uprisings

Poland 1956 - Vladan Vukliš

Demonstration in Poland

A history of the uprising in Poland, 1956 which began at the ZISPO factory in Poznan.

Hungarian revolution 1956 - Scorcher publications

In the background there are two soviet-made ISU-152 self propelled assult guns.

An pamphlet on the revolution in Hungary 1956, reproduced from Scorcher publications. No.1 in a series of Council Communist Pamphlets.

Poznan 1956 and Radom 1976

June-August 1976 Warsaw

A background report for Radio Free Europe written in 1981, detailing the workers uprisings in Poznan '56 and Radom '76.

1831: Merthyr Tydfil uprising

Merthyr Tydfil riots

In 1831, Merthyr Tydfil, iron workers struck against redundancies, rising prices and bailiffs, leading to several thousand workers involved in riots that led to bloody suppression by troops and mass arrests.

1918: Rice riots and strikes in Japan

From July-September 1918, Japan was swept with a wave of riots from rural fishing villages to major industrial centres and coal fields, in what was the largest upheaval in Japan to date, and the widest ranging popular disturbances since the unrest during the Meiji restoration of 1868.

Hungary '56 - Nick Heath

Occupied radio station

A history of the Hungarian uprising of 1956, published as a special supplement of Anarchist Worker on the 20th anniversary in 1976

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.

1953: The Working Class Uprising In East-Germany, Cajo Brendel

East German uprising

Cajo Brendel's pamphlet on the East German Uprising 1953.