011
by pa-webgroup

Syntagma Assembly Press Release 24/7

#Syntagma press release on second EU ‘bailout’ agreement – #greekrevolution The Greek Government celebrates the results of the Summit, during which it simply signed, following the Troika orders (IMF, EU, ECB), the new “rescue” package, to a country which is … Continue reading