Last stand of the Syrian rebellion?

Analysis article from the summer 2019 issue of Middle East Solidarity magazine. Download a pdf or order a print copy here. The Assad regime’s brutal assault on Idlib and Hama may bring temporary military victory, says Abdulsalam Dallal, but the massacres it is committing will not be forgotten. Syria is back in the news. The Assad…

‘We will not be a party to a war atrocity’

Feature article from the summer 2019 issue of Middle East Solidarity magazine. Download a pdf or order a print copy here. Leggi in italiano A wildcat strike by Italian dockers blocked military equipment from reaching Saudi Arabia. Gianni Del Panta speaks to one of the strike organisers from Genoa’s autonomous dockers’ organisation, the Collettivo Autonomo…

Sudan’s regime strikes back

Image courtesy of artist Khalid alBaih Feature article from the summer 2019 issue of Middle East Solidarity magazine. Download a pdf or order a print copy here Bolstered by the support of their regional allies, El Bashir’s generals are trying to snuff out the mass movement, warns Anne Alexander For nearly two months, thousands of…

Algeria: the storm breaks

Feature article from the summer 2019 issue of Middle East Solidarity magazine. Download a pdf or order a print copy here A mass movement on an extraordinary scale seems set on a collision course with the military core of Algeria’s authoritarian regime. Gianni Del Panta, Lemnaouar Hamamouche, Kamel Aissat and Selma Oumari discuss the roots…

‘I am my own guardian’ Saudi women speak out

The above image is a mural co-created by Australia based Saudi artist Ms Saffaa. Photo courtesy of Ms Saffaa Feature article from the summer 2019 issue of Middle East Solidarity magazine. Download a pdf or order a print copy here Ghadeer reports on how women are challenging Saudi Arabia’s abusive male guardianship system on social…

Out now: Middle East Solidarity magazine issue 11

Middle East Solidarity magazine issue 11 available from July 2019 Middle East Solidarity magazine is now available to order from Bookmarks bookshop for £3 or can be downloaded as a pdf [Middle_East_Solidarity11_FINAL_WEB] Contact Bookmarks if you would like to make a bulk order for your trade union branch (discounts available). Throughout 4-7 July, the magazine…

Middle East Solidarity magazine – issue 10 out now

Middle East Solidarity magazine issue 10 Middle East Solidarity magazine is now available to order from Bookmarks bookshop for £3 or can be downloaded as a pdf [MENA Solidarity issue 10_FINAL_WEB] Contact Bookmarks if you would like to make a bulk order for your trade union branch (discounts available). Cover story Sudan rises After thirty…