Chère Marianne, do you know why the Kurds are angry?

The following article written by Sarah Glynn was first posted by bella caledonia. It examines the response of the Kurdish community in Paris to the killings of three Kurds by a French racist. CHERE MARIANNE, DO YOU KNOW WHY THE KURDS ARE ANGRY? Around quarter of a million Kurds live in the Republic of France,…

Morocco’s support for Palestinians has ‘restored trust’ in the Arab world

The following article by Steve Topple, on the public emergence of the Palestinian struggle during the World Cup in Qatar, was first posted by The Canary. MOROCCOS’ SUPPORT FOR PALESTINIANS HAS ‘RESTORED TRUST’ IN THR ARAB WORLD Morocco’s support for the Palestinians during the team’s historic World Cup run shows the cause has not been…

Elaine Murray – a remarkable woman

Elaine Murray was a remarkable woman. Being an active trade unionist and political campaigners were just two aspects of her full and rounded life. Many people – family, partners, friends, sisters, brothers and  and  comrades – attended her commemoration meeting. This was held on Thursday, December 1st in the Kings Manor Hotel in Edinburgh. This commemoration…

Turkey is bombing Kobanê

The following article, written by Sarah Glynn, first posted by bella caledonia, continues her reporting of Turkish state brutality towards the Kurds. The Kurds’ plight is ignored by all the main imperial contenders, as they hypocritically and opportunistically opt to back those nations and peoples  oppressed by their adversaries. At the same time they  try…

Pogroms in Palestine, settler violence and terror is the precursor to deportation and transfer

The following article by Tony Greenstein describes the stepped up violence directed against Palestinians following the election of Netanyahu and his Far Right allies   POGROMS IN PALESTINE, SETTLER VIOLENCE AND TERROR IS THE PRECURSOR TO DEPORTATION AND TRANSFER In this short 2 minute video from Breaking the Silence Yehuda Shaul describes the routine violence and intimidation…

Are circumstances now aligned for possible war in the Middle East?

 We are posting the following article by Paul Rogers  which was posted by openDemocracy. It examines the possibility of a new war breaking out in the Middle East, adding further to the  inter-imperial tensions over Ukraine and Taiwan.  ARE CIRCUMSTANCES NOW ALIGNED FOR POSSIBLE WAR IN  THE MIDDLE EAST? With instability in Iran, a right-wing…

Turkey and chemical weapons: the accusation no one wants to investigate

This article by Sarah Glynn was first posted on bella caledonia.  It describes the use of chemical weapons on Kurds living in northern Iraq by Erdogan’s repressive Turkish regime. The  Russian imperial invasion of Ukraine is being used by the USA to cover up its  imperial crimes and those of its allies, Israel in Palestine…

Nablus, mountain of fire – centre of a new Palestinian resistance

The following article, written by Mary McGregor of the Republican Socialist Platform, is based on her recent visit to Nablus in Palestine as part of the Dundee delegation.  It was first posted by Heckle. NABLUS, MOUNTAIN OF FIRE — CENTRE OF A NEW PALESTINIAN RESISTANCE For many decades, Nablus has been seen as one of…