sťamas carraher - Sun Apr 30, 2017 11:04
Saturday, 29th April, early morning, Wikipedia "the free encyclopedia that anyone can edit" is blocked in Turkey. The block affects all language editions of the site. Try to access it from downtown Istanbul and all you will get is a "timeout" error message.
Venezuelanalysis - Fri Apr 28, 2017 20:47
Since April 4, 2017, violent anti-government protests have rocked Venezuela.
Characterised by deadly clashes between state security forces and opposition demonstrators, vandalism and destruction of public institutions, and the assassination of Chavista supporters, the unrest has left 31 people dead to date. Hundreds more have been injured.
Despite the heavy press coverage, there is significant confusion over how these deaths occurred and at the hands of whom. In a bid for clarity, Venezuelanalysis provides readers with an in-depth and a complete account of the deaths so far below.
seamas carraher - Fri Apr 28, 2017 16:09
The Kurdistan Communities Union (KCK), has requested prisoners to come off hunger strike as the conditions within the prisons have been brought to international attention and they are able to continue this struggle through other means.
sťamas carraher - Tue Apr 25, 2017 18:28
April 15 saw the launch of Abdullah ÷calan's new book: The Political Thought of Abdullah ÷calan - Kurdistan, Women's Revolution And Democratic Confederalism? published by the British-based progressive publisher, Pluto Press.
Ba. - Tue Apr 25, 2017 16:32
HOW A CAR BOMB WORKS
1 of indy - Mon Apr 24, 2017 10:42
To help highlight the case of the Jobstown 18 we are republishing an open letter by Irish Writers.
We write as writers concerned with the impact of proposed jury restrictions in the case of the Jobstown 18 on freedom of expression in Ireland.
JobstownNotGuilty - Fri Apr 21, 2017 22:49
March for Justice for Jobstown Not Guilty tomorrow, ahead of the trial which starts next week. 1pm at Central Bank Dame St in Dublin. Please watch this information clip, share and join the protest tomorrow.
1 of indy - Thu Apr 20, 2017 23:55
In an article published in the Irish Times on April 8th, the paper's former foreign correspondent Patrick Smith claimed that the concept of neutrality was obsolete for Ireland. In a response published on April 14th John Maguire outlines why that is not the case. ShannonWatch has reprinted his excellent letter in full on their website and it is reprinted here too.
Dramatically rising house prices further evidence of the fundamental failure and incompetence of Fine Gael Housing policy
pbp - Thu Apr 20, 2017 22:21
Press Release - People Before Profit - April 20th 2017
Richard Boyd Barrett- Dramatically rising house prices further evidence of the fundamental failure and incompetence of Fine Gael Housing policy
Inflated personal debt and further evictions will now compound the already dire housing and homelessness crisis
In a statement, Richard Boyd Barrett TD, for the People Before Profit Alliance has said the latest figures showing a continuing and dramatic rise in house prices was ?further evidence of the fundamental failure and incompetence of Fine Gael?s housing policy.?
sťamas carraher - Thu Apr 20, 2017 12:01
Turkey continues to be indicted for Human Rights abuses
Stockholm Center for Freedom (SCF)'s report ?Turkey?s descent into arbitrariness: The end of rule of law?, released on 14 April last, slammed the Turkish state for its abuse of human rights, its own citizens and in particular, its assault on an independent judiciary, vital for a country to maintain the rule of law with any notion of justice ? instead arbitrariness in the application of the law in Turkey has now become the norm, SCF says.
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