Last Friday, Turkey’s government issued arrest warrants against 82 members of the opposition HDP party, including the co-mayor of the city of Kars and former members of parliament and party leaders. Members of the “movement of the nameless” platform were also among those detained whereas the spokeswoman of the “Party for Social Freedom”, Perihan Koca, was taken into custody as part of a separate trial.

We call on Turkey’s government to immediately end repression against the democratic opposition and release the political prisoners.

The justification for the arrests is beyond grotesque. Turkey’s judiciary has accused them of being responsible for demonstrations in October 2014 that were violently repressed and in which several people...

USB ItaliaThe strike, the joint demonstrations of students and workers throughout Italy, the media and public attention on the reopening of schools, the breaking of the unanimous rhetoric of “everything will go well”, the breaking of a climate of social passivity that had lasted for months, are the political results of the work of USB and all the political and trade unions that have set up this...

The World Peace Council (WPC) expresses its deep concern about the recent escalation of the tensions between Azerbaijan and Armenia over border disputes in the region of Nagorno-Karabakh, which have resulted in casualties on both sides, including civilians. This conflict, which has its origin more than thirty (30) years back, is a complicated matter in which various regional and global powers are...

Today, the international climate justice movement “Ende Gelaende” (“Here And No Further!”) declared the end of the action weekend. More than 3,000 activists blocked coal and gas infrastructure in Rhineland mining area in western Germany. Ende Gelaende calls for an end to all fossil fuel and a fundamental system change. As part of the action an anti-colonial group of activists set an anti-racist...

In response to the recent TUC conference, Communist Party chair Liz Payne has urged Britain’s trades union movement to unite to defend every job, demand a safe return to work and to reject EU attempts to limit control state aid to industry in England, Scotland and Wales. 

Warning that millions more jobs will be axed when the Tory government’s furlough scheme ends in late October, she...

‘The COVID crisis has exposed jobs, the right to work and society’s total dependence on labour as the fault-line of capitalism’, Andy Bain told the Communist Party’s executive committee at the weekend.

In an online meeting, he said it was essential that capitalism’s massive threat to jobs is challenged at national and local levels by the trade union movement. The CP trade union organiser urged...

About 3,000 activists from Ende Gelaende have been successfully blocking coal and gas infrastructure in the Rhineland mining area since this morning. The action groups reached Garzweiler open-cast mine, Weisweiler coal-fired power station and Lausward gas-fired power station near Düsseldorf.

“We are here today to unmask fossil gas as a climate killer. Clean natural gas is a dirty lie. It is...

The Russian Federation has been acting in the most transparent manner in the situation around Mr. Alexey Navalny from the very beginning. At the request of relatives, he was promptly granted permission to travel to Germany for medical treatment, which he did without hindrance, once the doctors at the Omsk hospital managed to stabilize his condition. Moreover, Russian doctors passed on to their...

Thousands around the country took part in demonstrations calling for Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s resignation on Thursday, September 24, as protest leaders vowed to continue to rally within the limitations of a tightened national lockdown that began yesterday, Friday, at 2pm.

The restrictions controversially introduce limits on protests as part of an effort to bring the coronavirus...

Venezuela’s Attorney General Tarek William Saab, Ombudsman Alfredo Ruiz, Foreign Minister Jorge Arreaza, and Executive Secretary of the National Council on Human Rights, Larry Devoe, presented a report titled “The Truth of Venezuela. Report and Testimonies of a Country under Siege”.

The document systematizes the violations of human rights committed by those promoting violence against the...