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France: Macron’s war on Separatism

On 9 December, France’s prime minister, Jean Castex, held a press conference to announce the publication of a "draft law to strengthen republican values", aimed at defending secularism (Laïcité) and f Read more...

Poland: Mass protests and strikes against abortion ban

For days, thousands of demonstrators have taken to the streets in Poland. Their signs and banners read: "They have blood on their robes", "Protect the women", "Fuck off" and "This is war". Read more...

Hypocrisy and fundamentalism: the attacks on women's rights in post-coup Brazil

On 27 August 2020, the Bolsonaro government carried out yet another vicious attack on women's rights. Read more...

Pakistan: No support for religious reactionaries or state repression!

On November 25, the Pakistan government called for the suppression of the growing wave of so-called anti-blasphemy protests organised by the Sunni Islamist party “Tehreek e Labaik Ya Rasool Allah”. Read more...

Women's liberation, Islam and anti-Muslim racism

For many, from feminists such as Alice Schwarzer to the Alternative for Germany, it has long been “proved” that Islam is not like other religions. Read more...

Poland: Resistance grows against right-wing government

On May 7, Warsaw witnessed its largest demonstration since the end of Communism. Around 240,000 people answered the call of the "Committee for the Defence of Democracy", KOD. Read more...

Türkiye’deki mülteci sorunu

Alevilerin mülteci kampına karşı protestolarına nasıl bir tepki göstermeli?  Read more...

Charlie Hebdo: Islamist Terrorism, Republican Racism

The 7 January attack on the offices of the French satirical weekly Charlie Hebdo, in which 12 people were killed, must be condemned without equivocation. Read more...

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