Feature: Resisting the Kingdom of Fear

In the cover story for Middle East Solidarity issue 9, Ameen Nemer reports on resistance to Arabia’s brutal monarchy. Read the rest of the magazine online here In 2011, during the Arab Spring, Prince Talal bin Abd-al-Aziz predicted a dark future for Saudi Arabia after the death of his brother, King Abdullah. Across the Arab…

Middle East Solidarity issue 8 – available now

Middle East Solidarity magazine is now available to buy from Bookmarks bookshop for £3 or can be downloaded as a pdf [MESM 8 FINAL_lowres]. Contact Bookmarks if you would like to make a bulk order for your trade union branch (discounts available). Cover story Jerusalem: whose capital? Miriam Scharf debunks claims of 3,000 years of “Jewish…

Photo gallery: South Yemeni workers on strike

Report by Majed Azaan from Aden (South Yemen) In Aden teachers taking strike action were threatened by visits from the Education Monitoring body, which weaken the teachers who are taking action and sending signals to prevent non-strikers from joining their colleagues. The teachers were employed at the last period of Saleh’s rule, he was trying…