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Burkina Faso
Mass uprising ousts dictator

31/10/2014: No to military rule! Continue mass struggle – the whole rotten system must go!

  Burkina Faso

Ireland
Anti-water tax protest in Limerick

31/10/2014: Video of one of the city’s biggest protests

  Ireland Republic

Kurdistan
Battle for Kobanê at a crossroads

31/10/2014: What does US military ‘assistance’ mean for the Kurdish struggle?

  Kurdistan, Middle East

Belgium
Government’s Thatcherite attacks provoke class confrontation

30/10/2014: The right wing coalition must go, and all austerity policies!

  Belgium

Mexico
Wave of protests follow student "disappearances"

29/10/2014: Latest US-backed ‘drugs war’ horror sends shock waves throughout Mexico

  Mexico

A ‘third industrial revolution’

28/10/2014: New technological innovations are having a huge impact on the capitalist system, a subject explored in a new book, The Zero Marginal Cost Society.

  Review, Science

Nigeria
Vast social and class extremes

27/10/2014: The unreported Nigeria - mass struggles by the working class

  Nigeria

Africa
Ebola outbreak a deadly face of austerity

25/10/2014: Pharmaceutical industry/big corporations need to be brought into public ownership and resources used to provide urgent aid

  Africa

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

  Tunisia

Kurdistan
Defend Kobanê and all those threatened by ISIS, AKP and Imperialism

24/10/2014: For democratic working people’s defence and mass struggle against capitalism

  Kurdistan, Middle East, Syria, Turkey

Britain
Anniversary of first issue of Militant newspaper

24/10/2014: 50 years of socialist ideas and workers’ struggle

  Britain

Spain
Death knells of "Transition" regime

23/10/2014: Catalonia; ’Podemos’, and the left

  Spain

Ireland
TD Paul Murphy tears up Irish Water pack in the Dail

22/10/2014: 1 million refuse to register for water charges

  Ireland Republic

Seattle
“Sawant ...with impressive, favorable rating”

22/10/2014: 61% support for Kshama Sawant in her electoral district...Jess Spear`s campaign against one of the most powerful corporate politicians in Washington State gaining momentum...indications of yearning for representation for working class people

  US

Britain
100,000 attend TUC’s pay rise demo

21/10/2014: Calls for local government strike action to be reinstated

  Britain

Kazakhstan
Brutal repression in imperialism’s interests

20/10/2014: Workers pay the price for crony capitalism

  Kazakhstan

Is the US promoting a “colour revolution” in Hong Kong?

18/10/2014: Beijing’s scare propaganda doesn’t stand up to examination

  Hong Kong, US

Britain
Workers need a pay rise - how can we pay for it?

17/10/2014: End poverty, inequality and capitalism

  Britain

Scotland
10,000 attend Hope Over Fear rally

16/10/2014: ’Political awakening’ continues after independence referendum

  Scotland

 Ireland
’The people have risen, they should not kneel down again’

15/10/2014: Paul Murphy TD (MP) makes maiden speech in Parliament

  Ireland Republic, Video

Ireland
Byelection triumph marks turning point in anti-austerity struggle

14/10/2014: Paul Murphy wins parliamentary seat as 100,000 march against water charges

  Ireland Republic

Middle East
US-led policy of air attacks on Islamic State lies in ruins

13/10/2014: As battle for Kobane rages, IS forces make major gains in Iraq

  Middle East, US

 Ireland
Paul Murphy elected to Irish parliament in stunning byelection victory

12/10/2014: Anti-Austerity Alliance victory shocks political establishment, reflects mass revolt against water charges and austerity

  Ireland Republic, Video

South Africa
"A workers’ party must emerge"

11/10/2014: Dire position of South African capitalism and inequality adds momentum towards creation of workers’ party

  Africa, South Africa

Scotland
SNP budget sees another £500 million cuts

10/10/2014: For a ’no-cuts budget’ and mass campaign to win back billions stolen by ConDem government!

  Scotland

Middle East
Repel Islamic State and imperialism

08/10/2014: For democratic workers’ defence and Kurdish self-determination

  Middle East, Syria, Turkey

Israel/Palestine
After the Gaza war

07/10/2014: No justice for Palestinians and no peace for the region - For a socialist solution!

  Israel / Palestine

Hong Kong
Pro-regime thugs attack protesters

06/10/2014: Organise democratic defence committees to repel attacks and kick out CY Leung’s government!

  Hong Kong

New Zealand
National Party forms third successive government

04/10/2014: Labour Party and the Left in crisis

  New Zealand

Africa
Ebola crisis spreads

03/10/2014: Consequence of profit before health

  Africa

Kurdistan
The battle for Kobanê

02/10/2014: Regional war poses new challenges for struggle for Kurdish self-determination

  Iraq, Kurdistan, Syria, Turkey

Iraq /Syria
US-led bombings will worsen divisions

01/10/2014: Stop imperialist slaughter!

  Iraq, Syria, US

Hong Kong
Massive anti-government protests after attempted police crackdown

30/09/2014: Anger over police violence fuels spontaneous “umbrella revolution” and growing strike movement

  Hong Kong

Britain
Labour to continue austerity offensive

26/09/2014: Labour conference a carefully stage-managed affair

  Britain

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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