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Brutal Hong Kong police target university in drive to crush pro-democracy movement


Huge battles were taking place in Hong Kong as Socialist Worker went to press, as the authorities escalated their repression of pro-democracy protests.

Child dies in the European Union’s border crackdown


The European Union’s (EU) border policy has caused the death of a nine month old baby in one of Greece’s vast, overcrowded refugee camps.

Israel kills more than 30 Palestinians in bloody offensive against Gaza


Israel has killed more than 30 Palestinians in a fresh round of bombings on the besieged Gaza Strip.

Angry Hong Kong protests push authorities ‘to the brink’


Cops in Hong Kong say that protests are bringing the city to the “brink of total collapse”.

Australian wildfires - winds fan the flames that surround Sydney


Thousands of people in Australia have seen their lives, homes and livelihoods threatened as catastrophic fires ripped through the country.

Vote for far right Vox rocks elections in Spain


Elections in Spain last Sunday produced almost the same result as in April—except for a very disturbing rise for the far right party Vox.

Hong Kong cops shoot activists while protest death toll rises in Iraq


Police in Hong Kong shot at least one protester during mass protests on Monday of this week.

Vicious coup in Bolivia forces out president Evo Morales


Bolivia’s president Evo Morales has been forced out by a coup. It was orchestrated by the army and police—and backed by Donald Trump and the US.

Protesters stay on the streets to win change in Iraq and Lebanon


Tens of thousands of people in Iraq have fought pitched battles with police, as they blocked major roads in the centre of ­capital city Baghdad.

Veteran FLN liberation fighters join protests against Algerian regime


Huge democracy demonstrations in Algeria, north Africa, last week came on a particularly important date.

Unofficial rail strikes in France could derail neoliberal president Macron


A series of unofficial rail strikes in France have shown the potential for massive resistance to president Emmanuel Macron.

Could demonstrations mark a new phase of the revolution in Sudan?


People are becoming frustrated at the lack of change, reports Charlie Kimber

Protesters show unity in Lebanon


Mass demonstrations across Lebanon have entered their second week

Murderers gloat over Isis


US president Donald Trump gloated after the alleged killing of Isis leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi

Violent offensive hasn’t stopped the movement in Iraq


Protesters in Iraq have defied violent attacks to stay on the streets against unemployment, poverty and corruption

Eyewitness from mass protests and police repression in Catalonia


Angry protests swept Catalonia last weekend over harsh jail sentences handed down to activists who called the 2017 independence referendum. Over 350,000 people marched last Saturday.

‘We are witnessing an insurrection against 30 years of neoliberalism in Chile’


What’s happening in Chile at the moment can be called an insurrection. 

Movement in Lebanon demands fall of the government


Protesters in Lebanon are calling for “revolution”. They are demanding an end to corruption and poverty—and the fall of the government.

GM auto strikers debate new deal, while Chicago teachers take action


Workers at General Motors (GM) plants and factories across the US are voting on a tentative deal

Marchers fight cops back in Hong Kong


Hundreds of thousands of people protested in Kowloon, Hong Kong

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