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UN's Rima Khalaf forced to resign after criticising Israeli 'apartheid'

Head of a United Nations (UN) agency Rima Khalaf has been forced to resign after publishing a report calling Israel an apartheid state.

Racist right in Netherlands could see election breakthrough

As people in the Netherlands vote in a general election today, Wednesday, the result could be another breakthrough for the racist right.

Dutch far right comes second in election—but establishment parties can't stem its rise

Dutch prime minister Mark Rutte has hailed the result as a victory against “the wrong kind of populism”.

Trump suffers setback over second Muslim ban

US president Donald Trump’s latest Muslim ban has suffered a sharp legal reverse

Large march in Paris caps off international weekend of anti-racism

Over ten thousand people demonstrated in Paris yesterday, Sunday, against racism and police violence

Big protests in Ireland, the US and across the world mark International Women's Day

Protests for abortion rights and against sexist governments took place across the world to mark International Women’s Day

Celebrations in South Korea after president Park Geun-hye is forced out

Opposition activists in South Korea are celebrating the Constitutional Court’s unanimous decision by all eight judges to uphold the impeachment of president Park Geun-hye.

Anti-racists prepare for mass protest in Netherlands

State austerity and racism have boosted the racist Geert Wilders in the Netherlands, says Dave Sewell

South Korea: protests continue after President Park is impeached

The removal of President Park Geun-hye from office last week has not stopped mass demonstrations

Confrontation in South Korea, and the chance of a general strike

The supporters of embattled President Park Geun-hye, and the movement seeking to remove her, clashed in the capital

Northern Ireland election won't solve the deep crisis in the system

A polarised election squeezed the left, but what matters more is the movement, says Simon Basketter

‘US migrants are scared to go out’ as Trump's assault steps up

Donald Trump’s assault on migrants stepped up a gear last week with intensified round-ups and evidence of forced labour for people awaiting deportation.

South Korea: 'the week of destiny has begun'

With a key court ruling expected very soon, the forces for and against President Park are mobilising

Protests in Egypt after regime 'steals daily bread' from the poor

Demonstrations swept across several Egyptian cities after the government’s Supply Ministry slashed the amount of subsidised bread available to the poor.

Racist raids rise as US movement faces tests

Union leaders are wrong to back Trump and should join the fight against him, writes Alistair Farrow

Socialists stand for a ‘different type of politics’ in Stormont assembly poll

The Northern Ireland assembly at Stormont is heading for a period of “administrative devolution” following an election this Thursday, with the assembly operating without an executive.

South Korea: a fierce political struggle gets fiercer

One million people took to the streets of Seoul, the capital of South Korea, last Saturday to demand the immediate resignation of the President, Park Geun-hye. But right-wingers are also mobilising.

Hundreds of thousands march in Barcelona to say ‘refugees welcome’

Up to 300,000 people marched in Barcelona last Saturday demanding the Spanish state welcome more refugees.

Thousands take action across the US as problems mount for Donald Trump

US president Donald Trump is facing serious problems. He has not yet been able to fill key positions and the protests against him are deepening.

Movement in South Korea radicalises—but the right prepare to take to the streets

Some 750,000 people took to the streets of Seoul, the capital of South Korea, last Saturday to demand the immediate resignation of the President Park Geun-hye.

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