Kazakhstan: Vadim Kuramshin, prisoners’ rights campaigner, jailed for 12 years

Kazakhstan: Vadim Kuramshin, prisoners’ rights campaigner, jailed for 12 years

All pretense of a fair trial dropped – Protest Now! From Campaign Kazakhstan On the second attempt the authorities, Vadim Kuramshin, a well-known campaigner for prisoners’ rights and member of the Socialist Movement Kazakhstan, wsa jailed last weekend, for 12 years. The charge against Vadim – that he allegedly attempted […]

Israel/Palestine: No more slaughter in Gaza!

Israel/Palestine: No more slaughter in Gaza!

Stop Israeli state terror! From the Socialist, paper of the Socialist Party (CWI England & Wales) A ceasefire, starting on Wednesday night, 21 November, has been announced eight days after the Israeli military started to bombard Gaza. While this is a great relief to many, further outbreaks of bloodshed are […]

An International Day of Action for Legal Abortion in Ireland

An International Day of Action for Legal Abortion in Ireland

Hong Kong protest at Irish Consulate Wednesday 21 November, following death of Savita Halappanavar Time: Nov 21 (Wed) 2pm Meeting point: Admiratly MTR Exit F Protest venue: Consulate of Ireland. Suite 1408, Two Pacific Place, 88 Queensway, Hong Kong Contact: Sally 9418 9988 An International Day of Action for Legal […]

What’s behind the Japan-China island conflict?

What’s behind the Japan-China island conflict?

Rising national tensions point to new turbulent era in East Asia Vincent Kolo presents a view of the Diaoyu Island conflict as a contribution to discussion within the Chinese section of the CWI The conflict over disputed islands in the East China Sea has triggered the most serious diplomatic crisis […]

US: Socialist Alternative (CWI) wins historic 27% against Washington State House Speaker

US: Socialist Alternative (CWI) wins historic 27% against Washington State House Speaker

US Elections Press release of Socialist Alternative (CWI supporters in the US) Kshama Sawant, the Occupy-inspired Socialist Alternative (CWI supporters in the USA) candidate for Washington State House, scored 27% against Democratic incumbent Speaker Frank Chopp. With half the votes yet to be counted, Sawant is predicted to win over […]