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‘DEAD OR ALIVE AL-HUMAYDI IS A HERO’ says Gadaffi

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TRIPOLI – On June 22 at 21.50 gmt, Libyan state-owned Al-Jamahiriyah TV broadcast Colonel Gadaffi’s speech condemning NATO’s bombardment of Lt-Gen Al-Khuwaylidi al-Humaydi’s Surman...

NUMSA condemns xenophobic attacks – calls for the unity of the...

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SOUTH African President Jacob Zuma visited a refugee camp in the port city of Durban on Saturday after a fresh outbreak of anti-foreigner violence. Several...

Nasrallah Urges ‘stay Alert’ In Face Of Massive Israeli Manouevres

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HEZBOLLAH Secretary General Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah last Monday, speaking in a live address broadcast on Al-Manar TV, discussed the implications of the current Israeli...

‘THERE WILL BE ‘BIG CHANGES’ IN EGYPT’S GAZA POLICY– Ambassador Yasser...

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Egypt’s ambassador to the Palestinian territories Yasser Othman on Tuesday said there will be ‘big changes’ in Egypt’s policies towards the Gaza Strip. Othman told...

‘RETURN US BACK TO OUR ISLAND’ – say Chagossians evicted by...

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TODAY, a number of Chagos Islanders will appear at Horsham County Court to fight a Claim Form for Possession of Property from West...

US SANCTIONS ON IRAN HAVE FAILED says Iranian President Hassan Rouhani

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IRAN’S President Hassan Rouhani says, despite all the pressure exerted on the Iranian nation by the United States – especially through the imposition of...

Gaza City Power Plant Closes Again!

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The only power plant in Gaza city in Palestine has been forced to shut down for the second time in two weeks due to...

Parents criminalised for taking their children on holiday – says NUT

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THE NUT (National Union of Teachers) and the CFHF (Cystic Fibrosis Holiday Fund) have condemned the fining of parents for taking their children out...

Assad ‘ready for dialogue’ – says President Putin in Sochi

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RUSSIAN President Vladimir Putin said at a meeting of the Valdai International Discussion Club in Sochi on Thursday that he is convinced that Syrian...

NHS 70 years on battles for funding

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ON JUNE 30th, hundreds of thousands of people will be marching to celebrate and defend our National Health Service. The NHS is facing many problems...

STRUGGLE FOR UNION RIGHTS ESCALATES IN THE UNITED STATES –Oklahoma senate...

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A bill that would strip collective bargaining rights from public employees in Oklahoma’s largest cities is on its way to Republican Governor Mary Fallin’s...

Postal workers & Defend Council Housing Campaign rally against coalition policies

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UP to a thousand postal workers rallied at Westminster Hall on Wednesday to hear CWU union leaders and MPs call for a campaign against...

SHOCKING CRISIS: 128,000 kids homeless at Xmas

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A SHOCKING 128,000 children in Britain will wake up homeless and in temporary accommodation this Christmas Day, a new report by Shelter revealed on...

‘WE ARE FIGHTING SO THAT WE CAN PROVIDE FOR OUR...

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‘WE made Marks and Spencer their profits!’ said an angry Fenland Food worker fighting the closure of her factory and the loss of hundreds...

PCS ‘serious concerns’ over privatisation of government helpline – and RMT...

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PCS general secretary Mark Serwotka has written to home secretary Theresa May to highlight serious concerns over the privatisation of a government helpline and...

‘WE DON’T WANT EUROS AND DOLLARS WE WANT REVOLUTION’ – chant...

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DOZENS of Palestinian youth gathered outside the Ramallah offices of the European mission training the Palestinian police on Friday morning, to protest Europe’s policies...

French And British Workers Unite To Fight Ryton Closure

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

Harare Council Workers Demand 4 Months’ Salary Arrears

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THOUSANDS of Zimbabwe capital Harare City Council (HCC) workers have threatened to go on strike to force their employer to settle salary arrears stretching...

Not Brown But A Workers Government And Socialism

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The News Line-All Trades Unions Alliance Conference held in east London on Sunday May 13th unanimously voted to carry into action the following Main...

NHS cervical screening services threatened with privatisation!

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

Thousands Of NHS Staff Being Transferred Into Outsourcing Firms Despite Carillion...

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THOUSANDS of NHS staff are being transferred by their own trusts into outsourcing firms, risking ‘dozens of Carillion-style meltdowns’ the union Unite has warned....

31 die in Dhaka factory fire!

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‘PROMISES and apologies always follow these disasters, but there is no real commitment to fix the problem. It’s about greed, plain and simple,’ Larry...

Conference Votes For Chase Farm Occupation!

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A NORTH East London Council of Action conference of over 150 workers, pensioners and youth on Saturday voted unanimously for an occupation of...

