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Boycott Israel after Gaza massacres

ISRAEL faced widespread international condemnation over the killing of eight Palestinian civilians on Friday, including three children while they picnicked on a Gaza beach....

Abbas To Force Through Referendum On Recognising Israel

PALESTINIAN president Mahmoud Abbas has the authority, and the Palestinian National Authority (PNA) has completed ‘administrative preparations’ for holding a referendum on a two-state...

UK CONTINUED TO ERODE HUMAN RIGHTS IN 2005 – says Amnesty...

In 2005, the UK ‘government continued to erode fundamental human rights, the rule of law and the independence of the judiciary, including by persisting...

‘RESISTANCE IS OUR PEOPLE’S LEGITIMATE RIGHT’ – decides Palestinian National Dialogue...

THE Palestinian National Dialogue Conference (NDC) held on the 25th and 26th of May to try to end the armed conflicts between Hamas...

WORLD HAS PAID A HEAVY PRICE FOR ‘WAR ON TERROR’ says...

The world’s poor and disadvantaged pay the price of war on terror, says Amnesty International in its annual report 2006 published on Tuesday. Introducing the...

UK STOP STARVING THE PALESTINIANS – Recognise the Hamas government!

Israel’s brutal occupation of the Palestinian people has created refugees, death squads, and now starvation in Gaza, and hunger throughout the occupied territories. Thousands...

‘PALESTINIAN HEALTH SITUATION FACES COLLAPSE’ – PNA health minister slams siege

PALESTINIAN medical supplies are running out because of the economic siege in the occupied territories – with supplies of some basic materials already at...

Peretz Boasts Of Killings On Eve Of Nakba Day

On the eve of the 58th anniversary of the Palestinian Nakba (catastrophe day), Israeli ‘Defence’ Minister Amir Peretz bragged on Sunday of the success...

‘Robbing the dead and the dying’

Relatives and widows of the thousands of men who died from asbestos-related cancer, yesterday expressed their determination to fight on after the Law Lords...

VICTORY TO THE GATE GOURMET LOCKED-OUT WORKERS – reinstate their hardship...

ON August 10 2005 Gate Gourmet locked out and dismissed over 760 workers in a pre-planned operation designed to secure the introduction of their...

MARCH FOR JUSTICE – called by TUC for May 1

‘Speakers from around the world will join the May Day March for Workplace Justice,’ said the TUC yesterday. Top trade unionists from South Africa...

‘RESIST DELPHI ATTACKS’ – says ‘The Future of the Union’ UAW...

‘We are moving nearer to Delphi motioning the bankruptcy court to pitch out our labor agreement,’ said ‘The Future of the Union’ rank and...

‘We Need Our Hardship Pay’

‘THE TGWU leaders are doing everything they can to try to make us give up the fight and sign the Compromise Agreement but we...

Nuclear India A Key Bush Ally

PRESIDENT Bush yesterday spent five hours in Afghanistan, most of it at the very heavily defended Bagram airport. He could not venture any further...

Asda Strike Ballot

THE GMB trade union Central Executive Council (CEC) yesterday gave the go-ahead for an official national strike ballot of members employed by Wal-Mart owned...

STOP TEARING NHS APART! – UNISON tells Blair and Hewitt

UNISON has called on Health Secretary Hewitt to ‘stop tearing the NHS apart’. Speaking ahead of yesterday’s publication of the government’s health White Paper, the...

Barghouthi Calls For Partnership With Hamas

Campaigning in the Palestinian legislative elections ended at mid-night on Monday. 24 hours before about 80 per cent of eligible voters in the West...

Gate Gourmet locked-out workers picket regional TGWU

LOCKED OUT Gate Gourmet workers picketed the regional Office of the TGWU in Hillingdon near Heathrow Airport yesterday. The airline catering company, which sacked more...

Blair And Cameron – Tweedleedum And Tweedledee!

YESTERDAY the new leader of the Tory Party, David Cameron publicly disowned the Tory Party manifesto, written for the last general election, just seven...

Blair Targets Disabled For Massive Cuts

LABOUR was yesterday mounting a new onslaught on the disabled. The target is the 2.7 million people currently on Incapacity Benefit. The aim is...

BLAIR’S POLICE STATE POWERS – come in on Sunday January 1

‘These powers constitute a serious erosion of civil liberties in this country. They will change the relationship between the police and the individual fundamentally,’...

