Reports and Campaigns
Reports and campaigns:
23 May 2017
Young people out enjoying themselves were instead faced with one of the worst kinds of horror imaginable when a bomb was exploded in the foyer of the 21,000-capacity Manchester Arena
27 March 2017
A wave of shock followed yet another horrific terrorist attack. This time in the centre of London, Wednesday's mowing down of people using a vehicle comes after atrocities in Berlin and Nice
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.
31 August 2016
International outrage has resulted from the decision of over 20 town mayors in the south of France to ban from beaches the wearing of 'burkini' swimsuits, on the grounds of 'inciting terrorism' and 'threatening public safety'. Despite a court decree rejecting the ban as unconstitutional, the mayors say they will ignore the ruling. Judy Beishon reports on how the issue has become the focus of an ugly backlash to the recent terrorist attacks in France.
6 July 2016
A terrorist attack, presumed to have been carried out by the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (Isis), killed at least 43 people and injured 239 others at the Istanbul Atatürk airport on 28 June.
29 June 2016
While the crowd gathered in remembrance, it was clear that people wanted more than a vigil and were passionate about fighting both LGBT-phobia and the Islamophobia the attack had kicked up.
15 June 2016
Homophobia and transphobia do not come from one section of society. LGBT rights have recently been under attack in the US. This is not an 'Islam problem', it is a problem within capitalist society as a whole.
30 March 2016
Eyewitness report from members of Linkse Socialistische Partij/Parti Socialiste de Lutte Socialist Party's sister organisation in Belgium
23 March 2016
The victims, once again, are ordinary people. The workers’ movement needs a collective response to resist terrorism, racism, and government attempts to restrict strikes, demonstrations and political opposition.
2 March 2016
A horror is being perpetrated on Kurdish people in south east Turkey. Since summer 2015, the Turkish government has declared curfews in seven provinces, enforced by tanks and heavy artillery. There have been hundreds of deaths and arrests, and a massacre in the town of Cizre.
27 January 2016
The editorial of the Socialist: Increasingly the government's 'Prevent' strategy is facing protest. It is just one example of the Tory's government's accelerating racism and attacks on civil liberties.
2 December 2015
For workers' unity against war, terrorism and racism. Ahead of parliament's vote on bombing Syria, deep divisions opened between Jeremy Corbyn and the Blairites.
2 December 2015
If we consider how Belgium's government deals with our wages, our benefits and our jobs, we should have no confidence to entrust them with our security.
25 November 2015
While Cameron's plan to bombard Isis can weaken it, it cannot remove it completely; and extending Britain's military action from Iraq to Syria will make terrorist attacks on British targets more likely.
25 November 2015
Bombing won't halt Isis terrorism: The Tory government is beating ever louder its war drums, while the mass media churns out pro-war propaganda and presses Labour to follow suit.
18 November 2015
Jeremy Corbyn continues to face savage and relentless attacks from the capitalist establishment and also from within Labour. The latest example has been scurrilous attacks by the Murdoch-owned Sky News website, which ran a 'Jihadi Jez' headline following the horrendous terrorist attacks in Paris.
29 October 2015
This has been the deadliest month in the national conflict since the war on Gaza in summer 2014.
14 October 2015
After four and a half long, bloody years of civil war in Syria - with over a quarter of a million dead and eleven million displaced - there is still no end in sight
23 September 2015
Alarmingly, Tory ministers are preparing to increase their surveillance powers. A new bill would grant near-total access to our private online and electronic communications.
15 July 2015
On 22 July 2005 an innocent man was brutally shot to death by police at Stockwell tube station in south London. Ten years later and his family, and the Socialist Party, are still fighting for justice.
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