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Trade unions have a long, proud history of supporting struggles of workers and oppressed people around the world. The campaign to free Abdullah Öcalan is a continuation of this activism, says Clare Baker.

The latest Israeli elections produced an electoral stalemate, but also a victory for ultranationalist and far-right parties, reports Rupen Savoulian.

Guests Sam Wainwright (Socialist Alliance councillor) and Vivienne Porzsolt (Jews Against the Occupation) discuss the 2021 ALP policy conference.

Left parties from the Asia-Pacific region have spoken out in solidarity with the pro-Kurdish Peoples’ Democratic Party, which is in the process of being banned in Turkey, reports Peter Boyle.

The Kurdistan Women’s Liberation Movement sent the following message of solidarity to the Women's March for Justice, which mobilised more than 100,000 women and their allies around Australia on March 15.

The pro-Kurdish Peoples’ Democratic Party reports it is under ferocious attack from Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s Justice and Development Party regime.

Thousands of Kurdish and Turkish women and LGBTI groups in Istanbul defied a government ban to march on the eve of International Women's Day on March 8, writes Kerry Smith.

Even before it was released and became a New York Times bestseller, Gayle Tzemach Lemmon’s book The Daughters of Kobani made headlines, writes Marcel Cartier.

Enough has emerged to begin to see the outlines of United States President Joe Biden’s foreign policy in key areas, writes Barry Sheppard.

This year's Imrali peace delegation to Turkey heard disturbing accounts of brutality and repression at the hands of the Turkish state, writes Peter Boyle.

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