Middle East

Solidarity to Palestinians in Lebanon

Nineteen Brazilian organizations launched a Manifesto in solidarity with the Palestinian refugees in Lebanon. By CSP-Conlutas Media Workgroup The Manifesto denounces the new labor law announced by the Minister of Labor which considers foreigners both Palestinian and Syrian refugees in Lebanon. Therefore, they cannot own any business and need a permit issued...

Free Iranian Political Prisoners

The Iranian working people is fighting back the economic hardships brought by both 30-year neoliberal policies and U.S. comprehensive criminal economic sanctions. The minimum wage is US$ 120, inflation is around 50% per year, unemployment is on the rise, job security is almost not existent, temporary contracts are widespread...

Solidarity to Iranian Political Prisoners

CSP-Conlutas sent a letter to Iranian authorities asking them to readdress the imprisonment of labor activists. By CSP-Conlutas Media Workgroup   Currently there are at least 13 activists in jail. Five political prisoners are connected to the 2018 strikes in the 2,900-worker Haft Tappeh Sugarcane Complex: Esmail Bakhshi, a workers leader, Sepideh Gholian,...

Four Thousand Palestinian Refugees From Syria Killed Since 2011

The Action Group for Palestinians of Syria (AGPS), a London-based human rights NGO formed in 2012, reported on 9 July that 3,987 Palestinian refugees in Syria have been killed since 2011, the beginning of the revolution and the war in the Arab country. By Fabio Bosco Out of the 3,987, 1,422...

Idlib Completes Three Months Under Bombs and International Complicity

On April 28, 2019 Russian and Syrian air force began heavy bombardment against the province of Idlib and contiguous rural areas in the provinces of Hama and Homs in northern Syria. By Fábio Bosco According to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights between April 30 and June 20, 2019, there were...

BDS:  14 Years of Achievements in Solidarity With the Palestinians

Figures show that the Zionist state has lost 46% of foreign investment due to BDS in recent years. By Soraya Misleh   In addition to helping to cover up the Israeli apartheid regime, decisions by artists like Milton Nascimento to keep their shows in Tel Aviv, ignoring appeals of thousands of fans...

Stop U.S. Intervention Against Iran

On June 20, an Iranian missile knocked down a US $ 130 million unmanned U.S. spy plane that invaded its airspace. A day later, U.S. President Donald Trump decided to bomb three Iranian bases but retreated ten minutes before the start of the operation. He claimed that he learned that...

CSP-Conlutas Stands in Solidarity with Egyptian Political Prisoners, HK and Honduras

CSP-Conlutas national coordination met on July 5-7, 2019 in Sao Paulo. The struggle against the Social Security Reform, which is meant to smash pension rights of the working class, was the top priority. Another decision was to postpone their four-day national congress which is expected to happen between October 1st and...

BDS in Brazilian Media

The Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions Against the State of Israel was in the headlines in Brazil. By CSP-Conlutas Media Workgroup Popular singer Milton Nascimento signed a contract for performances in Europe that included Tel Aviv on June 30. BDS and personalities send letters asking singer Milton Nascimento to cancel his show in...

Solidarity To Idlib From Brazil

Brazilian and Arab activists held a beautiful action in solidarity to the Syrian population under siege and bombs in Idlib. By CSP-Conlutas Media Workgroup Carrying a huge flag of the Syrian revolution, they demonstrated in the main avenue in Sao Paulo, Brazil. They denounced the criminal actions by Syrian regime and their...

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