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Greece
Bus cleaners renew strike after management’s broken promises

29/05/2016: "Triple-oppressed workers - immigrants, women and low-paid – show way forward"

  Greece

Congo
Day of Protest 26 May

28/05/2016: New massacres in mineral-rich region

  Congo

 Kazakhstan
Embassy protests in solidarity with struggle against land privatisation and for democratic rights

27/05/2016: Soldarity actions take place internationally against Nazarbayev regime

  Kazakhstan, Solidarity

Brazil
Mass protests against new government begin

27/05/2016: LSR (CWI) forces participation highlighted

  Brazil

 Solidarity
Brutal bosses attack striking Lisbon Dockers

25/05/2016: Protest and solidarity messages needed

  Solidarity

Austria
Only 31,026 votes prevent far right’s Hofer becoming president

24/05/2016: ‘Breathing space’ offers chance to build a fighting, democratic left alternative

  Austria

Britain
EU referendum exposes gaping political fault-lines

24/05/2016: New road can open up for labour movement if working class relies on its own forces

  Britain

Kazakhstan
Massive police operation confronts demonstrators

23/05/2016: Nazarbayev regime faces mounting opposition

  Kazakhstan

Australia
Federal election looming

21/05/2016: How should the labour and social movements respond?

  Australia

Kazakhstan
 Anger against Nazarbayev expressed on the streets

20/05/2016: ‘Illegal’ protests planned for Saturday 21 May

  Kazakhstan

Brazil
Fall of President Dilma Rousseff unleashes offensive against working class

19/05/2016: The impeachment process and historic crisis of the PT (Workers’ Party)

  Brazil

Britain
Brexit, the EU and the economy

19/05/2016: Remain or Leave, workers must fight for socialist change

  Britain

Nigeria
General strike begins

18/05/2016: Determined leadership and clear strategy needed to succeed

  Nigeria

Ireland
‘Jobstown trials’ to go ahead

18/05/2016: Government loses battle on water charges but wages war on Left

  Ireland Republic

Greece
Striking Athens bus cleaners continue their struggle

17/05/2016: Court declares strike ‘lawful’

  Greece

Canada
Fire devastates Fort McMurray

16/05/2016: Capitalism equals environmental destruction

  Canada

Saudi Arabia
Gathering storms over the House of Saud

13/05/2016: Collapse of oil prices expose fragile foundations of oil Gulf monarchies

  Middle East, Qatar, Saudi Arabia

France
New stage in battle over labour law

12/05/2016: Hollande’s decision to over-rule parliament provokes another round of struggle

  France

Kazakhstan
Protests erupt

12/05/2016: Phoney elections have not brought stability

  Kazakhstan

Sweden
Successful Congress for CWI forces

12/05/2016: Political foundations laid for new branches and growth in other Nordic countries

  Sweden

Ireland
100th anniversary of the execution of James Connolly

12/05/2016: Revolutionary socialist, militant workers' leader and internationalist

  Ireland Republic

Northern Ireland
Main parties win Assembly elections…

11/05/2016: But positive moves against sectarian politics

  Ireland North

Belgium
Trade unions announce new plan of action

11/05/2016: Call for two national demonstrations, building towards general strikes

  Belgium

Quebec
The fight for $15 shows true colors of Parti Québecois

10/05/2016: No to an all-class pro-independence alliance

  Quebec

Britain
Elections show anger and fragmentation

10/05/2016: Mobilise the anti-austerity mood into a mass, democratic movement to defeat the right

  Britain

Scotland
SNP win elections

09/05/2016: New openings for a socialist left alternative emerge

  Scotland

Ireland
How long can Kenny’s government last?

07/05/2016: Minority government supported by two main parties and “Independents” formed

  Ireland Republic

 Video
Paul Murphy sets record straight on "legal aid"

06/05/2016: Socialist MP threatened with jail for protesting against water charges responds to attacks in Irish parliament

  Video

South Africa
Zuma must go!

06/05/2016: Build a socialist mass workers’ party for a government of the working class

  South Africa

 Solidarity
Portuguese dock workers’ indefinite strike

05/05/2016: What we cannot do: leave the dockers alone

  Solidarity

Britain
90th anniversary of epochal general strike

05/05/2016: When workers tasted power

  Britain

Hong Kong
Racist smear campaign against refugees

05/05/2016: Socialist Action (CWI) initiates successful anti-racist march

  Aceh

May Day 2016
Rallies and marches mark international workers' day

04/05/2016: Photo gallery of CWI's global May Day participation

  May Day

Ireland
Water charges suspended

03/05/2016: Protest movement and boycott force huge Establishment parties climb down

  Ireland Republic

Iran

Iran: Jailed trade unionists announce start of hunger strikes on April 29

19/04/2016, Statement by Jafar Azimzadeh, a leader of the Free Union of Iranian Workers, and Esmail Abdi, a leader of the Iranian Teachers Trade Association
socialistworld.net

Iran: Proposed nuclear deal reflects transformed Middle East

24/04/2015, In aftermath of disastrous Iraq occupation, Obama administration balancing between region’s forces
Robert Bechert, CWI

Iran: Independent workers’ organizations statement about minimum wage

11/03/2015, Increasing demands for a living wage
Statement by six Iranian workers’ organizations

Iran: Labour and children’s rights activist, Behnam Ebrahimzadeh, sentenced to another nine years

13/01/2015, International action needed to overturn latest conviction and to immediately release Behnam
Campaign in Support Workers of 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)

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