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Free Palestine – End The Occupation

OVER 20,000 youth, trade unionists and solidarity activists marched through central London on Saturday demanding ‘End the occupation – free Palestine!’ on the...

End the Israeli occupation of Palestine!

IT IS 40 years since Israeli warplanes destroyed the Egyptian airforce on the ground and Israeli troops occupied the Sinai peninsula, occupied Syria’s Golan...

Campaign For A Trade Union Boycott Of Israel Growing Fast

THE Palestinian newspaper Al-Hayat al-Jadidah on 2 June praised the decision of the UCU trade union to discuss in every one of...

Hamas Rejects Arab Forces In Gaza

The Palestinian government and the Hamas movement have rejected the admittance of any Arab or international military forces to the Gaza Strip, or to...

UK sanctions torture, police shootings and deaths in custody – Amnesty...

In its Annual Report 2007, covering events of 2006, Amnesty International (AI) is scathing about the UK. It says: ‘The government continued to erode fundamental...

DEFEND ENGLISH CLASSES! – says UCU and students

TEACHERS and students from across London went to Downing Street yesterday, to present a mass petition against the attack on the right to learn...

WE DEMAND CITIZENSHIP, NO-ONE IS ILLEGAL – say thousands of migrant...

Migrant workers and refugees were joined by trade unionists, community groups and others fighting exploitation and deportations, in a demonstration of more than 25,000...

AMNESTY! –We are all citizens says march of over 25,000 migrants...

OVER 25,000 people took to the streets to demand citizenship for migrant workers and refugees fleeing persecution to seek asylum in Britain, in a...

REGULARISATION FOR ALL! – march and rally for migrants’ and refugees’...

On the 7th of October 2006 a coalition of migrant groups, trade unions and social justice activists marched in London demanding equal rights for...

ESOL CLASSES ARE A BASIC RIGHT! – call for mass registration...

TWO thousand people took part in three marches that converged on Hackney Town Hall on Saturday, demanding free English language courses for everyone. The marches...

‘WE HAVE THE RIGHT TO RESISTANCE AND THE RIGHT TO RETURN’...

‘We have been occupied for 40 years, we have the right to resist’, Farouq Khaddoumi, told a public meeting in London on Monday evening. The...

THE RIGHT OF RETURN IS NON-NEGOTIABLE – Palestinians declare

A NUMBER of Palestinian faction leaders and representatives emphasised last Saturday, that the refugee issue and the right of return is a Palestinian...

‘JIHAD ONLY WAY OF LIBERATING PALESTINE’ – Hamas marks 3rd anniversary...

The Hamas Movement on Tuesday affirmed that blood of Palestinian martyrs has mapped out the route of liberation for the next Palestinian generations to follow...

DOOR CLOSING ON 2 MILLION IRAQI REFUGEES – Human Rights Watch...

‘Now that the international community is finally beginning to pay attention to the existence of an estimated two million Iraqi refugees in the Middle...

Al-Sadr Movement Says It Will Withdraw From The Iraqi Government

THE political bloc of Shia cleric Moqtada al-Sadr says it is quitting the Iraqi government, as a wave of bombings left another 43 people...

Berezovskiy calls for the violent overthrow of Putin

FOR some time the Blair government has been bringing in draconian anti-terrorist legislation, such as the Terrorism Act 2000. It has been boldly ‘identifying’ terrorism...

HUNGER STRIKE – against Guantanamo Bay’s new isolation units

A MASS hunger strike is being waged by inmates in America’s Cuban Guantanamo Bay concentration camp, against being transferred into ‘maddening’ new isolation units. Thirteen...

UK ‘PRACTISING DELIBERATE POLICY OF DESTITUTION’ OF ASYLUM SEEKERS – ‘The...

‘The act of claiming asylum is not a criminal offence and should not be treated as such,’ say MPs and peers in a scathing...

UK ‘PRACTISING DELIBERATE POLICY OF DESTITUTION’ OF ASYLUM SEEKERS – British...

In their scathing report on the treatment of asylum seekers, including enforced destitution, MPs and peers on the parliamentary Joint Committee on Human Rights,...

UK ‘Practising Deliberate Policy Of Destitution’ Of Asylum Seekers

‘The government has indeed been practising a deliberate policy of destitution’ of vulnerable asylum seekers, say MPs and peers on the parliamentary Joint Committee...

Gadaffi Refuses To Attend The Riyadh Arab Summit

COLONEL GADAFFI has given some of his reasons for refusing to attend the summit of Arab leaders at Riyadh. He said that he decided not...

US Admits To Holding Talks With Insurgents

The outgoing US ambassador to Iraq Zalmay Khalilzad has admitted for first time to holding talks with insurgent leaders. Meanwhile bomb attacks killed five...

