Internationalists must support Catalonia’s right to decide

On Sunday 1 October 2017, Catalonia is due to hold a referendum with the question “Do you want Catalonia to become an independent state in the form of a republic?” The Spanish state, where Rajoy’s right wing PP governs as a minority, is using all possible repressive measures to try to stop the vote. The demand for a vote on independence is a product of many factors. The immediate... Read More

Solidarity with the movement in the Rif and Morocco

For more than half a year people have taken to the streets in the Rif region and the rest of Morocco. They demand an end to humiliation (“hogra”) at the hands of police and state officials, and investment in public services and employment. The movement began with the brutal police murder of the fishmonger Mohcine Fikri in Al Hoceima. Hoceima is part of the northern Rif region—a... Read More

Defend South Korean students struggle against Seoul National University’s corporatization

- Stop Victimization of students, Scrap new campus plan Students in Seoul National University (SNU), South Korea, have been occupying SNU’s main building for over 100 days since October 10, 2016, against a plan to build a campus extension in the city of Siheung. SNU is a national university regarded as the most elite institution of higher education in Korea. Although a public... Read More

Stop the repression of South Korean trade unionists

On 14 November 2015, about 100,000 people, most of them trade unionists, took to the streets of Seoul in response to a call by the Korean Confederation of Trade Unions (KCTU) for a national day of protest (N14). The main focus of the protest was opposition to proposed labour “reforms” by the Park Geun-hye government, which includes measures that would reduce wages and make it... Read More

Ankara bomb attacks: Blood on Erdoğan’s hands

Over a hundred are dead and scores more seriously injured after a bomb attack on a peace rally in the Turkish capital, Ankara. We offer our condolences to the family, friends and comrades of those killed, and we stand in solidarity with all those demanding justice. The rally, called by trade unions, was unarmed and peaceful. It sought to end the Turkish state’s war against the... Read More

Solidarity with Cizre, freedom for the Kurdish people!

The Turkish government’s decision to re-start the war against the Kurdish people this summer has led to clashes between the army and the PKK, with dozens of soldiers, police officers and Kurdish fighters dead. This has, as usual, been accompanied by a wave of racist demonstrations organised by the fascists all around Turkey and massive state repression and violence against civilians... Read More

Comunicado de la Corriente Socialista Internacional sobre la crisis de refugiados!

1. Europa está encarando la que ha sido llamada su «mayor crisis de refugiados desde la Segunda Guerra Mundial». Los niveles globales de desplazamientos debido a la guerra y la persecución han alcanzado proporciones espeluznantes. Alrededor de 13,9 millones de refugiados fueron desplazados sólo en 2014. La cantidad de personas que entraron en Europa en julio de 2015 fue tres... Read More

DECLARATION DE LA TENDANCE SOCIALISTE INTERNATIONALE (IST) SUR LA CRISE EUROPEENNE DES REFUGIES

1. L’Europe est confrontée par ce qu’on a appelé « la plus grande crise de réfugiés depuis la deuxième guerre mondiale ». Le niveau mondial de déplacement de personnes dû aux guerres et aux persécutions a pris des proportions horribles. 13,9 millions de personnes ont été déplacées en 2014. Le nombre de personnes qui sont entrées dans la zone européenne en juillet... Read More

Verklaring van de IST over de Europese vluchtelingencrisis

De coördinatiegroep van de International Socialist Tendency, waarbij de Internationale Socialisten zijn aangesloten, heeft de volgende verklaring over de vluchtelingencrisis gepubliceerd. 1. Europa wordt geconfronteerd met wat de ‘grootste vluchtelingencrisis sinds de Tweede Wereldoorlog’ is genoemd. Wereldwijde aantallen migranten als gevolg van oorlog en vervolging hebben... Read More

Διακήρυξη της Διεθνιστικής Σοσιαλιστικής Τάσης για τους πρόσφυγες

1. Η Ευρώπη βρίσκεται αντιμέτωπη με αυτό που ονομάστηκε “η μεγαλύτερη προσφυγική κρίση από τον Β’ Παγκόσμιο Πόλεμο”. Οι εκτοπίσεις, λόγω πολέμου και διώξεων, έχουν φτάσει παγκόσμια σε φρικιαστικές διαστάσεις.... Read More