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Kazakhstan
Third anniversary of Zhanaozen massacre marked

18/12/2014: Struggle to free political prisoners continues

  Kazakhstan

Latin America
The end of one cycle and the beginning of another

17/12/2014: Document on Latin America, agreed by CWI International Executive Committee

  Latin America

Taiwan
Kuomintang’s landslide election defeat redraws the political map

17/12/2014: Taiwan’s ‘Sunflower Movement’ and democracy protests in Hong Kong fuel massive rejection of ruling party

  Taiwan

 World Perspectives
A turbulent period in history

15/12/2014: Signs of revival of class struggle signposts the future

  CWI

Ireland
Mass water charges protest on 10 December

15/12/2014: Dublin City centre came to a standstill as different marches made their way to the Dáil

  Ireland Republic

Sweden
Political crisis and new elections

15/12/2014: Right-wing alliance relied on racist party to defeat budget

  Sweden

Greece
Government brings forward presidential election

12/12/2014: Kick out the austerity government and Troika! For a Syriza government with bold socialist policies!

  Greece

Sri Lanka
Presidential Election January 8, 2015

11/12/2014: Socialist candidate challenges all other forces

  Sri Lanka

 Video
Paul Murphy speaks at mass Dublin water charges protest

11/12/2014: For a new political movement to bring the "mob" to power

  Ireland Republic, Video

Greece
Violent clashes over prisoner hunger strike

09/12/2014: Cruel and vengeful actions by the State and ruling elite

  Greece

 Video
All out on 10 December against water charges!

09/12/2014: Paul Murphy and Ruth Coppinger speak in Irish parliament

  Ireland Republic, Video

Australia
Major community victory stops Melbourne’s East-West Toll Road

08/12/2014: Socialist Party leads successful campaign against Toll Road and for investment in public transport

  Australia

US
An Uprising Against Police Violence

08/12/2014: From Ferguson to Staten Island

  US

Philippines
‘Economic miracle’ – a neo-liberal nightmare for the masses

30/11/2014: Forced evictions, poverty wages and repression is the reality for millions

  Philippines

 World Perspectives
A turbulent period in history

27/11/2014: Signs of revival of class struggle signposts the future

  CWI

Britain
Right wing, populist UKIP wins second Parliament seat

26/11/2014: Labour’s pro-austerity ‘opposition’ no alternative

  Britain

South Africa
Metalworkers’ union expelled from COSATU

25/11/2014: Rebuild the trade union movement on socialist principles!

  Africa, South Africa

Catalonia
9 November “consultation” on independence

22/11/2014: Another show of strength for independence - fight for a Socialist Catalonia

  Spain

Greece
Workers’ victory at Diamant telesales company

21/11/2014: Xekinima (CWI) member wins key union position in Athens Municipality sector

  Greece

Israel-Palestine
Netanyahu threatens “heavy hand” response to synagogue attacks

19/11/2014: New rounds of repression answered by new wave of rage and protest

  Israel / Palestine

US
Mid-term elections do not mean a turn to the right in society

19/11/2014: Big Gains for Republicans while Voters Support Progressive Ballot Measures

  US

 Video
Socialist TD defends anti-water charges protests

18/11/2014: Ruth Coppinger, Socialist Party TD (MP) appears on ‘Prime Time’

  Ireland Republic, Video

Vital lessons of Hong Kong’s ‘Umbrella Revolution’

18/11/2014: Mass struggle needs genuine internal democracy and fighting working class programme to defeat dictatorship

  Hong Kong

 Video
Water tax revolt continues in Ireland

17/11/2014: Tanaiste (Deputy PM) trapped by protestors; AAA TD (MP) and Socialist Party member, Paul Murphy, assaulted

  Ireland Republic, Video

Indonesia
"New Hope" president faces intense pressures

16/11/2014: Initiative to build mass party of working class and rural poor urgently needed

  Indonesia

Ukraine
Competing ’elections’ deepen divisions

15/11/2014: Working people need socialist alternative to warring oligarchs and outside powers

  Ukraine

Scotland
SNP government announces £500 million cuts

14/11/2014: Majority of ‘Yes’ voters want end to austerity - anti-cuts candidates needed!

  Scotland

Afghanistan
British combat troops pull out

13/11/2014: A legacy of death and destruction

  Afghanistan, Britain, US

 Germany
Highly politicised train drivers’ strike

12/11/2014: Last week German train drivers and on-board staff went on strike for four days, shaking and polarising the country

  Germany, Solidarity

Greece
Mayors refuse to make job cuts

12/11/2014: Lefts, local authority workers and communities’ united can resist Troika’s policies

  Greece

Tunisia

Tunisia: Widespread scepticism over Parliamentary elections

24/10/2014, Pro-capitalist parties teaming up for more of the same - urgent need to rebuild a political voice for the working class and youth
Election statement by the CWI Tunisia

Tunisia: Open Letter to the Tunisian authorities by Paul Murphy MEP

15/05/2014, Azyz and Sabri must be immediately released without charge
Paul Murphy MEP, Socialist Party (CWI in Ireland)

Tunisia: Popular revolutionary activist and photographer arrested

14/05/2014, Hundreds rally to demand their release
CWI supporting group in Tunisia

Tunisia: Protest by the families of martyrs and wounded of the revolution against the impunity for the killers

26/04/2014, Justice for the martyrs!
CWI supporting group in Tunisia

Tunisia: Three years on since the fall of Ben Ali

30/01/2014, New ‘technocratic’ government no response to workers’ demands
Serge Jordan and CWI supporters in Tunis

Tunisia: Prominent trade union leader arbitrarily arrested in Sidi Bouzid

26/12/2013, Urgent solidarity needed
socialistworld.net

Tunisia: “Mass struggle constrained by Popular Front and UGTT leaderships”

08/11/2013, Interview with Hidouri Abdessalem, member of the regional UGTT office for secondary education, Sidi Bouzid
CWI in Tunisia

Tunisia: Left-wing rapper, Klay BBJ, acquitted by Appeal Court

19/10/2013, A small but important victory in the ongoing struggle for freedom of speech
CWI Tunisia

Tunisia: State repression of political opponents escalates

24/09/2013, New wave of arrests of activists
CWI Reporters, Tunis

Tunisia: Freedom of speech under threat

05/09/2013, Two rappers sentenced to prison for standing up against brutal police methods - solidarity needed
socialistworld.net

Tunisia: Big manoeuvres at the top are met with profound distrust among the masses

03/09/2013, Popular Front’s alliance with ‘Nidaa Tounes’ provokes big turmoil on the left
Serge Jordan, CWI

Tunisia: Down with Ennahda, down with the ‘Troika’!

06/08/2013, The UGTT and the Popular Front must provide a strategy to finish with capitalism – no agreement with forces of the old regime! Towards a revolutionary socialist government of the workers, the youth, the unemployed and the poor masses!
Serge Jordan (CWI)

Tunisia: Mass explosion of anger at second political killing of a left leader

30/07/2013, Leaflet of CWI supporters calls for general strike to bring down the government
Supporters of the CWI in Tunisia

Tunisia: the Ministry of Women excuses violations against women rights

23/05/2013, In the «most developped country for women in the Arab world», the struggle for women rights remains more relevant than ever
Aïda, CWI sympathiser in Tunisia

Tunisia: The calm before the storm

09/05/2013, New clashes on the horizon
CWI reporter in Tunis

Tunisia: A highly politicised World Social Forum

12/04/2013, About 70,000 activists from around the world gathered at the WSF in Tunis, 26-30 March.
Jeroen Demuynck, (working with Socialist Party MEP Paul Murphy)

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