Category Archives: justice

#GlobalRally4Kobane (Tweets)

A year after the first global rally aimed at raising awareness about the plight of the defenders of the Rojava Revolution in Kobanî, people have once again hit the streets around the world. Below are some of the pictures and … Continue reading

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Corbyn’s Policy Documents

I do not claim that the whole political establishment and economic status quo would change under Jeremy Corbyn, but I do agree completely that he is the best chance we have (under the current electoral system) of moving towards a … Continue reading

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Footnotes for “Rojava: An Alternative to Imperialism, Nationalism, and Islamism”

Here is the list of footnotes of my book “Rojava: An Alternative to Imperialism, Nationalism, and Islamism” (the pdf of which is available here https://ososabiouk.wordpress.com/2015/04/07/pdf-of-rojava-an-alternative-to-imperialism-nationalism-and-islamism-in-the-middle-east/ [a hard copy can be bought at http://www.lulu.com/shop/oso-sabio/rojava-an-alternative-to-imperialism-nationalism-and-islamism-in-the-middle-east/paperback/product-22094170.html?ppn=1%5D) https://ososabiouk.wordpress.com/2014/08/23/gaza-a-capitalist-genocide-essay/ http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/imperialism https://libcom.org/library/national-formation-arab-region-critique-samir-amin-mohammad-jafar http://www.theguardian.com/science/2010/feb/01/islamic-science http://www.teachmideast.org/essays/28-history/42-timeline-of-the-middle-east-in-the-20th-century http://www.counterpunch.org/2014/10/17/a-secular-history-of-islam/ http://www.pbs.org/empires/islam/profilesmuhammed.htmlContinue reading

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Posted in Anarchism, Arab Spring, Arab World, Autonomy, Footnotes, Freedom, Imperialism, Iran, Iraq, Islamism, justice, Kurdish Spring, Kurdistan, Libertarian Communism, Libertarian Socialism, Nationalism, Peace, Rojava, Secularism, Syria, Turkey | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

MEXICO: Indigenous People of Chiapas Oppose Megaprojects

Communique from September 1st, 2014   To the people of Mexico and the world, To the national and international press, To national and international civil society groups, To human rights organisations, To adherents of the Sixth Declaration, To social organisations, … Continue reading

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MEXICO: Six Reasons Why Indigenous Communities Are Opposed to the San Cristóbal-Palenque Motorway

July 31st, 2014   In Chiapas, Mexico, there are plans to build a motorway between San Cristóbal de Las Casas and Palenque – two of the most important tourist sites in the state. The Department of Infrastructure and Communications in … Continue reading

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Gaza: “A Ceasefire Is Not Enough”

(Footnote to “Gaza: A Capitalist Genocide” – https://ososabiouk.wordpress.com/2014/08/23/gaza-a-capitalist-genocide-essay/) An apparently ‘permanent’ ceasefire has been agreed to by Israeli and Gazan representatives. This agreement will meet several of the demands made by Hamas in the middle of July, seeing Gaza’s fishing … Continue reading

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Gaza: A Capitalist Genocide (Essay)

[Note: This essay was written from a standpoint that seeks to decrease (and ultimately destroy) all discrimination (based on ethnicity, religion, or other factors) through the dissemination of information and reasoned analysis. Zionism is not synonymous with Judaism. Islamism is … Continue reading

Posted in Anarchism, Assassination, Autonomy, Bourgeois Democracy, capitalism, Conservative Party, Democracy, dignity, Education, Europe, Exploitation, Gaza, Imperialism, Impunity, independence, Injustice, International Relations, Israel, justice, Latin America, Libertarian Communism, Murder, Neoliberalism, Oppression, Palestine, politics, rebellion, revolution, socialism, The Media, Trade Unions, UK, USA, War | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 16 Comments

Freedom for Mexico’s Political Prisoners

On August 21st 2014, events were held in Mexico, the USA, Costa Rica, Brazil, Australia, Argentina, and the Dominican Republic in solidarity with the Mexican prisoners who have been arrested for political motives since the 2012 inauguration of President Enrique … Continue reading

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The Need for Empathy in the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

During Israel’s recent invasion of Gaza, over one thousand Palestinians have died, and the UN says three quarters of the dead have been civilians. UNICEF, meanwhile, affirms that at least 30 percent have been children. The Israeli State claims that … Continue reading

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India, the International Community, and Gaza

The nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government of India has recently been criticised for its role as a “spectator” in the Israeli attack on Gaza. Opposition parties even “walked out of the upper house of parliament” when the BJP “refused … Continue reading

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