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French And British Workers Unite To Fight Ryton Closure

Over 400 French and British workers lobbying the Peugeot shareholders’ Annual General Meeting in Paris on Wednesday declared they are determined to fight the...

Report Alleges Orange Participates In Violations Of Palestinian Rights!

THE global telecom company Orange participates in systematic violations of Palestinian rights, according to an investigation published this week by a coalition of French...

Massive rise in homelessness!

A DEMONSTRABLE increase in homelessness, driven by the cost and availability of housing, has pushed the problem to such a level that a renewed...

QATAR – ‘a crucible of exploitation and misery’

TWO COFFINS carrying bodies of migrant workers arrive every day in Kathmandu’s airport on average, and their deaths mean disaster for their families. Purna Bahadur...

THE KILLING OF JULIANO MER-KHAMIS ‘A heinous crime’ – SAYS PALESTINIAN...

JULIANO Mer-Khamis, an Israeli film director and founder of the Freedom Theatre in Jenin refugee camp, was shot dead on Monday April 4th after...

Thousands of US youth face life in jail – No parole...

‘America is one of only a few countries in the world where children face life sentences without parole’, said Amnesty International on Wednesday. ‘There are...

70 Palestinian Homes In Jerusalem To Be Demolished

ON JULY 9th, 2004, the International Court of Justice (ICJ) issued an Advisory Opinion on the wall Israel had started building in the occupied...

‘We have to liberate every inch of the Syrian land’ says...

PRESIDENT Bashar al-Assad has said that everything in the world is changing regarding Syria on every level, both local, regional, and international. In a statement...

Maru Must Stay!

HUNDREDS of protesters endured the cold on Sunday at a People’s Tribunal to hold the Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency (ICE) accountable for its...

Families of 44 Marikana miners killed by police give evidence

ON SEPTEMBER 12 at the Farlam Commission into the deaths at Marikana, the families of the 44 people who died were telling their stories. The...

Israeli Settlers Set Fire To Farmlands

Israeli settlers set fire to hundreds of dunums of farmland in the northern West Bank village of Beit Furik, locals said on Friday. High temperatures,...

NHS cervical screening services threatened with privatisation!

FEARS are being expressed about the threat of privatisation of NHS cervical screening services used by thousands of women throughout the country every year,...

Defeat The Health And Social Care Bill!

BY ANNA ATHOW, BMA COUNCIL, IN A PERSONAL CAPACITY THE Tory-Lib Dem coalition government is determined to push through the Health and Social Care Bill...

Msf Evacuating Staff From Hospitals In Saada And Hajjah Provinces

FOLLOWING the 15th August aerial bombing of Abs Hospital in Yemen’s Hajjah Governorate, which killed 19 people and injured 24, Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without...

‘There must be a strategic dialogue at the highest level between...

MARWAN al Barghouthi, the Fatah leader is currently serving a life sentence in an Israeli jail. In an interview with the Lebanese...

STUDENTS DEMAND BRING DOWN THE COALITION – over fees and privatisation

MORE THAN 25,000 students from universities and colleges all over the country marched through London against the Tory-LibDem Coalition government’s attacks on education on...

Cyprus And Israel ‘The Start Of New Bilateral Relations’

PRESIDENT Nicos Anastasiades on Sunday described his three-day working visit to Israel as the ‘start of a new era in bilateral relations’ saying he...

Tsipras Says ‘No’ To Mass Sackings Of Civil Servants

LEFTIST SYRIZA leader Alexis Tsipras addressed a crowd of party supporters in Sparti, in the Peloponnese, on Thursday night. Tsipras said that his party would...

Trade Unions of the Americas stand with Maduro

THE TRADE Union Confederation of the Americas (TUCA), which represents more than 55 million workers on the continent, expresses the following in respect of...

PA continues security cooperation freeze with Israel

THE PALESTINIAN Authority has decided to uphold a freeze on security coordination with Israel that was imposed during protests against now-removed Israeli security measures...

‘WE WON’T BE ROBBED OF OUR HOSPITAL! – residents and staff...

THE NORTH EAST London Council of Action won big support yesterday at the picket of Chase Farm Hospital with its demand that the...

Syrian army destroys terrorist hideouts in Idlib – as Russia accuses...

SYRIAN military forces are continuing to target terrorist hideouts in northwestern Syria where the government has been restraining its offensives based on a de-escalation...

