Daily Archives: June 30, 2018

Palestine | Palestinian Authority proves to be good student of Israeli repression

The tension was palpable in Ramallah’s city center as numerous Palestinian security forces gathered around al-Manara Square on the evening of 13 June. Wearing helmets and carrying batons, they peered through the square, waiting for the first person to raise their voice.

Turkey | Declaration of DIP: Ballot boxes closed, class struggle continues!

The joint presidential and parliamentary elections in Turkey unfolded on Sunday, 24 June 2018 and ended with Recep Tayyip Erdoğan elected as president of the country, with a majority of seats going to the alliance between his party (AKP) and the traditional fascist party of the country, the Nationalist Action Party (MHP). The Revolutionary Workers’ Party, or DIP in its Turkish acronym, worked before the elections for a united front of a broad array of socialist parties, along with the so-called June Bloc, which initiative met with indifference on the part of the majority of the socialist parties, tail-ending either the self-styled social democrats of the bourgeois Republican People’s Party (CHP) or the pro-Kurdish People’s Democracy Party (HDP). The DIP was barred from running itself at the elections by the reactionary electoral laws of Turkey, as are so many other socialist parties. During the elections, it called on the working class and the labourers not to vote for Erdoğan and the AKP, who are out to destroy all the rights and gains of the working class as well as decimating democratic freedoms.

Ukraine | Coach of Ukrainian Nazis asks for asylum in Sweden from Ukrainian death squads

The Department of Counterintelligence of the Security Service of Ukraine (SBU) forms special illegal groups for the murders and intimidation of opponents of the regime. President Petro Poroshenko knows about the existence of “death squads”. The proposal to lead one of these groups was received by Sergey Sanovsky, military instructor and former deputy head of the training camp of the regiment “Azov”. He refused and was kidnapped by the SBU, went through torture, fled the country. The correspondent of RIA Novosti met with him in Myanmar. Now Sanovsky forms a political asylum in Sweden.
Below it is a shortened retelling of an article by Russian journalists.