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Terrorism


Cops raid Birmingham homes as Tories scapegoat Muslims

28 March 2017
Cops have targeted areas of Birmingham in the wake of the Westminster terror attack last Wednesday.

Calls for cops to get more repressive powers after Westminster attack

28 March 2017
More cops, more weapons and more powers to use them and detain people. That’s what cops and commentators are demanding after Khalid Masood’s attack on parliament on Wednesday.

Racist report used to scapegoat Muslims in Birmingham after Westminster attack

28 March 2017
As details of the life of Westminster attacker Khalid Masood emerge, so is a veiled and poisonous type of Islamophobia

Calls grow for crackdown on Muslims after Westminster attack—we need unity against the racists

28 March 2017
Anti-racists and socialists have to act now to make sure the attack in Westminster on Wednesday isn’t used to deepen racism, bolster police powers and justify more wars.

Migration didn’t cause the attacks in Germany

26 July 2016
Refugees are being scapegoated for a series of attacks in Germany last week

War and clampdown fail to stop massacre in Nice

19 July 2016
The French state responded to the horrific killings in Nice last week with more of the war and repression that had already failed to prevent the attack.

Ombudsman slams cops over Loughinisland murders in Northern Ireland

14 June 2016
Police informants were involved in planning and executing a sectarian attack in which six people were shot dead in a bar in Northern Ireland as they watched a World Cup match in 1994. 

Mythical Muslims

19 April 2016
The programme What Muslims Really Think peddled a toxic stereotype. It bears no relation to reality, argues Yuri Prasad

The media—a house of spin built on lies

30 March 2016
Faycal Cheffou, the only person to be charged with last week’s Brussels attacks that killed 31 people, was released on Tuesday of this week. The authorities seized and named Cheffou hours after the attacks. Media outlets were quick to condemn him.

Nazis given confidence by Belgian state's crackdown

30 March 2016
The bombings in Belgium were horrific but repression helped the far right

Belgians fear repression after bombings in Brussels

22 March 2016
Bombings in the Belgian capital Brussels had left a reported 31 people dead as Socialist Worker went to press.

Government admits Loyalist killer was in British army

04 February 2016
A terrorist convicted of killing of two men in Northern Ireland was a former member of the British army’s Ulster Defence Regiment (UDR), the government has admitted.

Shankill bomb revelation blows the cover of British state terror

26 January 2016
Extraordinary new revelations this week show that a notorious bombing by Irish Republicans was planned and overseen by a British agent.

More spies won’t stop terrorism

17 November 2015
Whenever there is a terrorist attack the intelligence services use it to demand more resources and powers.

French activists respond to Paris attacks

14 November 2015
A series of shootings and suicide bombings saw at least 128 people killed in six sites around the French capital Paris last night, Friday. Activists in the New Anticapitalist Party (NPA) in Paris spoke to Socialist Worker on Saturday morning.

Israel is to blame for new outbreak of violence

20 October 2015
The outbreak of Palestinian resistance has continued with protests and stabbing attacks against Israeli soldiers and civilians.

Tories' sinister clampdown will not stop terror attacks

07 July 2015
Politicians and newspapers are whipping up Islamophobia—and continuing a process that was ramped up a decade ago after the 7/7 London bombings in 2005, argues Simon Basketter

New anti-terror bill makes Muslims the enemy within

10 February 2015
The Islamophobic Prevent Strategy, which demands that workers in the public sector spy on Muslims, is set to become law. Ken Olende explains what the counter-terrorism bill will mean

Terrorism is no answer to horrors of imperialism and capitalism

13 January 2015
The people who carried out the murders in Paris will have seen themselves as striking a blow against Western imperialism.

Paris attacks are a legacy of imperialism

13 January 2015
What happened in Paris last week has happened in Europe before—in Madrid in March 2004 and in London in July 2005. The infernal cycle of imperialist intervention in the Muslim world and Islamist terrorism continues.

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