ISIS-linked preacher released as Indonesia navigates extremist pressures

Indonesian radical cleric Abu Bakar Ba’asyir has been released from prison 8 years into his initially 15-year-long sentence. The 82-year-old was imprisoned for supporting terrorism in the country following the discovery of a terrorist military training camp in Aceh Province.

China remembers Nanjing massacre as the region’s years of peace look increasingly fragile

China marked the 83rd anniversary of the Nanjing massacre last Sunday in a formal remembrance of the atrocities suffered in the country’s east under Japanese occupation.

5 new passports a minute: Britain’s colonial intervention in Hong Kong

Beijing says it reserves the right to not recognise the BNO as a valid travel document – but our government estimates over 300,000 Hong Kong nationals will come to live in the UK over the next four years. This is an exodus.

Over 250 million workers dissent against India’s government in national strike

On the Thursday 26th November, India experienced one of the highest strike turnouts in the country’s history. The Mazdoor Kisan strike mobilised workers from all industries in response to the Modi government’s implementation of anti-labour laws.

Ceasefire in Artsakh called as imperialist powers encircle

The latest bloody flare-up in the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict came to a tentative end last week, with a decisive victory for Azerbaijan. In 6 short weeks the aggressors have managed to claw back cities and territory had been under de-facto Armenian rule since the fall of the Soviet Union. Huge concessions have been made by the Armenian government, and the independent Artsakh republic has all but been handed over to the Azeris in a Russia-brokered peace deal which will have huge consequences for the balance of power in the region.

Armenian Communists support peace and calls for an unconditional ceasefire

The Communist Party of Armenia have issued a statement condemning the ongoing conflict between their country and Azerbaijan and calling for peace and dialogue.

Communist Party of Britain: “back peace against Turkish and Azerbaijani aggression”

The Communist Party of Britain has condemned Azerbaijan’s ‘unprovoked attack’ on Nagorno-Karabakh, its continuing assault on Armenia and the direct military involvement of NATO member Turkey