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Analysis by Country

Palestinian resistance inflicts a defeat on Israel

Protests by Palestinians against Israeli restrictions on access to the Haram-al Sharif (Temple Mount), have been reignited after police imposed a ban on entry for worshippers under 50. Read more...

Turkey: One year of Erdogan's counter-coup

Last July there were two coups in Turkey, one failed, one succeeded. Read more...

Ireland: Jobstown victory against state frame up

The Irish state’s attempt to criminalise seven water charges protesters has failed, though charges against other water protesters remain. Read more...

中国:新的武器,新的地位——新的泡沫?

中国用阅兵式来庆祝人民共和国成立的周年日,这是许多年来的第一次。在天安门城楼上,国家主席胡锦涛观看最新型武器,包括未装配实弹的无人机、巡航导弹、具备核打击能力的导弹等从他前面开过。与此同时,官方解说员强调这些武器不仅是中国制造,而且是中国研发的。 Read more...

捍卫中国的民主权利

利克斯•布莱格将叙述中国政府最近对反对派运动的压制。

12月25日, 2009 年, 北京第一中级法院以颠覆国家罪判处刘晓波11年徒刑。刘晓波曾参与1989年的天安门抗议运动;一年之前他由于筹备发起推动中国政治改革的零八宪章运动而被捕,逮捕他的罪名是煽动颠覆国家政权。“煽动颠覆国家政权罪”其实是一个政治镇压的手段,它被广泛用于对异见分子和政治反对派定罪。 Read more...

UK: A weak Tory government: keep up the pressure!

THE JUNE election result proved to be a disaster for the “winner” and a triumph for the “loser”. Read more...

UK: May's Coalition of Chaos

Political events in Northern Ireland are generally given scant coverage in the popular British press or broadcast media. Read more...

France: Macron smashes the left

As was expected, Emmanuel Macron's party, La République en Marche, The Republic on the Move, won an absolute majority in the second round of elections to the French National Assembly on June 18. Read more...