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 Solidarity
Mexican activist Nestora Salgado on hunger strike

30/05/2015: Growing protests against vicious treatment of local community self-defence activist

  Solidarity

Turkey
Metal workers do not give up the fight!

29/05/2015: The fire that Renault workers set alight at Bursa is unlikely to extinguish soon

  Turkey

Nigieria
Buhari Government takes power

28/05/2015: Working People Must Prepare to Struggle for improvement and Real Change

  Nigeria

Ireland
Massive ‘Yes’ to Marriage Equality referendum

28/05/2015: Growing opposition to conservative establishment

  Ireland Republic

Britain
The struggles to come

27/05/2015: No fundamental change to be expected from the Labour Party

  Britain

Hong Kong
Cathay Pacific workers to strike in August

26/05/2015: Protesting cabin crew at Hong Kong airport explained their grievances to Socialist Action reporters

  Hong Kong

Canada’s ‘carbo-state’

26/05/2015: Only a socialist alternative can challenge the carbo-capitalists’ grip on Canadian politics

  Canada, Environment

New Zealand
Victory over zero-hour contracts

24/05/2015: ‘Cotton On’ clothes retailer workers defeat attempt to remove rest and meal breaks

  New Zealand

Iraq/Syria
ISIS rout national armies at Ramadi and Palmyra

23/05/2015: United working class movement needed to sweep away sectarian militias and reactionary politicians

  Iraq, Syria

Britain
Labour leadership contest - appealing to big business

22/05/2015: The Labour leadership contest begs the question: what is the point of the Labour Party?

  Britain

Ireland North
Election marks growing rejection of sectarian status quo

21/05/2015: Opportunities to build new anti-sectarian political voice for working class and youth

  Ireland Republic

Spain
Is Podemos in crisis?

20/05/2015: Left and social movements in a state of flux, as key elections loom

  Spain

Britain
Build a movement to defeat Tories’ cuts savagery

20/05/2015: For massive union demonstrations, linked to a 24-hour general strike

  Britain

Ireland South
Vote ‘Yes’ to marriage equality!

19/05/2015: Referendum a product of long-waged campaign of struggle from below

  Ireland Republic

Greece
Subordination to Troika or rupture with austerity?

18/05/2015: The choices before the Greek working class

  Greece

North Cyprus
‘Moderate leftist’ wins presidential election on peace ticket

16/05/2015: Workers’ common front, north and south, can find solution to island’s division

  Cyprus

Chile
Huge demonstrations call for free education

15/05/2015: New chapter opens in country’s political and ‘moral’ crisis

  Chile

Australia
East-West toll road dispute concluded

15/05/2015: Local community direct action secures victory

  Australia

Ireland
Parliament suspended after PM tells Socialist MPs “where to go”

14/05/2015: Contemptuous remarks reflect government concerns over non-payment of water charges

  Ireland Republic

Britain
Organising against Tory austerity starts now

14/05/2015: Potential for industrial response to cuts but needs determined leadership and campaigning

  Britain

 Video
Joe Higgins TD questions former ECB president Jean Claude Trichet

13/05/2015: "When bankers and bondholders’ gambles crashed, their massive burden of private debt was placed onto the shoulders of the Irish people"

  Ireland Republic, Video

Sudan
Mass apathy towards elections

12/05/2015: Renewed struggle from below needed to put an end to Bashir’s rule

  Sudan

USA
Presidential candidate declares "political revolution" against billionaires

12/05/2015: Campaign needs to build independent political power

  US

Britain
Fight against "five more damned years" of Tory rule

12/05/2015: Labour leader’s ’responsible capitalism’ shows its bankruptcy

  Britain

China
“In a hard landing now”

11/05/2015: Stock market frenzy and fabricated GDP figures cannot hide the reality of an economy in deep trouble

  China

Scotland
Labour annihilated

11/05/2015: SNP sweeps to victory by posing as an anti-austerity alternative

  Scotland

Britain
With the votes of 24% of the electorate, Tories have no mandate for more savage cuts

11/05/2015: Labour’s failure puts centre stage the need for new mass anti-austerity force

