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Gavin Williamson’s ‘free speech’ is an attack on our rights to organise

22 February 2021
The Tories’ crackdown on universities means protecting bigots from opposition. But as Nick Clark shows, real free speech battles have always involved defending the right to protest

Israel’s new vaccine scandal shows it’s an apartheid regime

17 February 2021
Israel has blocked a shipment of coronavirus vaccines from reaching Palestinians living in the besieged Gaza Strip, while Israeli politicians consider withholding them as blackmail.

‘Free speech’ campaign is designed to aid the right

16 February 2021
In the middle of a pandemic the Tories have decided to launch further attacks on the left and anti-racists, while also claiming they want to protect free speech.

Universities fight to protect solidarity with Palestine

16 February 2021
The battle to defend the right to speak out for Palestine has returned to universities. Some students in Oxford tried to stop left wing ¬filmmaker Ken Loach from speaking at a university event last week.

Labour steps up drive against solidarity with Palestine

11 February 2021
The Labour Party committee to advise it on how to handle antisemitism includes members who openly link support for Palestine to hatred of Jewish people.

Solidarity needed as leading Palestinian activist faces jail

30 January 2021
Issa Amro spoke to Socialist Worker about what his case reveals about Israel’s military occupation in the West Bank

New elections for Palestinian Authority

18 January 2021
The Palestinian Authority (PA) has said it will have its first elections in 15 years

Israeli group labels regime ‘apartheid’ in a new report

17 January 2021
An authoritative report calling the occupation of Palestine ‘apartheid’ is an important statement from an Israeli organisation, explains Nick Clark

Israel keeps coronavirus vaccine from people in Palestine

12 January 2021
The latest outrage shows that the so-called ‘two-state solution’ is a sham, says Nick Clark

Islamophobia—the hate the state made

01 January 2021
Rulers across the world are planning fresh assaults on Muslims in 2021

The Troublemaker—Court says war crimes were ‘murder’ but offers no justice  

14 December 2020
The International Criminal Court won't open a full investigation into war crimes committed by British troops in Iraq, despite finding a “reasonable basis” to believe war crimes were committed.

Labour leadership attempts to crush Palestine solidarity

07 December 2020
 The Labour Party escalated its war on solidarity with Palestinians last week—banning members in east London from discussing a charity bike ride for Palestine.

Leading activists suspended from Labour as assault on the left continues

04 December 2020
Two leading left wing Jewish activists have been suspended from the Labour Party for speaking out on Palestine and antisemitism.

Labour leadership ramps up attacks on left

03 December 2020
Labour’s leaders have threatened to purge “thousands and thousands” of their own members from the party in a campaign to smash the left.

Labour’s long history of support for the Israeli state 

01 December 2020
Attacks on support for Palestine aren’t explained by focusing on an ‘Israel lobby’, says Nick Clark

Keir Starmer is still on the attack 

23 November 2020
Labour party leader Keir Starmer is holding Jeremy Corbyn to ransom as part of an all-out assault on the left in the party.

Letters: Continue the fight for Palestine—but outside of the Labour Party

20 November 2020
The right has continuously deemed left wing activists who criticise Israel and its oppressive actions towards Palestinians as antisemites. 

Corbyn’s return to the Labour Party based on concessions to the right

17 November 2020
Jeremy Corbyn has been readmitted to the Labour Party after making another concession to right wing efforts to silence criticism of Israel.

More Jerusalem settlements planned

16 November 2020
 Israel has announced plans to build over 1,000 new settlement buildings in occupied East Jerusalem. It wants to break up Palestinian life in the city.

International roundup: Deadly storm hits Central America 

09 November 2020
Hundreds of people are feared dead after Tropical Storm Eta ripped through Central America and Mexico. 

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