Interview with a Turkish Socialist

The Alliance of Middle Eastern Socialists strongly opposes Turkey's latest land and air attacks on Afrin and Turkey's  ongoing war on the Kurdish population of Northern Syria and Turkey.   Below,  we print an interview with a Turkish socialist, Foti Benlisoy,  which...

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Acquittal of Two Egyptian Political Prisoners

The Alliance of Middle Eastern Socialists salutes  the acquittal  of  Egyptian feminist lawyer Mahienour el-Massry and trade unionist Moatasem Medhat whose names were included in our international campaign in solidarity with Middle Eastern political prisonners. They...

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The new resistance in Iran

Ashley Smith of the International Socialist Organization interviews Frieda Afary source: https://socialistworker.org/2018/01/10/the-new-resistance-in-iran The new resistance in Iran January 10, 2018 Iranian workers and the poor, mostly teens and unemployed young...

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Iranian Revolutionary Upswing: A Reader’s View

Another noticeable difference is the presence of women in the front row and fighting the police and even leading the slogans.  And different from last time,  the uprising  has started mostly outside of the capital city of Tehran,  and instead  in  cities which have a...

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Reflections on the Growing Anti-Regime Protests in Iran

In comparison to the mass protests that arose in 2009 after the fraudulent presidential election, these protests are different in several important  respects:  1. They directly oppose poverty and  systemic corruption.  2.  They include the wide participation of the...

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