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Journalists Must Show Solidarity with Shireen Abu Akleh and Those Covering the Struggle in Palestine

Israeli occupation forces' murder of Shireen Abu Akleh should inspire solidarity from journalists around the world. This means fighting the bourgeois press and their imperialist line.

Sam Carliner

May 12, 2022

CUNY Students and Workers Protest Administration Visit to Israel

This week, CUNY’s Chancellor Félix Matos Rodríguez and several college Presidents are visiting Israel to “build bridges” with Israeli universities. We must mobilize for the liberation of Palestine, and against these efforts at whitewashing Israeli oppression.

Olivia Wood

May 1, 2022

Over 220 Palestinians Injured and Several Hundreds Detained in Attack on Al-Aqsa Mosque

Israeli occupation forces stormed and raided the third-holiest site in Islam, with premeditated violence and brutality. We need to continue efforts surrounding international solidarity with the Palestinian people fighting for their liberation.

tallboytam

April 15, 2022

‘Our Very Existence Here Is Our Resistance’: Why Some Palestinians Smile When They Are Arrested by Israeli Soldiers

During this year’s Ramadan, there has been a wave of arrests at the Damascus Gate by the Israeli army of young Palestinians, many of whom are curiously smiling proudly after being beaten up by Israeli soldiers.

Santiago Montag

April 8, 2022

Travel Diary: From the War in Ukraine to the Struggle in Palestine

The La Izquierda Diario International Network travels through the Middle East with Santiago Montag, an activist and journalist who writes for the international section of our newspapers. In this chronicle he writes about how the war in Ukraine is seen from Palestine, the escalation of violence on Palestinians the past few weeks, and the possibility of a rebellion coinciding with Ramadan.

Santiago Montag

March 18, 2022

Protests Grow in Sudan against Increasing Food and Fuel Prices

Demonstrations against rising food and fuel prices have reached Sudan, where demonstrators are calling for the fall of the military government.

The “Bread War” Threatens Millions in the Middle East and North Africa

According to Save The Children, the stoppage of grain exports from Russia and Ukraine and the hoarding by imperialist countries to feed their livestock may bring "additional horrors" to millions of people.

Santiago Lupe

March 10, 2022

Nigerian Women Rally for Democratic Rights

After Nigeria’s Senate rejected constitutional amendments that would expand democratic rights, women rallied outside parliament to demand equality.

Sam Carliner

March 4, 2022

U.S. Military in Africa Fuels Political Violence Across the Continent

AFRICOM is a tool of U.S. imperialism that goes largely under the radar. Its consequences are devastating for the people of Africa.

Sam Carliner

February 12, 2022