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Israel’s war of terror against Palestine

Israeli forces took over six major West Bank towns and cities during the two week assault – Ramallah, Qalqiliya, Jenin, Tulkarem, Bethlehem, Nablus and Hebron – and arrested more than 4,000 Palestinians. Yasser Arafat’s compound in Ramallah was the first to be hit and he remained isolated there surrounded by Israeli troops. Read more...

Palestine and Israel: two states is no solution

The latest pamphlet from the Alliance for Workers’ Liberty (AWL) group argues for a “two states” solution to the conflict between Israel and the Palestinians. Read more...

Israel: a choice of Zionist reaction at the polls

Squeezed by a Palestinian uprising in the West Bank and a collapsed "peace process" on one side and a resurgent Zionist far right on the other, Israel’s prime minister Ehud Barak's gambled that new elections on 6 February would allow him to renew his mandate. Read more...

Israeli elections: a choice of Zionist reaction

Zionism does not speak with one voice, rest on a common social base or pursue a single set of political objectives. As dramatic events like the assassination of prime minister Yitzak Rabin by a far-right Israeli in 1996 showed, Zionism can be at war with itself while murdering Palestinians. Read more...

Palestine: casualties of the propaganda war

On 30 September twelve-year-old Muhammad al-Durrah was cut down in a hail of bullets as he tried to shelter behind his father at a road junction in the Gaza strip. He has been with his father looking at a car they wished to buy. It was all captured live on TV; the haunting images are posted on many websites. Read more...

Stop the clerics creeping coup

On 5 May the second round of Iran’s rigged election took place. The result was a victory for the reform wing of the Islamic regime: but its triumph could be short-lived. Read more...

Iranian government clamps down on opposition

More than 2,000 students and workers are currently being tortured in Iranian jails after the Islamist regime moved to crush a nationwide rebellion over the summer months. A number of prisoners are already believed to have been killed. Read more...

Down with US and British aggression!

On this page is the Joint Declaration on Iraq by the Fracción Trotskista (Estrategia Internacional); consisting of Partido de los Trabajadores por el Socialismo (Argentina), Liga de los Trabajadores por el Socialismo (Mexico) and Liga Obrera Trotskista (Chile), and the League for a Revolutionary Communist International; including Gruppe ArbeiterInnenstandpunkt (Austria), Gruppe Arbeitermacht (Germany), Arbetarmakt (Sweden), Irish Workers Group, Pouvoir Ouvrier (France), and the Workers Power groups of Australia, Britain and New Zealand-Aotearoa. Read more...

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