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‘Left’ government in Portugal uses troops to break indefinite strike by fuel tanker drivers

The Portuguese government – which some hail as a model of left wing success – has sent soldiers to drive tankers to break an indefinite strike.

Israeli cops fire tear gas at Palestinian worshippers in East Jerusalem

Israeli police attacked tens of thousands Palestinian worshippers in East Jerusalem last Sunday on Eid

Protesters shut down airport in Hong Kong and defy state repression

The mass movement has refused to leave the streets in defiance of the police, writes Sadie Robinson

Hundreds of migrants seized by US state

Nearly 700 immigrants were taken on Wednesday of last week in the biggest Immigration and Customs Enforcement (Ice) raid since Donald Trump took office. Over 600 Ice agents swept six workplaces across Mississippi.

Kashmiris take to the streets over Modi’s racist crackdown

The Indian government’s crackdown in Kashmir, on the border between India and Pakistan, is leading to resistance on the streets.

Fresh protests in Hong Kong after airport occupation

Hong Kong’s leader Carrie Lam has refused to make any concessions in the face of mass demonstrations, rallies and strikes.

A third of Zimbabweans face a food crisis due to climate change and neoliberalism

More than five million people in Zimbabwe face hunger or starvation, according to the United Nations (UN).

First general strike in half a century deepens the revolt in Hong Kong

Demonstrators are trying to “foment revolution” in Hong Kong according to the city’s leader Carrie Lam.

Protests for right to organise on campus in Greece

Thousands of university students, lecturers, teachers and workers in Greece have protested against an attack on the right to organise on campus

Rotten deal puts Sudan revolt at risk

Opposition leaders signed a rotten agreement with Sudan’s military rulers on Sunday

India risks nuclear war with attack on Kashmir

India’s removal of autonomy for Kashmir is rooted in racism and imperialism

‘The movement is at a critical point’—voice from Hong Kong

After nearly two months of protests, Hong Kong’s mass movement has reached a critical moment.

Trump’s border cops separate over 900 migrant families

Hundreds of migrant children and parents have been separated at the US Mexico border, despite a judge ruling that the policy should stop last summer.

Crackdown on protests as Putin fears challenge in upcoming local elections

Russian police arrested thousands of protestors in the capital Moscow

Israel hijacks Palestinian taxes

Israel has reportedly transferred some £117 million worth of Palestinian taxes to the Israel Electric Corporation

Game of battleships ramps up in the Gulf

A second British warship arrived off the coast of Iran on Monday

Hong Kong protesters defy state’s violence

Protesters fighting the extradition bill have been subjected to horiffic attacks

‘We’ve risen up against corruption and austerity’, Puerto Rico protesters speak out

Protesters in Puerto Rico have stayed on the streets after the resignation of disgraced governor Ricardo Rosello last week.

Trade union leaders call on Egypt's military regime to release Hisham Fouad and Haitham Mohamedain

Add your support for a campaign in solidarity with journalist Hisham Fouad and lawyer Haitham Mohamedain

Protests in Puerto Rico after leaks

Protests have been taking place in Puerto Rico following over 300 pages of leaked message threads between governor Ricardo Rosello and other top officials

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