Posts Tagged ‘anniversary’

Homage to legendary Comrade Anuradha Gandhy on 13th death anniversary 

Today on April 12th we celebrate the 13th death anniversary of Comrade Anuradha Gandhy. Without doubt one of the greatest comrades in the annals of revolutionary history ever who till her last breath exuded spirit of revolution and was a crusader for liberation. None could illustrate better that to be a revolutionary one had to […]

Australia’s PM Honors 80th Anniversary of the Battle of Crete in Greece

Greek-Australians parading. Credit: Chris Phutully/ CC BY 2.0 Australia’s Prime Minister Scott Morrison issued a statement recently to commemorate the 80th anniversary of the Battle of Crete in Greece during World War II. The Australian PM addressed his message to the Cretan Association of Sydney and New South Wales, a very active organization of Greek […]

Evil on trial: 60th anniversary of Eichmann in the dock

For four months in 1961 the barbarism of Nazi Germany was focused on the gaunt bespectacled figure of Adolf Eichmann, standing alone in a dock in Jerusalem. His trial, one of the most charged in history, became a focus for the Jewish people to mourn the Holocaust while also raising difficult questions about the nature […]

Rekindle the flame of Martyrs of Sewewala of Punjab on 30th anniversary  

Today on April 9th we commemorate the 30th martyrdom anniversary of the 18 martyrs of Sewewala in Faridkot district in Punjab. They were all crusaders against the fascist Khalistani movement, striking every nail in the coffin to extinguish it. It also in no uncertain terms condemned the terrorism of the state. All the martyrs were […]

Rwanda Genocide Anniversary

Rwanda’s President Paul Kagame on Wednesday commemorated the 1994 genocide against the Tutsi, during a solemn ceremony in Kigali. Twenty-seven years ago, Rwanda descended into violence in which some 800,000 Tutsis and moderate Hutus were massacred by the majority Hutu population over a 100-day period in what was the worst genocide in recent history. Source […]

Italy marks haunting anniversary of Bergamo’s COVID-19 peak

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Celebration of 150th birth anniversary of the Paris  Commune today

Celebration of 150th birth anniversary of the Paris  Commune today which wrote a new epoch in the history of mankind taking revolutionary democracy to a magnitude unprecedented  Today on March 18th we commemorate the 150th anniversary of the formation of the Paris Commune. It inaugurated or ushered a new era in history by igniting the […]

‘I might not live to see a free Syria,’ activist tells Euronews on uprising’s 10th anniversary

Just ten years after Syrians first took to the streets to protest against the rule of President Bashar al-Assad, Euronews spoke to Syrian journalist and activist Wafa Ali Mustafa who was part of the uprising from the outset. She explained how it felt to be part of the protests and what impact the Syrian revolution […]

Syria says it foiled explosives plot in Damascus on uprising’s 10th anniversary

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Rallies And Marches Mark Anniversary Of Breonna Taylor’s Killing

Rallies And Marches Mark Anniversary Of Breonna Taylor’s Killing Above photo: Tamika Palmer, mother of Breonna Taylor, and others stand with their fists up during a memorial protest in Jefferson Square Park on March 13, 2021 in Louisville, Kentucky. Jon Cherry/Getty Images. Say her name. “This is not a celebration. This is the anniversary of […]

Breonna Taylor: Family, protesters demand justice on anniversary of her death

Hundreds of people demonstrated in the US city of Louisville on Saturday to mark the anniversary of Breonna Taylor’s death and renew calls for justice. Taylor died after being shot by police officers who breached her front door in the early morning hours of March 13, 2020 as she was sleeping as part of a […]

Women’s rights protests, volcano eruptions, Fukushima’s anniversary | This week in photos

This week Japan marked the 10th anniversary since an earthquake, tsunami and nuclear disaster; protests and celebrations took place for International Women’s Day around the world, and volcanoes Mount Sinabung and Mount Etna erupted. Here’s how these and other stories from the week were captured by photographers around the world. Indonesian children watch Mount Sinabung […]

On 10th Anniversary of Syrian Uprising, US Holocaust Museum Calls Out International ‘Failure’ to Apply ‘Never Again’ Principle

A Syrian couple grieving for their children murdered in a chemical weapons attack on Aleppo. Photo: Screenshot. In a sharply-worded statement to mark the tenth anniversary of the uprising against Syrian dictator Bashar al-Assad, the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum (USHMM) asserted that the world’s failure to stop the mass atrocities committed by pro-Assad forces, […]

French Jews Remember Anniversary of 2012 Terror Attacks That Culminated in Massacre at Jewish School

A billboard in Toulouse commemorating the victims of Mohammed Merah’s gun attack on the Ozar Hatorah school in March 2012. Photo: File. France on Thursday began commemorations for the ninth anniversary of a devastating Islamist terror spree that claimed the lives of seven people, including three children at a Jewish school and two soldiers in […]

Fukushima: Japan marks 10th disaster anniversary while still recovering

Japan is marking the 10th anniversary Thursday of the earthquake, tsunami and nuclear disaster that hit the northeastern region, where many survivors’ lives are still on hold. People, some carrying bouquets, walked to the coast or graves to pray for relatives and friends washed away by the tsunami. Emperor Naruhito and Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga […]

Kyiv calls for new summit on seventh anniversary of Russia’s Crimea annexation

Ukrainians on Friday marked seven years since Russia moved to steps to seize Ukraine’s Crimean Peninsula, in violation of international law. A crowd gathered at the administrative border with Crimea raising the Ukrainian state flag and flag of Crimean Tartars to protest Russia’s action. In Washington DC, the White House released a statement reaffirming what […]

