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11 November 2015

Fury as India's leader Modi plans to visit Britain

Indian prime minister Narendra Modi, a religious sectarian responsible for brutal austerity, will visit Britain from 12 to 14 November.

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16 April 2014

India: massive election process could end in turmoil

New party expresses, but cannot solve, major discontent: India is halfway through its five week general election process. There are half a million candidates and more than 800 million potential voters. Nearly a million polling stations will have been opened

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3 November 2010

India - no voice for Kashmiri struggle

BOOKER PRIZE winner and campaigner Arundhati Roy has been threatened with a charge of sedition by the Indian government and with physical threats by Indian nationalist groups, writes Emma Smith.

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22 September 2010

Kashmir: An eyewitness to oppression in the valley

"A PARADISE turned into hell". That's how the people who live there describe Indian occupied Kashmir. Monday 13 September saw 18 people, mainly young men, mown down by some of the 700,000 soldiers in...

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27 May 2009

Kashmir health workers' victory

A LONG health workers' struggle, including a threat of a second round of strike action, forced the government to finally honour an agreement reached three months earlier, writes Jamal Khan, Trade Unions Rights Campaign Kashmir (TURCK).

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4 March 2009

Kashmir: Health workers win demands

HEALTH WORKERS' strike action forced the POK (Pakistani Occupied Kashmir) government, after a week of mass action, to concede to their demands regarding the implementation of pay agreements, writes Jamal Khan, CWI in Kashmir.

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25 February 2009

Kashmir: Health workers take strike action

THE GOVERNMENT of Pakistan occupied Kashmir (POK) has declared a national health workers' strike as illegal and now threatens to use the anti-worker Special Powers Act, writes Jamal Khan, CWI, Kashmir.

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26 March 2008

Solidarity with Kashmir workers

THE TRADE Union Rights Campaign - Kashmir [TURC-K] is in the forefront of helping to organise solidarity for thousands of earthquake-affected public sector workers in Pakistani Occupied Kashmir...

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15 February 2007

Workers' strike declared illegal

Kashmir: TENS OF thousands of public-sector workers have been involved in a bitter struggle since November 2006 to force the government in Pakistani administered Kashmir to implement promises of compensation for losses suffered during...

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6 April 2006

World Social Forum in Karachi

CWI banner and stall at World Social Forum
ON SATURDAY 25 March the World Social Forum (WSF) began in Karachi, Pakistan, with some 5,000 to 8,000 present, CWI reporters in Karachi write.

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27 October 2005

The politics of relief: political manoeuvres begin

Asian earthquake disaster: THERE HAS been a vigorous response by working class people in Pakistan and Kashmir to help the victims and those affected by the devastating earthquake in these regions...

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20 October 2005

Poorest areas of towns and villages suffer most

Asian Earthquake disaster: I HAVE been in Bagh, a city in Jammu and Kashmir. I arrived with a truckload of aid from workers and trade unionists in Lahore. This is just one of five...

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13 October 2005

Asian earthquake disaster: Poor abandoned again

THE RECENT disasters of Hurricane Katrina, the Asian Tsunami, and now the earthquake affecting Pakistan, Kashmir and India have one thing in common...

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13 October 2005

Socialists killed in Kalam

Rising anger at Musharraf's regime: On Monday 10 October the socialist spoke to Khalid Bhatti from the Socialist Movement Pakistan (SMP, the counterpart of the Socialist Party), in Lahore, before he set off to visit the earthquake-affected...

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2 October 2004

Health Workers in Pakistan Occupied Kashmir Gear-Up For Elections

HEALTH WORKERS in Pakistan Occupied Kashmir (POK) - numbering nearly 10,000 out of 80,000 public sector workers - are organised by the Azad Jammu Kashmir Paramedical Staff Association...

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Not in my brother's name: demonstrator in New York, photo by Paul Mattsson

Not in my brother's name: demonstrator in New York, photo by Paul Mattsson

21 February 2003

The World Turned Upside Down

Reports from Spain, Germany, Italy, South Africa, Belfast, Glasgow, Israel, New York, Seattle, Brazil, Kashmir, Russia, Ukraine.
MILLIONS OF people, up to 30 million in 72 countries according to the CNN news agency, poured onto the streets of cities and towns and villages, around the world on 15 February in protest against George Bush's war plans

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13 December 2002

Building The Forces Of Socialism Internationally

THIS INITIAL article contains examples of the work being done in some of the CWI sections as reported in the session 'Building the CWI'

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14 June 2002

India/Pakistan Conflict - The Failure Of Capitalism

THE MILITARY conflict between India and Pakistan has brought the two regional capitalist powers to the brink of war, writes Dave Carr.

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7 June 2002

Kashmir conflict: Workers' Unity to Stop Nuclear Threat

Exclusive report from Kasmiri socialist: KASHMIR, INDIA and Pakistan stand on the edge of a catastrophe of unimaginable proportions. Two unstable capitalist regimes with nuclear weapons threaten to bring destruction to millions of people

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7 June 2002

Kashmir: On The Brink Of A Catastrophe

FACED WITH a potential nuclear war between regional rivals Pakistan and India over their Kashmir conflict, the Western powers, Russia and China are attempting to de-escalate tensions

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