Posts Tagged ‘anniversary’

Celebrating the 76th anniversary of ‘Liberation and Rescue Day’

“Liberation and Rescue Day” of European Jews from the Nazis, held on 26 Iyar to mark the Nazi surrender and rescue of the refugees – commemorating the saints who sacrificed their lives in the war against the Nazis – was celebrated on Friday night under the auspices of the European Rabbinical Conference. Events were held […]

Jerusalem, united in violence, marks bloody anniversary today. LISTEN

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40th anniversary of police firing on tribals in Indravelli

On 40th anniversary of police firing on tribals in Indravelli in Adilabad let us rekindle their spirit with the ascendancy of proto –fascism today. It was one of the blackest days in the history of the third world proving the utter farce of democracy in India which is morally resurrected in other forms today. All […]

Jews Celebrate 200th Anniversary Of Baudelaire’s Birth By Complaining About His ‘Raging Antisemitism’

Jews have chosen to celebrate the 200th anniversary of the birth of French poet, Charles Baudelaire’s birth, by complaining about his many “antisemitic” comments while nevertheless begrudingly expressing their deep admiration for his genius as a poet: According to researcher Brett Bowles, Charles Baudelaire, who was born 200 years ago April 9, 1821, was a […]

35th Anniversary of Arwal Massacre

Resurrect flame of martyrs  in genocide of 21 landlesss labourers in Arwal massacre on 35th  anniversary today  on April 19th .It  symbolized neo fascism in India at it’s helm and has been  ressurected today in  age of proto-fascism Today we mark the 35th anniversary of the police firing in Arwal in Bihar. Without doubt one […]

Lost Jacobite Gold and the 275th Anniversary of the ‘Skirmish of Tongue’

Today marks the 275th anniversary of The Battle of Culloden , which was fought three miles east of Inverness at Drumossie Moor, in northeast Scotland. This was the final Jacobite uprising where supporters of Prince Charles Edward Stuart, “The Bonnie Prince,” drew a line in their territory against the governmental forces of England. But it […]

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 […]

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