Catalonia: Massive general strike demands ‘Free political prisoners’
- Nelson Marinelli
More than a half-million people overflowed the streets of Barcelona today, as five columns of marchers who had left from different points inside the Catalonian region [in eastern Spain] two days ago converged on the city. The marchers demanded the ...
Statement on the European Parliament resolution of 19 September 2019 on “The importance of European remembrance for the future of Europe”
- Comité international Buchenwald Dora et Kommandos
The International Committee Buchenwald Dora and Commandos (ICBD) expresses its deep concern about the European Parliament Resolution of 19.9.2019 on the importance of European remembrance for the future of Europe.
The ICBD considers that the text ...
Is internationalism terrorism?
- Ángeles Maestro Martín
Recently, the National Court (Audiencia nacional) charged two compañeras and me with the crime of financing terrorism. The events took place in 2014 and 2015 when, on the occasion of brutal invasions of Gaza by the Israeli army with terrible ...
Seville, September 5: Trial of 20 SAT militants for food expropriation at supermarket
- Sindicato Andaluz de Trabajadores/as Andalusian Workers Union Syndicat Andalou de Travailleur·ses
On Sept. 5, 20 SAT (Andalusian Workers Union) militants will face a new trial for which the Public Prosecutor's Office and Mercadona's private prosecution requested a total of 30 years in prison, 18 months per person.
The cause of the trial is ...
Boris Johnson’s “immigration amnesty”: what would it mean?
- Karma Hickman
Boris Johnson’s suggestion of an “amnesty for tens of thousands of illegal immigrants”, as the Daily Mail puts it, has ruffled some right-wing feathers, but would it really revolutionise UK immigration policy?
Bob Moran, The Telegraph, ...
Carola and Salvini, a clash of civilizations
- Guido Viale Γκουίντο Βιάλε
Salvini’s political career is built on an army of people who appear to believe that securing their future can only be done by the abandonment, drowning, torture and rape of thousands of other human beings.
Carola Rackete is a brave woman and ...
Carola Rackete, modern-day Antigone, obeys a law higher than Salvini’s
- Raffaele K. Salinari
There is something beyond mere law—or rather something more primary than law. This is what makes us feel the deep sense of belonging to the same human species.
Carola Rackete, the captain of the Sea Watch 3, is certainly what one might call ...
The plot to keep Corbyn out of power
- Jonathan Cook جونثان كوك
In the latest of the interminable media “furores” about Jeremy Corbyn’s supposed unfitness to lead the Labour party – let alone become prime minister – it is easy to forget where we were shortly before he won the support ...
Germany threatens journalist with prison for speaking about Palestine
- Riri Hylton
German authorities barred Palestinian-Canadian journalist Khaled Barakat from speaking at a Palestine solidarity event in Berlin, claiming his “anti-Semitic” speeches posed a threat to public order and could undermine relations between ...
Sea-Watch and Cpt. Rackete enforce human rights where EU fails
Sea-Watch 3 enters port of Lampedusa without permission
Captain under investigation
Neither the EU-Commission nor any European government brought about the ...