The Awami Workers Party condemns the attack on Alisha, a transgender activist from Trans Action Khyber Pakhtunkhwa in Peshawar on Sunday May 22, which left her fighting for her life. (Tragically Alisha died on Wednesday May 25. There are also allegations that she did not receive good medical treatment initaily because of her trans status See LA Times Ed.)
On Wednesday, May 11, the Instituto Cultural y Educativo Coapa (Coapa Cultural and Educational Institute), located in the south of Mexico City, was shut down by the head of the Coyoacán Borough, Valentín Maldonado, using the argument that the institution did not have a Civil Protection Manual.
Repression has reached an unprecedented scale in Egypt raids against the journalists’ union, arbitrary arrests, systematic violence, disappearances, arrests of activists, journalists and lawyers ... More than 1,200 people have been arrested by Egyptian security forces since April 15.