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Government Fails To Meet The NEU’s Five Tests

OVER 1,200 members of the National Education Union (NEU) – all of whom are teachers who work in special school settings with children, many...

SYRIAN VILLAGERS DRIVE OUT US MILITARY VEHICLES – as US planes...

SYRIANS in the villages of al-Qahira and al-Dushaisha – in Tal Tamir in Hasaka northern countryside – have intercepted US occupation force vehicles and...

NUM & AMCU oppose reopening of mines in South Africa

THE South African mining sector’s two union rivals – the NUM and AMCU – have a common cause: Strident opposition to the reopening of...

UP TO 80% OF US-BASED MEDICAL DOCTORS HAVE FINANCIAL TIES TO...

A BRITISH MEDICAL JOURNAL STUDY reveals that almost three quarters of leaders of influential medical groups have financial ties to industry. Payments to them totalled...

68 Yemen Covid-19 deaths ‘tip of iceberg’ says MSF

THE DOCTORS Without Borders (Medecins Sans Frontieres – MSF) main Covid-19 treatment centre in Aden in southern Yemen has recorded at least 68 deaths...

Iranian tanker ‘Fortune’ arrives in Venezuela

VENEZUELA’S permanent representative to the UN has welcomed the arrival of Iranian tankers loaded with gasoline to the South American country’s waters, urging US...

‘Tories Continuing Fire Service Cuts While They Are Asking People To...

‘THE PRIME Minister and government ministers are asking people to clap for frontline workers on Thursdays – while their policies continue gutting frontline services,’...

Britain involved in smuggling arms to terrorists in Syria since 2012...

BRITAIN was involved in smuggling arm shipments to the terrorists in Syria from the beginning of 2012, training and organising them under the name...

LENIN STANDS HEGEL ALTOGETHER ON HIS FEET – He led the...

‘THE conformity of concepts with objects is not subjective,’ Lenin stressed in a comment on cognition in his Philosophical Notebooks, close to the end...

‘This is Jerusalem: Violence and Dispossession’ – report by B’Tselem Israeli...

ISRAEL’S policy regarding Palestinian neighbourhoods in occupied East Jerusalem is driven by its goal to take over as much land as possible and expand...

‘No return under unsafe conditions’ say South African teachers

‘OUR INPUT on reopening schools during lockdown is being ignored’ say South African unions. Two of the country’s biggest unions have indicated that they will...

15th May 1948 – The day hundreds of thousands of Palestinians...

THE 15th of May 1948 was an extraordinary day for the Palestinian people, it was the day when hundreds of thousands of Palestinians lost...

SAFTU celebrates the International Day of the Nurse – condemns government...

THE SOUTH African Federation of Trade Unions (SAFTU), on this day when the world celebrates the International Day of the Nurse and the 200th...

72 YEARS SINCE THE NAKBA CATASTROPHE! – Palestinian worldwide population now...

JERUSALEM – On the occasion of the 72nd anniversary of the Palestinian dispersal and expulsion from their homes and land in Palestine on May...

‘Shell’s presence in Nigeria has led to environmental degradation, corruption and...

Anglo-Dutch oil giant Shell held a closed, online annual general meeting yesterday because of the coronavirus crisis. IndustriALL submitted questions to the company on...

Israel attacks ICC & Palestinian rights organisations – as it censors...

THE RAMALLAH-based Al-Haq human rights organisation has condemned as ‘misleading and inflammatory’ a recent publication by the Israeli Jerusalem Centre for Public Affairs of...

‘Workers Should Down Tools If They Feel Unsafe’ – Cosatu

WORKERS should be allowed to down tools if their employers fail to provide them with masks and other protective gear in line with the...

‘THE CRISIS IS BEING PAID WITH OUR RIGHTS!’ – says Ecuadorian...

‘We are quarantined but not silent. The millionaire cut to public education moves us to take the space, ours, the house, the neighbourhood, the...

Belarus holding Victory Day march today!

‘WE invite other heads of state to come to Minsk for the Victory Parade,’ Belarus President Aleksandr Lukashenko said as he talked to the...

Airport workers sacked, construction workers not paid! ‘Management callously sacking staff...

THE UNITE union, has accused Blue Handling at Stansted, which provides services to Ryanair, of cruelly sacking over a hundred workers instead of using...

‘THESE ARE NEW TIMES WITH MASSIVELY MORE NUMBERS OF FAMILIES DROPPING...

COMMENTING on the publication of the Education Policy Institute’s ‘catch up plan’ for disadvantaged pupils during the Covid-19 pandemic, Dr Mary Bousted, Joint General Secretary...

French mayors oppose ‘forced march’ to reopen schools!