MAKE OUR DISPUTE OFFICIAL say Gate Gourmet locked-out workers

A DELEGATION of Gate Gourmet locked out workers is due to meet the TGWU head of civil aviation, Brendan Gold, at the union’s head...

Another mass picket at Gate Gourmet

THE mass picket of over 100 Gate Gourmet workers at Heathrow Airport yesterday were angry at capitalist press revelations that at least two of...

Take Strike Action To Defend The NHS

THE Royal College of Nursing, the nurses trade union, yesterday announced that it is seeking a judicial review to force the Blair government to...

REJECT WOODLEY’S ROTTEN ‘COMPROMISE’ DEAL! – Don’t sell your rights for...

ON August 10 2005 Gate Gourmet locked out and dismissed over 700 workers in a pre-planned operation designed to secure the introduction of their...

FIGHT ‘MONSTROUS POWERS’ – Lawyers warn against Blair’s Internment Bill

THE Blair government’s plans to extend the terrorism laws and allow the police to detain people without charge for 90 days are ‘completely monstrous...

Iraq and Afghanistan – imperialists coming under the hammer

US CASUALTIES are now mounting in both Afghanistan and Iraq, while at home the anti-war and anti-Bush movement is growing by leaps and bounds,...

FULL SUPPORT! – pledge the TUC and trade union leaders

‘NO to redundancies!’ ‘We want our jobs!’ ‘We want justice!’ shouted over 300 locked out Gate Gourmet workers yesterday inside the TUC Congress in...

Qurei Rejects Gaza ‘State’

Palestinian Prime Minister Ahmad Qurei, also known as Abu-Ala, last Saturday said that an independent and sovereign Palestinian state will inevitably be established on...

Bush fails to get Iraqi puppets to agree ‘constitution’

OVER the weekend, President Bush made personal phone calls to both the leader of the Supreme Council for the Islamic Revolution in...

PROSECUTE THE POLICE DEATH SQUAD – say Jean Charles de Menezes...

A cousin of Jean Charles de Menezes, the young Brazilian electrician murdered by Metropolitan Police CO 19 firearms officers, yesterday demanded those responsible ‘must face...

800 sacked – Given 3 minutes notice at Gate Gourmet

‘Eight hundred workers at the gate gourmet airline catering company have been sacked,’ Tony Woodley told a press conference at the TGWU offices in...

US releases frozen aid to Colombia – Rights groups slam ‘blatantly...

Three days before Colombian President Uribe was scheduled to meet with President Bush on August 4th at his Crawford, Texas ranch, the State Department...

Blair on holiday – Commissioner Blair is in charge

HOME Secretary Clarke is currently on holiday, after the Prime Minister insisted that he should not bow to public pressure and cancel it, as...

Stop NHS privatisation to end the bed cuts

HEALTH Secretary Hewitt warned over a month ago that if NHS trusts failed to resolve their growing debt crisis, hospital departments would be closed...

‘BEGGING WON’T MAKE A FUTURE FOR AFRICA’ –Gadaffi tells AU summit

Libyan leader Colonel Muammar Gadaffi yesterday urged African nations to stop ‘begging’. In a half-hour speech as host of the 53-nation African Union two-day summit...

Blair Says Troops To Stay In Iraq

THE new puppet Prime Minister of Iraq, Jaffari, has just visited both Washington and London to make sure that a beleaguered President Bush and...

Blair demands end of EU farm subsidies

THE knives are out between the British ruling class and its Franco-German opposite numbers. The press conference at the end of Blair’s visit to Moscow,...

Labour Set To Drive Workers Off The Roads

ALISTAIR Darling, the Labour government transport minister, yesterday unveiled the government’s plan to drive millions of working class drivers off the roads with a...

Stop Child Deportations

‘A Rochdale head teacher, Jed Morgan, and the families of refugee children, travelled to London yesterday in a bid to stop the deportation of...

BOYCOTT ISRAEL! – demands Free Palestine rally

Over 5,000 members and supporters of the Palestine Solidarity Campaign last Saturday marched and rallied in central London under the banner of Free Palestine. The...

DICTATOR BERCOW! – ready to forcefully remove PM from office

THE OUTGOING Speaker John Bercow, due to leave on October 31, has said that he will forcibly remove PM Johnson from office if he...