Thousands gather in London to ‘Rise up for Rojava’

Thousands gather in London to ‘Rise up for Rojava’

Twenty thousand trade unionists, anti-fascists, feminists and socialists came together in central London on Sunday the 13th of October to show their collective anger at Turkish President Erdogan's criminal invasion of Northern Syria and to show their solidarity with the Kurds and their allies. The London event mirrored similar demonstrations which took place around the world under the banner ‘Rise up for Rojava’.  Rise up for Rojava Turkeys invasion of Northern Syria has led to hundreds of civilian casualties, numerous war crimes including the killing of human rights activist and politician Hevrin Khalaf and a resurgence of ISIS and other…
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Trade Unions condemn Turkey – General Secretaries urge the UK government to act

Trade Unions condemn Turkey – General Secretaries urge the UK government to act

Trade Union's condemn Turkey for its invasion of Syria. Thirteen General Secretaries representing millions of UK workers and their communities have demanded that prime minister Boris Johnson deploy the UK’s influence to prevent a humanitarian disaster as a result of the Turkish invasion of north and east Syria. Resurgence of ISIS Thirteen trade unions and a leading law firm are warning that President Trump’s ‘appalling’ abandonment of the fragile region will see Turkey seek its own military and strategic advantage which will `undoubtedly lead to ethnic cleansing and genocide of the Kurds as well as a resurgence of ISIS’ in…
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Trump’s betrayal of the Kurds widely condemned

Trump’s betrayal of the Kurds widely condemned

Trump’s betrayal of the Kurds. In a move, which has shocked the international community US president Trump has betrayed the Kurds of Northern Syria by withdrawing US ground troops which act as a buffer against an expansionist genocidal Turkish state. It is now almost inevitable that Turkey will expand its policy of ethnic cleansing and displacement which it began in the Afrin canton to the entire Syria border region and perhaps much deeper into Syrian territory. 18,000 ISIS combatants likely to escape This cowardly act, seemingly on the whim of President Trump who has personal property interests in Istanbul, came…
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