MAYORS representing the Ile-de-France region, which includes the city of Paris, have called on President Emmanuel Macron to delay the reopening of schools until...

WWII Victory Day parade must go ahead! – demand war veterans...

BELARUS ‘cannot’ call off the WWII Victory Day parade on 9 May, despite the coronavirus pandemic, because thousands of people are looking forward to...

ILO urged to take action to protect the rights of ...

OVER 60 signatories comprising Palestinian human rights groups and non-governmental organisations have sent a joint open letter from Ramallah to the International Labour Organisation...

PSC wins court victory to divest pension funds from Israel’s military...

‘TODAY is a great victory from which we will draw strength for the battles ahead,’ chair of Palestine Solidarity Campaign Kamel Hawwash said yesterday,...

‘South African mine companies exposing workers to risk of virus’ says...

THE KIMBERLEY Region of the NUM (National Union of Mineworkers) has expressed its disappointment and concern following the decision by Gwede Mantashe, South Africa’s...

LEIGH DAY DEMAND FULL COPY OF CYGNUS REPORT – and insist...

Lawyers acting for an NHS doctor who is taking a legal case against the UK Government seeking the publication of the findings of Exercise...

‘Release Julian Assange now!’ demands defence as extradition hearing is delayed

WikiLeaks co-founder Julian Assange’s US extradition hearing in London has been delayed, potentially to November, due to the coronavirus pandemic. A hearing, held by video...

Iraq sets timetable for withdrawal of US troops

THE SPOKESMAN for the Commander-in-Chief of the Iraqi Armed Forces says the Baghdad government is serious about implementing the parliament’s resolution concerning the withdrawal...

UN Security Council Has Failed The Syrian

SYRIA’S UN ambassador says the UN Security Council has failed the Palestinian and Syrian people by not enforcing its resolutions on the Israeli occupation...

Release All Political Prisoners In Turkey

TWENTY-FOUR rights groups have called on Turkey to release all those arbitrarily detained and imprisoned there simply for demanding basic human rights – and...

‘US and Canadian shale oil producers punished by rout in oil...

IRAN’S Minister of Petroleum, Bijan Zangeneh, says shale oil producers in the US and Canada are being punished by a historic rout in oil...

President Assad meets the Iranian Foreign Minister

SYRIAN President Bashar al-Assad received Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and an accompanying delegation on Monday. At the start of the meeting, President al-Assad...

Fire rips through Greek refugee camp

A FIRE has ripped through one of Greece’s largest refugee camps after the death of an Iraqi woman sparked an uprising. The blaze late on...

Iran confronts US naval aggression!

THE US is once again flexing its muscles in the Middle East and the Iranian Gulf. American officials claimed a group of 11 Iranian naval...

UN Secretary General Demands Protection for the Palestinian Prisoners in Israeli...

UNITED Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has demanded the protection of Palestinian prisoners being held in Israeli jails and detention facilities amid the novel coronavirus...

South African Farmworkers Facing Hunger Two Weeks Into Lockdown!

ON April 9th South Africa’s President Cyril Ramaphosa announced that the lockdown to disrupt the transmission of Covid-19 in the country would be ‘extended...

British surgeon training Palestinian doctors in complex limb reconstruction

BY PETER OBORNE & JAN-PETER WESTAD From Middle East Eye TERENCE English is a celebrated British surgeon. In 1979 he performed the first successful heart...

Israel has responded to Palestinian requests to cooperate in fighting ...

SAEB Erekat, Secretary-General of the Executive Committee of the Palestine Liberation Organisation (PLO), said Israel has responded to a Palestinian request to cooperate in...

Qantas Staff At Adelaide Airport Directed To Continue Working Despite Coronavirus...

Qantas staff at Australia’s Adelaide Airport were directed to continue working after it was discovered they had been exposed to the coronavirus, the Transport...

100 Refugee Doctors Sign Up For Battle Against Covid-19

OVER 100 refugee doctors are signed up to become vital medical support staff – as unregistered UK doctors in Britain, many of them from...

‘Healthcare workers … are our soldiers being sent into war without...

‘HEALTHCARE workers are our soldiers on the front line, and they are literally being sent into war without any weapons,’ insisted Numsa general secretary...

Iran wins legal battle against US attempt to seize bank funds!

THE Governor of the Central Bank of Iran (CBI), also known as Bank Markazi, says the country has won a legal battle in Europe...

Doctors Still Expected To Care For Covid-19 Patients With Little Or...

Despite repeated assurances by the government for over a week that millions of units of protective equipment have been delivered to the front line,...

‘US is weaponising coronavirus against Iran and Venezuela’ says Oliver Stone

‘IT IS accurate to say that the US is weaponising the coronavirus against these countries (Iran and Venezuela),’ film director Oliver Stone has said. ‘As...