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Terror attack at Westminster

24/03/2017: Unite against terror, racism and war


Democratic Party splits and 5-Star Movement in crisis

22/03/2017: Class struggle can build real left force


Student strike empties classes and fills streets on 9 March

21/03/2017: Over 100,000 take to the streets in SE demonstrations


Second referendum on independence?

18/03/2017: SNP fire the starting gun but offer no solutions to austerity


National day of strikes and protests shows Temer can be beaten

17/03/2017: For a one-day general strike as the next step


South Africa
Unity against poverty, crime and xenophobia

17/03/2017: Capitalist politicians use xenophobia to divert attention from failures of profit system

  South Africa

Election result a colossal defeat for austerity government

16/03/2017: Oppose Wilders and the ‘mainstream’ right – Build a mass workers’ party that struggles for socialism


Workers and their families left to starve by multi-billionaire companies

16/03/2017: International campaign needed to force companies to pay


Hong Kong
Protest against LSG Sky Chefs dismissal of union chairman

14/03/2017: Ng Chi-Fai sacked for organising union by multinational’s Hong Kong division – international solidarity needed

  Hong Kong

Ireland North
Snap election raises sectarian temperature    

14/03/2017: Workers need strong socialist alternative at ballot box and in unions

  Ireland North

Counter protest against far-right

13/03/2017: Rise of Islamophobia and right-wing reaction poses new challenges to the left


 International Women's Day
Speech by Kshama Sawant

12/03/2017: Video of 8 March rally in Seattle


 International Women’s Day
Millions join marches and take action

10/03/2017: Socialists around the world demand an end to women’s oppression


 Hong Kong
Women’s march against sexism and racism

09/03/2017: International Women’s Day: “Solidarity with global mass protests and women’s strikes”


Hundreds of thousands participate in International Women’s day student strike

08/03/2017: ‘Libres y Combativas’ and Sindicato de Estudiantes call strike against sexist violence and for working class women's rights


Political spectacle of the ruling class

08/03/2017: Most workers underemployed, 40% in poverty - situation demands new workers’ party


 International Women’s Day 2017
A century on from the Russian Revolution

06/03/2017: Demonstrations world-wide swelled by anti-Trump anger


Massive demo shows battle to save the NHS can be won

06/03/2017: Up to 250,000 march in national protest, organised from below


Price hikes hit workers and middle classes

04/03/2017: Falling support for dictator Sisi portends growing opposition


Hong Kong’s sham election

03/03/2017: Pan-democrats sink to new low by supporting “lesser evil” John Tsang

  Hong Kong

Socialist response to Trump’s address to joint session of congress

02/03/2017: Kshama Sawant, Socialist Alternative councillor, speaks


“Who could believe it?"

24/02/2017: What is behind Trump's attack?


Dublin's #JobstownNotGuilty

23/02/2017: Defend the right to protest - stop this political vendetta!

  Ireland Republic

A web of intrigue sparks government crisis

22/02/2017: Smear campaign against a prominent police whistleblower

  Ireland Republic

February revolution 1917
What lessons for today?

21/02/2017: 23 February 1917 (8 March in today’s calendar) marked the beginning of the socialist revolution in Russia, which sparked a revolutionary wave that would travel around the world.

  Russian Revolution

International protests in support of TOTAL/G4S workers

20/02/2017: Solidarity spreads for victims of wage robbery and killing by multinational corporations

  Solidarity, Yemen

Anti-immigrant Freedom Party leading polls ahead of general elections

18/02/2017: Only a choice between the “regular” and far-right?


Council cuts can be fought - and they must be

16/02/2017: Corbyn needs to stand up to Brexit rebels


Pablo Iglesias wins clear victory in Podemos congress

15/02/2017: Time to build the class struggle on the streets


Pakistan: Political spectacle of the ruling class

08/03/2017, Most workers underemployed, 40% in poverty - situation demands new workers’ party
Tariq Shahzad, National Organiser of IYWM (International Youth and Workers Movement)

Pakistan: ISIS terrorists attack Sufi shrine

21/11/2016, The struggle of Baluchi people
Kristofer Lundberg, Socialist Justice Party (CWI Sweden)

Pakistan: Teachers continue to be victimised in Sindh

03/09/2016, Solidarity protests needed
CWI reporters, Sindh

Pakistan: Vindictive management suspend and transfer Sindh teachers

24/08/2016, Solidarity protests needed!
CWI Reporters, Sindh

Pakistan: Budget 2016-17

24/06/2016, The digits change but reality remains a nightmare for most
Muhammad Khan Ahmedani Socialist Movement Sindh, Pakistan

Pakistan: Women health workers protest in Sindh

21/06/2016, Lady Health Workers organisation protests at non-payment of wages
Sughran Khaskheli

Pakistan: PIA strike continues despite state repression

04/02/2016, Four workers killed, eight injured as security forces open fire on protesting workers
Fazal Abbas Shah and Rukhsana Manzoor, Socialist Movement Pakistan, Lahore

Pakistan: Nestle workers solidarity campaign update

06/01/2016, Union leader, Muhammad Hussain Bhatti, released on bail
Fazal Abbas Shah SMP (CWI in Pakistan), Lahore

Pakistan: Hundreds protest against religious extremism and increased intolerance

21/12/2015, Rally organised by Socialist Movement Sindh in Mir Pur Khas
Hameed Channa Socialist Movement Pakistan (CWI in Pakistan) organiser in Sindh

Pakistan: Health workers on the move

17/12/2015, Fighting against the privatisation of public sector hospitals
Rukhsana Manzoor SMP (CWI in Pakistan) Lahore

Pakistan: Religious extremism, military operations and increased intolerance

15/12/2015, Revolutionary movement of the working class needs to finally defeat religious extremism and intolerance
Khalid Bhatti SMP (CWI in Pakistan)

Pakistan: Solidarity with locked-out Nestle workers

14/12/2015, International action needed

Pakistan: Release Muhammad Hussain Bhatti, CBA Kabir Wala factory union President

07/12/2015, Stop state repression and harassment of union leaders and members
Syed Fazal Abass, President Pakistan National Trade Unions federation

Pakistan: Protest song by Jawad Ahmed

08/06/2015, Response to anti-worker measures in Pakistani budget

Pakistan: Jawad Ahmad speaking at May Day rally held by International Youth and Workers Movement

18/05/2015, Video of May Day Rally and concert in Lahore

Video: Interview with Jawad Ahmed, famous Pakistani singer and activist

22/04/2015, Jawad Ahmed, Singer and central committee member of International Youth and Workers Movement (IYWM) from Pakistan spoke to CWI about the work of IYWM.

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