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RMT–27 Days Of Strike Action On Swr In Defence Of Guards...

THE RMT announced on Tuesday that its members on South Western Railway (SWR) will be holding a further 27 days of strike action in...

Algerian riot police invade court to attack judges!

Algerian riot police clashed with judges participating in a nationwide strike on Sunday in the north-western port city of Oran. The judges are pushing for...

VOTE WRP ON DECEMBER 12! BREAK WITH THE EU! FORWARD TO...

THE DECEMBER 12th election is a crisis election, in a situation where the worldwide crisis of capitalism is deepening rapidly to explosion point. Eleven...

CIA-backed Afghan forces have committed summary executions and war crimes!

UNITED STATES Central Intelligence Agency (CIA)-backed Afghan forces have committed summary executions and other grave abuses without accountability which amount to war crimes, Human...

Safety in custody – prisons in chaos – urgent intervention...

PRISON Officers’ Association (POA) has again this week urged Secretary of State for Justice, Robert Buckland MP, ‘urgently to intervene in order to protect...

South African NUM to march against privatisation of electricity

THE South African NUM (National Union of Mineworkers) has said it will march on the imminent meeting of the ANC National Executive Council, as...

GMB and Unite slam the Grenfell Report

THE GMB union has slammed the failure of the Grenfell Report to tell the full story. The roots of this disaster lay not with the...

40-day UAW strike at GM ends in victory!

THE SIX-WEEK national strike by more than 48,000 United Auto Workers members against General Motors Co. has ended in victory. Thousands of UAW-GM employees nationally were returning...

Israeli settlers stone Palestinian family, steal olive harvest and destroy trees

Israeli settlers attacked a Palestinian family with stones as they were picking olives on their own land near the village of Rujib, to the...

Uni treating workers like slaves! – NUMSA mass picket

AT THE end of last week, members of the National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (NUMSA) staged a mass picket at the University...

Eyewitness Account Of Assange In Court

News Line is pleased to reproduce the following account, by Craig Murray, former Brtish ambassador to Uzbekistan, of the court appearance of WikiLeaks founder...

EUROPEAN CORPORATIONS ARE ‘TWO FACED’ ON WORKERS RIGHTS says AFL-CIO...

EUROPEAN corporations are two-faced when it comes to respecting working people’s freedom of association and workers’ rights, argues a new report by the AFL-CIO...

‘Defeating terrorists in Idlib key to ending the eight-year war’

President Bashar al-Assad of Syria has described the defeat of the Takfiri terrorists holed up in Idlib as the key to ending the eight-year...

Don’t Extradite Assange!

THE EXTRADITION hearing of Julian Assange at Westminster Magistrates Court on Monday morning brought a crowd of over a hundred demonstrators which was doubled...

Russia Behind the Camera: Archives, Art and Revolution

Film making in Russia – a masterclass by Margy Kinmonth  at Pushkin House   DOCUMENTARY film maker Margy Kinmonth gave a masterclass on the theme of...

26,000 Chicago public teachers & 8,000 support staff strike

TWENTY-SIX thousand Chicago Public Schools (CPS) teachers and 8,000 support staff workers including custodians, special education assistants and bus aides walked out on strike...

History of NHS nursing NEW EXHIBITION AT RCN’S LONDON HQ

IN THE centenary year of nurse registration, a new exhibition is charting the history of the journey from the Nurses Registration Act in 1919...

‘The Syrian army has full control of the city of Manbij!’...

RUSSIA says its military police units are patrolling along contact line areas between Turkish and Syrian armies near Syria’s flashpoint northern city of Manbij...

‘ATTACK ON IRANIAN TANKER WAS STATE SPONSORED!’ says Iran’s Foreign Minister...

IRAN’S Foreign Minister Javad Zarif says the attack on the Iranian oil tanker in the Red Sea last Friday was a ‘complicated action’ in...

South African auto and security workers plan massive campaign of strikes

he National Union for Metalworkers of South Africa (Numsa) has rejected a wage proposal from employers in the motor sector and is set to...

TURKISH INCURSION INTO SYRIA WILL LEAD TO THE REVIVAL OF DAESH...

RUSSIAN President Vladimir Putin has warned that the Turkish military incursion into northeastern Syria could lead to the revival of the Daesh terrorist group...

Over 2 Years Since Grenfell Inferno And Still 321 High-Rise Blocks...

DESPITE it being well over two years since the horrific Grenfell Tower fire, which claimed the lives of 72 men, women and children, only...

‘Moreno A Hypocrite And Traitor! People’s Blood Non-Negotiable!’

