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21 February 2018
This is part of the Tories' moves against democratic rights, including electoral rights, as a response to the accumulating rage at their never-ending austerity agenda
7 February 2018
PM's visit to China puts business rights before human rights: Theresa May avoided irking her hosts with talk of human rights or the attacks on democratic rights in Hong Kong.
17 January 2018
'Article 23' would make it a criminal offence to oppose the Chinese dictatorship, and could outlaw socialists in Hong Kong
10 January 2018
Sudden large scale nationwide protests have shaken Iran. Sections of the population have shown utter defiance of the regime. Young people in particular, facing unemployment estimated at between 25% and 40%, have been to the fore.
25 October 2017
For a united socialist struggle for self-determination: In just a few weeks the situation for Kurdish people in Iraqi Kurdistan has gone from euphoria to anger and fear
24 October 2017
The dramatic events that have shaken Catalonia and the Spanish state have national and international implications, writes Socialists must back Catalan struggle for self-determination.
18 October 2017
It is clear undercover surveillance of trade unionists and left activists has taken place - contrary to the myth that it couldn't happen in Britain.
18 October 2017
Protesters gathered outside China's embassies and consulates, as well as the Hong Kong government's economic and trade offices, in 22 cities across 20 countries on 12-13 October. The protests were part of a newly launched international campaign, 'Global Solidarity - Stop Repression in Hong Kong'.
11 October 2017
For almost 100 years a secret ban was operated to deny jobs to thousands of workers involved in trade union activity
4 October 2017
Shocking scenes of brutal police repression in Catalonia reverberated around the world on 1 October
20 September 2017
Celebrated dissident Aung San Suu Kyi collaborates with military junta: She has long danced to the tune of western capitalism's interests, but may now be more influenced by the rise of China
26 July 2017
The mayor of Peterborough postponed a council meeting due to protests in the public gallery against Tory councillor Andy Coles
29 June 2017
In a crushing defeat for the Irish political establishment and ruling class, the jury in the #jobstownnotguilty case in Ireland found all six defendants not guilty
26 April 2017
The trial of seven anti-austerity protesters in Ireland runs concurrently to the UK election
8 February 2017
The military victory in Aleppo by Assad's regime and its foreign backers was a turning point in the war in Syria. It has put the Syrian government once more in formal control of the country's main urban centres. Serge Jordan of the Committee for a Workers' International (CWI) examines if this is the prelude to a broader peace settlement that could end the horrors inflicted on the Syrian people.
7 December 2016
Socialismo Revolucionário (SR - CWI in Portugal) is being targeted by the leadership of the Left Bloc, with threats of expulsions and exclusions. An Inquiry Committee has been opened against our members.
9 November 2016
During the night of 3 November the homes of several leaders and members of parliament of the left-wing and pro-Kurdish party, HDP (People's Democratic Party), were raided by Turkish police. The two co-chairs of the party, Selahattin Demirtas and Figen Yuksekdag, along with at least nine members of parliament, were arrested and taken into custody.
26 October 2016
Outrageously, a student who peacefully protested against water charges in 2014 has been found guilty of falsely imprisoning the then deputy PM.
21 September 2016
Refugee rights campaigners took part in a 'Refugees Welcome' demonstration on 17 September which demanded many democratic rights for refugees
7 September 2016
Brazil's president Dilma Rousseff was removed from office on 31 August, having been found guilty of manipulating government accounts. The impeachment amounts to a constitutional coup by the capitalist class gathered around Michel Temer - whose party PMDB, like Rousseff's PT, is also mired in corruption.
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