Whenever there is a murderous assault on civilians in Turkey, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan attempts to accuse the Kurdish independence movement rather than ISIS, whose atrocities in the region are notorious. After suicide bombers attacked Ataturk airport in Istanbul, killing 42 people and injuring 239, Erdogan hedged, saying that “the bombs that explode in our… Read more »
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The battle between the Boycott-Divestment-Sanctions (BDS) campaign and the Zionist establishment is heating up. The movement is led by activists who tell the truth about Israeli oppression of Palestinians. Palestinians in Israel confront discrimination in education, housing, jobs, and virtually every aspect of social life. In the Occupied Territories, they face everything from bombing to… Read more »
We fight dictatorships, imperialist aggression and Daesh. We reject the politics of “national security”, racism and austerity. It’s time to mobilise!
Over recent months, people across the Middle East have been hit by an intensification of conflict in Syria and Iraq. That escalation has been sponsored both by global imperialist powers – chiefly the USA, Russia and European countries – and regional imperialist actors including Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Turkey and Iran. These conflicts are the product… Read more »
Counter-rally called in Melbourne to oppose Reclaim Australia On November 22, Melburnians will counter-rally in Melton against the far-right, anti-Muslim Reclaim Australia (RA), which is planning rallies in several Australian cities. Campaign Against Racism and Fascism (CARF), organiser of the counteraction, says that the terrorist attacks in Paris and Beirut make confronting RA all the… Read more »
“Turkey has joined the war on ISIS!” heralded U.S. politicians and their news media at the end of July. The New York Times joined the celebratory chorus calling Turkey’s turnaround a “major step toward confronting the Islamic State militant group and trying to address the Syrian conflict.” However, one must look beyond the “fog of… Read more »
A todos los luchadores por la libertad, el pueblo palestino está pasando hoy y todos los días a los peores crímenes y matanzas a manos del ocupante fascista israelí y con el apoyo del estado imperialista americano en la guerra contra la franja de gaza. Este régimen fascista insiste en matar a niños, mujeres etc…. Read more »
Photo taken shortly after Israeli bombs struck a beach in Gaza City, killing four young boys and injuring one young adult, July 16, 2014. (Tyler Hicks/The New York Times) From the moment three Israeli teens disappeared on June 12, the Israeli government declared the Palestinian organization Hamas guilty and launched a revenge campaign on the… Read more »
The U.S. logic behind keeping prisoners for decades without charges or trial By Left Radical of Afghanistan (LRA) The U.S. government, in addition to detaining thousands of Afghans, has also detained hundreds other non-Afghan nationals. Since 2002, they have been passing their lives in several awful prisons in Afghanistan, including Bagram near Kabul city, without… Read more »
By Marko Milačić, journalist at the Montenegrin weekly journal Monitor You are preparing for a new war – you and your superiors. The destroyed Libyan soil is not even cold yet from your bombs before you once again load the warships in the Mediterranean with Tomahawk missiles. Gaddafi’s blood has not yet even been washed… Read more »
Whether under Obama or Trump, the reason for U.S. aggression has nothing to do with humanitarianism.