‘Lenin Moreno Hypocrite and traitor – the blood of the people is not negotiable,’ shouted over a hundred Ecuadorians and their supporters outside the...

Mustafa Barghouti Slams US-Israeli Campaign Against Palestinian State

Dr Mustafa Barghouti, speaking at the 200-strong Solidarity for Palestine trade union conference on Saturday, warned of the massive campaign by US president Trump...

Lesbos: epicentre of refugee crisis!

WARS in Syria and Afghanistan are driving refugees through Turkey as they make their way to Greece. Many land on the Greek island of Lesbos,...

Occupation a ‘major barrier’ to healthcare for Palestinians says World Health...

PALESTINIANS in the West Bank and Gaza Strip continue to face major barriers to the realisation of the right to health, said Gerald Rockenschaub,...

Moreno Flees Ahead Of Ecuadorian Mass Demonstrations!

ECUADORIAN President Lenin Moreno abandoned the capital, Quito, on Monday and fled to the coast ahead of mass demonstrations which were held yesterday. A mass...

NUJ demand perpetrators of Khashoggi killing are ‘put behind bars’

ONE year on from the gruesome murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, who entered the Saudi embassy in Istanbul, Turkey but never came out...

Turkey prepares attack on Kurds in Syria – Palestinians step up...

NINE trucks loaded with armoured vehicles and one bus carrying military personnel have been sent to the border district of Akcakale, in the southeastern...

SA National Banking Strike Banned!

ATTEMPTS to put on trial the most notably capitalist elements of the ‘fourth industrial revolution’ suffered a major blow at the Labour Court of...

Abbas announces general elections

PALESTINIAN President Mahmoud Abbas said on Thursday that the date for holding general elections had seen ‘significant delays – despite the multiple attempts to...

Dozens Of Palestinian Prisoners Have Been Murdered After Brutal Torture In...

A PALESTINIAN human rights group says dozens of Palestinian prisoners have lost their lives since 1967 after being exposed to various forms of brutal...

Bloodbath Of Jobs At Marikana’s Mines!

WE KNEW there would be a bloodbath of jobs if Sibanye-Stillwater’s acquisition of Lonmin’s Marikana operations was approved by the Competition Commission.’ Association of Mineworkers...

‘Systemic, chronic understaffing’ endemic in elderly care say Australian nurses unions

‘Systemic, chronic understaffing’ endemic in elderly care say Australian nurses unions SYSTEMATIC, chronic understaffing leading to unacceptable instances of neglect, abuse, and too many preventable...

70 years since the Chinese revolution

THE CHINESE Communist Revolution, led by the Communist Party of China and Chairman Mao Zedong, resulted in the proclamation of the People’s Republic of...

‘Julian’s treatment … is a sordid treachery from top to bottom’...

OVER 200 supporters of jailed WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange held a lively rally and a march on Saturday to the gates outside Belmarsh high...

Israel declares war on Palestinian football!

THE EURO-MEDITERRANEAN Human Rights Monitor (Euro-Med) has expressed its ‘deep regret’ at the Israeli District Court’s approval – on a pretext of ‘security concerns’...

Students support Notts lecturers striking against ‘sign or be sacked’ contracts

STUDENTS are campaigning to support striking staff at Nottingham College and have organised a petition in support of the action which has already topped...

Universal Credit: ‘Cruel and flawed’ – says Unite

A bombshell report and survey of nearly 1,200 claimants by the union Unite lays bare the misery caused by the roll-out of Universal Credit. The...

US nurses strike over pay and condition

ABOUT 6,500 registered nurses staged a one-day strike in Tenet Health hospitals in Florida, California, and Arizona last Friday, demanding better working conditions and...

Parades in Iran to mark ‘Sacred Defence Week’

FIGHTER jets of the Islamic Republic of Iran Air Force (IRIAF) and the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) have taken part in joint aerial...

University asbestos killer scandal

ALMOST two-thirds of universities in England have ‘potentially harmful’ asbestos in their campus buildings, a survey of top-ranking English universities has claimed. It also judged...

Indian garment workers in Karnataka demand increase in minimum wage!

HUNDREDS of Karnataka textile workers gathered last week at Karmikara Bhavana – in the Mysore area of SW India – to protest against low-wage...

‘THIS IS THE LAST TIME WE COME HERE IN PEACE!’ –...

‘THIS is the last time we come here in peace, when we come here again we will vandalise,’ the leader of hundreds Community Work...

Nursing Shortage Putting Patient Safety In Danger

The shortage of nursing staff in England is putting patient safety in danger, the Royal College of Nursing warned yesterday as it launched a...