Rice Pledges Parallel Talks Ans Secret Diplomacy

THE Palestinian president, Mahmud Abbas and the US secretary of state Condoleezza Rice held a joint press conference in Ramallah last Sunday in the...

LEGAL AID BEING DESTROYED – Lawyers rally to defend ‘vital pillar...

LAWYERS have vowed to fight government plans that they warn will destroy the legal aid system. Hundreds of lawyers staged a mass lobby outside...

RESISTANCE IS A LEGITIMATE RIGHT – affirms Haniya

‘I welcome you all on this great day’, said Ismail Haniya last Saturday, just before he was sworn in as Prime Minister of the...

CAMPSFIELD REVOLT! – after ‘violent removal’ of Algerian detainee

‘This will probably happen in other detention centres, the only time people listen is when there is a revolt,’ Bill MacKeith of Close Campsfield...

Shut down Campsfield – repeal all racist immigration acts

ONCE again yesterday morning, Campsfield detention camp was on fire, with coachloads of prison officers, the ‘tornado team’ armed with riot shields, arriving and...

Riot Police Launch Savage Savage Attacks On Athens Demonstration

Over 30,000 Greek students and lecturers demonstrating against the government’s Education Bill were viciously attacked by the armed riot police outside the Vouli (Greek...

Sri Lankan Army Preparing For A Major Offensive

Thousands have been displaced in a fresh Sri Lankan offensive, reported the Tamilnet website on Thursday. The head of the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam’s...

DON’T DEPORT OKAFOR-MEFOR – urge five trade union leaders

For the first time an alliance of General Secretaries of trade unions has come together in support of Alphonsus Uche Okafor-Mefor, a Nigerian refugee...

SAVE FREE ENGLISH COURSES – brutal move to drive students out...

IMPOSSIBLE fees estimated at £1,500 a year will be imposed in September, if the government is allowed to go ahead with planned cuts in...

Lift The Siege! Break The Blockade!

HAMAS leader Khaled Mishaal held a news conference in Cairo last Friday. He began by saying: ‘We are now in Cairo on the first leg...

REFUGEES RETURNED – to face death and torture

DOZENS of angry people staged an emergency demonstration outside the Home Office yesterday, demanding the government immediately halts deportations to the Democratic Republic of...

End The Occupation Of Iraq! End The US/UK War Alliance!

OVER 100,000 people marched in London and many thousands more marched in Glasgow on Saturday, to demand the immediate withdrawal of all British troops...

US Opening Up Second Front In Africa

MILLIONS of Africans will understandably be fearful at the latest strategic initiative that US President George Bush has just announced. The president has instructed his...

US–UK organising Palestinian civil war

THERE is no doubt that the US and UK ruling classes are hard at work seeking to organise a Palestinian civil war. The object is...

Thousands March In Athens

Thousands of university students and lecturers staged mass and militant rallies and demonstrations last Wednesday in all major cities against the government’s plans to...

‘THIS IS MORE THAN ENOUGH!’ – Palestinian population being caged in...

‘ENOUGH is enough!’ The Palestinians must be treated with equity, with Israel ending its occupation of the Palestinian territories. That was the message from the...

3.7 MILLION IRAQI REFUGEES – The product of Bush and Blair’s...

‘The current exodus is the largest population movement in the Middle East since Palestinians were displaced following the creation of the State of Israel...

War from Afghanistan to the Horn of Africa

THE whole of the area from Afghanistan to the Horn of Africa is now one great killing zone where US-UK imperialism either kills at...

Anger over Saddam’s death silences Blair

AT last President Bush has stammered out a few words about the lynching of President Saddam Hussein, saying that he would have preferred to...

‘IRAQI AUTHORITIES NOT ABLE TO PROVIDE BASIC PROTECTION’ – says UNCHR...

The National Coalition of Anti-Deportation Campaigns (NCADC) yesterday highlighted the UN High Commissioner for Refugees’ (UNHCR) latest report for the benefit of Iraqi asylum...

Greek Students March Against Privatisation

TENS of thousands of students have been participating in a series of rallies and demonstrations all last week throughout Greece, protesting against the right-wing...

CLOSE DOWN GUANTANAMO! – Amnesty week of action

Last Saturday, 16 December, 2006 marked the start of a series of protests across the world with renewed calls on the US government to...

CUT OIL PRODUCTION – Iran urges OPEC

Iran’s oil minister has called for today’s meeting of the OPEC oil cartel to cut production in order to raise prices above 60 dollars...

GREEK DOCTORS DEMAND ‘PUT AN END TO PRIVATE SECTOR’ – fill...

THE Greek National Health Service doctors’ union OENGE has called on all doctors, trades unions, trades councils and social association to ‘organise jointly mobilisations...

Ventilator Rationing!

Wildcat Postal Strikes