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October 1968 - when Derry dared to revolt against British imperialism

02 October 2018
Fifty years ago this week an attack on a Derry civil rights march led to one of the biggest revolts against British rule in Northern Ireland. Simon Basketter tells the story

Remembering Derry 1968 - ‘This is not a riot. It is an outburst of rage’

02 October 2018
The week after the Derry events Socialist Worker ran a front page story by Eamonn McCann. We reproduce an abridged version below

Toxic water protests in Basra turn into rage at corruption and sectarianism

11 September 2018
Protests erupted in Iraqi city Basra last week. People stormed and burned government offices in anger at toxic water supplies, power cuts and corruption.

Oslo deal betrayed Palestinians

11 September 2018
The Oslo Accords signed 25 years ago helped Israel tighten its grip on Palestine. They enshrined the two-state solution that has been since exposed as a sham, writes Nick Clark

Idlib attack deepens bloody Syria war

04 September 2018
The Syrian regime was gearing up for its final assault on rebels this week—beginning one of its final acts in its long and bloody counter-revolution.

Angry protest calls on Labour’s national executive committee to stand with Palestine

04 September 2018
Hundreds of supporters of the Palestinians and Jeremy Corbyn protested outside Labour Party headquarters on Tuesday.

LETTERS - Palestinian refugees must have the right to return home

04 September 2018
There was more evidence last week that the full support Donald Trump’s administration is giving to the occupation and ethnic cleansing of Palestine is unprecedented.

Murder in Yemen—Saudi coalition crimes revealed

01 September 2018
A UN panel of experts has released a damning report into the Saudi-led war in Yemen, revealing widespread use of torture. Nick Clark unpacks the evidence

British bombs killing children in Yemen

28 August 2018
 

Repression follows the election in Zimbabwe

07 August 2018
President Mnangagwa looks to defend his rule by crushing dissent, writes Tomáš Tengely-Evans

Report reveals the reality of western ‘aid’

31 July 2018
A damning new report in the wake of the Oxfam sexual abuse scandal in Haiti shows how international aid is shaped by Western imperialism

Ahed Tamimi finally released

31 July 2018
Palestinian Ahed Tamimi was released from Israeli prison on Sunday.

First vote for Zimbabwe after Mugabe

31 July 2018
Results of the first Zimbabwean presidential election since the fall of dictator Robert Mugabe were expected this week.

Pakistan elections - behind Imran Khan's populism lies more neoliberalism

27 July 2018
Imran Khan, the former Pakistani cricket star, declared victory in the country’s general election yesterday despite allegations of widespread fraud.

Assad army on verge of victory in Syrian war

23 July 2018
Assad’s regime has almost finished off the last pockets of resistance in southern Syria, says?Nick Clark

The fight for Iraq’s future

22 July 2018
Iraqi people are still suffering as a result of the West’s invasion and the corrupt system it installed. But Phil Marfleet explains that resistance is on the streets

Path of Blood helps us understand contradictions of Al Qaeda

17 July 2018
The mainstream media likes to portray Al Qaeda fighters simply as fanatical terrorists, but a new documentary shows how they live, says Harjeevan Gill

Two dead after Israel bombards Gaza

17 July 2018
Israel launched its biggest bombardment of the Gaza Strip since 2014 over the weekend.

Protests in Iraq demand funding for key services

17 July 2018
Iraq’s government has responded with brutality to huge protests over living standards and unemployment

Palestinians rage against Palestinian Authority sanctions in Gaza

26 June 2018
Palestinians in the West Bank, Lebanon and Jordan have protested to demand that the Palestinian Authority (PA) lifts its sanctions on Gaza.

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