‘Indefinite general strike to bring down government-junta’ – Revolutionary Marxist League

THE Greek state secondary teachers’ national strike, which began on Monday, is spreading and deepening attracting other sections of workers. Primary state school teachers declared...

Israeli Occupation Forces Are Seizing The Land!

ISRAELI OCCUPATION FORCES ARE SEIZING THE LAND! THE ongoing seizure of Palestinian land for the expansion of an illegal settlement in the West Bank –...

Money worries the main concern of most students – NUS survey...

Interim results from the National Union of Students (NUS) ‘The Pound in your Pocket’ survey of students’ perceptions of financial support show that two-thirds...

Three unions reps sacked at the Brixton Ritzy cinema!

THREE union representatives at the Ritzy cinema in Brixton have been dismissed by Picturehouse in a move described by their trade union BECTU as...

TENS OF THOUSANDS CELEBRATE – after Palestinian membership bid is submitted...

PRESIDENT Mahmud Abbas waved to the crowd of tens of thousands during a celebration in Ramallah, upon his return from the UN General Assembly...

Almost Every School In The Country Faces £1,000 Per Pupil Slashed...

ALMOST every school in the country is to have its funding slashed, some by as much as £1,000 per pupil per year, under the...

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...

‘THIS IS ABOUT THE FUTURE OF THE NHS’ – Junior doctors...

ANGRY Junior Doctors and their supporters held a vigil on Thursday outside a meeting of the House of Commons health committee which is...

THE ISRAELIS ARE EXPLODING MINES UNDER THE PROXIMITY TALKS says Fatah

THE Palestinian Presidency spokesperson, Nabil Abu-Rudaynah said yesterday, the decision of Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu on continuing settlement activity in East Jerusalem, proves...

THE COST OF ‘DARING TO DISSENT’ – death threats and detention...

TamilNet reports that Dr Paikiasothy Saravanamuttu has condemned an anonymous death threat and his detension in the airport by the Terrorist Investigation Division (TID)...

Abolish water charges! demands Dublin conference

THE right to decent work, an end to the banks’ veto on mortgage resolutions and the abolition of water charges are among the measures...

600,000 Cambodian garment workers taking strike action!

HALF of Cambodia’s garment workers, roughly 600,000, began a nationwide four-day ‘stay at home’ strike yesterday, called by eight trade unions demanding a higher...

Ontario childcare workers locked out over Christmas!

THE local MP, France Gelinas, is today, Wednesday 4th January, visiting the Ontario picket line of 140 childcare workers who have been locked out...

Put Iran First Says Iranian Newspaper

A FOREIGN Ministry spokesman said in Tehran last Sunday that the allegations being made by US General David Petraeus were baseless. Petraeus said...

Palestinian reconciliation means PA ending security collaboration with Israel– says deputy...

THE first deputy speaker of the Palestinian Legislative Council (PLC) has said that Palestinian national reconciliation could not be achieved amid the continued security...

‘Today’s strike is going to be the spark for something a...

‘The capitalist system is in its death agony. It’s coming to an end, although some people don’t believe it will ever end, but I...

News Line-All Trades Unions Alliance Conference – Forward To A Workers...

‘IT is very clear that the collapse of the capitalist system has collapsed New Labour, that is the modern Labour Party’, News...

PFLP Palestinian prisoners targeted in Israeli jails

THE Palestinian Prisoners’ Society said on Sunday morning that Israel Prison Service (IPS) forces raided section 5 of Israel’s Ramon prison, where they searched...

‘A Budget for the City slaps the poor and the unemployed...

GEORGE Osborne’s ‘rich man’s’ budget has failed to address the fundamental economic problems blighting Britain, said the Unite trade union. Unite hit out at...

US ‘deal of century’ opposed!

SOME are being misled to believe that the soon-to-be-announced ‘deal of the century’ is a US-sponsored peace initiative aimed at resolving the so-called Palestinian-Israeli...

Breast implants: private sector wrecks women’s bodies – NHS to pay...

FORTY thousand women are affected by the industrial-grade silicone breast implant scandal in Britain alone, and now recriminations are flying between the government, the...

Palestinian firefighters train with Scotland FBU

SEVEN Palestinian firefighters have come over from Hebron in the occupied West Bank to train with the Fire Brigade Union (FBU) of Scotland to...

‘Tentative agreement with ford will require sacrifices’ – UAW

THE UAW National Ford Council yesterday endorsed the union’s tentative agreement with Ford Motor Company on health care. The tentative agreement is subject to...