BOSTON NURSES TAKING STRIKE ACTION – Nissan workers organise for a...

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BOSTON’S first nurses’ strike in 30 years began on Wednesday after a last-ditch negotiating session failed to resolve the disagreements between the Massachusetts...

‘Deal of the Century’ does not meet the minimum level of...

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‘THE PALESTINIAN leadership is committed to achieving a political solution of the Middle East conflict, based on the creation of an independent Palestinian state...

Palestinians Condemn Israeli ‘State Terrorism’ And War Crimes

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President Mahmud Abbas on Wednesday condemned the ongoing Israeli air strikes in Palestinian civilian areas as ‘state terrorism’. The attacks claimed the lives of three...

‘If you bomb Beirut the Islamic Resistance will bomb Tel Aviv’...

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THE Hezbollah leader Hassan Nasrallah speaking on military operations, and political developments over Al Manar TV on August 3 noted that the fourth...

Colombian trade unionists take campaign to US – meanwhile 4 more...

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During two months when trade unionists from Colombia were visiting America to take part in trade union training – four of their colleagues were...

Israeli Forces Demolish Homes Across The West Bank

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ISRAELI forces on Saturday night notified the families of three alleged Palestinian attackers of their intention to demolish their houses across the occupied West...

Amcu Agreement On Wage Offer!

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IMPALA Platinum said on Tuesday that an agreement has been reached with the AMCU trade union on a ‘broad wage offer to end...

Corbyn condemns Israeli human rights violations!

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THE LEADER of the UK opposition Labour Party, Jeremy Corbyn, reiterated on Saturday his party’s support for the Palestinian cause, condemning human rights violations...

Women and Tamil youth demand an international investigation into the thousands...

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WOMEN activists and Tamil youth activists of the missing persons’ relatives campaign concluded a three-day fast and a four-day walk from Mu’l’livaaykkaal in Vanni...

Brazilian meat and poultry workers defeat government attempt to cut safety...

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AN IUF global union statement last Friday reminded that a determined campaign by IUF affiliates and allies has beaten back a government attempt to...

‘Police Need To Be Accountable For These Killings’

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OVER 1,500 people on Saturday took part in the United Families and Friends Campaign 13th annual procession in central London against deaths in custody. The...

Scrap Work Capability Assessments say disabled! –while Lewisham residents insist their...

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DISABLED people and supporters demonstrated outside the Norwich offices of ATOS last Friday, 11 January, to demand an end to the Work Capability Assessments...

Special needs children are not getting the support they need!

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CHILDREN and young people with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) are not getting the support they need, according to eight-in-ten (83%) education staff. In...

US janitors announce historic contract victory!

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SEIU Local 1 janitors in Detroit, Michigan, joined by supporters and elected officials, have announced their historic contract victory which includes raises to $15...

GAZA PALESTINIANS SUFFERING UNDER THE BLOCKADE –industries have stopped, –ambulances without...

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A GROUP of British and Irish activists have arrived in the Gaza Strip to show their solidarity with Palestinians living under siege in the...

AMERICAN FARM WORKERS TO LAUNCH – ‘March for Rights, Respect and...

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AMERICAN farmworkers are to launch a two-week, 200-mile ‘March for Rights, Respect, and Fair Food’ calling on Publix supermarket to accept historic human rights...

Israel Blockade Of Gaza Into Its Third Year

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The ongoing Israeli blockade of the Gaza Strip, now in its third year, has triggered a ‘protracted human dignity crisis’ with devastating humanitarian consequences,...

Air France workers – more strike action – ‘future of airline...

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TRADE unions representing Air France workers have threatened to ground more flights in September as a pay dispute with the airline’s bosses continues. Air...

ISRAEL TRYING TO KEEP ‘STATUS QUO’ THROUGH COLLECTIVE PUNISHMENT! says PLO’s...

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RELATIONS between Israeli and Palestinian officials have reached a ‘point of no return,’ PLO chief negotiator Saeb Erekat said on Monday. The top PLO...

‘DEVELOP YOUR TANKS THE WAY YOU WANT … THESE WILL BE...

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HASSAN Nasrallah, secretary general of Lebanon’s Hezbollah, has spoken at a ceremony marking the third anniversary of the July 2006 war with Israel. Speaking in...

Zarif Arrives In Biarritz For Talks With Macron

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IRAN’S Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif suddenly arrived in the French city of Biarritz on Friday, where the G7 meeting of the seven top...

‘ISRAELI FORCES MUST END THE UNLAWFUL KILLINGS OF PALESTINIANS!’ says Amnesty...

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AMNESTY International said Israeli forces – using intentional lethal force without justification – must end the pattern of unlawful killings carried out against Palestinians. Based...