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International round-up: Palestinian protests in support of escaped prisoners

Israel launched a campaign of raids, incursions, roadblocks, searches and arrests last week after a group of Palestinian prisoners liberated themselves.

Brazil’s right wingers on the streets are trying to subvert democracy

Supporters of president Jair Bolsonaro hope their mobilisations and military pressure will keep him in office

More die as US state fails those hit by storm

Far from helping, President Biden is creating conditions that will lead to more disasters, says Sophie Squire

Japanese PM resigns after Olympic Covid crisis

Japan’s prime minister has been forced from office as his popularity plummets due to the government’s handling of coronavirus.

US military continued killings of children in Afghanistan

The United States military left Afghanistan as it arrived—by killing children.

What is IS-K and what is its relationship with the Taliban?

The horrific attack on Kabul airport last week was claimed by a local branch of Islamic State called IS-K.

The climate crisis fuels hurricanes

Hurricane Ida has ­spread panic across the US Gulf Coast as 150 mile an hour winds and torrential rains lashed the state of Louisiana.

Israel hits protesters and aid in Palestine

Palestinians resisting Israeli occupation have been shot at during protests, reports Nick Clark

Earthquake causes new devastation across Haiti

As Haiti is struck by earthquakes, Sam Ord explores the damage that imperialism has done

What does Afghan defeat mean for US imperialism?

The words of US president Joe Biden have come back to haunt him awfully quickly.

Algerian government fiddles as country burns

At least 71 people have died in Algeria as forest fires sweep through large parts of the north African country.

South African police unleash wave of violence against poor

In a brutal response to recent riots and looting, South African police are terrorising poor people and demanding receipts for their food and other goods.

International round-up: Democracy under threat in Tunisia after coup

President Kais Saied is manoeuvring for total power after his takeover last month, explains Nick Clark

New rage on streets of Guatemala

Thousands of angry protesters took to the streets in Guatemala this week to call for the resignation of president Alejandro Giammattei

Senior general makes himself prime minister in Myanmar

The head of the military dictatorship in Myanmar this week declared himself prime minister of a “caretaker government”

Delta variant outbreaks around the world show new Covid danger

The US’s chief medical adviser has warned that “things will get worse” as coronavirus cases soar

Right move against new left wing president in Peru

Bosses are trying to sabotage Pedro Castillo

Israeli settlers move to evict Palestinians

Israel’s supreme court was set to rule on the eviction case that sparked the Palestinian uprising earlier this year, as Socialist Worker went to press.

International round-up: Demonstrations demand Bolsonaro out in Brazil

Angry protests have continued in Brazil as far right president Jair Bolsonaro’s popularity plummets.

Tunisia protests trigger a crisis

Tunisia’s president sacked the country’s ­government after ­protests over poverty, unemployment and a spike in Covid-19 cases.

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