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Reports of gay men being detained, tortured and killed by officials under the control of Chechen leader Ramzan Kadyrov, have hit headlines around the world and provoked anger and protests from LGBT, democratic rights and...

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The result of the first round of the presidential election in France has shown a massive rejection of the established parties and what they represent. It marks a watershed in France’s politics and opens up...

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The presidential election in France has become a tight race in the final days before the first round election, with a third of the electorate still undecided. A deep discontent with the existing order is...

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Theresa May has called a general election for one reason – not the reason she gave – but because of the government’s weakness in face of a rising tide of anger in British society. Workers...

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On Sunday 16 April, Turkey went through the most controversial and questionable referendum in its history. The constitutional amendments which were to give President Erdogan dictatorial powers, including the authority to dissolve the parliament, were...

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Peshraw Mohammed is a leading activist from the Socialist Review Centre in Iraqi-Kurdistan, and is currently a refugee in Germany. Sascha Staničić from the SAV spoke to him about the situation in Iraqi Kurdistan. Western...

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Old Political Elite Discredited The presidential election in France is gathering pace and has become far more open. More than 40% of the electorate are said to be still undecided as to who to support...

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Vote “NO” Gains Momentum If the referendum called by the Justice and Development Party (AKP) government results in a “NO” (“HAYIR”) vote, on April 16, it will be a massive blow to the regime and a...

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State Prosecutors Attempt to Gag Jobstown Defendants Defendants in the Dublin #jobstownnotguilty court trails, the first of which are due to take place in April, face attempts by the state prosecutors today to gag their...

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Over 30 Protests Around the World and 88 MPs/MEPs Pledge Support Originally published at socialistworld.net. The #JobstownNotGuilty international day of action on March 23 was a huge success. Over 30 protest actions were organised in more than...

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