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Bobby Sands: Irish Freedom Fighter, 1954-1981

Forty years ago, on May 5th 1981, Bobby Sands died in Long Kesh prison after 66 days on hunger strike. He was the first of 10 Republican hunger strikers allowed to perish by the British government. Read more...

USA: Andrew Brown Jr killing: Justice can only be won by mass action

On April 21, police in Elizabeth City, North Carolina, shot Andrew Brown Jr in the back of the head. Read more...

George Floyd murder trial verdict: a first victory for mass action

USA: Police killings, this time it's Chicago

Late last month, a 13 year old boy named Adam Toledo was shot by Chicago police. Adam was a Latino. Immediately after the incident, Chicago police stated that there had been an “armed confrontation”. Read more...

UK: Unionism in crisis as Loyalists lash out

For over a week, Loyalists have been attacking the Police Service of Northern Ireland (PSNI) in riots in Belfast, Derry and other parts of Northern Ireland. Read more...

USA: Daunte Wright’s murder shows police cannot be reformed

April 11, 2021 saw the murder at a traffic stop of Daunte Wright, aged 20, by police officers in Brooklyn Center, Minnesota, a suburb of Minneapolis. Police allege that Mr. Read more...

Turkey: Solidarity with the HDP!

The ban on the only left-wing opposition party in the Turkish parliament, the HDP (Halkların Demokratik Partisi, Peoples' Democratic Party), was rejected once again by the Constitutional Court on 31 M Read more...

USA: The Roots of the Rise in Anti-Asian Hate Crimes

IN the year since the murder of George Floyd, the harsh reality of the racism still experienced by African Americans, 150 years after the abolition of slavery and half a century since the civil rights Read more...

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