Three members of the greek Socialist Workers Party (SEK) are to appear in court on 12 December 2013 accused of “defamation” by a lawyer who is in the payroll of a Golden Dawn MP. Katerina Thoidou, journalist, Tasos Anastasiades, publisher and Panos Garganas, editor of Ergatiki Allylenghyi (Workers Solidarity, weekly paper of SEK) are to stand trial because articles in the paper... Read More

Letter of support for Greek anti-fascists

A week after the Norwegian election, which probably will bring the far right-wing Progress Party into the government for the first time, in Greece, Petros Constantinou, elected member of Athens City Council and national coordinator of KEERFA (United Movement Against Racism and the Fascist Threat), has been double charged for speaking out against the recent police killings of two... Read More

Down with military rule! Down with Al-Sisi!

Down with military rule! Down with Al-Sisi, the leader of the counter-revolution! By the Revolutionary Socialists, Egypt 14 August 2013 The bloody dissolution of the sit-ins in Al-Nahda Square and Raba’a al-Adawiyya is nothing but a massacre prepared in advance. It aims not only to liquidate the Muslim Brotherhood,... Read More

The Brotherhood was overthrown to deepen the revolution, not to support the regime

Not in our name! The Brotherhood was overthrown to deepen the revolution, not to support the regime. 25 July 2013 Whatever crimes the Brotherhood has committed against the people and against the Copts in defence of its power in the name of religion, we do not give Al-Sisi our authority. We will not go into... Read More

Freedom is in the hands of the people, and not of the military

Declaration from the Revolutionary Socialists, Egypt 9 July 2013‪ Freedom is in the hands of the people, and not of the military and the guards Greetings to the millions of Egyptians who overthrew Morsi with their heroic mobilisation, and stood firm their protests and defended themselves for the past two weeks. This confirms... Read More

International Socialists Norway demand end to surveillance

In a documentary broadcasted on Norwegian television last week, Christian Høibø revealed himself as an informant for the so called ‘counter extremism’ department  of the Police Security Service (PST). He started to infiltrate the left more than ten years ago, at a time of  mass demonstrations against the war in Iraq and against capitalist institutions like the G8... Read More

The year the masks fell: Egyptians against the alliance of the Brotherhood, military and capital

The Egyptian people’s great revolution, which threw the dictator and his cronies into prison, is still aflame as it marks its second anniversary. It has already toppled several failed governments, and forced the Military Council to quit after elections which brought Mohamed Mursi and the Muslim Brotherhood to power. Their electoral success reflected the fact that the contest was... Read More

Statement of Socialist Workers Bulletin (Nigeria): Nigerian troops out of Mali

776 Nigerian troops are expected to arrive in Mali today to support the attacks by French forces in the north of Mali.  They are expected to be joined by 124 more, and another 2,000 troops from other West African countries.  This action confirms Nigeria’s imperialist role across West Africa and gives backing to the French attacks which have already killed hundreds with bombing... Read More

Statement by DSIP (Turkey): Bullets aimed at peace

Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) co-founder Sakine Cansiz, Kurdistan National Congress (KNK) Paris represantative Fidan Dogan and Leyla Soylemez were murdered in an armed attack on the Kurdistan Information Bureau in Paris. Greek translation below The purpose of this assassination is clearly to sabotage the peace negotiations between the Turkish government  and the PKK. Such... Read More

Condemnation of continued attacks against comrade Femi Aborisade (Nigeria)

Condemnation of continued attacks against comrade Femi Aborisade and demand for action Socialist Workers League (SWL, Nigeria) is bothered by the continued attacks against Comrade Femi Aborisade, a leading member of the SWL and the Editor of Socialist Worker, the League’s newspaper, who is a Senior Principal Lecturer at The Polytechnic Ibadan. Eight armed men stormed his house... Read More