Archive : November 2023

Nearly 1 Million Across US Call For Cease-Fire in Gaza

“Only a negotiated cease-fire can pave the way to addressing the current humanitarian crisis, the release of all hostages, and a long-term solution to this conflict,” said one campaigner.   JESSICA CORBETT Nov 29, 2023   Almost a million Americans signed petitions from half a dozen civil society organizations demanding that U.S. President Joe Biden […]

Unprecedented Global Solidarity with Palestinians on November 29

On the International Day in Solidarity with the Palestinian People, on November 29, people across the world expressed their solidarity demanding immediate complete cease-fire in Gaza and a fully liberated Palestine.   November 30, 2023 by Groundxero   Every year, November 29 marks the International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People. It’s a day to remember that […]

৪১ জন শ্রমিক নেহাতই ‘স্পেকটাকেল’, আসলে আমরা ভুলেই যাব

৪১ জন শ্রমিকের বাঁচার ইচ্ছাকে দেশসুদ্ধ সবাই কুর্নিশ করছেন। মরে গেলেও ভুলেই যেত, বেঁচে গেছেন বলে তাও পরের শিরোনাম তৈরির আগে পর্যন্ত মনে রাখবে। লিখেছেন সুদর্শনা চক্রবর্তী।   আমরা আসলে একটা স্পেকটাকেল চাই। সেটা যতক্ষণ না তৈরি হচ্ছে ততক্ষণ আমোদ হতে পারে না। জীবন, মৃত্যু, ভয়, ট্রমা, অপেক্ষা – এই শব্দগুলো যতক্ষণ না সেই স্পেকটাকেল-এর […]

Amazon region hit by trio of droughts in grim snapshot of the century to come

By Philip Fearnside, Instituto Nacional de Pesquisas da Amazônia (INPA) and Rosimeire Araújo Silva, Instituto Nacional de Pesquisas da Amazônia (INPA)   The Amazon is facing an unprecedented drought that is projected to continue affecting the region at least until mid-2024. The lowest water levels in 121 years of river-level records have been recorded in the city of Manaus. […]

Israel’s War on Hospitals

Israel’s War on Hospitals Israel is carrying out a campaign to make Gaza uninhabitable. This campaign includes destroying all of Gaza’s hospitals. The message Israel is sending is clear – Nowhere is safe. If you stay you die.    by CHRIS HEDGES NOV 20, 2023   Israel is not attacking hospitals in Gaza because they […]

এক ‘দেশদ্রোহী’ ভারতীয়র ক্রিকেটীয় আখ্যান

শামিকে রোজ পরীক্ষা দিতে হবে। বিশ্বকাপ ফাইনালে আবার! সোনার কাপ হাতে উঠলেও তার পরের টুর্নামেন্টে। নামের বোঝা বিশাল দায়। এই দায়ে দোষী এক বিশেষ ধর্মের মানুষ, চেষ্টা করলেও মেজরিটির মেজরের বাইরে তারা চিরকাল। মোদি যুগে এবার জুতসই শব্দ আছে – দেশদ্রোহী। আসলে শুনতে শুনতে এক সময় সয়ে যায় মশাই। যত ইচ্ছে বলুন! লিখলেন মৌমিতা আলম।     […]

Israel is Shutting Down its Human Laboratory in Gaza

Israel is Shutting Down its Human Laboratory in Gaza   Israel uses Palestinians imprisoned in Gaza as human guinea pigs for its weapons and technology industries.   By CHRIS HEDGES NOV 17, 2023     CAIRO, Egypt: The Palestinians are human laboratory rats to the Israeli military, intelligence services and arms and technology industries. Israel’s […]


  Her story in photos of two public hearings for environment clearance to Vedanta’s bauxite mining proposal in Rayagada and Kalahandi districts, Odisha    By Rajaraman, Debabrata and Evanjelina.   Women of Banteji village, in the foothills of Tijmali, collectively resolve to oppose bauxite mining on the night before the public hearing of 16th October […]

Farmer Unions to campaign during the Assembly election with the slogan – ‘Drive Out Corporates, Punish BJP, Save the Nation’. 

Groundxero | 13th November, 2023   In the context of the Assembly Elections to five states, Samyukta Kisan Morcha (SKM) – a platform of farmer unions which spearheaded the historic struggle against the three Farm Laws in 2020-21 – reiterated its stand on elections: It will not contest elections or extend support to any candidate […]

Hundreds of Thousands Join London March to Demand ‘Cease-Fire Now’ in Gaza

“In our thousands, in our millions, we are all Palestinians,” demonstrators chanted at Saturday’s march, described as one of the largest political protests in U.K. history.   By JAKE JOHNSON  Nov 11, 2023   Hundreds of thousands of people took to the streets of London on Saturday to demand an immediate cease-fire in Gaza as […]

The Horror, The Horror

The Horror, The Horror   Israel’s genocidal attacks, which are killing hundreds of Palestinians a day, including some 160 children, have expanded to shelling the remaining hospitals in Gaza.   By Chris Hedges Nov 11     DOHA, Qatar: I am in the studio of Al Jazeera’s Arabic service watching a live feed from Gaza City. The […]

