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How Are Racist Organizations Responding to the Charleston Shooting and Confederate Flag Controversy?

As movements attempt to deal with the tragic church shooting, and the growing movement to remove the Confederate Battle Flag from public venues, how are organized neo-fascist organizations responding?

Another police murder in the Netherlands

Mitch Henriquez (left), killed by Dutch police

After the Night at the Park Festival in Zuiderpark in The Hague, the Netherlands, 42 year old Arubian Mitch Henriquez was killed as a result of intense police violence.

Neoliberalism against capitalism? - Neil Davidson

Neil Davidson on how the current neo-liberal project has been almost too successful as a ruling class strategy, creating a form of capitalism which endangers the long-term security of capital itself and edges society ever closer to barbarism.

Disabled People Against Cuts storm British parliament

DPAC occupy Parliament

This week severely disabled people from the activist group Disabled People Against Cuts (DPAC) occupied the lobby of, British Parliament building the House of Commons, in protest against government plans to scrap the Independent Living Fund

Mass deportations in the Dominican Republic

'Haitians' facing mass deportation from the Dominican Republic

Hundreds of thousands of black people are facing expulsion from the Dominican Republic, after new rules allowing the state to strip Dominican citizenship from ‘Haitians’.

Spain: Campaign against the Spanish University Foundation

Spanish University Foundation, Madrid

On May 21 2015 more than a dozen activists picketed the entrance of the Spanish University Foundation (Fundación Universitaria Española) in Madrid to put pressure on that institution and draw the attention of the public to the labour conflict provoked by the firing of comrade Arturo.

Activists jailed in Azerbaijan, the house that BP built

demo in Baku

A protest against Azerbaijan’s crackdown on political dissent will be staged in London this Friday, 12 June, as the first European Games open in Baku.

Mikalai Dziadok cuts his abdomen and arms in prison in Belarus

Mikalai Dziadok protested against tortures by prison staff.

Viasna human rights centre learnt it from Valeria Khotsina, the wife of
the political prisoner.

Persecution and threats against student activist escalate

Bahar Mustafa - Golsmiths Student's Union Welfare & Diversity Officer

A London student union officer has received death threats in a month-long campaign of harassment, after she organised a meeting for minority students.

South Africa: class struggle, 'xenophobia' and the local elite

This article offers a brief case study of how grassroots self organisation enables communities to resist xenophobic violence in South Africa.