Middle East

The farce of the judgment against Saddam Hussein

During the first week of November, the tribunal that was judging the former Iraqi president, Saddam Hussein, sentenced him to be hanged for the slaughter of 148 Shiite inhabitants of Dujaail, north of Baghdad, in 1982. Saddam was a dictator who drowned in blood the Iraqi people, especially the Shiite...

Authentic genocide

The excuse used by Bush to invade Iraq was that he was going to "release" this country from "Saddam Hussein's tyranny" and to install a "real democracy". Today, not even those who once justified the occupation believe such words. Hans Blix, former chief of UN inspectors who verified Saddam's...

Request of solidarity of the Turkish students

In Turkey, university students' right to education is being violated through arbitrary legal investigations and punishments. Over 800 investigations concerning nearly 50 students were carried out in Istanbul University in the second semester last year. Eleven of the overall 85 students under investigation were thrown out of their universities...

What is Hezbollah?

  The Israeli attack on Lebanon has once more highlighted Hezbollah, a political organisation of Islamic ideology founded under the impulse of a wing of the Shiite hierarchy with connection with the recent Iranian Ayatollah Khomeini regime in the early 1980s. The creation of Hezbollah, as so many others born...

For the obliteration of the “gendarme state” of Israel

  The genocidal nature of the ferocious attacks of the Israeli army against Gaza, Western Bank and Lebanon place the need for great united demonstrations in solidarity with the Palestinian and Lebanese people to put an end to the atrocities and for the immediate withdrawal of the troops.  In different...

The real criminals

The real criminalsOne of Bush?s excuses for invading Afghanistan and Iraq has been the ?defence of democracy and human rights? against the dictatorial regimes overriding in those countries. Reality has clearly disclosed the hypocrisy of this claim and that imperialism was the real criminal constantly violating human rights. In...

Civil War or War of National Liberation?

IraqSome recent events in Iraq may give the impression that the position of imperialism has been strengthened. On one hand, and administration has been formed integrating the main Shii and Kurdish forces. On the other hand, the may have been some advance in the policy of ?Iraqi-fying? the...

Death squads

Death squadsIn the main article on Iraq, we pointed out that an important part of the alleged ?civil war? that is underway in the country is actually just a way of concealing the death squadron of the Badr Brigade conducted from the Home Ministry itself by the Shii...

The death of Al Zarqawi

The death of Al ZarqawiNot having much good news from Iraq and Afghanistan, Bush and his ally, Tony Blair set out to celebrate the death of Abu Musab Al Zaeqawi. In their declarations they stated that this fact meant a signal that they were beginning to retake the...

A ‘Second Front’ Has Reopened for Imperialism

AfghanistanThis is a reproduction of the main part of an article published in the IWL web site (www.litci.org)  on the 7/6/06   (?) Strong impact caused by TV images showing how a sector of the population of Kabul, capital and main city of the country, confronted heavily armed troops by...

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