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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

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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