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As the world awaits the outcome of the United States' appeal to extradite Julian Assange from Britain, the WikiLeaks founder's courage is beyond doubt, writes John Pilger.

Socialism 2021

Socialism 2021 is the latest in a series of international socialism conferences, reports Alex Bainbridge.

United States president Joe Biden's administration is urging the Venezuelan opposition to participate in the state and local elections slated for November 21, writes Steve Ellner. However, Washington’s change of tack doesn't mean it won't continue meddling.

President of Peru Pedro Castillo. Photo: Presidencia Peru/Flickr (CC By-NC-SA 2.0)

Pedro Castillo, leader of the left-wing Peru Libre party, was sworn in as Peru’s president on July 28, reports Ben Radford. Since then, his government has faced a campaign of destabilisation from the right-wing opposition.

sudan october 30 protest poster

Millions of people remain on the streets of Sudan’s capital Khartoum, and other cities, resisting the coup attempt by General Abdel Fattah Al-Burhan, reports Susan Price.

The Cuban government has accused the United States of being behind protests planned to take place in the country on November 15, reports Ian Ellis-Jones.

The Korean Confederation of Trade Unions, which has 1.1 million members, called a one-day general strike on October 20, reports G Dunkel.

Millions of people are remaining on the streets of Sudan's capital Khartoum and other cities, to oppose the coup led by army chief General Abdel Fattah Al-Burhan, reports Susan Price.

The United States prosecution of Julian Assange is about to enter the next phase in what can only be described as torture via procedure, reports Binoy Kampmark.

The Catalan parliament extended official recognition to the Autonomous Administration of North-East Syria (AANES), commonly known as Rojava, on October 19, reports Dick Nichols.

Venezuelans will go to the polls on November 21 to elect state governors, mayors, regional legislators and local councils, reports Coral Wynter.

Britain's Unite union policy conference delegates say #freedomforOcalan

Delegates to the policy conference of Unite union in Britain have called on Turkey to release Kurdish leader Abdullah Ocalan, imprisoned for more than 22 years, reports Susan Price.

Protest against coup in Sudan. Photo: Sudanese Professionals Association

Trade unions and people’s movements have called for strikes and mass protests in response to the coup by the Sudanese military on October 25, reports Pavan Kulkarni.

The Sudanese Communist Party issued an urgent appeal for international solidarity after a military coup took place in the Sudanese capital Khartoum on October 25, reports Susan Price.

Indigenous peoples from 30 villages in Hasdeo Aranya, the densely-forested region of central India, walked 300 kilometres in early October, to demand the protection of their water, forests and land against coalmining, reports Ruchira Talukdar.

Hotel Intercontinental Kabul cr Wikimedia Commons

In an Orwellian twist, Kabul’s famous Intercontinental Hotel was the venue for an awards ceremony on October 18 for the families of suicide bombers who managed to successfully explode their vests, reports Yasmeen Afghan.

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