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International round up: Floods in Greece and India result of ruined ecosystems

International round up: Floods in Greece and India result of ruined ecosystems Devastating damage caused by wildfires in Greece this year has now given way to ­widespread flooding.

National strike in France as far right threat grows

National strike in France as far right threat grows Workers in France launched a day of strikes and mass demonstrations on Tuesday of this week.

Their system is the real firestarter

Their system is the real firestarter Wildfires raging across European countries are part of a worldwide climate catastrophe. Our rulers are content to call the fires a ‘natural disaster’—but their drive for profit is the real cause, say socialists in affected areas

Over 1,000 join Stand Up To Racism international rally

Over 1,000 join Stand Up To Racism international rally Over 1,000 people tuned in to Stand Up To Racism’s (SUTR) #WorldAgainstRacism online rally on Saturday.

Protesters and students clash with riot police in Greece

Protesters and students clash with riot police in Greece Mass demonstrations across Greece have defied police violence.

International round up: Students in Turkey ‘won’t back down’

International round up: Students in Turkey ‘won’t back down’ Student protests have swept across Turkey, beginning at Istanbul’s Bogazici university. They could develop into the biggest revolt by young people since the Gezi Park protests of 2013.

Cops target socialists in Greece with arrests

07 December 2020
Greek police arrested more than 100 people, including leading members of the Socialist Workers Party, at a rally on Sunday.

More restrictions imposed as Covid-19 deaths globally pass 1.5 million

03 December 2020
The coronavirus pandemic has reached a grisly milestone—1.5 million deaths worldwide.

International round up: Protest success in Guatemala

30 November 2020
Furious protests in Guatemala have forced the government to abandon a budget that put big business first and lined the pockets of government officials.

General strike to resist attacks on workers’ rights in Greece

23 November 2020
Prime minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis wants to introduce new legislation that would allow bosses to force through longer working hours with no increase in pay

Stand Up To Racism conference sends out message of resistance

17 October 2020
Anti-racists in Britain celebrated blows to fascist parties in Greece, Slovakia and Austria at an international conference that began on Saturday. 

Golden Dawn court ruling a victory for anti-fascists in Greece

09 October 2020
Activists are celebrating after Golden Dawn has been declared a criminal organisation, writes Panos Garganas from Athens

Greek Golden Dawn Nazis convicted in victory for anti-fascist movement

07 October 2020
The leaders of Greek Nazi party Golden Dawn, have been found guilty of forming and running a criminal organisation. The verdict is a result of the relentless pressure from the anti-fascist movement

Woman’s rape and murder sees mass revulsion across India

05 October 2020
A wave of anger at police, politicians and caste violence has spread across India after four upper-caste men allegedly raped and murdered a low-caste Dalit woman. 

How British imperialism split Cyprus

04 October 2020
With Turkey and Greece the closest to conflict than they have been in years Nick Clark explains why Cyprus has been such a focus point for imperialist powers, especially Britain

‘We are motivated by the irresponsible attitude of the government,’ say students in occupation in Greece

01 October 2020
Students have occupied more than 700 schools across Greece, forcing them to close, in protest at the unsafe push to return.

Lesvos refugees who escaped a fire now face appalling conditions

17 September 2020
'Everybody is tired. We want other countries to come and help us,' a refugee tells Socialist Worker

Refugees on Lesvos defy repression to march for freedom

13 September 2020
Thousands of stranded refugees demonstrated on the Greek island of Lesvos after the camp they were kept in burned down this week. They were met by riot police with teargas

Fire destroys refugee camp in Lesvos

09 September 2020
A huge fire has destroyed the Moria refugee camp on the Greek island of Lesvos, where tens of thousands of people fleeing war and poverty are trapped

Energy rows in the Mediterranean reflect deepening imperialist rivalries

31 August 2020
There is a scramble going on to grab the gas reserves in the north eastern Mediterranean. Competition over energy is interwoven with the growing struggle for dominance in a Middle East thrown into chaos

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