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The International Socialist Tendency (IST) is a current of revolutionary socialist organisations, based in different countries, which share a political outlook and seek to help each other by exchanging experience and practical support.

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Release Frank García Hernández And His Comrades

Tuesday 13th July 2021

For years, indeed decades, we have denounced the blockade imposed by the US authorities against Cuba. We have denounced and continue to denounce the various policies and measures adopted by Washington since 1959-1960 to isolate, destabilise and attack Cuba. We are anti-imperialists and convinced internationalists.

We were therefore very concerned to learn of the arrest during a march of protest in Havana on 11 July of Frank García Hernández, Cuban historian and Marxist, Leonardo Romero Negrín, young socialist studying physics at the University of Havana, Maykel González Vivero, director of Tremenda Nota and Marcos Antonio Pérez Fernández, pre-university student. Frank García Hernández is an important scholar has achieved a worldwide reputation for his work on reevaluating the history of the Cuban left and organising an international congress on Trotsky in Havana in 2019.

We call for the unconditional release of Frank and all his comrades and for respect for the democratic rights of ...

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Libérez Frank García Hernández et ses camarades

Tuesday 13th July 2021

Depuis des années, voire des dizaines d’années, nous avons dénoncé le blocus imposé par les autorités des États-Unis contre Cuba. Nous avons dénoncé et nous continuons à dénoncer les différentes politiques et mesures adoptées depuis 1959-1960 par Washington pour isoler, déstabiliser et agresser Cuba. Nous sommes des anti-impérialistes et des internationalistes convaincu·es.

Nous sommes très préoccupés par l’arrestation, lors d’une marche de protestation à La Havane le 11 juillet 2021, de Frank Garcia Hernandez, historien et marxiste cubain, Leonardo Romero Negrin, jeune étudiant socialiste en physique à l’université de La Havane, Maykel Gonzalez Vivero, directeur de Tremenda Nota et Marcos Antonio Perez Fernandez, étudiant pré-universitaire. Frank Garcia Hernandez est un chercheur important qui a acquis une réputation mondiale pour son travail de réévaluation de l’histoire de la gauche cubaine et l’organisation d’un congrès international sur Trotsky à La Havane en 2019.

Nous appelons à la libération inconditionnelle de Frank ...

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Liberar a Frank García Hernández y a sus compañeros

Tuesday 13th July 2021

Desde hace años, en realidad también desde hace décadas, denunciamos el bloqueo impuesto por las autoridades de Estados Unidos contra Cuba. Hemos denunciado y seguimos denunciando las diversas políticas y medidas adoptadas por Washington desde 1959-1960 para aislar, desestabilizar y atacar a Cuba. Somos antiimperialistas e internacionalistas convencidos.

Estamos muy preocupados por la detención durante una marcha de protesta en La Habana el 11 de julio de 2021, de Frank Garcia Hernandez, historiador y marxista cubano, de Leonardo Romero Negrín, joven socialista estudiante de Física de la Universidad de La Habana, Maykel González Vivero, director de Tremenda Nota y Marcos Antonio Pérez Fernández, estudiante de Preuniversitario que fueron detenidos el domingo 11 de julio de 2021 durante una manifestación en La Habana. Frank García Hernández es un importante estudioso que se ha ganado el reconocimiento mundial por su trabajo de revalorización de la historia de la izquierda cubana ...

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Joint statement by revolutionary socialists in Turkey and Russia on the situation in Karabakh

Saturday 14th November 2020

Armenia, having suffered defeat in the area of the Lachin corridor and lost the city of Shusha, was forced to surrender to the forces of Azerbaijan, supported by Turkey. A few kilometers from Shushi, in which the Azerbaijani troops were successfully entrenched, lies the city of Stepanakert, the capital of the Nagorno-Karabakh Republic. This would mean that with the control of the Lachin corridor by the Azerbaijanis, the defeat of Armenia is only a matter of time.

Moscow took advantage of the unrest in Karabakh, the fall of Shushi and the threat of the fall of Stepanakert, which Ankara and Baku could not resist. Russia has imposed itself as a “guarantor” of peace between the warring parties, but, as many times before, Russian “peacekeepers” must be viewed as occupiers. As a result of such actions, we can observe the emergence of a new “Transnistria”, basically an occupied part ...

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