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Asia-Pacific

Red Shirts facing assault from the army in Bangkok protest

The Red Shirts encampment in Bangkok is faced with the might of the Thai army as the government declares a "free fire zone" in the city centre Read more...

Militant struggle in Thailand as anti government protesters clash with the army

Events in Bangkok reveal a revolutionary situation is unfolding in the country writes Simon Hardy Read more...

Kyrgyzstan revolution overthrows the government!

The events in the central Asian state of Kyrgyzstan are an encouragement to the working class of the world argues Simon Hardy Read more...

Indonesian army implicated in death squad killings

Recent news has emerged from Indonesia that points to a series of political murders carried out by the Indonesian army (TNI) in 2009. Read more...

The crisis hits Indonesia, mass protests on the streets

Recent mass protests in Indonesia against the government's bank bailout policy show the extent of the crisis in the country Read more...

First issue of Workers Power in Chinese

In collaboration with Chinese socialists, the League has produced the first issue of Workers Power in Chinese. Read more...

Defend democratic rights in China

Rix Bragg looks at the recent clampdown on opposition movements in China Read more...

China: New weapons, new status – new bubble?

For the first time in many years, Beijing celebrated the anniversary of the founding of the People’s Republic with a military parade. President Hu Jintao watched from Tiananmen, the Gate of Heavenly Peace, as the latest weaponry passed him by. Unmanned drones, cruise missiles, nuclear-enabled missiles trundled past and, as official commentators emphasised, these were not only made in China but designed in China. Read more...