Published in Evrensel, 23 October 2017. Reprinted with permission. Claims and facts about the right of nations to self-determination, following the independence referendums in Iraqi Kurdistan and Catalonia. Arif KOŞAR Following the independence referendums in Iraqi Kurdistan and Catalonia, the right of nations to self-determination has become a popular debate. Here are some of the claimsContinue reading “Claims and Facts About the Right of Nations to Self-determination”
Category Archives: Middle East
Labour Party of Iran (Toufan): Long live the raging movement of the people of Iran!
Revolution is the midwife of every old society, which is pregnant with a new one. The grassroots movement in Iran that is entering its 5th day is an expression of the rejection of the totality of the criminal mafia in power; a power that is not accountable to the people and is trying to squeezeContinue reading “Labour Party of Iran (Toufan): Long live the raging movement of the people of Iran!”
Russia is an Imperialist Country
Original article on massproletariat.info The present world situation is defined by a system of capitalist-imperialist relations, and the principal contradiction on the global scale is between imperialist states and oppressed peoples. In Imperialism, the Highest Stage of Capitalism Lenin put forward a Marxist analysis of the nature of capitalist-imperialism, and it is to this document that we shallContinue reading “Russia is an Imperialist Country”
PFLP statement on the 50th anniversary of the June defeat: struggle to confront Zionism and imperialism
June 5 marks 50 years since the defeat of 1967, which had among its most prominent results, the completion of the occupation of the rest of Palestine, as well as the Syrian Golan Heights and the Egyptian Sinai. This occasion deepened the concept of defeat and its implication in Arab thought and practice and hasContinue reading “PFLP statement on the 50th anniversary of the June defeat: struggle to confront Zionism and imperialism”
Party of Labour of Iran (Toufan): Condemn the ISIS (Daesh) Criminal and Terrorist Attacks in Tehran, Iran!
On Wednesday June 7, 2017, three men entered the visiting section of the Parliament (Majles) and opened fire on the security guards. A few minutes later, media reported on two suicide bombers in the Khomeni’s mausoleum in southern Tehran. According to the official reports, 12 people were killed and more than 40 were injured. TheContinue reading “Party of Labour of Iran (Toufan): Condemn the ISIS (Daesh) Criminal and Terrorist Attacks in Tehran, Iran!”
Workers’ Party of Tunisia Statement on the Terrorist Attacks in Iran
The organization “Da’ash,” this morning, three terrorist attacks in Iran targeted the headquarters of the Parliament in Tehran and the shrine of Imam Khomeini. The attacks killed 12 people and wounded dozens. The Workers’ Party of Tunisia , and from its principled position against terrorism: 1. Condemns these criminal attacks and expresses its solidarity withContinue reading “Workers’ Party of Tunisia Statement on the Terrorist Attacks in Iran”
The Party of Labour of Iran (Toufan) boycotts the farce presidential elections in Iran
The twelfth Presidential election in Iran is going to be held on May 19, 2017. This is a farce election. Neither women, half of the Iran’s population, nor the religious minorities, no need to mention the communists and the opposition forces, have the right to presidential candidacy, The preconditions for fair and free elections doContinue reading “The Party of Labour of Iran (Toufan) boycotts the farce presidential elections in Iran”
May Day Statement of the Party of Labour Iran (Toufan)
Hail May 1st, The International Workers’ Day ! —————————– May Day Statement of the Party of Labour Iran (Toufan) May 1, the day of unity and solidarity of the working class all over the world, is upon us at a time when the Western imperialists headed by the U.S. imperialism, with the adoption of policyContinue reading “May Day Statement of the Party of Labour Iran (Toufan)”
Statement of the Party of Labour of Iran (Toufan) on criminal aggression against Syria
We condemn the attack on Syria in the strongest terms! Finally, after several days of false propaganda of western imperialist’s media about the use of “chemical weapons” by the Syrian regime and shedding crocodile tears for “innocent children of Syria” the U.S launched an air strike against Alshariat airfield. As a comment to the attack,Continue reading “Statement of the Party of Labour of Iran (Toufan) on criminal aggression against Syria”
U.S. Hands Off North Korea!
No To The Imperialist War Drive! Resistance Editorial The so-called “America First” budget put forward by Trump includes a 10% increase in military spending. This increases what is already the world’s largest military budget by $56 billion. The cost of this increase will be balanced on the backs of the most vulnerable sections of U.S. society — children,Continue reading “U.S. Hands Off North Korea!”
Labour Party (EMEP): Step by Step; Moving Towards a Dictatorship
Labour Party (EMEP), Turkey emep.org The failed attempted military coup of 15 July, orchestrated by the so called ‘Gülen Movement’ – the pro-American Islamic organisation that shared power with the AKP government for 10 years – was called “a gift from God” by the Turkish President Tayyip Erdoğan. The crushing of the coup was quicklyContinue reading “Labour Party (EMEP): Step by Step; Moving Towards a Dictatorship”
ICMLPO: Stop the warmongers! – The beating of war drum is getting louder and louder
The beating of war drum is getting louder and louder. NATO and US allies on the one hand, and Russia and China on the other, are steadfastly heading toward war. The threats of war are being expressed quite blatantly. What used to be “buffer zones”, have become militarized. The armies and navies of the imperialistContinue reading “ICMLPO: Stop the warmongers! – The beating of war drum is getting louder and louder”
Final Declaration of the 25th International Anti-Fascist and Anti-imperialist Youth Camp
On August 10, 2016, the 25th International Anti-Fascist and Anti-Imperialist Youth Camp (IAFAIYC) ended, which began on August 3 in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, under the slogan: For solidarity, peace and freedom. Hundreds of democratic, progressive, environmentalist, leftist, feminist, anti-fascist, anti-imperialist and revolutionary youths met to analyze the realities of each people, coming from: PuertoContinue reading “Final Declaration of the 25th International Anti-Fascist and Anti-imperialist Youth Camp”
Withdraw from Syria for the War to End!
The shelling of Jarablus targeting ISIS, following the attack on a Kurdish wedding in Gaziantep that took 54 lives, show that the government have not learnt anything from the outcomes of its policy on Syria. Deputy Prime Minister Numan Kurtulmuş had stated “What Turkey is suffering today is a result of the policy on Syria”.Continue reading “Withdraw from Syria for the War to End!”
Party of Labor of Iran (Toufan): Solidarity with Syria
The English Facebook page of the Party of Labour of Iran (Toufan) has interviewed the comrade in charge of the Office of Foreign Relations of the Party, Comrade Jaafar Paknia, on the situation in Syria. The following is the text of the interview. Comrade Jaafar, thank you for the time you are spending with usContinue reading “Party of Labor of Iran (Toufan): Solidarity with Syria”