Urgent action: Sudanese Teachers Committee begins national strike

By Miriam Scharf In Sudan there is an ongoing revolution, a massive network of democratically elected resistance committees and now, this week, a nation wide teachers  strike.  The economic situation is dire, becoming worse day-by-day. No teacher in Sudan can live on the present salary. Families survive on remittances from abroad. >> Read more on…

Solidarity with Algerian socialists ordered to shut down by the state

Algerian socialist organisation, the Parti Socialiste des Travailleurs (Socialist Workers Party) has been banned by the Algerian government in the latest round of a crackdown which is targeting a wide range of activists involved in struggles for political change and social justice. Three years after the eruption of the Hirak, a mass popular movement which…

Palestinian lecturer Shahd Abusalama’s teaching reinstated after student and union campaign

A campaign mobilising support from academics, students, trade unionists and Palestine solidarity activists has pushed back against the victimisation of Palestinian academic Shahd Abusalama, a PhD student and lecturer at Sheffield Hallam University (SHU). Student activists, Palestine solidarity organisations, trade unionists and academics wrote letters of protest to SHU management and campaigned on social media…

Sudan’s doctors call for solidarity

A call for solidarity To all medical organizations, human rights organizations, unions, citizens of the free world: Since last October, the Sudanese people have been peacefully demonstrating in the streets with extraordinary courage against yet another totalitarian military regime that seeks to replace their predecessor Albashir (a wanted criminal who ruled Sudan for 30 years)…

Rail workers and health workers lead Sudan strikes as Resistance Committees call for “total civil disobedience” after 7 protesters shot dead

The killing of 7 revolutionary activists in Sudan on Sunday 17 January has sparked a new wave of defiance across the country, with two days of strikes and civil disobedience on 18 and 19 January. The activists were shot dead by the security forces and army during ongoing protests demanding an immediate transition to civilian…

Sudan update: Protesters continue to brave military’s bullets

Download a pdf version of this update here >> [Sudan Update – Jan 2022] Massive demonstrations have continued in Sudan throughout December and early January, with tens of thousands taking to the streets despite increasing repression. The main organisations mobilising and leading the protest movement are the neighbourhoodbased Resistance Committees. The Resistance Committees in Khartoum…

“We must keep hold of the strike weapon:” Sudanese court workers and bank workers demand dignity

Huge protests are continuing to shake Sudan through the mass movement demanding civilian rule and democracy led by the Resistance Committees. Despite increasing repression and the regular killing of protesters by the security forces, tens of thousands are still joining demonstrations opposing the military coup. Alongside the protests in the streets, important struggles have developed…