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Spain/Catalonia: Government repression against Catalonia’s right to decide

Spain/Catalonia: Government repression against Catalonia’s right to decide

The Catalan people have the right to decide!

Hong Kong: Government and police coordinate criminal attacks on ‘Umbrella’ protest movement

Hong Kong: Government and police coordinate criminal attacks on ‘Umbrella’ protest movement

Reject fake ‘negotiations’ • Organise democratic defence committees to repel attacks and kick out CY Leung’s brutal government! Dikang, Socialist Action (CWI Hong Kong) On Friday 3 October, with protests ranks dipping after six days of occupations, standoffs with police, and the end of a two-day public holiday, the mass democracy […]

Taiwan: Occupation of parliament ends after 24 days

Taiwan: Occupation of parliament ends after 24 days

What are the lessons of the island’s ‘sunflower movement’? Taiwan has witnessed an unprecedented mass protest movement since 18 March when around 200 students occupied the main chamber of the Legislative Yuan (parliament) to stop the ratification of the contentious Cross-Strait Service Trade Agreement (CSSTA) between Taiwan and China. The […]

Taiwan: Ma government rocked by mass protests and occupation of parliament

Taiwan: Ma government rocked by mass protests and occupation of parliament

Down with undemocratic Kuomintang rule – for a Taiwan-wide student strike as the next step! Sally Tang Mei-ching in Taipei and Vincent Kolo Tens of thousands of protesters have filled the streets around the occupied Taiwanese legislature for the past week. The Wall Street Journal calls this “the biggest student-led […]

Sri Lanka: Working class beginning to move forward

Sri Lanka: Working class beginning to move forward

The one day protest general strike held on 21 May was a significant step forward for the working class in Sri Lanka. Srinath Perera, United Socialist Party (USP – CWI, Sri Lanka) This extremely significant national strike – in Sri Lanka referred to as a “token strike” – was called […]