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World
Middle East, Ukraine wars…upturn in European class struggle

22/12/2014: CWI meeting discusses a volatile period in global and class relations

  Middle East, Ukraine, World Economy

Pakistan
Stop the killings, no to the Taliban, no to the religious extremism

21/12/2014: Socialists organise protests against Taliban barbarism

  Pakistan

US
Put CIA torturers in the dock

21/12/2014: The role of state intelligence

  Britain, US

Belgium
Massive general strike makes the government wobble

19/12/2014: Towards a second plan of action to get rid of this government and austerity!

  Belgium

 Portugal
Government attempts to forcefully break TAP strike

19/12/2014: Solidarity messages needed with “requisitioned” airline workers

  Portugal, Solidarity

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

Iran

Iran: Petrochemical workers sentenced to jail and flogging

22/09/2014, Protest against Iranian government’s brutal sentences!
Appeal from Campaign in Support of Iranian Workers’

Iran: Support Behnam Ebrahimzadeh

04/09/2014, Support jailed labour activist’s demands against critical dentention conditions
Campaign in Support of Workers of Iran

Solidarity: Iranian mine workers on strike

26/08/2014, Demand the release of the arrested workers!
Campaign in support of workers of Iran

Iran: Reformists hollow victory

22/06/2013, Khamenie and Rouhani are riding a tiger
Iranian CWI supporter in Britain

Iran: What would a Rafsanjani presidency mean?

18/05/2013, Iran’s June 14 presidential election takes place against the background of deep divisions in society and the regime.
Iranian CWI supporter in Britain

Iran: Free Reza Shahabi, jailed trade unionist

17/04/2012, Tehran’s bus drivers’ union leader sentenced to 6 years in prison
CWI Reporters

Iran: War clouds gather

29/02/2012, Western powers step up sanctions and military threats against Tehran
Niall Mulholland, CWI

Iran: New imperialist war clouds

13/01/2012, Tensions increase with sanctions and navy exercises
Per-Åke Westerlund, Rättvisepartiet Socialisterna (CWI Sweden)

Sweden: Hunger strike protest by 50 Iranian political refugees

11/05/2011, Defend the right to asylum!
Kristofer Lundberg, Rättvisepartiet Socialisterna (CWI Sweden)

Iran: Victory for oil workers on strike

27/04/2011, May Day next day of mass protests
Hamid Azar. From Offensiv, weekly paper of Rättvisepartiet Socialisterna (CWI Sweden)

Iran: Thousands out on 8 March

10/03/2011, Major conflicts within the regime
Hamid Azar, from Offensiv (weekly paper of Rättvisepartiet Socialisterna - CWI in Sweden)

Iran: Tens of thousands protest on 1 March

03/03/2011, Regular protests planned for Tuesdays
Hamid Azar, from Offensiv, weekly paper of Rttvisepartiet Socialisterna (CWI Sweden)

Iran: New protests challenge brutal repression

23/02/2011, General strike in Iranian-Kurdistan
Hamid Azar, from ‘Offensiv’, weekly newspaper of Rättvisepartiet Socialisterna (CWI Sweden)

Iran: Mass Protests in Iran

16/02/2011, Day of uprising inspired by Egypt
Hamid Azar, from ‘Offensiv’, weekly paper of Rättvisepartiet Socialisterna (CWI Sweden)

Iran: The movement one year after the rigged elections

12/06/2010, 12 June marks the first anniversary of the mass revolt that shook the Islamic Republic of Iran; a people’s revolt against the regime.
Kristofer Lundberg, Rättvisepartiet Socialisterna (CWI in Sweden)

Iran: End the dictatorship!

10/02/2010, 11 February: From the revolution of the oppressed 1979 to the new wave of resistance 2010
CWI

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