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Palestinian hunger strike in Israeli prisons

18 April 2017
Between 1,600 and 2,000 Palestinian prisoners in Israeli jails began a hunger strike on Monday.

Protests in Gaza after Palestinian Authority slashes public sector workers’ wages

11 April 2017
Thousands of Palestinian public sector workers have taken to the streets in Gaza in protest against a pay cut.

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

21 March 2017
Head of a United Nations (UN) agency Rima Khalaf has been forced to resign after publishing a report calling Israel an apartheid state.

University bans Palestine meeting from campus after pressure from pro-Israeli group

22 February 2017
A university has cancelled a meeting hosted by a Friends of Palestine student society after lobbying from a pro-Israeli organisation.

Trump’s turnaround can’t solve US imperialism’s Palestine problem

16 February 2017
On the surface of it, Donald Trump seemed to make a huge shift in the US imperialist policy in the Middle East yesterday, Wednesday.

Spooky schemes and Israel

10 January 2017
Israeli ambassador Mark Regev (Pic: International Maritime Organisation)

Chopper close shave shows why offshore workers' fight for safety is needed

10 January 2017
A helicopter shuttling workers between the Elgin and West Franklin platforms ran into difficulties resulting in the chopper coming inches away from falling into the sea, an offshore worker writes

The US and Israel split over how to keep up the racist occupation

03 January 2017
The fake two-state solution used to co-opt Palestinian organisations is wearing thin, argues Nick Clark

Workers across public sector in Greece walk out against Syriza government's austerity

29 November 2016
Public sector workers struck across Greece against austerity measures on Thursday of last week.

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

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