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Al Aqsa mosque under attack

Maureen Clare Murphy reports that Israeli occupation forces attacked Jerusalem’s al-Aqsa mosque, wounding more than 150 Palestinians, while it was filled with Ramadan worshippers on one of the holiest days in the Islamic calendar.

Maixabel film

The Basque liberation movement, ETA, waged war on the Spanish state for about 60 years. Maixabel is obligatory viewing to understanding the emotional and spiritual impact of armed struggle, writes Barry Healy.

Palestine flag

A US$1.2 billion contract between Google, Amazon Web Services (AWS) and the Israeli government provides cloud services for the Israeli apartheid state to spy on Palestinians, reports Ramzy Baroud.

Mural of Corsican nationalist hero Yvan Colonna

The murder of Corsican nationalist hero Yvan Colonna sparked huge demonstrations on the island and renewed calls for self-determination, reports Dick Nichols.

Protest in Zaragoza for Western Sahara cr Iker G Izagirre/Arainfo

The Spanish state has announced it will accept the incorporation of Wester Sahara into the Moroccan state as an “autonomous province”, betraying the right to self-determination of the Sahawari people, reports Dick Nichols.

Protest in Jayapura

Indonesian security forces killed two demonstrators and wounded several more when they fired into a crowd of peaceful protesters in West Papua on March 15, reports Susan Price.

Catalan Parliament applauds Ukrainian representative

In the context of Vladimir Putin’s invasion of Ukraine, supporters of Spanish unionism are taking every opportunity to attack independentist figures, reports Dick Nichols.

William Briggs argues that as Russia and China are being threatened with offensive weapons, they might reasonably argue they are responding to bullying.

Protest outside the court. Photo: ANF English

A landmark appeal against a 2019 ban imposed on a leading Kurdish publisher and music distributor failed in the German Federal Administrative Court on January 26, reports Kerry Smith.

Filmmaker Antonia Kilian. Photo: ANF English

A new documentary film, The Other Side Of The River, shows the complexity of the women's revolution in Rojava and its contradictions. Director Antonia Kilian discusses the film.

Abdullah Ocalan's jailers hoped that by slamming shut the prison doors, the world would forget about him. But, as John Tully writes, Ocalan remains a living symbol of resistance to a century of oppression by the Turkish state. 

Apartheid wall in occupied Palestine

The Israeli state is pulling out all stops to delegitimise international organisations that dare use the term "apartheid" to describe its decades-long brutal occupation of Palestine, writes Vijay Prashad.

Women fighters from the SDF at al-Sina’a prison in Hesekê. Photo: YPJ Rojava/Twitter

The recent Islamic State (ISIS) attack on the al-Sina’a prison in Hesekê, northeast Syria, made headlines around the world, reports Peter Boyle

Demonstration against military dictatorship in Sudan. Photo: Gwenaelle Lenoir

Since the coup last October, the military have been sweeping away any hope of justice in Sudan, reports Gwenaëlle Lenoir.

Free Derry corner in 1969. Image: Wikimedia Commons

On January 30, 1972, British soldiers massacred 14 civilians — six of them teenagers. Stuart Munckton looks at the roots of the British crime and the ongoing struggle for justice 50 years later.

Thanks to manoeuvring by the United States, the prospects for peace and self determination for Western Sahara have suffered a serious setback, writes Vijay Prashad.

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