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How the Suez crisis sank an empire

25 October 2016
Britain invaded Egypt sixty years ago—a brutal response to the resistance against its decaying empire. The result was humiliation. Historian John Newsinger tells the story

Shimon Peres—war criminal and confidence trickster

30 September 2016
Shimon Peres was a war criminal that is lauded as a peacemaker.

Anger at lack of change sets back ANC in South African elections

09 August 2016
Also: Olympic protest in Rio, hunger strike in Israeli jails and BDS clampdown

Israel bombards Gaza Strip

10 May 2016
Israeli warplanes attacked Palestinians in the Gaza Strip with airstrikes between Wednesday and Saturday of last week. They killed one Palestinian woman and injured several more people.

Racism row in the Labour Party - myths and reality

03 May 2016
Is it racist to oppose the Israeli state? Does a Zionist lobby shape policy? Tomáš Tengely-Evans explains it all

Is the left to blame for antisemitism ?

26 April 2016
The ruling class is desperate to undermine Jeremy Corbyn and the broader left. Nick Clark looks at the real agenda of right wingers who have accused anti-racists of antisemitism

Drawing on resistance in occupied Palestine

19 April 2016
Since last October Israeli forces have killed more than 200 Palestinians in the occupied West Bank and East Jerusalem. Socialist Worker cartoonist Tim Sanders visited the occupied territories earlier this month to document life there. These are his drawings

International news round-up

22 March 2016
Protests against Donald Trump in the US elections continue, as does Israel's brutal repression and violence against the Palestinians

Defend the boycott of Israel

16 February 2016
Low-ranking Tory minister Matthew Hancock was set to announce plans this week making it harder for councils and other public bodies to boycott Israeli products.

Israeli state announces new clampdown on Palestinians

05 January 2016
Israeli prime minister Binyamin Netanyahu has announced a wave of repression against Palestinians in Israel.

‘You can’t make life hell and expect us to comply’ – Palestinians speak out

27 October 2015
A spate of stabbings by Palestinians in Israel has led to howls of anger in the mainstream media—but this ignores the real violence, reports Nick Clark

International round-up

27 October 2015
Bigots top in Poland election, close run in Argentina, deal blames Palestinians

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.

Crackdown in old city of Jerusalem

06 October 2015
A crackdown has left 77 Palestinians injured by live rounds and rubber bullets in clashes with Israeli settlers in the West Bank and Jerusalem last Sunday.

New rules target Palestine solidarity movement

06 October 2015
New rules target Palestine solidarity movement

Action targets arms fair over sales to Israel

15 September 2015
Activists ended a week of protests against arms sales to Israel last Saturday.

Fair Play for Palestine demo in Wales shows solidarity movement is growing

08 September 2015
Up to 1,500 Palestine solidarity campaigners marched through Cardiff last Saturday as the Israeli football team played Wales in the Euro 2016 qualifiers.

Protest against Israeli war criminal Binyamin Netanyahu in London

02 September 2015
Israeli prime minister Binyamin Netanyahu is set to visit London on Wednesday of next week to meet David Cameron. 

Veolia withdrawal in Jerusalem marks victory for campaign

01 September 2015
Infrastructure firm Veolia has sold its shares in the Jerusalem Light Rail (JLR) network—meaning it has completely ended all business in Israel.

Protest supports Elbit 19

01 September 2015
Protesters arrested outside an Israeli arms factory in July appeared in court on Friday of last week.

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