SDF: Turkish army has made no advance for three days

The General Command of the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) issued a statement about the attacks of the Turkish invasion attacks on Afrin and the general areas of Rojava and Northern Syria. The More »

Russian troops withdraw from Afrin ahead of Turkish invasion

By Leith Aboufadel BEIRUT, LEBANON (5:45 P.M.) – The Russian military has withdrawn from the Afrin Canton in northwestern Aleppo, government sources reported this afternoon. The Russian troops left their posts near More »

Do Not Let Afrin Become Another Kobane: Urgent Statement by academics and activists

We, the undersigned academics and human rights activists, insist that the leaders of Russia, Iran, and the U.S. ensure that the sovereignty of Syrian borders is not breached by Turkey and that More »

Turkey begins assault on Kurdish-held enclave in Syria

The Syrian Kurdish YPG militia has said Turkish forces have fired about 70 shells at Kurdish villages in the Afrin region of north-western Syria, as Ankara said its threatened military assault was More »

Tunisia: January, the month of logical revolts

by Fausto Giudice It was predictable, it was foreseen and it happened: Tunisia exploded from below on Monday, the 8th of January. In all parts of the country, marginalised youths attacked police More »

 

Ukraine | Ukraine enslaved to the First World

A few days ago, a scandal erupted over Trump’s latest racist outburst, when he expressed his lack of understanding why the U.S. should accept migrants from African “shithole” countries. As a professional showman who loves vivid images, and an amateur in politics who cannot hide his true face, he blurted out the views of the American establishment.

Ukraine | Ukraine: frustration for the Euromaidan coalition as Poroshenko regime endures another year

by Peter Mikhailenko

The situation in Ukraine four years after the Euromaidan overthrow of the Yanukovitch government could not be worse from the point of view of the masses. Brutal, IMF-inspired cuts in social spending, curtailment of freedom of expression and widespread corruption dominate the scene. So bad is the situation that even Western imperialists have started to openly voice criticism of the Poroshenko regime, which they backed and helped to install.

Ukraine | Monika Karbowska interdite en Ukraine

par Danielle Bleitrach

Voici la lettre que notre amie Monika Karbowska adresse à un certain nombre d’entre nous avec mission de la diffuser , dans ce pays où les défilés à la gloire des nazis et des collaborateurs ukrainiens deviennent habituels, dans ce pays où en toute impunité on brôle 46 personnes dans la maison des syndicats et où après ce crime seules les « mères » des victimes sont inquiétées, dans ce pays où le communisme est interdit, réprimé pour mieux exalter les nazis, le tout avec la bénédiction de BHL et bien d’autres russophobes y compris trotskistes(alors qu’en Ukraine les trotskistes sont également réprimés par les fachos), une communiste ne peut franchir la frontière. Notez que c’est en tant que française (pas polonaise) que Monika est refoulée, qu’en disent les autorités françaises?

Ukraine | Political repression in Ukraine: summary statistics

In response to a request from Ukrainian journalists, the Ukrainian Security Service (SBU) reported that 1505 people were arrested for crimes against national security between 2014 and 30 November 2017. This information was published by the agency “Ukrainian National News” in December 2017.
“Investigators of the Security Service of Ukraine since February 2014 till November 30 this year investigated (investigate) 15 236 criminal productions about crimes against the bases of national security and defense of Ukraine, encroachment on its territorial integrity and inviolability, terrorism, other serious crimes by 3603 people, 1505 of whom were arrested,” – the reply to the inquiry tells.
Also SBU reported that the courts sent indictments against 1888 people who are participants of terrorist organizations and illegal paramilitary groups, traitors, accomplices of terrorists and committed others crimes against Ukraine.
It is also noted that 640 people were found guilty of committing crimes against the state and people of Ukraine, they are sentenced to different terms of imprisonment.
Also, the agency “Ukrainian National News” reports that in Ukraine, in the first half of the year 2017, 51 people were convicted of undermining national security. This information was provided to the agency by the State Judicial Administration of Ukraine.
On charges of committing crimes against the bases of national security of Ukraine, only three people received an acquittal.
Totally in the first half of 2017, there were 264 productions in the Ukrainian courts under these articles against 435 persons. During this period a total of 71 cases were examined.

Ukraine | A Tale of two Ukraines- Health Care in War-Torn Lugansk and Peaceful Kiev

This is the story of two Ukraines, but it’s not the tired and typical before and after the coup tome. This is a side by side view of two Ukraines as they stand today in December 2017. Looking at it this way, you have to decide which Ukraine is the terrorist entity and which Ukraine works to save and better the lives of its people.

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