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LOCAL LEADER OF MINERS’ UNION MURDERED BY SEPARATISTS IN DONBAS

LOCAL LEADER OF MINERS’ UNION MURDERED BY SEPARATISTS IN DONBAS January 16, 2015 • by ukrainesolidaritycampaign • in KVPU, NGPU, Russo-Ukraine War  [continue...]

Charlie Hebdo

Charlie Hebdo Statement by the EC of the LRC The appalling brutal murders of staff working on French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo last week by extreme reactionary Islamists must be condemned unequivocally.  We send solidarity to all socialists and progressive thinkers in France and across the globe in support of the determination never to be intimidated from freely expressing criticism of institutions, religious or political.   [continue...]

Snap Greek elections: The beginning of the end of European austerity?

Snap Greek elections: The beginning of the end of European austerity? By Manuel Cortes [continue...]

Free Shaker Aamer

Aamer’s Continued Detention Shames Our Society Letter to ‘Guardian’ 23 December 2014 [continue...]

SEPARATISTS SHOOT WORKER PROTESTS IN DONBASS

SEPARATISTS SHOOT WORKER PROTESTS IN DONBASS The news about social ‪‎protests has reached ‪‎Donbass, the region which is struggling to separate from ‪‎Ukraine. The protests are directed against the policies of ‪‎separatist government. The ‪‎protesters suffered threats and ‪‎violent repressions for their actions. [continue...]

150 Years of International Solidarity

150 Years of International Solidarity The 150th Anniversary of the 1st International [continue...]

Parliament Debates Bombing Iraq

Parliament Debates Bombing Iraq Of the 24 Labour MPs who voted against, very few got to do more than interject with some challenging questions. Jeremy Corbyn MP spoke powerfully against the motion: [continue...]

Labour MPs Voting against the Bombing

Labour MPs Voting against the Bombing Labour (24 votes against, plus 1 teller) The Labour MPs who voted against were: Diane Abbott, Graham Allen, Anne
Begg, Ronnie Campbell, Martin Caton, Katy Clark, Ian Davidson, Paul
Flynn, Stephen Hepburn, Kate Hoey, Kelvin Hopkins, Sian James, Mark
Lazraowicz, John McDonnell, Iain McKenzie, Austin Mitchell, Grahame
Morris, George Mudie, Linda Riordan, Barry Sheerman, Dennis Skinner,
Graham Stringer, and Mike Wood. [continue...]

Iraq and Syria: vote NO to British involvement

Iraq and Syria: vote NO to British involvement The following have signed a letter in the Guardian,  calling on MPs to vote NO to British involvement in bombing Iraq and/or Syria in Parliament on Friday:- [continue...]

Palestinian Workers Fighting for Union Recognition

Palestinian Workers Fighting for Union Recognition,
Zarfati Garage, Mishor Adumim [continue...]

UKRAINE SOLIDARITY CAMPAIGN: Appeal for Solidarity

UKRAINE SOLIDARITY CAMPAIGN
C/O LRC, PO Box 2378, London, E5 9QU The Ukraine Solidarity Campaign is issuing the following appeal from the trade unions representing workers at the ArcelorMittal Kryvyi Rih, the giant plant in the Ukrainian industrial metropolis of Kryvyi Rih.  Recently the miners of the city made significant gains in their dispute with the company EVRAZ.  The workers of Kryvyi Rih are setting an example to the labour movement of all Ukraine in this difficult time.  Ukraine Solidarity Campaign, a labour movement based campaign in the UK will be doing its upmost to assist them in their struggle with this corporation which is profiting from the misery of the Ukrainian workers.  We appeal to all sections of the labour movement to assist.  Please republish the appeal below (translated by Olga Papash and Nick Evans) and circulate it as widely as possible.   [continue...]

From one Israeli pogrom to another

From one Israeli pogrom to another By Martin Wicks Israel is in trouble. Not because of the threat from Hamas rockets but because its barbaric assault on Gaza is so patently out of all proportion to the threat they face that even their traditional supporters are raising questions about their strategy. It’s traditional supporters admit as much. Even Tory MPs are criticising the UK government.
The Economist has written an editorial entitled “winning the battle, but losing the war” (the war, that is, for world opinion), subtitled “For all its military might, Israel faces a grim future unless it can secure peace”. Yet the Israeli regime does not want a negotiated peace. [continue...]

Gaza – Stop the bombing:

Gaza – Stop the bombing:
Statement by the EC of the LRC As Israeli bombs rain down on Gaza yet again, indiscriminately mowing down civilians, and a land invasion and naval bombardment gets underway, public opinion around the world is outraged. Yet western governments call at best for restraint and urge Palestinian support for a ceasefire on Israel’s terms. Such a ceasefire would entail an eighth year of Israeli blockade, the continued confinement of Gazans to their open prison and the ongoing denial of their access to markets, education and employment. This is the ‘peace’ that Israeli bombs and the western powers that support them seek to impose on the Palestinian people. [continue...]

Ukrainian Socialist Solidarity Mass Picket

Ukrainian Socialist Solidarity Mass Picket 12th June from 10.30am
At Chelsea FC
Stamford Bridge, Fulham Road, London SW6 1HS [continue...]

Crisis in Ukraine

Crisis in Ukraine:
LRC Statement,  May 2014 The Ukraine is drifting towards civil war, with an ever-rising body count and atrocities committed on both sides. [continue...]

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