uprisings

Hungary 56 photo gallery

Russian tanks in Budapest

Images from the Hungarian Revolution of 1956.
- History of the Hungarian Revolution of 1956
- Hungary '56 archive

Albania: Laboratory of Subversion, 1997

US citizens evacuated, 1997

A collection of articles on the Albanian insurrection of 1997, by Elephant Editions.

1991: The Kurdish uprising

Kurdish rebels, 1991

The following is an account of the uprising in Kurdistan in 1991, which buries the lies of the western media which presented this proletarian uprising as the work of nationalist parties in the north or Shi'ite religious fanatics in the south.

The working class uprising in East Germany, June 1953 - Cajo Brendel

East German uprising

Cajo Brendel's pamphlet on the East German mass strike and uprising 1953.

The gulag uprising at Vorkuta, 1953

An article, edited from News and Letters, outlining the uprising at the Gulag in Vorkuta in 1953.

1962: The Novocherkassk tragedy

Cut up Kruschev for sausages

An account of the workers uprising in Novocherkassk, USSR, which lasted from June 1-3 and ended in a massacre and mass arrests.

The Vichuga uprising, 1932

Soviet poster exhorting factory workers to join the Bolsheviks, 1932

In April 1932 at Vichuga, Ivanovo Industrial Region (IPO), USSR, 16,000 textile workers struck at several factories and temporarily took control of the town until the uprising was crushed by both heavy repression and promises of reform from central Soviet command.

The Hungarian Revolution: 1956

This is an anonymous account of the events of the near revolution of 1956, containing interesting information from interviews with participants.

The Zanj slaves rebellion, AD 869-883

A history of the Zanj slave rebellion - East African slaves in Mesopotamia during the 9th century. These events took place around Basra, in modern day Iraq.

"Ulach smah" ("No forgiveness") - the Algeria insurrection, 2001

Berbers rioting in 2001

A leaflet distributed in France about the Algerian struggles of 2001. Originating in the Kabylie region, east of Algiers - home to some 5 million Berbers - the revolt spread across the country. Over 120 people are reported to have died in clashes which continued for much of 2001.