Netherlands Pays Tribute to ‘February Strike’ on 80th Anniversary of Mass Solidarity Action with Jews Facing Nazi Persecution

Jewish Cultural Quarter, Amsterdam. Photo: Holland Tourism Ministry. The Netherlands on Thursday marked the 80th anniversary of the “February Strike” in Amsterdam and other Dutch cities and towns against the round-up of Jews by the occupying Nazis. Tens of thousands of Dutch citizens participated in a general strike that began on Feb. 25, 1941 after […]

One Year Anniversary Of Wet’suwet’en Protests, Blockades

One Year Anniversary Of Wet’suwet’en Protests, Blockades It has been one year since protesters set up a camp on the front steps of the legislature. The protests were a result of the BC NDP’s decision to press ahead with the Coastal GasLink pipeline through the Wet’suwet’en territory using militarized RCMP to enforce their decision. I […]

‘Death to Israel’ on wheels: Iran marks 1979 revolution anniversary

Struggling with the region’s worst outbreak of the coronavirus, Iran is marking the anniversary of the country’s 1979 Islamic Revolution on Wednesday on wheels — cars, motorcycles, bicycles — instead of traditional rallies and marches. Tens of thousands were expected to drive through cities and towns as part of the manifestations after the government decided […]

100th anniversary is a time to heal the wounds of Chauri-Chaura

The events at and around Chauri-Chaura, a rural area located in Gorakhpur region of Uttar Pradesh, during the first week of February 1922 constitute an important chapter of the history of the freedom movement of India. These events became the immediate and most frequently mentioned reason for Mahatma Gandhi to stop the non-cooperation movement abruptly […]

Tribute to Gundappa Vishwanth on 40th anniversary of his Melbourne Classic 

Today on February  7thH we commemorate the 40th anniversary of Gundappa Vishwanath’s epic  114 at Melbourne in 1981. This knock virtually took India out of the doldrums or despair to effect one of cricket’s great turnarounds to win a test and draw a rubber on Australian soil for the first time. The memories of his […]

Chelsea FC to commemorate Holocaust anniversary during Wednesday’s match

Chelsea will be marking the third anniversary of its Say No To Antisemitism campaign during Wednesday’s match against the Wolverhampton Wanderers taking place at Stamford Bridge stadium.The match and Chelsea’s special tribute coincides with International Holocaust Remembrance Day.Team owner Roman Abramovich inaugurated the Say No To Antisemitism campaign in 2018. As part of the effort, […]

Auschwitz survivors mark anniversary online, warn of ‘virus of anti-Semitism’

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Tova Friedman hid among corpses at Auschwitz amid the chaos of the Nazi extermination camp’s final days. Just 6 years old at the time, the Poland-born Friedman was instructed by her mother to lie absolutely still in a bed at a camp hospital, next to the body of a young woman […]

Auschwitz survivors mark anniversary virtually amid pandemic fears

Marian Turski, a 94-year-old survivor of the Auschwitz death camp, will mark the 76th anniversary of its liberation by Soviet troops on Wednesday only virtually, aware that he might never return as the coronavirus pandemic drags on. Survivors and museum officials told Reuters they fear the pandemic could end the era where Auschwitz’s former prisoners […]

Holocaust survivors mark Auschwitz liberation anniversary online amid pandemic

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On eve of Auschwitz anniversary, survivor saddened by US Capitol attack

As the 76th anniversary on Wednesday of the liberation of Auschwitz draws closer, Bill Harvey, who survived the concentration camp, said he was shocked by displays of anti-Semitism during the US Capitol riot. Some of the supporters of former President Donald Trump who broke into and ransacked the seat of Congress on Jan. 6 wore […]

Revisiting The Back-Stabbing Of Netaji By Hindutva Gang On His 125th Birth Anniversary

The 125th birth anniversary of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose falls on on January 23, 2021.  Prime Minister Narendra Modi, a senior RSS cadre who identifies himself as Hindu Nationalist will be in Kolkata to inaugurate the celebrations given the nomenclature, ‘Parakram Diwas’ [Valour Day]. According to the RSS-BJP government January 23rd will continue to be commemorated […]

40th Anniversary of Gang Of Four Trial In China

This week marks the culmination of the historic show trial of  Chiang Ching,Wang Hognwen,Chang Chun Chiao and Yoa Wen Yuan or the’ gang of four ‘ in China. There could have been no better illustration of how after 1978 under Deng Xiaoping China turned into a Social fascist state .The verdict of the trial was […]

Americans for Life on Roe v. Wade Anniversary: ‘Truth Will Prevail over Horror of Abortion’

Pro-life leaders throughout the nation will mark the 48th anniversary of Roe v. Wade Friday, vowing to end abortion with even greater resolve as the radical pro-abortion agenda of the Biden administration begins. Since the Supreme Court’s decision in Roe on January 22, 1973, more than 62 million American unborn babies have been victims of […]

Sixth Anniversary of Argentine Prosecutor Alberto Nisman’s Murder Revives Call for Justice for AMIA Bombing Victims

Before being murdered, prosecutor Alberto Nisman had accused Argentina’s President Cristina Kirchner of covering up Iranian involvement in the 1994 bombing of the AMIA Jewish center. Photo: Twitter. The main community center serving Argentina’s Jews on Monday called for “truth” and “justice” to prevail in the case of Alberto Nisman, on the sixth anniversary of […]

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