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Sudan: Over 50 killed in crackdown on fuel protests

Protests have been spreading across Sudan over the last week over cuts to fuel subsidies imposed by the regime of Omar al-Bashir. The video below shows demonstrators marching in the street chanting “Freedom” – hurriya. They have been met with brutal force by the Sudanese authorities, with at least 50 shot dead by the police…

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Publication: “Still fighting for social justice”

Still fighting for social justice… How workers in the Middle East are resisting neo-liberalism, austerity and privatisation By Jonathan Maunder and Anne Alexander In 2011, when revolutions in Tunisia and Egypt toppled dictators, British government ministers rushed to congratulate the Tunisian and Egyptian people on their democratic achievements. Two years later, they are forcing an…