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Turkey’s system of huge dams is not just about irrigation and generating hydro-electric power, writes Sarah Glynn. It is a source of political power over the whole region.

A Papuan leader sought by Indonesian police over the 2019 Papua “Spring” uprising, Victor Yeimo, has been arrested on suspicion of treason, reports Susan Price.

In the face of ongoing state repression, the Colombian people remain on the streets and continue resisting, write Laura Capote and Zoe Alexandra.

Scenes of brutality in Jerusalem have generated outrage and solidarity among Palestinians and around the world, report Ali Abunimah, Maureen Clare Murphy and Tamara Nassar

 

Indonesia is labelling West Papuan activists as "terrorist" to criminalise the movement and depict them as radical extremists in the eyes of the international community, writes Yamin Kogoya.

The Republican Party is waging a war on the movement for Black rights, while Donald Trump cheers on, writes Malik Miah.

Green Left speaks with Argentine journalist Pablo Stefanoni about the "alt-right" rebellion and what the left can do about it.

Thousands of people mobilised across England on May 1 against the proposed Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill, which activists say will erode the right to protest, writes Susan Price.

In response to days of national strikes and mobilisations across Colombia, security forces have unleashed unprecedented repression against peaceful protesters, reports People’s Dispatch.

Ali Abunimah argues that despite growing recognition that Israel is an apartheid regime, Europe and the United States continue to facilitate the persecution of Palestinians.

Pablo Iglesias’s plan for the left to win the Madrid elections was simple: to inspire the workers and poor of the region surrounding the Spanish capital to vote, writes Dick Nichols.

Branding armed Papuan resistance groups as “terrorists” has sparked strong condemnation from human rights groups across Indonesia and in West Papua, writes David Robie.

As the daily death toll in India from COVID-19 reaches 3700 people, the headlines describing the situation there as an “apocalypse” are not wrong, writes Divya Garg.

The following appeal has been issued by United for Colombia, Australia, in response to the repression of nationwide protests that began in opposition to the government’s tax reform.

The Tamil Refugee Council (TRC) has condemned the Australian government for supplying five drones to the Sri Lankan police, reports Chris Slee.

The leaders of nine opposition parties have joined forces to demand Brazilian president Jair Bolsonaro’s impeachment, reports Yanis Iqbal.

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