General Secretary of the League of the Kurdistan Regions, Ihsan Qadir, reports on the uprisings in Iran. A tremendous burst of energy is being displayed by masses throughout Iranian cities and towns. The whole of Kurdistan is out on the streets, as well as Beluchistan, Azerbaijan, Khorasan and Tehran. Even in Kum city, people are… Continue reading Iranian masses show their power
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We need an Executive now!
Sinn Féin MP for Belfast North, John Finucane, calls for urgent action to address the cost of living crisis. It’s now five months since the people of the north had their say in an Assembly election. They voted for real change, for hope and for an Executive that would deliver for all. They voted for… Continue reading We need an Executive now!
Sinn Fein fringe meeting
The Sinn Fein fringe meeting at Labour Party Conference is at 6.30pm on Sunday 25th September. It takes place at The Royal Suite, Mercure Liverpool Atlantic Tower Hotel, Chapel Street, Liverpool L3 9AG. Speakers include: Sinn Fein Vice-President and First Minister Designate, Michelle O'Neill MLA Labour's Shadow Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, Peter Kyle… Continue reading Sinn Fein fringe meeting
Labour for Irish Unity
LfIU Labour Party Conference fringe meeting The Labour for Irish Unity (LfIU) fringe meeting at this year’s Labour Party Conference takes place on Monday 26th September from 7-8.30pm at The Quaker Meeting House, 22 School Lane, Liverpool L1 3BT. A new and united Ireland – join the conversation: Michelle O’Neill, Designate Northern Ireland First Minister,… Continue reading Labour for Irish Unity
For Irish unity
Former Mayor of London, Ken Livingstone, writes on the importance of self-determination and justice for Ireland. It was great to see the last Briefing front cover dedicated to the advances being made in the struggle for self-determination and social justice in Ireland. Throughout my time in politics, and over 40 years writing for Labour Briefing,… Continue reading For Irish unity
Crisis in Yemen
Helen Lackner sets out the background to the humanitarian catastrophe faced by the people of Yemen. There is no doubt that the Campaign Against Arms Trade (CAAT) and Jeremy Corbyn’s campaigning to end British arms sales to Saudi Arabia are a significant contribution to bring about an end to the war in Yemen. Equally important… Continue reading Crisis in Yemen