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2 February 2021
16 December 2020
The Tories are looking at more ways to restrict the right to protest.
13 July 2020
8 July 2020
Thousands of protesters took to the streets of Hong Kong on the 23rd anniversary of the settlement between London and Beijing
27 November 2019
At a time when a general election is taking place, and students are discussing how to fight for free education, affordable student housing, and a decent quality of life after university, serious attacks on democratic rights on campuses across the country are being perpetrated.
11 September 2019
Leicester Socialist Party supported the 7 September demo against attacks on the democratic rights of the Kashmiri people by the right-wing Modi government.
4 September 2019
After three months of unprecedented heroic mass struggle against the Lam administration, there seems no sign of an end to the conflict.
14 August 2019
The Peterloo Massacre was perhaps the most significant atrocity carried out by the British authorities against their own people.
14 August 2019
The scrapping of Jammu and Kashmir's 'special status' and imposing brutal direct rule by Narendra Modi's right-wing Hindu-nationalist BJP government, has significantly increased repression in Kashmir and ratcheted up tension between the Indian and Pakistan governments.
31 July 2019
The struggle for democratic rights in Hong Kong is intensifying and widening far beyond the original campaign to scrap the authority's reactionary extradition bill
15 May 2019
In the latter part of the English Civil War in the mid-seventeenth century, the hopes of those who wanted the war against the king and the great landowners to bring fundamental change for the mass of ordinary people were being dashed.
8 May 2019
Do you have something to say? Letters to the Socialist's editors. EDF rip-off, pay day penury, Rouse, Ye Women!
31 October 2018
Jair Bolsonaro's victory in Brazil's presidential election is a setback for the Brazilian working class and opens a new chapter
31 October 2018
The huge demonstration in 1819 demanded democratic rights.
25 July 2018
Ian Paisley Jr, Democratic Unionist Party MP for North Antrim, Northern Ireland, is set to be suspended from the House of Commons for 30 sitting days.
2 May 2018
Protests rocked Spain on 26 April and for a further two days following the sentencing of 'La Manada' - five men accused of raping an 18-year-old woman during the Pamplona bull-running festival in 2016.
11 April 2018
The 'Stop Repression in Hong Kong' campaign, supported by the Committee for a Workers' International (CWI), is planning a day of worldwide protests on Friday 4 May against increasing political repression in Hong Kong and China
21 February 2018
This is part of the Tories' moves against democratic rights, including electoral rights, as a response to the accumulating rage at their never-ending austerity agenda
7 February 2018
PM's visit to China puts business rights before human rights: Theresa May avoided irking her hosts with talk of human rights or the attacks on democratic rights in Hong Kong.
17 January 2018
'Article 23' would make it a criminal offence to oppose the Chinese dictatorship, and could outlaw socialists in Hong Kong
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