  Britain

Poland
65,000 workers demonstrate against governments’ policies

07/05/2015: Plan of action for a general strike needed

  Poland

Ireland North
Socialist Party replies to leading Sinn Fein councillor’s attacks

06/05/2015: How to fight cuts, sectarianism and to build workers’ unity

  Ireland North

Britain
Russell Brand mistaken to sow illusions in Labour

06/05/2015: Russell Brand calls on people to elect a Labour government, saying Ed Miliband will ’listen’ and wants pressure from below

  Britain

May Day 2015
International workers’ day marked by marches and rallies

05/05/2015: Photo gallery of the CWI taking part in May Day event across the world

  May Day

Iceland
Fighting for better wages

05/05/2015: General strike called for 26 May

  Iceland

May Day 2015
Socialist plan or capitalist chaos

01/05/2015: What sort of new society are we struggling for?

  May Day

Nepal
Disaster in Nepal –amplified by capitalism

30/04/2015: Nepal, one of the poorest countries in the south Asian region has been further devastated by the recent earthquake.

  Nepal

Kashmir

Kashmir: Power of mass protests shock Indian regime

04/11/2010, Struggle against brutal army oppression intensifies
Khalid Bhatti, Socialist Movement Pakistan (CWI), Lahore

Kashmir in flames again: Complete shutdown for more than a month

29/09/2010, Kashmir is aflame again amid a renewed outpouring of popular, non-violent, revolt against India’s military occupation.
Khalid Bhatti, general secretary Socialist Movement Pakistan (CWI Pakistan)

Kashmir: “Paradise turned into hell”

22/09/2010, Indian ‘Fact-finding mission’ will not offer solution
Emma Shaw, Socialist Party (CWI England & Wales)

Kashmir: Demand justice now

08/08/2010, Leaflet of New Socialist Alternative (CWI India)
CWI

Kashmir: Health workers’ struggle wins demands

20/05/2009, First ever victor for health department service workers
Jamal Khan, Trade Unions Rights Campaign Kashmir (TURCK)

Kashmir: Health workers force government to accept demands!

24/02/2009, But further struggle will be needed
Jamal Khan, CWI in Kashmir

Kashmir: Health Workers’ Strike Action

19/02/2009, Government of Pakistani occupation threatens to crush strike
Jamal Khan, CWI, Kashmir

Kashmir: May Day celebrated on both sides of Line of Control

06/05/2008, Food prices and workers’ rights are key issues
Jamal Khan, International Co-ordinating Secretary, TURC-Kashmir

Kashmir: Protests and rallies mark May Day in Srinagar and Jammu (Indian Occupied Kashmir)

06/05/2008, Rich tributes paid to the Chicago Martyrs
Jamal Khan, International Co-ordination Secretary, TURC-Kashmir

Kashmir: Indefinite strike by public sector workers hit by 2005 earthquake

19/03/2008, Urgent solidarity needed!
Jamal Khan, Kashmir

Kashmir: National Convention of Trade Union Rights Campaign, Kashmir (TURC-K)

13/12/2007, Nearly 300 trade unionists and workers participated in the first TURC-K national convention held in Kotli (Pakistani Occupied Kashmir, POK) on December 8.
Jamal Khan, CWI Kashmir

Kashmir: May day 2007 - Employees Alliance Action committee organises Mayday rally in Rawalakot

04/05/2007, Public sector workers threaten to strike from 7 May if agreement with government not honoured
Shakoor Azeem, CWI Kashmir, Kotli

Kashmir: Public sector workers’ strike forces major concessions

16/03/2007, Mass class struggle in impoverished, repressive society
Trade Union Rights Campaign Kashmir reporters

Kashmir: Public sector workers continue strike despite leader’s betrayal

16/02/2007, Medecin Sans Frontier threaten striking health workers with dismissal
Trade Union Rights Campaign -Kashmir reporters, Kotli, Kashmir

Kashmir: Government declares strike over earthquake compensation illegal

09/02/2007, Solidarity and protest letters urgently needed
J Khan, Trade Union Rights Campaign – Kashmir, Kotli, Kashmir

Kashmir: Thousands protest in earthquake affected areas

04/02/2007, Protest letters and solidarity messages still needed
J Khan, Trade Union Rights Campaign – Kashmir (TURC-K), Kotli, Kashmir

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