Letter To The Children Of Gaza

Letter to the Children of Gaza By Chris Hedges     Dear child. It is past midnight. I am flying at hundreds of miles an hour in the darkness, thousands of feet over the Atlantic Ocean. I am traveling to Egypt. I will go to the border of Gaza at Rafah. I go because of […]

The Plan to Complete the Nakba Revealed

A document leaked in recent days has fully confirmed that the Zionist right is seizing the opportunity of Operation “Al-Aqsa Flood” to try to implement its old dream of displacing most of the Palestinian population from the territories occupied in 1967, so as to complete the 1948 Nakba and achieve their “Greater Israel” project.   […]

Student Occupy The Orientale University Of Naples In Solidarity With Palestine

Groundxero | November 7, 2023   Students occupied Naples Orientale University on Monday morning to demand a ceasefire in Gaza and an end to cooperation between their university and all Israeli political, economic and military institutions, reported Peoples Dispatch.   The students in Italy are protesting Israeli genocide in Gaza and attacks on Palestinians in the occupied West […]

Dock Workers In Barcelona Refuse To Deal With Ships Containing War Material For Israel  

Groundxero | November 7, 2023   On Monday, 6 November, 2023, the Organization of Port Dockers in Barcelona (OEPB), the largest union of dock workers in the city, called for a cease-fire to the war in Gaza and announced that they will refuse to handle the shipment of any weapons, citing humanitarian concerns. “Workers have committed […]

Why did Israel kill my son?

Why did Israel kill my son? By Ahmed Abu Artema   I write these words from my hospital bed. I am beginning to have some energy to hold my phone and use my fingers after 10 days here.   I write in grief.   I woke up in my family house in Rafah, in the […]

এখনও সেতু উঁচিয়ে ছুটছে তিস্তা, কালিম্পঙের লোয়ার ড্যামও বিপর্যস্ত

দেখতে দেখতে তিস্তা মহাবিপর্যয়ের এক মাস পার হল। সিকিম ও পশ্চিমবঙ্গে এই প্রচণ্ড ধ্বংসলীলার সার্বিক ক্ষয়ক্ষতির হিসেব করে উঠতে পারেনি দুই রাজ্যের সরকার। এখনও ভিড় ত্রাণশিবিরে, পথঘাট থেকে, ঘরবাড়ি, ভগ্ন, বিপর্যস্ত বাঁধ থেকে মাটি-বালি-পাথরের স্তুপ সরানোর কাজ চলছে। প্রায় এক মাসের মাথায় বেড়ানোর উদ্দেশ্যে কালিম্পং গিয়েছিলেন সন্দীপ দাস। তাঁর কলমে হ্রদভাঙা বন্যায় অন্যতম বিপর্যস্ত এ […]

Gaza bombing adds to the generations of Palestinians displaced from their homes

Gaza bombing adds to the generations of Palestinians displaced from their homes BY Michael Vicente Perez   An estimated 1.4 million Palestinians have been displaced from their homes since the Israeli military began bombing the Gaza Strip on Oct. 8, 2023, in retaliation for a surprise attack by Hamas militants. Many of these Palestinians have […]

‘A conversation between the Sword and the Neck’ : A student’s perspective on the O. P. Jindal Global University Row

A student’s perspective on the recent controversy surrounding Prof. Achin Vanaik’s teach-in session on Palestine at O.P. Jindal Global University and the consequent dissemination of misinformation and targeting of faculty members by the right wing ecosystem from within and outside the university.   By Samyuktha Kannan Nov 04, 2023   On the 1st of November, some faculty members at […]

Plight Of Women And Newborns in Gaza Amid Israel’s Deadly Siege

By Groundxero Nov 04, 2023   The World Health Organization, UN Relief and Works Agency for the Palestine Refugees in the Near East, the UN Populations Fund and Unicef have put out a joint statement on the plight women and newborns in Gaza are facing amid Israel’s deadly siege.   The UN agencies said that bombardments, […]

UN Experts Warn of ‘Grave Risk of Genocide’ in Gaza

UN Experts Warn of ‘Grave Risk of Genocide’ in Gaza   “Time is running out to prevent genocide and humanitarian catastrophe,” the special rapporteurs stressed—while other experts said such conditions already exist in the pulverized Palestinian enclave. By Brett Wilkins Nov 02, 2023 As the death toll from over three weeks of relentless Israeli bombardment […]

Trade Unions In Belgium Refuse Handling Of Weapon Deliveries To Israel

Groundxero | November 2, 2023   Belgium transport workers’ unions on last Tuesday have called their worker-members to refuse handling of weapon shipments destined for Israel. The unions said in a statement that “a genocide” was underway in Palestine, and they have urged ground handling workers in airports in Belgium not to handle deliveries of […]

An Update On Sijimali Struggle Against Bauxite Mining By Vedanta

Groundxero | 1st November, 2023   Vedanta Limited’s proposed bauxite mining project at Sijimali in Odisha’s Rayagada district is being intensely opposed by local Adivasi and Dalit villagers who have voiced concerns over their eviction and possible adverse impact of the mining project on their livelihoods and local ecology.    On March 1 of this […]