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Hundreds of Kurdish villagers have been forced to flee their homes in the semi-autonomous Kurdistan region of Iraq due to Turkish bombing, reports Steve Sweeney.

Palestinian flags flying in Sydney

The Kurds and the Palestinians are fighting the same struggle against oppression, writes Sarah Glynn, but it is worrying to see debates among Kurds about support for the Palestinians, and antagonism from some Palestinians towards the Kurds.

Defending the trans and gender nonconforming population must be a priority for the labour movement, Black Lives Matter struggle and the women’s rights movement, writes Malik Miah.

Watch is the recorded livestream of an online forum hosted by Green Left with Marcel Cartier and Steve Sweeney and Heval Herki.

The media needs to stop misreporting COVID-19 numbers and minimising the hardships in those countries facing the worst of the global pandemic, writes Tamara Pearson.

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.

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