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Peter Boyle reports that at the conclusion of a 30,000-strong rally in Bangkok, the young organisers of a new democracy movement called for a general strike on the anniversary of the 1973 student uprising that brought down the Thanom Kittikachorn military dictatorship.

Lawyer Veronica Koman has received international support for her work exposing Indonesia's human rights abuses in West Papua, writes Susan Price. Now, an international fundraising campaign may have scuttled the Indonesian government's latest attempt to disrupt her work.

On October 25, Chile will hold a historic plebiscite to get rid of the Pinochet-era constitution that served the dictatorship and the theft that surrounded it, writes Yo Apruebo Sydney.

Activists from across the world are ramping up their campaign against the latest United States and British attacks on Venezuela's sovereignty, reports Jim McIlroy.

People from all over the globe have been moved to join the fight to drive Islamic State from the liberated zones of Kobanî and Raqqa in north-east Syria. Green Left caught up with Jamon Hartzer about why he tried to help and what happened when he did.

Rojava University, one of the greatest achievements of the July 19 Rojava Revolution, was established in Qamishlo in 2016. It has eight faculties and its mission is to build a democratic, free society, reports ANF English.

United States aggression against Venezuela has intensified in recent weeks. All signs are pointing towards an escalation ahead of the US and Venezuelan elections, argues Leonardo Flores.

Inner West Council has become the first local government in New South Wales to adopt a motion in solidarity with Kurdish mayors who have been removed from office by the Turkish state, reports Peter Boyle.

August marked one year since the racist attacks on West Papuan students in Surabaya sparked a new uprising. Green Left spoke to Indonesian human rights lawyer Veronica Koman about the escalating conflict in West Papua and prospects for independence.

Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, the United States’ “maximum pressure” campaign against Venezuela continues to intensify, writes Yanis Iqbal.

Despite a concerted campaign by the United States and its allies, Cuba continues its socialist project of international solidarity through medical care. It's therefore no wonder, according to Vijay Prashad, there is an international campaign to have Cuban doctors honoured with the Nobel Peace Prize.

For almost two weeks, Israeli military forces have bombed Gaza, terrorising its two million Palestinian inhabitants. In response, the Palestinian Boycott Divestment and Sanctions National Committee released the following statement.

For years, the Pakistani state has resorted to violent repression and indiscriminate warfare in the south-western province of Balochistan. Faisal Baloch reports human rights abuses are rampant and soldiers act with impunity.

Following the adoption of a law to guarantee elections before October 18, the Bolivian Workers Centre has voted to temporarily halt pro-democracy protests. But it has vowed to mobilise again if the coup regime does not abide by the deadline, writes Susan Price.

Bernard Collaery is well known as a legal champion of Timor-Leste and a thorn in the side of successive Australian governments as they have illegally and immorally stolen that country's resources. Barry Healy takes a look at his new book Oil Under Troubled Water.

Green Left's Alex Bainbridge interviewed Aamer Manzoor from the Kashmiri community about solidarity with Kashmir one year after the Indian regime's brutal crackdown and suspension of formal autonomy there.

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